College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts & Sciences, created in 1919, is Baylor University’s largest academic division and home to approximately 45 percent of all undergraduates. Arts & Sciences courses are the foundation upon which all Baylor students’ educational experiences are built.

Apr. 12, 2024
Baylor physics profs explain some of the eclipse phenomena we saw Monday

During Eclipse Over Texas on Monday, 50+ representatives of Baylor’s Department of Physics were on hand at McLane Stadium to assist and educate those in attendance. We asked a couple of them — Dr. Lorin Swint Matthews (BS ’94, PhD ’98) and Dr. Barbara Castainheria Endl — to help us understand what we saw during the eclipse.

Apr. 11, 2024
National Bioethics Bowl Comes to Baylor University April 12-13

Baylor University is the host site of the 2024 National Bioethics Bowl, an intercollegiate academic competition on April 12-13 in which students from U.S. colleges and universities debate a wide variety of bioethics topics.

Apr. 10, 2024
Emmy Award-Winning Filmmaker, Author Henry Louis Gates Jr. to Present the 2024 Beall-Russell Lecture in the Humanities

Baylor University and the Waco community will have the opportunity to hear from Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar and author Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. during this year’s Beall-Russell Lecture in the Humanities at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave. 

Apr. 4, 2024
Baylor Undergraduates Set Record Pace for Earning Major Fellowships, Awards

Guided by their faculty mentors and supported by the Office of Engaged Learning, Baylor University undergraduates are off to a record-breaking pace for attaining some of the most prestigious and highly competitive fellowships and awards at the national and international level.

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