The School of Arts and Letters is the liberal arts hub of the campus — offering over 20 different programs that are every bit as diverse as the students who take them.
While this is just a taste of what you can do here, what’s clear is that your education involves more than reading, writing and listening. It involves doing.
Whether it's history, communications, theology, political science, or other areas you're interested in, your education will include a level of hands-on experience that will give you an advantage in whatever field you decide to enter.
This hands-on experience is guided by a group of over 40 faculty who are leaders in their fields.
Professors like Ryan Vine – writer of award-winning books of poetry — and William Hodapp – a holder of a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar Grant to study 16th century English book history while in Antwerp, Belgium, and London and Oxford, England (2012) — collaborate with students every day to pass on wisdom and knowledge accrued through years of experience in the field.
And the experience doesn't end here. Through internships, hands-on capstone projects and the experiential nature of the education itself, our graduates are moving on to some big things, including:
These and many other pathways are open to students of the School once they graduate. The only limitations are their preferences.
The School of Arts and Letters
Tower Hall, Room 4111
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
Bret Amundson, D.M.A., Dean
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