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College of Arts & Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences supports the mission of Georgia Southwestern by providing outstanding education in the Core Curriculum as well as degrees in a wide array of disciplines. The use of evidence-based best practices in instruction along with ongoing assessments of student learning ensure the excellence of our educational programs.  Intellectual, personal, and social growth for students, faculty, staff, and the community are fostered through active programs of creative and scholarly work, co-curricular opportunities, and engagement with the community.



Chemistry, Geology & Physics

English & Modern Languages

History & Political Science


Music, Communication, & Emerging Media

Psychology & Sociology

Visual Arts

General Studies


College of Arts & Sciences

Crawford Wheatley Hall

229-931-2270 fax

Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm

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The Mission of the College of Arts and Sciences of Georgia Southwestern State University is to provide educational opportunities that emphasize intellectual development, knowledge, leadership, and skills that will allow students to prosper throughout their lives as productive, informed, involved citizens. The College strives to provide an environment where the free exchange of ideas, high standards of scholarship, and creativity prevail. The College is committed to offering educational opportunities that meet the needs of its students through fundamental course work for the University and by offering major programs that assist students in clarifying and achieving their professional and educational goals.

GSW was ranked #2 in 2018 Best Online Colleges Offering Bachelor's in Criminal Justice Degrees by SR Education Group.

GSW was named #3 in 2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Criminal Justice Degrees by SR Education Group.

All programs offered through the College of Arts and Sciences are accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, masters, and specialist degrees.

The Mend Exhibition represents the collected efforts of students and teachers on four continents and more than a dozen schools within the United States. This collection demonstrates the use of art as a voice and shows student accomplishments during the pandemic. 
Mend Exhibit Book