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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?

  • Seal o the University of South Dakota
    VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota will now offer a Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience with specializations available in cognitive neuroscience or molecular and cellular neuroscience, following approval from the South Dakota Board of Regents (SDBOR).
  • 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.

  • The Sioux Falls Argus Leader published a story on yet another USD College of Arts & Sciences graduate--Gary Metz, '61 B.S., Applied Science--who helped land humans on the moon.

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