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COLLEGE OF
ARTS & SCIENCES

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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Denny Chimes

A&S Students Among U.S. Fulbright Program Award Recipients

The Fulbright Program has selected 13 University of Alabama students for various awards for the 2024-2025 academic year. Fulbright is the most prestigious United States international exchange program, offering opportunities for students, scholars and professionals.


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.

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Advising

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

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Scholarships

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

By the Numbers

  • 8,000

    undergraduate students enrolled in Fall 2023

  • 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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Research

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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Alumni

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

WRITE YOUR WAY FORWARD

Students are using the English Department’s new minor in Digital, Public, and Professional Writing as a complement to their academic coursework in a variety of degree programs across campus. Students may choose from suggested paths or create their own path through the minor to hone the critical skills and rhetorical awareness necessary for effective communication in their chosen careers.
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