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.

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.

Quality Animal Care

Quality Animal Care

App State's Vet Tech program is meeting the needs of animals and veterinary professionals throughout the region.

College News

Dr. Elizabeth Perego, assistant professor in the Appalachian State University Department of History

Dr. Elizabeth Perego Authors New Book on History of Political Humor in Algeria

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Elizabeth Perego, assistant professor in the Appalachian State University Department of History, is the author of a new book explo...

CAS Corps member Avery Hodgson is a junior biology major from Linwood. Photo by Lauren Andersen.

CAS Corps Feature: Avery Hodgson

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Corps are chosen to serve as representatives to all constituents of CAS and to create, promote and execute oppo...

App State’s corpse flower, Mongo, bloomed at the Department of Biology Greenhouse on Nov. 24. Photo by Wes Craig

App State’s rare corpse flower, Mongo, blooms in Biology Greenhouse

BOONE, N.C. — Following 12 years of care and anticipation, Appalachian State University’s rare corpse flower graced observers with a long-awaited ...

Appalachian Scholarship Application Portal (ASAP)

2024-25 Appalachian Scholarship Application Portal (ASAP) open December 1 through February 7

BOONE, N.C. — The 2024-25 Appalachian Scholarship Application Portal (ASAP) opens Friday, December 1, 2023, and closes Wednesday, February 7, 2024. ...

Dr. Claudia Cartaya-Marin, professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences

Dr. Claudia Cartaya-Marin Leads Student Chemistry Activity at Hickory's Centro Latino

BOONE, N.C. — Each October, the American Chemical Society promotes outreach activities highlighting the value of chemistry in everyday life during N...

Dr. Melissa Stone

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Melissa Stone

Dr. Melissa Stone, Assistant Professor, Department of EnglishStudent and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund Recipient: Fall 2022Project: "The Technology o...