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

Sep 22, 2016

Joseph Bathanti, a professor of creative writing in the department of English will be honored tonight in Raleigh. He is one of seven people who will receive the North Carolina Award, the state’s highest civilian honor.

Aug 22, 2016

What do you get when you take a dozen Appalachian State University students, three passionate faculty, and an institutional commitment to sustainability?

Aug 16, 2016

BOONE - The Cold Mountain Review (CMR), Appalachian State University’s oldest continuous publication, has undergone a major revamp, with a new look at the journal’s original vision, a move towards having a greater online presence with a new website design, and a new poetry prize.

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.