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College of Arts & Sciences

Part of a bigger ecosystem—one that is growing more diverse and global than ever.

With 42 majors in the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and fine arts, the College of Arts & Sciences spans a vast territory of human knowledge and provides the foundation of the liberal arts at Drake. Your experience in the college will combine breadth and depth—exposure to an impressive range of ideas and thorough immersion in fascinating projects.

Whatever your area of interest, you will learn to write well, to think critically and creatively, to pose powerful questions, and to search out the answers. You will also gain an exceptional preparation for future success, whether your plans lead you into graduate study, law or medical school, or directly to employment.

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Art & Design
Artificial Intelligence
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Biology
Computer Science
Environmental Science
International Relations
Kinesiology
Math Education
Mathematics
Psychology
Law, Politics, & Society
Music
Open Enrolled
Physics and Astronomy
Political Science
Religion and Philosophy
Sociology: Culture and Society
Theatre
World Languages and Cultures

Faculty Contacts—Connect with us today!

Major
Faculty Contact
Connect with Me
Email
Biochemistry Cell and Molecular Biology
Marc Bush
Blackboard Collaborative Ultra 1-3 p.m.
Phone: +1-571-392-7650 PIN: 793 288 8634
Biology
Marc Bush
Blackboard Collaborative Ultra 1-3 p.m.
Phone: +1-571-392-7650 PIN: 793 288 8634
Chemistry
Maria Bohorquez
Computer Science
Tim Urness
 
Data Analytics
Tim Urness
 
Environmental Science & Sustainability
Keith Summerville
History
Glenn McKnight
International Relations
Debra DeLaet
Kinesiology
David Senchina
Law, Politics, & Society
Renee Cramer
Mathematics
Dan Alexander
 
Music
Leslie Marrs
 
Neuroscience and Psychology
Jill Allen
(515) 271-2861 between 9 a.m.—12 p.m.
Open-Enrolled
Natalie Bayer
Philosophy
Leah Kalmanson
Physics/Astronomy
Adina Kilpatrick
Politics
Rachel Caufield
Religion
Leah Kalmanson
Sociology, Anthropology/Sociology, Rhetoric, Media and Social Change
Joseph Schneider
Sociology, Anthropology/Sociology, Rhetoric, Media and Social Change
Daria Trentini
Sociology, Anthropology/Sociology, Rhetoric, Media and Social Change
Nancy Berns
 
Theatre
John Pomeroy
World Languages & Cultures
Marc Pinheiro-Cadd