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With the growing importance of the Middle East in international affairs, there is a shortage of Arabic language speakers who are versed in Arabic language and culture.

Art Pieces


The visual arts provide a means for people to better understand themselves and their society, as well as insight into aspects of other cultures.

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Art History

A natural gateway into the study of different cultures and societies that provides students with an enhanced view into other cultures through the lens of art.


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Biochemistry majors will demonstrate competency in the biochemistry laboratory and demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts in molecular biology.

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Biology studies the origin, structure, development, reproduction, and evolution of life.

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Broadcast & Electronic Media Studies

We provide students with the worldview and skills necessary for creative and responsible work in the television and radio industries.


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Catholic Studies

Students experience a focused engagement with the history, theology, traditions, teachings, and cultural legacies of the Catholic Church.

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Chemists study the material world and its transformations through insight and experimentation.

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Growing international recognition of China's economic and political importance translates to rapidly increasing career opportunities .

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Classical Civilizations

The Department of Classical Civilizations provides students with access to over 2,500 years of human experience drawn from the multicultural world of the ancient Mediterranean and Near East.

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Communication Studies

Embrace creativity and intellectual rigor, while at the same time developing skills that have practical applications in the modern workplace.

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Computer Science & Computational Thinking

A degree in Computer Science gives one both marketable skills and the intellectual breadth that can be applied to any career choice.

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Majors and non-majors alike combine their passion for music with pursuing lives of leadership and service for the common good.

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The Criminology program introduces students to sociological perspectives on the causes, consequences, and control of criminal behavior.


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Provides students a means of specializing in a social science while at the same time acquiring knowledge and skills useful for a business-related career.

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We celebrate the beauty of words and the power of language as a path towards that goal, and offer cultural, historical, and theoretical approaches to literature and the creative process.

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Environmental Studies

Gonzaga's Environmental Studies Program connects science with study of the historical, social, ethical, legal and political issues that affect our natural world


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Interdisciplinary Arts

The study of interdisciplinary arts expands a student's problem solving, critical reflection and innovative thinking through combining the strengths of theatre, dance, visual arts, and music.

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International Studies

Gonzaga's International Studies program builds your understanding of the growing interdependence of nations across the globe.

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Gonzaga's Italian program prepares you to fluently speak, read, write and comprehend the Italian language.

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Italian Studies

This program will impart an understanding of Italian culture and competence in the Italian language.


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Gonzaga's two-year Japanese program is combined with a study abroad experience to grow your understanding of the Japanese language and culture.

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Jazz Performance

Gonzaga University's Jazz Studies Program consists of four jazz combos, the jazz ensemble, jazz history classes and jazz improvisation lessons offered on every instrument.

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Gonzaga's Journalism program cultivates skills in gathering information through research and interviews, and writing for the array of media platforms.


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Gonzaga's Mathematics Department provides rigorous training and applies mathematics to solve problems in business, engineering and the social sciences.

Students enjoy their last weeks in Florence, Italy at the end of the school year studying abroad.

Modern Languages & Literature

Gonzaga's Modern Languages & Literature Department is home to the study of seven languages taught at a range of skill levels.

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We believe music enriches all lives. Any Gonzaga student—regardless of major—can explore and enjoy music through opportunities in our department.

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Music Education

Gonzaga's Music Department offers Bachelor's degrees in both Music and Music Education within a program known for small class sizes.


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Our bachelor’s and master’s programs aim to deepen students' love of wisdom through the study of the intellectual and moral traditions of our civilization.

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Gonzaga's Physics Department helps you develop advanced problem-solving skills and a deeper understanding of the science of physics.

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Political Science

Studying Political Science at Gonzaga offers you a dynamic blend of classical liberal arts education and cutting-edge social science.

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Gonzaga's Psychology Department focuses on faculty research, as well as student research, while customizing studies to fit interests and career goals.

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Public Relations

Gonzaga's Public Relations program equips students with the skills to manage communication between organizations and the people they serve.