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

Nov 9, 2016

Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, to appear Nov. 10 in Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University
by Ken Keuffel

Nov 2, 2016

Dr. Alice P. Wright was presented the C.B. Moore Award at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference.

Oct 31, 2016

The College of Arts & Sciences Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony was held on October 25th. All nominees were honored at the ceremony and reception.

Congratulations to the award recipients!

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.