School of Arts & Sciences

School of Arts and Sciences

Welcome to the most diverse learning center at the university.

We are the center of intellectual, artistic, and scientific study on our campus.



Art & Design

Preparing talented students for professional and teaching careers in the visual arts.


Providing high quality instruction in the biological sciences for all students.

Chemistry & Physics

Setting academic standards in traditional and emerging technologies in the world of science.

English, Humanities, & Foreign Language

Heralding expertise and instruction in composition, rhetoric, literature, creative writing, and foreign languages

Industrial Technology Management

Offering a focused, well-rounded curriculum emphasizing the business and management aspects of manufacturing.

Multimedia Communication

Developing tomorrow’s journalists, PR execs, and digital storytellers for the rapidly changing world of media.

Mathematics & Computer Science

Offering an unparalleled educational experience for students in graduate and undergraduate programs.


Inviting you to join one of the most storied music departments in the nation.


Awarding the credentials to provide compassionate, life-saving care.

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Combining a foundation in liberal arts education with scientific inquiry.

Social Work

Preparing students to address the social plights of underserved populations in the Arkansas Delta Region and beyond.

Graduate Programs

Offering the only graduate addiction studies program in the state…and more.

The PRIDE difference.

The School of Arts and Sciences is home to more than 70 percent of our students. We are proud to support independent, scholarly thinking that makes a united impact.


Members of our faculty are internationally recognized for research and innovative teaching.

More than 60% of our graduates move into top-tier graduate research programs or the best medical schools in the country.

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The demand for registered nurses continues to grow, with shortages reaching 100k/year in 2022.

Nurses are the foundation of the health care system. Earn your degree through an accredited program that produces health care heroes with the skills and credentials to go far in the field.

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Our department is nationally recognized for producing highly qualified music professionals to address the needs of a multicultural society.

Our faculty are second to none. With degrees from some of the most prestigious musical institutions and years of teaching and performing experience, they prepare the next generation to...

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