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The mission of the College of Arts & Sciences is to prepare students for entry into the job market or for continuing education in graduate or professional school.

Through its course offerings, the College seeks to engage the intellect, excite the imagination, improve the scholarship of its students, and assist its students in developing:

  • Competencies in written and oral communication
  • Appreciation of their cultural heritage and understanding of their world
  • A knowledgebase conducive to self-growth and enriched life experiences
  • Fundamental knowledge, research skills, and computer literacy essential to lifelong learning

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Stephen Spencer

Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences

Degree Offerings Designed to Engage the Intellect and Excite the Imagination

Find your passion and create your career: The mission of the College of Arts & Sciences runs deep and centers around leading students to their true calling — one that includes abundant opportunities for the future.

  • 37 Bachelor's Degree Programs Available
  • 17 Minors Available
  • 1 Online Graduate Program Available
  • 10 Certificate Programs Available

Latest News

  • “Sustaining Dialogues: Two Painters” To Open September 9

    ACA Campus
  • “Hidden Spaces: People and Places of Northwest Alabama” Now Open

    ACA Campus
  • Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama to Open July 8

    ACA Campus

Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, September 30, 2021

    Fiddlers Convention

    Event Time: Sep 30 - Oct 02 Venue: Athens State University
  • Saturday, October 23, 2021

    Preview Day

    Event Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Venue: Athens State University