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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

Oct
7
2019
Newsmakers Luncheon Honors Baylor Faculty Experts
WACO, Texas (Oct. 7, 2019) – More than 90 Baylor University faculty - including the University’s Newsmaker of the Year - who share their knowledge, research and expertise with the news media were honored Oct. 7 by Baylor Media and Public Relations during the second annual Newsmakers Luncheon.
Oct
4
2019
Baylor University Institute for Air Science to host Grand Opening for the Baylor University Flight Center
WACO, Texas (Oct. 4, 2019) — The Baylor University Institute for Air Science will hold a grand opening ceremony for the Baylor University Flight Center (operated by Universal Flight Concepts) at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, at Waco Regional Airport, 7727 Karl May Drive.
Oct
3
2019
Baylor prof’s new book breaks down “Who is an Evangelical?”
If you follow politics, you’ve seen plenty of headlines or social media posts in recent months along the lines of “Evangelicals believe [a certain stance on an issue]” or “Evangelicals support [this or that candidate]”. And if you follow Dr. Thomas Kidd on Twitter, you’ve seen him repeatedly call out such posts — in particular, …
Oct
3
2019
Baylor University Launches Postdoc Hiring Program to Accelerate Research Endeavors
WACO, Texas (Oct. 3, 2019) – Baylor University announced today the formation of a postdoctoral researcher hiring program to support and enhance research across the University. The postdoctoral hiring program will dramatically accelerate Baylor’s efforts to deliver top-level research marked by quality, visibility and impact through the planned addition of 65 professional researchers over the next three years.
Sep
23
2019
Happy 15th birthday, Baylor Sciences Building!
As strange as it may seem to current Baylor students, the now iconic Baylor Sciences Building — or BSB, as it’s come to be known in campus shorthand — wasn’t always here. For more than one generation of Bears, science classes meant heading to Marrs McLean Science Building (which is now home to the School …