College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences forms the intellectual core of ACU, educating every student through creativity and determination.

We provide transformative study programs and immersive experiences that combine liberal arts, fine and performing arts, and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education with professional and career preparation. Our programs span the arts, humanities, social sciences, behavioral sciences, natural sciences and mathematics as well as professional and pre-professional programs.

The College of Arts and Sciences forms the intellectual core of ACU, educating every student through creativity and determination.

We provide transformative study programs and immersive experiences that combine liberal arts, fine and performing arts, and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education with professional and career preparation. Our programs span the arts, humanities, social sciences, behavioral sciences, natural sciences and mathematics as well as professional and pre-professional programs.

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Every student at ACU

Regardless of major, every student interacts with the College of Arts and Sciences through core curriculum courses. That means you’ll develop the foundational liberals arts abilities of critical thinking and effective communication, skills that will serve you well wherever you go. And your courses come from a distinctly Christian perspective, preparing you to lead with purpose and conviction.

Every student at ACU

Regardless of major, every student interacts with the College of Arts and Sciences through core curriculum courses. That means you’ll develop the foundational liberals arts abilities of critical thinking and effective communication, skills that will serve you well wherever you go. And your courses come from a distinctly Christian perspective, preparing you to lead with purpose and conviction.

Faculty Spotlight

SHAPING LIVES

Psychology professor Richard Beck’s passion for educating students for Christian service shines brightly whether he’s teaching inside a classroom or taking his lessons to the world beyond.

SHAPING LIVES

Psychology professor Richard Beck’s passion for educating students for Christian service shines brightly whether he’s teaching inside a classroom or taking his lessons to the world beyond.

CAS News

ACU alumna overcomes obstacles to launch career with Google

Overcoming challenges is nothing new for Ikumi Kobayashi (’15), who traveled more than 6,000 miles from her hometown of Ibaraki, Japan, to study at Abilene Christian University. She grew up with a profound hearing loss in both ears and relies on lip-reading as well as hearing aids to help her communicate. She also faced the … Continued

New USPS stamps illustrated by ACU faculty member

Many late nights of work spent obsessing over tiny lines and dots will culminate on July 23 when the U.S. Postal Service releases four new designs of its Forever stamps, all illustrated by Ryan Feerer, associate professor of design, director of the graphic design program and designer in residence at Abilene Christian University. Feerer was … Continued

Biochemistry major Bao Catteau on a mission trip in Guatemala.

Childhood health issues lead to desire to become a doctor

Bao Catteau’s start in life was filled with uncertainty. Now he is certain – he wants to become a physician. Born in Shenzhen, China, Bao was abandoned as an infant. A police officer found him and placed him in an orphanage, where he was given his name and a place to live. When he was 5 … Continued

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