The College of Arts and Sciences offers courses in humanities, arts, and sciences to support the University's general studies curriculum and educational programs, as well as traditional liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs of study leading to baccalaureate degrees, master's degrees, and the University's first doctoral degree in Emergency Management. The College gives highest priority to the quality of teaching delivered by its diverse and highly qualified faculty, while recognizing and promoting scholarly efforts, creative endeavors, and service, internal and external to Jacksonville State University. Using available resources, the College strives continuously for academic excellence, while keeping in mind the needs of its students.
The College of Arts and Sciences, one of five colleges of the University, is led by its Dean, who reports to the Provost and Vice-President of Academic and Student Affairs.
- To strengthen undergraduate liberal, professional, and artistic studies.
- To support instructional, research, creative, and service activities.
- To provide additional facilities, equipment, and maintenance to meet the needs of the College of Arts and Sciences.