Welcome to the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences inspires its students to think critically, act creatively, grow professionally, and change the world.
Our college offers an array of engaging and transformative learning opportunities, both locally and globally. Through a variety of endeavors, including directing government agencies, responding to community emergencies, designing public spaces, performing in plays and concerts, and winning Emmys, our graduates are making a notable impact on the world. I hope you will join us in contributing to the betterment of communities across the region, nation and globe.
Are you interested in crafting built environments, engaging in community art projects, becoming a writer or web designer, going on an archaeological dig in Samoa, or playing in the NDSU marching band? If so, you will want to become a part of our college. You will have opportunities to study in areas that allow you to broaden your perspectives, understand yourself and your everyday interactions, and realize your fullest potential.
We invite you to explore and enjoy the exciting possibilities offered by our college. Through getting involved in our programs and interacting with our faculty, you will discover new and rewarding dimensions of learning. You will also prepare yourself for the challenges that face us in the 21st century.
Please join us as we embrace the challenges of the future and strive to make the world a better place.
Kent Sandstrom, Dean
Visit us and see if we are the University for you. Prospective students may schedule a visit by calling 1-800-488-NDSU or request a visit through the NDSU Office of Admissions online service.
The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award Winners
Each year the College recognizes the accomplishments of an alumnus from the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, by presenting them with the Distinguished Alumni Award. Award winners are selected by the AHSS Advisory Board in the fall.
|Award Year||Award Recipient||Year Graduated/Major|
|2015||Amy Jacobson||2009 Women & Gender Studies|
|2014||Lindsey Rendlen Latzke||2003 Communication|
|2013||Carol Larsen||1960 Speech|
|2012||Bipasha Ray||2002 Mass Communication|
|2011||Duane Champagne||1973 Mathematics|
1976 M.A. Social Sciences
|2010||Michael Krueger||1971 Speech|
|2009||Leon Carroll||1972 Economics|
|2008||Steven Murdock||1970 Social Science|
|2007||Kurt Witt||1991 Music Education|
|2005||Charles E. Turner||1987 Sociology/Criminal Justice|
|2004||Kurt Knudsen||1965 M.A. Performing Arts|
|2003||Michael Olsen||1973 Drama|
|2002||Dale Sandstrom||1972 Political Science|
|2001||Leo Kim||1975 University Studies|
|2000||Wayne Kranzler||1972 English|
January 23 to March 5