Message from the Dean
Welcome to the College of Arts and Sciences at Winthrop University. The College is home to 14 departments, which offer graduate and undergraduate degrees across the Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. In addition, the College provides courses that provide the liberal arts foundation to all undergraduate programs on campus.
The College of Arts and Sciences boasts a wide array of highly-qualified faculty members who are dedicated to student intellectual development. Students in departments across the College participate in undergraduate research, enhance their learning through travel and study abroad, engage in interdisciplinary study, develop work skills through internships and service learning, pursue graduate study, and more.
This web site is your window to the College of Arts and Sciences and its exciting programs and opportunities. Please take some time to explore the resources here and learn about our diverse faculty and programs. I’m sure the College of Arts and Sciences has something to offer everyone.
Karen M. Kedrowski, Ph.D.
Tour of the College
President Comstock visited the College of Arts & Sciences on Monday, October 7, 2013. See the slideshow about CAS that we shared with her (pdf - 1.18 MB).
News & Announcements
Chemistry Associate Professor Aaron Hartel to be recognized at Dec. 14 commencement (12/04/13)
Hartel will be presented with the 2013 Kinard Award for excellence in
teaching, which is awarded annually to a faculty member who has shown
dedication to teaching and who is highly regarded by other faculty
members and by students.
Irene Boland honored by York County Chamber of Commerce (11/26/13)
Geology Professor Irene Boland was one of several educators honored for their hard work and dedication to teaching.
Winthrop graduate student with social studies aspirations passes away (11/25/13)
Calling all Doctor Who fans: Literary society celebrates show milestone (11/22/13)
The celebration was also covered on CNN's iReport.
Lt. Governor candidate Bakari Sellers visits Winthrop (11/19/13)
The candidate's visit was hosted by the College Democrats and the Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society.
Student Dietetic Association organizes on-campus farmer's market (11/18/13)
Seniors crowned Homecoming king and queen on Nov. 9 (11/12/13)
Mass Communication major Daisy Burroughs was crowned Homecoming Queen during the men's basketball game.
Former SC Superintendent of Education Jim Rex visits campus to discuss political parties (11/11/13)
Announcement: The College of Arts and Sciences
is happy to announce that the new BA in Individualized Studies has been
approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. This innovative
program will allow students to pursue their interests in an interdisciplinary
context. Interested students should contact Dr. Clara Paulino for more
Political fallout from the government shutdown (Charlotte Talks, WFAE, 10/28/13)
Scott Huffmon, Professor of Political Science at Winthrop and Director
of the Social and Behavioral Research Lab, was a guest on the show to
discuss the fallout from the government shutdown that we can expect in
the next few months.
Professor of Biology Matthew Heard discusses the threat diseases pose
to endangered species on WAMC's Academic Minute (10/14/13)
Winthrop class studies JFK assassination (The Charlotte Observer, 11/07/13)
in English professor Bryan Ghent's CRTW class traveled to Dallas last
weekend to visit sites related to the 1963 assassination of President
John F. Kennedy. More on the class: Critical thinking class dissects JFK assassination during this 50th anniversary (11/22/13), Winthrop class studies JFK assassination on 50th anniversary (Rock Hill Herald, 11/07/13), After visiting Dallas, Winthrop students have different views about who killed Kennedy (Rock Hill Herald, 11/13/13), Winthrop students OK with muddy answers to JFK assassination questions (Rock Hill Herald, 11/19/13), Off the guest list, Kennedy devotees still make the trip to Dallas (Dallas News, 11/19/13), Convinced by the Communists? Some theorize Soviets or Castro inspired Oswald to kill JFK (NBC News, 11/19/13)
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