The Department of Languages and Literature will host the fifteenth annual Open Mic Night and Poetry Slam—one of BenU's most popular and well-attended extracurricular events. Music, food, and poetry, with prizes for the best poems.
Situated at the heart of the University, Benedictine's College of Liberal Arts provides students with unparalleled access to innovative, in-depth instruction in the humanities and social sciences. Our classes and programs emphasize rigorous, engaged learning, preparing students to live and work in a rapidly-changing world by cultivating their critical thinking skills and their abilities of self-expression.
The College is home to over 40 full-time faculty and seven departments. In addition to a variety of minors, concentrations, and interdisciplinary programs, it offers students a choice of over 20 majors and two graduate programs in disciplines ranging from literature, philosophy, and music to psychology, political science, and more. The College also houses the University's General Education Program, Writing Program, Scholars Program, and Center for Civic Leadership, all of which contribute significantly to the Benedictine undergraduate experience.
Please explore our site to learn more about the majors, minors, and graduate programs offered by the College of Liberal Arts, as well as about its many unique programs, like the Artist in Residence program, and opportunities for interdisciplinary study. You can also find information about the College's departments and faculty, with additional details about course offerings, degree requirements, course-related charges, and special events.