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College of Arts and Sciences

Message from the Dean

WeKedrowski, Karenlcome to the College of Arts and Sciences at Winthrop University. The College is home to 14 departments, which offer graduate and undergraduate degrees across the Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. In addition, the College provides courses that provide the liberal arts foundation to all undergraduate programs on campus.

The College of Arts and Sciences boasts a wide array of highly-qualified faculty members who are dedicated to student intellectual development. Students in departments across the College participate in undergraduate research, enhance their learning through travel and study abroad, engage in interdisciplinary study, develop work skills through internships and service learning, pursue graduate study, and more.

This web site is your window to the College of Arts and Sciences and its exciting programs and opportunities. Please take some time to explore the resources here and learn about our diverse faculty and programs. I’m sure the College of Arts and Sciences has something to offer everyone.


Karen M. Kedrowski, Ph.D.

Associate Dean Search

The College is searching for a new Associate Dean, to work alongside Dean Kedrowski and Associate Dean Costner. Please see the following document for more information about the position and the application requirements: CAS Associate Dean Detailed Position Description (pdf - 624 KB)

Tour of the College

President Comstock visited the College of Arts & Sciences on Monday, October 7, 2013. See the slideshow about CAS that we shared with her (pdf - 1.18 MB).

News & Announcements

March 11 lecture on Lincoln by Professor Jason Silverman promises to be entertaining (03/05/14)

English department to hold ninth annual research conference (03/05/14)

Winthrop English majors recognized at international conference (03/03/14)

Professor of the week (The Johnsonian, 02/27/14)
Dr. Scott Shinabargar is a professor of French and the chair of the World Languages & Cultures department.

Senator Graham visits campus to talk about attacks at Benghazi (The Johnsonian, 02/26/14)

Winthrop Poll: U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has support of 45% of likely Republican primary voters (02/26/14)

Creating equitable schools focus of Dorothy Perry Thompson colloquium (02/25/14)

24th Annual Mass Communication Week gives students a "passport to their future"(02/18/14)

International student of the week (The Johnsonian, 02/12/14)
Caitlin Cridland is a sophomore biochemistry major from Australia.

Professor of the week (The Johnsonian, 02/12/14)
Dr. Wendy Campbell is a professor of social work.

Military speaker visits Winthrop, talks about her experience in Coast Guard (The Johnsonian, 02/12/14)

Sign language club breaks barriers for hearing impaired (The Johnsonian, 02/12/14)

English department tries new curriculum (The Johnsonian, 02/05/14)

It happened on the way to war: A marine's path to peace (The Johnsonian, 02/05/14)

The American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) released Liberal Arts Graduates and Employment: Setting the Record Straight, in January 2014. This report finds that liberal arts majors are successful in the workplace. Read a summary of the full report here.

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