Academic Information Sessions

Join us for presentations on Gonzaga's excellent academic programs and opportunities. You may attend any presentation of interest. We hope the recordings in the drop-downs below are helpful to you. We are also able to arrange a one-on-one meeting with a faculty member. To have a live conversation with a professor, please request a meeting here.

*It is important to note the Nursing information session is for students who have been admitted into nursing under direct admission.

View the Virtual GEL Academic Information Sessions recordings:

Recorded April 10, 2021 

Patricia Terry, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Matthew Bahr, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences develops people for and with others, ready to face the intellectual, vocational and spiritual challenges of today and tomorrow. Associate Deans Patricia Terry and Matt Bahr are excited to speak with you today about all the opportunities the College of Arts and Sciences offers. With programs ranging from Classical Civilizations to Biochemistry, the College is Gonzaga’s most expansive school with 35 majors and 47 minors.

View all programs in the College of Arts & Sciences

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Recorded April 10, 2021

Ken Anderson, Ph.D.

Dean of the School of Business Administration & Professor of Management

The Dean of the School of Business Administration, Dr. Ken Anderson, will be speaking with you today about the mission of developing ethical leaders in business. In the School of Business Administration, students can study Accounting, Business Administration, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, which is offered in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences. Students also have the option to pursue a variety of minors and concentrations and can continue their studies with 5th year master's programs in Accounting, Business Administration, and Taxation.

Programs in the School of Business Administration 




Recorded April 10, 2021

Karlene Hoo, Ph.D.

Professor & Dean, School of Engineering & Applied Science

Joan Sarles

Professional Advisor

The School of Engineering and Applied Science offers degrees in Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, and Computer Engineering, as well as Computer Science (BS) and Engineering Management. The SEAS mission is to produce broadly educated and capable engineers and computer scientists ready to contribute innovative solutions for a better world. Dr. Karlene Hoo, Ph.D., Professor and Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and Joan Sarles, Advisor in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, are here today to give you an overview of outcomes and opportunities in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, including senior design projects, research labs, and more, as well as answer any questions you may have.

Programs in the School of Engineering & Applied Science

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Recorded April 10, 2021 


Karen Rickel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sport & Physical Education, & Department Chair of Sport and Physical Education

Learn about Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education degree and certification programs, as well as, Sport Management and Kinesiology degree programs within the School of Education.

Programs in the School of Education

  • Community, Culture, & Language
  • Elementary Education Certification 
  • Kinesiology & Physical Education
  • Secondary Education Certification
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Sport & Physical Education
  • Teacher Education 

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Recorded April 10, 2021

Kevin Measor, Ph.D.

Lecturer of Biology, Chair of Health Science Committee

David Thorp, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Human Physiology

Faculty from the Pre-Health programs at Gonzaga are here today to talk to you about how a liberal arts education, specifically at Gonzaga, will prepare you for the healthcare profession you choose to pursue. Furthermore, they can speak to academic excellence in the sciences with exceptional research opportunities, and how the Health Science Committee supports students in their pursuit of health-oriented careers. Katherine Brackmann, Professional and Graduate School Manager, Dave Thorp, Professor and Department Chair of Human Physiology, and Kevin Measor, Lecturer in Biology and Chair of Health Science committee, are here to answer any and all questions you may have. 

Learn more about Health Professions Pathways at GU

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Recorded April 10, 2021 

Recorded April 10, 2021 

*It is important to note the Nursing information session is for students who have been admitted into nursing under direct admission. 

Joan M. Owens, Ph.D., RN

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Nursing & Assistant Professor

Gonzaga’s nursing program offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) over an 8- or 9-semester track. Students will cover a broad and holistic approach to nursing, including in-depth anatomy and physiology coursework, as well as healthcare ethics and equitable patient care. They will also spend four semesters in a variety of clinical placements in Spokane’s excellent healthcare system. This session will cover nursing coursework, clinical rotations, and hands-on learning in our simulation labs, as well as outcomes for our BSN students after graduation.  

Learn more about our Nursing Program