Trent University's slogan describes it as a "liberal arts and sciences university". The most trivial interpretation of this is "(liberal arts) and sciences"; however, I believe that it can also be interpreted as "liberal (arts and sciences)" = "liberal arts and liberal sciences".

What are liberal sciences you ask? We could assume that Trent is true to its slogan: it has no Engineering department and the Computer Science department was created after the drafting of said slogan. However I will postulate a more interesting definition:

liberal sciences are disciplines that use the scientific method but have no immediate practical application. Examples include:

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