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

Dean's List January 10, 2021

LMU Announces Fall 2020 Dean's List

Over 600 undergraduate students honored for high academic marks during the Fall 2020 semester.

LMU President's House December 22, 2020

LMU To Open Spring Semester with Two Weeks of Online Classes

LMU President Clayton Hess has announced that LMU will open campus as scheduled to start the Spring 2021 semester. However, with surging COVID cases across the country, all classes -- didactic and laboratory -- will begin in an online format for the first two weeks.

LMU Graduation December 12, 2020

LMU Confers the Degrees of 370 during Winter Commencement

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) President Clayton Hess conferred 370 degrees in a virtual ceremony on Saturday, December 12. Dr. Belle Wheelan, the president of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, gave the virtual commencement address. Aaron Rowe, of Baxter, Kentucky, graduated with Valedictorian honors and Jonathan Hughes, of Andersonville, Tennessee, earned Salutatorian honors.