The James F. and Gerry T. Hurley School of Arts and Sciences

The Hurley School of Arts and Sciences is Catawba’s largest school featuring a wide variety of programs and flexibility filled with opportunities to prepare you for our ever-changing world.

The Hurley School of Arts and Sciences is named in honor of the late James F. and his wife Gerry T. Hurley of Salisbury, North Carolina. Mr. Hurley was the former owner and publisher of The Salisbury Post newspaper and past chairman of the Catawba College Board of Trustees.

The School includes the departments of Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, English, Environment & Sustainability, History, Politics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Modern Foreign Languages, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, and Sociology.

The School also administers a cooperative program in Forestry and Environmental Studies and the Pre-Medicine and Pre-Health Programs.

Programs in this school include: