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. 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.

Apr. 4, 2024
Baylor Researchers to Study Psychological Effects of Experiencing a Total Solar Eclipse

WACO, Texas (April 4, 2024) –  With Waco, Texas in the path of totality for the 2024 solar eclipse, Baylor University researchers have a first-hand opportunity to study the effects that people might feel as they witness this once-in-a-lifetime experience. 

Apr. 2, 2024
Chemistry Graduate Student Levi Garza Works to Make Chemistry Accessible to Those with Visual and Mobility Impairments

Levi Garza is a second-year graduate student in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Baylor University. He invests his time and effort into making chemistry accessible to the visually impaired and those with mobility issues to increase inclusivity in science. Levi wants all people to have the opportunity to study chemistry if they desire. He is putting in efforts to ensure that all individuals have access to a diverse range of commonly used and highly practical options.

Mar. 21, 2024
Baylor Anthropologist Receives Prestigious Early Career Award from Human Biology Association

WACO, Texas (March 21, 2024) – The Human Biology Association has honored Samuel S. Urlacher, Ph.D., assistant professor and graduate program director for the Department of Anthropology at Baylor University, with its premier early career award in the field – the 2024 Michael A. Little Early Career Award – for Urlacher’s work and research as a human evolutionary biologist.

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