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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

May
23
2019
New award recognizes Baylor Arts & Sciences faculty who excel as student mentors
Dr. Susan P. Bratton, professor of environmental science, is the inaugural recipient of a new award presented to faculty members in the College of Arts & Sciences who excel at helping undergraduate students learn outside the classroom.
May
22
2019
Baylor professors of the year represent communication, social work and English
It’s official: The academic year has come to a close. Finals grades are in, seniors have walked the stage — and Baylor’s professors of the year have been named. The Collins Outstanding Professor Award, which is voted on by the outgoing senior class, awards the recipient a $10,000 cash prize. Past Collins professors include Rachel …
May
20
2019
New Study Assesses the Roles, Needs, and Priorities of the Environmental Health Workforce
WACO, Texas (May 20, 2019) – Today, the National Environmental Health Association’s (NEHA) Journal of Environmental Health published the article “Uncovering Environmental Health: An Initial Assessment of the Profession’s Health Department Workforce and Practice.”
May
20
2019
Two Baylor Professors Receive 2019 Centennial Professor Awards
WACO, Texas (May 20, 2019) — Two Baylor University professors are equipped to conduct research they hope will result in two new books after being named 2019 Baylor Centennial Professors by the Centennial Faculty Development Review Committee.
May
16
2019
Baylor professor’s American history lecture televised nationally
Earlier this semester, C-SPAN paid a little visit to campus. They were seeking out Dr. Julie Anne Sweet — a Baylor history professor, expert on colonial America, and one of students’ most beloved professors — to film a special feature for “American History TV.” “American History TV” covers the history of the United States from …