School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences


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Other Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Programs

In addition to liberal arts degree programs, minors, and graduate programs the Paul V. Hamilton School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is home to Arts in the Gap, Music at LMU, the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), Theatre program and Pre-Law Majors.  A number of student clubs also have their homes with the School, including the English Honor Society Sigma Tau Delta, SHARE club (Social Work) the LMU History Club, the Alpha Beta Epsilon Chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association, and the Mu Nu chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the international honor society in history. 


Our Mission and Values

The mission of the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is to provide academic programs and General Education courses that cultivate the skills and perspectives essential for preparing university students for productive participation and leadership in a rapidly changing world.  Inspired by the enduring principles of Abraham Lincoln's life and legacy, the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences strives to promote research, innovation, scholarship, and creative expression.  At the heart of the LMU liberal arts experience is a commitment to a tradition and standard of excellence that fosters students' intellectual, moral, civic, and creative capacities and aspirations in service to humanity through the advancement of life in the Appalachian region and beyond. 





School News

Seated classes May 11, 2020

LMU Preparing for Seated Classes in Fall

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) President Clayton Hess announced today the decision to resume seated courses and the on-campus experience this fall to the extent allowed by law. The summer term, which began on Monday, May 4, will continue online, except for experiential learning courses and laboratory courses, which will be conducted in person under strict social distancing and CDC hygiene guidelines.

Grad Abe May 2, 2020

LMU Confers Degrees on 547 Graduates

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) President Clayton Hess conferred 547 degrees -- including 168 associate, 220 baccalaureate, 140 masters, three educational specialist and 16 doctorate -- on candidates that completed the degree requirements at the close of the spring semester on Saturday, May 2.

wellconnectnologo April 16, 2020

LMU Partners with WellConnect to Offer Remote Mental Health Counseling

LMU is pleased to announce a partnership with WellConnect to provide remote mental health counseling and other services to students. This added offering allows the LMU counseling office to serve students completing the semester online across the country and around the world.