The College of Arts & Sciences at Appalachian State University is home to 16 academic departments, three academic programs, two centers, and one residential college spanning the humanities, social sciences, and the 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

Oct 13, 2016

Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce, associate professor of Geology, led a research team that analyzed ancient human footprints in Africa.

Oct 13, 2016

Two events are scheduled for The Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series for 2016.

Sep 30, 2016

By Steve Ahillen,

Finding a fossil about the size of a fingernail on Chilhowee Mountain near Walland signified the successful result of a three-year search by the professor of geology at Appalachian State University, and solved a 124-year-old mystery.

Student News

Carson Sailor Horn in the West
Jun 29, 2016

BOONE - Thanks to Carson Sailor, Public History graduate student at Appalachian State University, Horn in the West is undergoing a major revitalization process beginning this year.

May 23, 2016

BOONE—Student Joshua Whitehead has been selected as the 2016-17 winner of Appalachian State University's Truman Capote Literary Trust Award for Creative Writing.

May 9, 2016

BOONE - Devin Hoffman, junior Geology major and concentration in Paleontology, was recently awarded the Barry Goldwater Scholarship in Excellence in Education.