College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

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Mitchell Buford Building

The College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering offers several Master of Arts and Master of Science degrees including the Master of Arts in English and the Master of Arts in Writing through the Department of English; the Master of Arts in History and the Master of Arts in Public History through the Department of History; the Master of Science in Geographic Information Science through the Department of Geography; the Master of Science in Criminal Justice through the Department of Politics, Justice, Law, and Philosophy; the Master of Professional Studies through the Department of Interdisciplinary and Professional Studies; the Master of Science in Applied Manufacturing Engineering in the Department of Engineering and Technology; the Master of Science in Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics; the Master of Social Work in the Department of Social Work; and the Master of Science in Family and Community Services and the Joint Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Family and Community Services in the Department of Psychology and Sociology.

A Message from the Dean

Dr. Sara Lynn Baird

Dr. Sara Lynn Baird

Welcome to the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering (CASE) at the University of North Alabama. The College, comprised of 19 departments and the School of the Arts, includes over 200 full-time faculty and staff and over 3000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs. We offer over 60 unique majors and minors with a wide array of degrees and curricular concentrations. The largest and most diverse college on campus, the CASE includes arts, humanities, STEM areas, and social sciences. The College is committed to providing an environment within our campus and community that fosters knowledge, skill, artistic and cultural enrichment, research, and discovery by supporting independence, creativity, and innovation with a strong emphasis on experiential opportunities.

In the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, we are proud to offer an intimate and nurturing atmosphere that offers opportunities for interaction with faculty and administrators. I invite you to explore our departmental and college website for information about our various departments, programs, and opportunities.

UNA was designated in 2020 and 2021 as one of the best Regional Universities by US News and World Report and we achieved Top Producer of Fulbright Awards status two years in a row for 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. Intelligent.com has ranked UNA third in the state among colleges in Alabama. Our faculty consistently exhibit excellence in the classroom and are dedicated to providing an exceptional learning environment for our students. Many of our faculty excel in research productivity and creative activity, nationally and internationally.

We hope you will consider joining our academic family where you can follow your passion. If you would like additional information about the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering or any of our programs, please contact CASE@una.edu. For information about campus visits or tours, please visit our Schedule a Tour webpage.

The College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering students, faculty, and staff are dedicated to the highest standards of excellence. As we approach the beginning of our third century of service to Alabama and beyond, we are proud of our heritage and excited about our future.

Roar Lions!

Sara Lynn Baird, PhD
Dean and Professor