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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

Apr
16
2018
Baylor twirler wins world championship title
As a child, Adaline Bebo‘s parents had trouble channeling her creative energy. After trying everything from dance to gymnastics to cheerleading to horseback riding, Adi finally found her dream: She wanted to be a baton twirler. Years of dedication paid off last month when Bebo — now a Baylor junior — won the world championship …
Apr
13
2018
Two Baylor professors earn prestigious National Science Foundation awards
Congratulations to the not one, but two Baylor professors, who have each earned one of the most coveted awards in the research world: the National Science Foundation CAREER award. Dr. Howard Lee, assistant professor of physics, and Dr. Caleb Martin, assistant professor of chemistry, have each been recognized for research efforts which could have huge …
Apr
13
2018
Baylor Eta Sigma Phi Chapter Won Six Prizes at National Translation Competitions
WACO, Texas (April 13, 2018) – Baylor University’s local chapter of Eta Sigma Phi, the national Classics honorary society, received six national prizes at the 2018 Eta Sigma Phi Maurine Dallas Watkins Sight Translation Contests on Feb 19-23.
Apr
13
2018
In Advance of Fifth Anniversary of West Explosion, Baylor Author Interviews First Responders Who Were There
WACO, Texas (April 13, 2018) – April 17 marks the fifth anniversary of the fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer Company in the town of West, Texas. Twelve Central Texas first responders and three civilians died in the explosion the evening of April 17, 2013. More than 200 residents were injured and scores of houses were destroyed in the town of approximately 2,500 people.
Apr
12
2018
Baylor Researchers Measure How Molecules of Life Adjust Their Charge in Response to ‘Hopping’ Electrons
WACO, Texas (April 12, 2018) – Researchers at Baylor University have published a groundbreaking paper on electron transfer reactions that will be featured in an upcoming edition of the prestigious chemistry journal, Angewandte Chemie.