Exploration and Understanding

First-class laboratories and innovative curriculum give our undergraduate students exceptional opportunities to participate in collaboration and research.

One-on-one mentorship

Students develop meaningful relationships with talented, experienced professors who are leaders in their fields.

Different Perspectives

The College of Arts and Sciences promotes imagination, research, and questioning to inspire lifelong intellectual curiousity.

Tools for the Future

Explore your field through internships and practicums, linking your education to career options or postgraduate study.

Local to Global

Arts and Sciences students are immersed in the practice of learning, from the Iowa prairies to the Galápagos Islands.

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 students for productive careers, 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 students to lay the groundwork for careers 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
April 20, 2014
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
April 21, 2014
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
April 22, 2014
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
A&S News
April 15, 2014
On Wednesday, April 16, Drake University will host a special program for language immersion students from Merrill Middle School to celebrate Pan American Day. The students will participate in Drake Spanish courses in the morning and have the opportunity to celebrate Pan American dance and music at a performance by Drake students in Olmsted Center in the afternoon.
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