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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?

  • The University of South Dakota in the fall is beautiful.
    VERMILLION, S.D. – The South Dakota Board of Regents recently approved an undergraduate minor in nonprofit studies, allowing USD students to be more competitive in the growing nonprofit sector.
  • 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.

  • Faculty, staff and students in the College of Arts & Sciences, come get your free t-shirt if you haven't already received one. Derek Zomer, enrollment advisor, can barely move with all of the boxes in his office (A&S building, Room 213)!

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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