University of Missouri
College of Arts & Science

Welcome to the College of Arts and Science

We are the oldest college west of the Mississippi and the largest division at MU. The college provides its more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students with liberal education programs in fine and performing arts, humanities, and social and natural sciences. In addition, the college is responsible for teaching most of the core courses required of all undergraduate students on campus. Read more...


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  • “We Always Swing®” Jazz Series presents: An Evening with Branford Marsalis
    Sunday, February 8, 7:00 p.m.
    Missouri Theatre

    Spend GRAMMY® night with a multi-GRAMMY® winner! The “We Always Swing®” Jazz Series 20th anniversary season-long celebration continues with Branford Marsalis. Don’t miss the 2014-2015 A&S Signature Concert. For tickets and more information call 573-449-3009, visit the box office at 21 N. Tenth St., or go online at

  • A Taste of Arts and Science
    Saturday, February 28 from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Jesse Wrench Auditorium, Memorial Union

    Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to enjoy a taste of the College of Arts and Science. The day will be filled with delicious food, interesting lectures, and good company.

    To register, please complete this registration packet or contact Amanda Schlink at 573-884-4482 or Cost is $25 per person and includes breakfast and lunch. For more information, visit

  • NEH Grant Application-writing Workshop
    Thursday, March 19 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Mark Twain Ballroom, Memorial Union

    Faculty and staff members at universities across Missouri are invited to a grant-writing workshop coordinated by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The workshop will include a general overview of NEH programs and initiatives, followed by a session devoted to specific issues involved in the writing and review of applications, including tips and strategies.

    To register, please complete this form or contact Amanda Schlink at 573-884-4482 or For more information, visit

Dean Michael J. O'Brien


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