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. Harvard G. Ayers

In Memoriam: Dr. Harvard G. Ayers (1941-2023)

Dr. Harvard G. Ayers, professor emeritus and founding member of the Appalachian State University Department of Anthropology, died on March 9, 202...

Immigrant Mountaineers Movement Conference

March 24: Immigrant Mountaineers Movement Conference

Immigrant Mountaineers Movement ConferenceFriday, March 24, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Leon Levine Hall of Health SciencesThis event is free and open...

Tanya Gersh

March 23: Antisemitism on Trial: How Tanya Gersh Fought the Neo-Nazis and Won

BOONE, N.C. — Join Appalachian State University's Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies (CJHPS) for "Antisemitism on Trial: How Tanya Gersh...

Appalachian Journal, founded in 1972, is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed quarterly featuring field research, interviews, and other scholarly studies of history, politics, economics, culture, folklore, literature, music, ecology, and a variety of other topics, as well as poetry and reviews of books, films, and recordings dealing with the region of the Appalachian mountains.

Appalachian Journal marks 50 years of spotlighting Appalachia

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Appalachian Journal: A Regional Studies Review marks its 50th anniversary this academic yea...

Abby Farrell at work at BreakThrough Physical Therapy in Boone. Photo submitted.

Abby Farrell accepted to Doctor of Physical Therapy program at UNC

Abby Farrell has been accepted and plans to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)’s Doctor of Physical Therapy...

CAS Corps member Annie Sylvester is a junior physics secondary education major from New Bern, N.C. Photo submitted.

CAS Corps Feature: Annie Sylvester

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...