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As the academic core of UA, the College of Arts and Sciences is a forward-thinking leader in the arts, humanities, and natural and social sciences. With guidance from our award-winning faculty, our students graduate prepared to make transformative impacts in their chosen fields and the world around them.

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Performing Arts Center

Culverhouses, Abernathys Name Theatres in Smith Center

In addition to officially naming the facility the Smith Family Center for the Performing Arts in honor of the Mark Smith family of Huntsville, the UA System Board of Trustees Friday approved the naming of both the Eliza P. Culverhouse Dance Theatre and the Robert and Laura Abernathy Theatre in the Smith Center.

AI Statements of Principle

Artificial intelligence offers enormous potential to faculty, students, and researchers. It also poses serious ethical and legal risk. In light of these perils and opportunities, the College has crafted statements of principle to guide the broader A&S community in using generative AI in both teaching and research.
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Undergraduate Programs

Our 80+ majors, minors, concentrations, and pre-professional tracks include several that are unique in our state.

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Graduate Programs

Our graduate programs allow you to study what you love while preparing for tomorrow’s challenges.



From your first semester through your last, our Student Services Center is here to guide you in planning your academic career.



We award more than 2,000 scholarships each year to new, transfer, and continuing students.

By the Numbers

  • 7,900

    undergraduate students enrolled in Fall 2021

  • 54%

    pre-health graduates accepted to med school — 18% higher than U.S. average

  • $25.7M

    research grants awarded to A&S faculty in 2021

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From the laboratory to the field, our faculty and student researchers are developing innovative solutions for the future.

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Academic Departments

Our departments and programs span the humanities, fine and performing arts, natural sciences and mathematics, and social sciences.

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We’re extremely proud of our 50,000+ alumni living in all 50 U.S. states and in 64 foreign countries.


The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences proudly announces the establishment of The Dawn and Cody Brown White House Historical Association Endowed Support Fund for the Department of History.
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