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College of Arts & Sciences

We provide the greatest range of undergraduate and graduate programs in the state of South Dakota.

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The College of Arts & Sciences is the intellectual foundation of USD, offering students a top-notch liberal arts education in the humanities, social sciences and sciences.

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  • graphic for Tom Brokaw and Robert Legvold event.
    VERMILLION, S.D. – University of South Dakota alumni Tom Brokaw and Robert Legvold will hold a book signing after their Oct. 18 public forum scheduled from 7-8:30 p.m. in Aalfs Auditorium on the USD campus. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets required....
  • Arts and Sciences scholarships

    Each year the College of Arts & Sciences awards more than $1.2 million in scholarships, awards and prizes to students across its academic departments.

  • Biology major Taylor Kruisselbrink displays a salamander from Jake Kerby's lab on Friday at the Muenster University Center as she disseminates information about the Women in STEM organization at USD.

Featured Program: Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Beta Kappa is the most prestigious academic society for undergraduates in the United States, and USD is the only institution of higher learning public or private in the state of South Dakota with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter.

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Phi Beta Kappa