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College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences is UT’s flagship college and the largest, most comprehensive, and most diverse of UT’s eleven colleges. As such, our faculty are a central driver of the university’s academic accomplishments and the greatest contributor to all aspects of the university’s missions of instruction, research, and service to society.

The college’s twenty-one academic departments and schools, eight centers and institutes, and thirteen interdisciplinary programs span the disciplines of the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and the visual and performing arts. The college is also home to the Language and World Business Program and the College Scholars Program.

There are 640 fulltime-equivalent (FTE) instructional faculty in the college which includes 420 research- active tenure-track faculty and 219 non-tenure track faculty.

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Upcoming Events

America’s First Energy Crisis— The Great Horse Flu of 1872

Ernie Freeberg, Distinguished Professor of Humanities and head of the UT History Department, will present “America’s First Energy Crisis— The Great Horse Flu...

10/2 12pm
The Cost of Hate Symposium, Part 2: Anti-sexism

What is the cost of hatred? Many of us are able to talk about what is good about diversity, and how we need to work toward a fairer, more representative...

10/7 6pm
Scientific Racism: Historical Roots and Contemporary Manifestations

Science has long colluded with white supremacy and colonialism to produce allegedly “evidence-based” justifications for racial oppression. Professor Nora...

10/8 5:30pm
Dr. R. Futo Kennedy, Women's Migrations in the Ancient Greek Mediterranean

Please join the Department of Classics for its 2020 Annual Haines-Morris Distinguished Lecture by Rebecca Futo Kennedy, Denison University. This talk...

10/19 5:45pm
To Vote or Not to Vote? That is the Question

The images are stunning. Middle aged women and men emerge, often in tears, from a voting booth in a country that has just changed its name or has just thrown...

10/22 5:30pm

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