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College of Arts & Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

With over 5,000 students, the College of Arts and Sciences is the largest and most diverse college at Texas Woman's University. Our areas of study include the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, mathematics and computer science. Our undergraduate and graduate degrees will provide you with:

  • a broad understanding of the world;
  • an in-depth knowledge of your area of specialty;
  • intellectual, critical thinking and practical skills;
  • a strong sense of personal, ethical and civic responsibility;
  • the tools you will need to make a difference in society; and
  • the ability to apply your education toward the enrichment of every aspect of your life. 

Are you ready for a comprehensive liberal arts education that will prepare you for career success, leadership, global citizenship and a lifetime of learning? Begin your journey by exploring our academic departments and programs today.


College Headlines

TWU faculty and students present pollinator garden research at Environmental Protection Agency meeting in Washington, D.C.

As recipients of the Environmental Protection Agency's 2016 People, Prosperity and the Planet grant, Texas Woman's University faculty and students presented their research on pollinator gardens as part of the TechConnect World Conference's Innovation Showcase in Washington, D.C.

First informatics program graduates join Texas Woman's Class of 2017

In a historic moment for TWU, the first two graduates of the university's new informatics program crossed the stage during May's commencement ceremony to accept their diplomas.

Texas Woman’s graduate student receives International Peace Scholarship

Esther Ajayi-Lowo, a doctoral student in the Texas Woman’s University Department of Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies, has been awarded the Philanthropic Educational Organization’s prestigious International Peace Scholarship.

TWU’s Kate Landdeck book on WW II female pilots optioned for movie; Company behind the recent hit ‘Hidden Figures’ to produce

Texas Woman’s University’s Katherine Sharp Landdeck’s upcoming book, which centers on the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II , has been optioned as a film by Fox 2000. This movie company was behind the recent hit “Hidden Figures.”

Texas Woman’s alumnus receives prestigious National Education Association award

Michael Franklin, a graduate of the TWU Department of Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies master of arts program, has been named the winner of this year’s National Education Association’s Applegate-Dorros Peace and International Understanding Award.

TWU Biology graduate student receives national American Pain Society award

Sukhbir Kaur Lulla, a doctoral student in the molecular biology program at Texas Woman’s University, has been awarded the American Pain Society’s Young Investigator Travel Award. Sukhbir Kaur will use the $750 travel grant to attend and present her research at the APS Annual Scientific Meeting.

TWU dance student selected for 2017 International Young Choreographer Project

Yeajean Choi, a master of fine arts student in the Department of Dance at Texas Woman’s University, is one of eight choreographers and the only U.S. student to be chosen for the World Dance Alliance's prestigious 2017 International Young Choreographer Project.

Texas Woman’s faculty Nasrin Mirsaleh-Kohan appointed as national fellow

Nasrin Mirsaleh-Kohan, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Texas Woman’s University, is one of five educators to be elected to the most recent class of Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER) Leadership Fellows by the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement.


Summer 2017 Calendar

May 15 - 27

Guest Artist: Trent D. Williams, Summer I Dance Intensive

May 19 - 20

May Dance Concert Series featuring the Jordan Fuchs Company in Ground

May 25 - 29

Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music: Level One Training

June 3 - July 16

Summer Show: Wish You Were Here

June 7 - July 26

Community Dance Center: Summer Weekly Teen/Adult Dance Classes

June 8 - 9

Vocal Pedagogy Summer Workshop: CCM Workshop and The Thrill of Singing

June 12 - July 28

Fashion Camps

June 19 - 23

TWU/Air Force Association (AFA) CyberCamp

June 19 - 30

Community Dance Center: Dance Camps for Students age 6-11

July 10 - 20

Write Site Summer Writing Camp

August 3 - 5

Pioneer All-State Choir Camp