Explore the 15 Departments that Make Up the College of Arts & Sciences.
OFFICE OF STUDENT SUCCESS
The Office of Student Success team in your partner in achieving success both inside and outside of the classroom. We provide a holistic approach by working with other support offices to give you the resources and proven practices needed to improve your academic skills and your continued success.
The opportunity to study abroad is a hallmark of the college experience. Arts & Sciences students have built a proud tradition of studying abroad in locations such as Spain, Italy, Brazil, France, Jordan and more to earn course credit and immerse themselves in a unique culture. Learn more about the opportunities and begin your international experience today.
RESEARCH & DISCOVERY
Texas Tech University has been named by the Carnegie Research Classification as a university of Very High Research Activity (R1) — often referred to as Carnegie Tier One. Arts & Sciences students have direct access to faculty who are conducting this work in cutting-edge lab spaces. From astrophysicists investigating the life cycle of stars, to microbiologists testing COVID-19 samples, to sociologists analyzing how to predict the economic impacts of elections, our research impacts the globe and reaches for the stars.
SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL AID
The College of Arts & Sciences offers scholarships to students through department-specific scholarships and Dean's Office scholarships. In total, more than $2.5 million dollars are awarded on average annually. A vast array of awards are available to incoming and current students.
DEAN OF STUDENT AFFAIRS
Associate dean for student affairs, Dr. Jorge Iber supervises the manual degree auditing process for the College of Arts & Sciences. He also serves as a liaison to various student service offices across campus. Dr. Iber, who as a faculty member serves as a full professor of history, is regularly available to advise and meet with Arts & Sciences students on a walk-in basis during his posted office hours.