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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.

What's New?

  • VERMILLION, S.D. – Dean Michael Kruger, Ph.D., presented five faculty members in the University of South Dakota College of Arts & Sciences with awards for their teaching, research and service at the college’s annual meeting in April.
  • 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.

  • Darlene Farabee (chair of USD's English department) and Travis D. Williams (University of Rhode Island) discuss A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Scholars in Conversation talk on Saturday. The discussion was part of the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival.

Featured Program: Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical engineering links the fields of biology and engineering to provide solutions to medical and biological problems. Students who graduate with a degree in biomedical engineering are well-prepared for a future in South Dakota’s emerging medical technology industry.

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Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Degree at USD