The College of Arts and Humanities comprises six departments which offer programs of study leading to baccalaureate and associate degrees as listed below:

Bachelor of Arts

Art Education
English Education
Foreign Language
Foreign Language Education
International Studies
Political Science
Public History
Rehabilitation Science
Social Studies Education
Speech Education


Bachelor of Fine Arts

Creative Writing
Creative Writing Education

Bachelor of
Music Education

Music Education


Associate of Arts

General Education



Associate of Science

Criminal Justice
Ozark-Ouachita Studies




With the exception of the Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies, the degree programs within the College of Arts and Humanities are administered by the various departments. The Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies is administered by the Academic Advising Center.  

In addition to the degree programs offered, the College of Arts and Humanities also offers minors in Anthropology, Art, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, English, French, Geography, German, History, Italian/Latin, Japanese, Journalism, Latin American Studies, Military Science, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Rehabilitation Science, Religious Studies, Sociology, Spanish, Speech Communication, Strategic Studies, Teaching English as a Second Language, and Theatre. The college also supervises the pre-professional curriculum in law and is extensively involved in the General Education program.

Through these degree and pre-professional curricula, the departments in the College prepare graduates for a variety of challenging and rewarding careers, either directly or via continued graduate or professional studies. These curricula are designed not only to develop theoretical and technical expertise in the fine arts, humanities, and social sciences, but also to nurture the ability to think clearly and express ideas persuasively.

Through its general education commitment and elective offerings, the college's faculty contributes to the broadening of the knowledge and experience of all graduates of Arkansas Tech University by promoting basic competence in communication skills, by fostering an appreciation and understanding of our cultural heritage and current world affairs, and by developing problem-solving techniques.