Merriam-Webster defines the liberal arts as “college or university studies intended to provide chiefly general knowledge and to develop general intellectual capacities 而不是专业或职业技能.”
但是在科学大学 & 俄克拉何马州的艺术，这意味着更多. 它是 who we are and what we believe best prepares students for success in today's rapidly 变化的世界.
As Oklahoma’s only public liberal arts university, USAO provides students with a wide-ranging educational experience grounded in the sciences and humanities that reinforces communication, 批判性思维和解决问题的能力.
USAO's Interdisciplinary Studies program maintains a 50-year tradition of integrating knowledge from multiple disciplines and is required of all students who pursue a degree 在USAO.
By choosing USAO, you are choosing to become part of a much larger family, a wide network of people you can count on long after your time 在USAO comes to an end.
Getting involved with campus clubs and organizations is one of the best ways to interact 与其他司机. With more than 30 clubs and organizations to choose from, plus a continuous calendar 在社区活动中，每个人都可以找到参与的方式.
An important part of college is discovering new 利益, hobbies and friendships. 在USAO, we urge you to customize your college experience to and see how they are all interconnected.
With a student to faculty ration of 13:1, you will have the chance to work alongside our faculty to gain real-world experience that will not only prepare you for your 选择的职业，但会确保你出类拔萃.
Year after year, we are recognized nationally for providing a high-quality, yet 负担得起的 文科教育. 五分之四的USAO学生获得某种形式的奖学金 或者经济援助.