Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

The Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences is the largest and oldest degree-granting college at the University, home to schools, departments, centers and institutes in education, fine arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences.

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Academics

We offer a wide variety of undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees and certificates.

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Scholarships

UA and the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences award more than $250 million in aid annually.

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Academic advising

Your advisor will help you set educational and career goals, and serve as a resource for any support you might need.

News

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Launching Ohio’s first interdisciplinary Center for Intelligence and Security Studies

With a renowned advisory board made up of 15 career intelligence experts throughout the country, the CISS will be a resource for preparing UA students to be the foremost national security professionals of tomorrow. More.

Cherie Strachan named director for Ray C. Bliss Institute

BCAS has named J. Cherie Strachan, Ph.D., as professor of political science and director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics tentatively beginning July 1.

The Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences announces several new leadership roles within the College.

BCAS is pleased to announce the appointment of several faculty members who have assumed new leadership roles within the College effective Jan. 1, 2022.

UA soprano headed to New York Philharmonic debut with Apollo's Singers

Akron native Ashlee Foreman is one of eight Northeast Ohio-based singers with Apollo's Singers traveling to New York. The Philharmonic concerts are among the highlights of the 30th anniversary season for Apollo's Fire.

Students dig into police data to pinpoint nuisance properties near University of Akron

Associate professor Stephanie Yuhas' course for criminal intelligence analysis will have students compile the information needed for the APD to pursue action against violators. The goal is to create a program that’s scalable across the city.

UA announces the launch of AkronArts

The initiative is a bold plan to embrace and enhance arts both on campus and in Greater Akron that will enrich, empower and enliven the community.