of UA credit hours are produced by A&S departments
The College is one of the oldest and largest liberal arts colleges in Alabama, and among the finest in the region.
It is recognized nationally for the number of undergraduate and graduate students who receive national awards and scholarships.
Internationally recognized scientists, writers, artists, and scholars teach in our classrooms and labs. Our students work closely with professors who are not only experts in their disciplines, but also creators of new knowledge.
UA is #1 in the Southeastern Conference and #2 in the U.S. in internship placements
The College of Arts and Sciences is a regional hub for cultural and intellectual exploration.
We are home to eight museums and galleries, a half-dozen theatres and concert halls, and an impressive collection of outdoor art. We host around 700 exhibitions, readings, lectures, and theatre, music, and dance performances every year; many of these are now offered online.
Our summer programs in music and dance draw participants from across the country. And our museums, classrooms, and labs host thousands of K–12 students for field trips, enrichment programs, and exposure to the college experience.