College of arts & sciences

College of arts & sciences

spring 2021 plan released

operations update: spring 2021 will feature select opportunities for in-person classes. read the spring 2021 announcement.

find updates and info at au covid-19 resources page.

learning support services offers faculty teaching and student learning resources.

news & events

The US made from flags of citizen's nationalities

new latinx studies minor anticipated launch in ay 2021-22

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Sheet music for John Coltrane's Giant Steps

marc medwin: music, teaching, and the art of listening

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au Chamber Singers use JackTrip with Zoom to sing synchronously.

chamber singers performance a technological and artistic triumph

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Catalyst Magazine 2020

2020 student stem magazine now online

catalyst features latest stem news and projects by au students

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Students on the rocks at Great Falls

environmental science and geology classes move outdoors

students see region’s geology in local hikes.

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au college: the faculty experts’ corner

faculty scholars from american university’s college of arts and sciences share their research and expertise on the pressing issues of the day, including the many aspects of covid-19 and their far-reaching consequences.

growing passion, reducing impact

being able to be part of this is just an incredible feeling.

au becoming carbon neutral instills me with such a feeling of pride. i've worked on so many different aspects of sustainability-social media promotion, sustainability-themed trivia night, and the waste race, a competition between residence halls to divert trash away from landfill and into compost and recycling-so reaching this milestone still gives me goosebumps.

learn more about ways to get involved with sustainability at au.

Why the College of arts & sciences?

students and alumni discuss distinctive features of the college, why they chose their particular degrees, and program opportunities they pursued.