We provide the insights, creativity, and enrichment of the fine arts, the humanities and the social sciences within the land-grant mission of North Dakota State University.
The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences embraces the teaching, research, creative activities and service objectives of NDSU's land grant mission, and the needs of a diverse constituency.
The College is committed to:
- Providing its students the highest quality of preparation in an atmosphere that promotes intellectual vigor, critical inquiry, citizenship, and creative decision-making requisite for personal growth and professional success;
- Encouraging in its faculty exemplary scholarship of teaching, research, and service, leading to significant publications and performances;
- Invigorating the tradition of outreach through enriching performance, presentation and cultural understanding.
- In its vision to realize human potential and achievements, the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is guided by the qualities of creativity, ethical integrity, and mutual respect.
We help prepare you for an exciting future! In addition to providing the preparation needed to earn a livelihood in our highly competitive society, the aims of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences also concern development of the inner resources of individual students so they may realize fully their own value and dignity as persons.
This development of the student includes acquiring accurate knowledge in several areas to facilitate full mental growth and to prevent distorted judgments, developing ability to think and express ideas clearly regarding this knowledge, understanding one's internal world as well as knowing and respecting the external one, providing opportunities for developing talent, and acquiring and perfecting skills.
The diversity of courses offered within the college permits students to explore various fields to aid them in career decisions.