College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences.

Providing An Excellent Liberal Arts and Sciences Education

The College of Arts and Sciences provides a premier learning experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels through the faculty’s dedication to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. In addition to offering General Education Curriculum courses for all students in the University, programs in the College prepare students for employment and advanced studies in graduate and professional schools. We are committed to creating a learning community rich in faculty-student collaboration on research and scholarly endeavors and providing guided experiences through internships, community-based learning, and practical experiences. We are dedicated to promoting an appreciation of diversity and instilling intellectual habits of mind necessary for living life fully in an ever-changing world.

Research, Scholarship, Seminar and Internship Opportunities

CAS Internship Opportunities

CAS Scholarship Opportunities

Interdepartmental Science Colloquium Schedule - .docx

WIU-QC Seminars: The Social Entrepreneurship Salon - Flyer


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WIU Video Tour


WIU Students Awarded Mary Olive Woods Scholarships

WIU Nursing Students to Participate in Shanghai International Nursing Skills Contest

WIU Physics Department Ranked Second Nationally Among Master's Degree Institutions

WIU Department of Geography Hosting Photography Contest

Congratulations to our faculty who won Provost's Awards for Academic Excellence:
  • Febe Pamonag, History - Multicultural Teaching
  • Julia Albarracin, Political Science - Internationalizing the Campus
  • Shawn Meagher, Biological Sciences - Teaching
  • Thomas Hegna, Geology - Teaching with Technology

Hoover Estate Gift Benefits WIU Physics and Chemistry

McNabb Chosen to Deliver "The Great Courses" Lecture Series on The Renaissance

WIU Film Minor Provides Wide Variety of Cinematic Experience

Kibbe Station Hosts Wounded Warrior Project Outing

Norm and Judy Rocke Establish Two Scholarships at WIU

Dennis A. Lubbs Memorial Geography Scholarship Established

Invitation to the CAS 10th Annual Scholars, Donors, and Alumni Recognition Dinner - November 5, 2016

Highlights & Upcoming Events

History Colloquium - Flyer

Title: "Contesting the Health Authorities' 'Leper Collecting Trips' to the Philippine Provinces, 1900s-1930s" 
Presenter: Dr. Febe Pamonag, Associate Professor
Date: Thursday, October 27
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Place: Morgan Hall 453

History Election Panel 


Janna Deitz, Professor, Department of Political Science
Greg Baldi, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Peter Cole, Professor, Department of History

Moderator:  Tim Roberts, Associate Professor, Department of History  

Date: Thursday, October 27
Time: 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Place: Malpass Library Garden Lounge

CAS Student Council presents the "Last Lecture" presentation, "Where is Your Heimant? How I Found My Intellectual Home and You Can Too."

Presenter: Ute Chamberlin, Associate Professor, History

Date: Wednesday, November 2
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Morgan Hall 109

Hands Holding Haiti - November 2
Distinguished Alumna Roxanne Hori Presentation - Flyer

Date: Friday November 4
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Place: Morgan Hall 109

Shaw to Speak at WIU - Flyer

Date: Tuesday, November 15
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Place: Stipes Hall 121

Shakespeare Film Festival Comes to WIU - Flyer