The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is the soul of Jesuit Education at Xavier University. It offers the core subjects of all the colleges, providing the foundation for human and spiritual development of individuals.
College of Arts and Sciences is home to the largest academic programs with disciplines clustering around humanities, languages, natural sciences, and social sciences. The College deepens the social awareness, competence, and commitment of students for the service and development of the region, Mindanao and the country.
The College with its more than 160 highly qualified faculty members forms students through instructions, research, and outreach programs.
In the past its Sociology-Anthropology Department was awarded the Region’s Center of Excellence Award while its Chemistry Department bagged the Center of Development Award, English Language and Literature Studies is currently COD for Literature.
Today, CAS continues its pursuit for academic excellence, research and community outreach. It has Level IV PAASCU Accreditation. Its linkages with Local Government Units (LGU) sustain its Coastal Research Management and strengthen its research and extension network. The Office of International Cooperation and Networking (OICN) negotiates with foreign universities for international linkages.