Department Mission

  • Challenge cadets to improve their ability to think, reason, create, and communicate in order to be successful 21st century leaders
  • Provide high quality, thought-provoking, and experience-based instruction in the arts, literature, philosophy, and world cultures
  • Explore the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence from around the world and throughout recorded time
  • Recruit, retain, and advance faculty dedicated to challenging and expanding cadets’ critical reasoning to understand the world around them
  • Produce well-rounded cadets who possess an awareness and appreciation of the arts, human endeavors, and human thought and their impact on contemporary society