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The Curriculum at The College of Saint Mary Magdalen


As a study of the great books and artistic works that have shaped the mind of the West, understood within the unfolding of salvation history,The integrated liberal-arts curriculum at the College of Saint Mary Magdalen may be properly apprehended from four interrelated perspectives:

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  1. As a contemporary recovery of the seven liberal arts (i.e., the traditional trivium and quadrivium), ordered as a means to the highest disciplines: philosophy and theology
  2. As an exploration and extension of the Catholic humanistic tradition, and
  3. As a program of study infused by the example of St. Thomas Aquinas, whose example we follow in taking up and considering a variety of views--in dialogue--as we pursue the True, the Good, and the Beautiful.