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About the College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts & Sciences is Baylor University’s oldest and largest academic division, consisting of 25 academic departments and seven academic centers and institutes. The more than 5,000 courses taught in the College are the foundation upon which all Baylor students’ educational experiences build, and span disciplines from the arts and humanities to the social and natural sciences. The College offers outstanding master’s and doctoral programs, many of them nationally ranked, across all Arts & Sciences disciplines.

Arts & Sciences News

Jan
10
2020
Pair of Baylor students earn major national academic honors
While most Baylor students were wrapping up finals and planning their Christmas break last month, two Bears were earning major national awards for their academic accomplishments. Lawson Sadler, a senior University Scholar from San Antonio, is one of just 46 American college students to earn a prestigious 2020 Marshall Scholarship. The honor annually brings American …
Jan
9
2020
Saving lives by extending the “Golden Hour” for service members and the critically injured
Those who serve in the military often find themselves in remote places, far from any hospital. When injuries occur in such locations, time is of the utmost essence; if those injured can receive care within the first hour after the injury, it can be the difference between life and death. Baylor professor Erica Bruce is working …
Dec
18
2019
Eating Too Much — Not Exercising Too Little — May Be at Core of Weight Gain, Study of Amazonian Children Finds
WACO, Texas (Dec. 18, 2019) — Forager-horticulturalist children in the Amazon rainforest do not spend more calories in their everyday lives than children in the United States, but they do spend calories differently. That finding provides clues for understanding and reversing global trends in obesity and poor metabolic health, according to a Baylor University researcher in a study published in Science Advances.
Dec
13
2019
Baylor Doctoral Candidate Receives Colgate-Palmolive Award for Alternative Methods Research in Toxicology
WACO, Texas (Dec. 13, 2019) – Marco Franco, a doctoral candidate in environmental science at Baylor University, has been awarded the 2020 Colgate-Palmolive Award for Student Research Training in Alternative Methods from the Society of Toxicology.
Dec
13
2019
Baylor Model UN Named Outstanding Delegation at National Model United Nations Conference in Washington, D.C.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 13, 2019) — Baylor University’s Model United Nations (MUN) team was named an “Outstanding Delegation” at the 2019 National Model United Nations Conference, Nov. 8-10 in Washington, D.C.