Inquiry and Analysis

Innovative curricula, talented faculty, and small class sizes inspire questioning, discussion, and lifelong intellectual curiosity.

Creative Expression

From the classroom to the performance hall, our professors create a learning environment that fosters creativity and partnership.

Mentorship and Collaboration

With access to first-class laboratories and opportunities to collaborate with professors who are leaders in their fields, you can participate in meaningful research from your first semester.

Local to Global

Numerous field study and international experiences allow you to engage firsthand with learning: from the Iowa prairies to the Galapagos Islands.

Tools for the Future

Intensive experiences at Drake allow you to connect to internships and practicums, linking your eduction to career options or postgraduate study.

The College of Arts and Sciences is a community of life-long learners engaged in the creative use of knowledge, culture, and reflection to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Through its interdisciplinary programs, offerings in the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities and fine arts, the college prepares you for a productive career, active leadership and responsible citizenship in the global and diverse community of the future.

The College offers degree programs in the full range of arts and sciences disciplines and interdisciplinary programs, enabling you to lay the groundwork for a career in business, the arts, and the professions, including teaching.

It also provides the liberal education experiences for students in the University's undergraduate professional programs, and, through its School of Fine Arts, addresses the artistic needs of all members of the Drake community.

A&S Events
September 2, 2014
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
September 5, 2014
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
September 6, 2014
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
A&S News
August 14, 2014
Each piece of artwork, stemming from a single point of illumination in an otherwise completely darkened gallery, invites viewers to consider intersections between the real and imaginary. Matson Lume will provide an introduction to his work at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 5 at the Harmon Fine Arts Center, Room 336.