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

LMU September 14, 2020

LMU Moves Up in US News and World Report National Rankings, Recognized as Top Performer on Social Mobility List

LMU moves up 27 spots on U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges National Universities list, ranks No. 39 in social mobility ranking.

Virtual class September 4, 2020

LMU Introduces Late Start Fall Mini-Term

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) will hold a special Late Start Mini-Term with a slate of 20 course sections available starting October 12 and running through December 11.

earlhess August 28, 2020

History Professor Dr. Earl Hess Retires After 31 Years at LMU

Dr. Earl Hess began teaching history at Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) in 1989 and officially retired in August 2020. During his time at LMU, he published 24 books on the Civil War and co-authored three books on film history with his wife, Dr. Pratibha A. Dabholkar.