College of Arts & Humanities
The College of Arts & Humanities is a robust college within a private liberal arts university that offers a variety of undergraduate degrees. Our programs seek to ask big questions and challenge students to think critically and authentically as they engage the world.
Our faculty are highly skilled experts and qualified professionals who reside in the following departments: Art & Design, Communication Studies, History & Political Science, Literature, Journalism, Writing, & Languages, Music, and the School of Theology & Christian Ministry.
Josh Miller shares about his experience at PLNU and pursuing his calling in music ministry.
Rick Kennedy, Ph.D.
For the past 10 years, Dr. Rick Kennedy, professor of history, has been taking a group of six to eight students on a California history course where they also learn to sail.
Channin Fulton shares about her experience at PLNU and what it meant to her.
G. James Daichendt, Ed.D.
“The idea of being made in God’s image — that we were created and that we can create — is an incredibly powerful characteristic of being human,” said Dr. G. James Daichendt, dean of the College of Arts & Humanities and professor of art.
Michael Lodahl, Ph.D.
As you step into Dr. Michael Lodahl’s office, you’re instantly immersed into the heart of academia. Shelves brimming with countless books adorn the quaint, scholarly room.
Opportunities for Engagement
Developing into an individual inspired and guided by purpose doesn't only happen inside the walls of the classroom — it happens by coming face-to-face with new opportunities, people, places, and ideas. From faculty-led trips to historical sites and notable hotspots of present-day strategic importance to student-run clubs and honor societies, networking events, research conferences, and more, the College of Arts & Humanities offers diverse opportunities for meaningful engagement with big questions.
Scholarship Report and Arts & Culture Calendar
Faculty in PLNU's College of Arts & Humanities are prolific creators, researchers, and presenters of scholarship. The A+H Scholarship Report highlights many accomplishments.
We invite you to join the PLNU campus community as we enjoy and celebrate the vibrant Arts & Culture events throughout the year. Check out the Arts & Culture Calendar to see this year’s events.
Location and Hours
Bond Academic Center, First Floor
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Holiday hours may vary.
If you would like to learn more about the College of Arts & Humanities or any of our departments, please reach out to us!
Jim Daichendt, Ed.D.
Dean of College of Arts and Humanities
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