A Community of Discovery
The College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) is the largest college in the University of Alaska system, serving over 8,500 students each semester. With 37 different degree programs, as well as master’s and Ph.D. programs, we take pride in the quality of our instruction and reputation as a learning community.
CAS is a growing center of research, scholarship and creativity, and with grants from the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities and other funding agencies, has managed to double its research funding approximately every seven years.
The College of Arts and Sciences at UAA offers:
CAS is proud of its partnerships with agencies and institutions throughout the state, including the Anchorage School District, National Park Service, USGS, U.S. Forest Service, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Alaska Native corporations, Providence Hospital, Centers for Disease Control, National Writing Project, the U.S. Department of the Interior, and many others.
The college serves as an important center for the arts in Anchorage, and the state. There are many exciting opportunities to see what is happening in UAA’s arts community:
Yet the greatest measure of our success is in the success of our students. CAS students win highly competitive scholarships and attain national distinction as Fulbright and Truman scholars. The college is also home to the world-renowned Seawolf Debate Team!
Further proof of our success lies in the accomplishments of our alumni. An education in the sciences, mathematics, humanities or the fine arts is a gateway to many careers. Our alumni include doctors and other health professionals; lawyers, politicians, government and business leaders; authors, playwrights, artists, poets, actors and musicians; journalists, editors, media specialists and filmmakers; teachers, scientists, scholars, translators, anthropologists and researchers; counselors, psychiatrists and social workers – all highly skilled in their related fields.
To learn more about the world of opportunities at the College of Arts and Sciences, please contact us!