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

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Arts

  • Art
  • Art Education
  • Communication
  • English
  • English Education
  • Foreign Language
  • Foreign Language Education
  • History
  • International Studies
  • Journalism
  • Music
  • Political Science
  • Public History
  • Psychology
  • Rehabilitation Science
  • Sociology
  • 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


College of Arts & Humanities Minors

  • 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
  • Theatre

The college also supervises the pre-professional curriculum in law and is extensively involved in the General Education program.


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.

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.