Experiential Learning, Endless Opportunities

Your Foundation for Success

In the College of Arts and Sciences, you will find opportunities to explore, create, perform, write, research, travel, and gain experience through internships. You will also acquire the skills – leadership and teamwork, written and oral communication, critical thinking and problem solving – that employers are looking for now and which you will take with you into the future.

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More than 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students are pursuing a degree in the College of Arts and Sciences. Students participate in research, study abroad programs, field trips, internships, and community activities.



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Welcome to the College of Arts and Sciences   

Dean of Arts and Sciences

Welcome to the College of Arts and Sciences at ETSU. The College is the center of general education for the University and so touches on nearly every undergraduate student who graduates from ETSU. Our diverse faculty engage in teaching and study of topics that underpin our cultural and scientific development as a society. Read more...


The mission of the College of Arts and Sciences is to support the eighteen academic departments, three Centers of Excellence, and three museums in their efforts to help students develop responsive intellects: minds attuned to the beauties, the demands, and the opportunities within our natural, social, and cultural worlds.


  • Build a strong and diverse faculty
  • Maintain high quality undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Encourage interdisciplinary approaches to learning
  • Establish new graduate programs in appropriate areas
  • Expand faculty/student research
  • Increase research collaborations within and beyond the college
  • Promote community involvement
  • Maximize cultural opportunities in the region 

Gilbreath Hall - Arts and Sciences

East Tennessee State University

College of Arts and Sciences
P. O. Box 70730
Gilbreath Hall Room 206
441 Stout Drive
Johnson City, TN 37614-1710

Phone: 423-439-5671
Fax: 423-423-4645

Please contact our office staff to answer any questions you have.

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