The College of Arts & Sciences at Appalachian State University is home to 16 academic departments, two academic programs, 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

Jun 27, 2017

ASU NEWS—Appalachian State University’s chancellor and faculty and staff representatives have a “seat at the table” for U.S.

Brad Bergman, head brewer at Petoskey Brewing Company, discusses the use of his bachelors of science degree in chemistry in his brewing process on Thursday, June 22
Jun 26, 2017

PETOSKEY — To stand out, breweries are bringing in the big leagues to push their flavors over the competition.

Locally, Petoskey Brewing’s head brewer, Brad Bergman, is a “mad” scientist both in the brew house and in real life.

Energy Summit 2017
Jun 21, 2017

The 2017 Appalachian Energy Summit is the sixth-annual meeting of some of the world's most brilliant minds in energy policies and practices.

Jun 20, 2017

As anticipation builds with the solar eclipse approaching this August, the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University will hold a panel discussion to examine the many interpretations of these events in history, from scientific to religious, and discuss the significance of an...

Dr. Tom Whyte talks with anthropology majors Amanda Neumeyer of Hendersonville and Emma Jones of Reidsville at an archaeology experiment site in Fall 2016. Only 10 percent of archaeology is digging, he tells students – the rest is making meaning of what is found. Photo by Marie Freeman
Jun 16, 2017

Dr. Tom Whyte was less than a year away from graduating with an art degree from James Madison University when he took a field archaeology class the summer before graduation. - See more at:

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