About the College

The College of Arts & Sciences at Appalachian State University is home to 17 academic departments, two centers and one residential college spanning the humanities and the social, mathematical and natural sciences. The college is dedicated to providing instruction and research essential to the University's mission and seeks to cultivate the habits of inquiry, learning and service among all its constituents.

College News

Dr. Beverly Moser, professor emerita in Appalachian State University's Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Beverly Moser

Dr. Beverly Moser, Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures and CulturesStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Spring 2023Projec...

The College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University

Announcing the 2023-24 App State CAS Outstanding Seniors

BOONE, N.C. — The Appalachian State University College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) hosted the 2023-24 CAS Outstanding Senior Recognition Ceremony on ...

Professor Alex Hooker playing “Cotton Eyed Joe” on the banjo for his Appalachian Strings class. Feb. 14, 2024. Hooker demonstrates how the song is supposed to sound before guiding his students along. Photo by Devon Richter

Strings of legacy: Alexander Hooker’s 25-year impact on App State

Alexander Hooker’s journey to old-time folk music started gradually, then suddenly. He has been a professor of Appalachian Strings here at...

Appalachian State University's High Country Humanities—with support from North Carolina Humanities—is pleased to present “Portraying Indigenous Peoples: Educator, Cast and Crew Workshop” on Sunday, June 2, 2024, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Camp Broadstone at 1431 Broadstone Road in Banner Elk.

June 2: Portraying Indigenous Peoples: Educator, Cast and Crew Workshop

Portraying Indigenous Peoples: Educator, Cast and Crew WorkshopSunday, June 2, 2024, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.Camp Broadstone (1431 Broadstone Road, Banne...

The Williams School of Graduate Studies at Appalachian State University

CAS students receive research, teaching awards from the Williams School of Graduate Studies

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies has announced the recipients of their 2023-24 student awa...

Freedom Johnson '22

SAFE Student Spotlight: Freedom Johnson '22

Freedom Johnson '22Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Spring 2023Project: "Recognition of the ClbR Gene in Escherichia coli with Ha...

Student And Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund

Student And Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund

The Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund provides resources that can be used to transform the undergraduate and graduate experience. Visit this page to learn more about this award, how to apply and current recipients.