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About the College of Arts & Sciences

Our Mission

The College of Arts & Sciences represents the breadth and depth of intellectual opportunity at UNCG. The major contributor to the University’s general education curriculum, our faculty teach 50% of all credit hours. With 20+ departments and programs, we are UNCG’s largest and most diverse academic unit.

Our mission is to promote discovery and learning by students and faculty in the sciences, humanities, arts, social sciences, and mathematics. Our breadth of study, commitment to diversity, and cutting-edge research create a big impact on the world around us.

Firmly grounded in a tradition of rigorous inquiry, CAS encourages interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching. We are dedicated to the liberal arts mission of higher education, which is to develop the skills and knowledge needed by citizens of a free and just society.


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Dr. Amy Adamson is serving as interim dean as of May 2024.

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Learn By Doing

We offer a wide range of degree programs with over 250 programs of study.

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CAS aims to build an inclusive community by offering a variety of educational opportunities, disseminating related information, and promoting and co-sponsoring activities.


UNCG is located on the traditional lands of the Catawba, Keyauwee, and Saura Nations. UNCG and the City of Greensboro are home to a vibrant Native community connected by the Native American Student Association (NASA) at UNCG and the Guilford Native American Association.

The state of North Carolina is home to many Native Nations, including the Cohariethe Eastern Band of Cherokee Indiansthe Haliwa-Saponithe Lumbee Tribe of North Carolinathe Meherrinthe Sapponythe Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nationthe Tuscarora Nation of North Carolina, and the Waccamaw Siouan. Let us venture to honor them with our work together.

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