The College of Arts and Letters provides study in the areas of art, communication arts, languages, literature, history, music, philosophy, and theatre.
Our mission is to promote the humanities as a way of understanding the global culture in which we live. Expert faculty provide a structured, creative learning environment that enables students to ask questions, solve problems, and take risks as they gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes for a meaningful and productive life as global citizens.
A wide array of courses that offer opportunities in undergraduate research, service learning, internships, study abroad, and senior projects demonstrate faculty dedication to giving students learning experiences with the highest impact.
Departments & Programs
The African American Studies program (AAST) is an interdisciplinary program of study about the history and culture of African Americans in the United States and the connections to the peoples of Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America.
APSU's art & design program offers studies in drawing, digital media, graphic design, illustration, painting, photography, ceramics, printmaking, sculpture, and art education.
Interdisciplinary training for examining the complex questions and practice related to women and gender. Offers a wide range of courses that focus on gender, race, class, sexual orientation, sexual identity, and disabilities. Students develop knowledge, sklls, and resources to contribute to the area of social justice locally, nationally, and internationally.