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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

Nov
13
2018
Baylor College of Medicine Professor to Give Lecture on Childhood Vaccines and Autism
WACO, Texas (Nov. 13, 2018) – In 1994, Peter Hotez’s daughter, Rachel, was diagnosed with autism. Hotez was troubled by growing narrative surrounding childhood vaccines and autism.
Nov
12
2018
Baylor Professors Use Whale Earwax to Reconstruct Whale Stress Levels Spanning More Than a Century
WACO, Texas (Nov. 12, 2018) — In a follow-up to their groundbreaking study, Baylor researchers were able to reconstruct baleen whales’ lifetime stress response to whaling and other manmade and environmental factors spanning nearly 150 years.
Nov
12
2018
Exhibit Displays Baylor Student's Passion for Typewriters
WACO, Texas (Nov. 12, 2018) –– Dallas senior Gillian Colvin's love of typewriters and minor in museum studies have combined to produce a new temporary exhibit on the Baylor campus. It features her varied collection of the popular machines once found in most offices and homes, as well as descriptive text and related objects.
Oct
18
2018
Dr. Thomas S. Kidd Named Inaugural James Vardaman Endowed Professor of History
WACO, Texas (Oct. 18, 2018) – Award-winning author and historian Thomas S. Kidd, Ph.D., has been named the inaugural holder of The James Vardaman Endowed Professorship of History at Baylor University.
Oct
3
2018
Baylor NSF CAREER Award-Winning Researchers Exemplify Diverse Range of Disciplines
WACO, Texas (Oct. 3, 2018) – The National Science Foundation (NSF) supports researchers at every level of experience, but the agency also places a high priority on cultivating the work of promising scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians through Early Career Development Grants, known collectively as CAREER grants. Five Baylor University faculty members have received these grants that dramatically develop their research paths early in their academic careers.