Welcome to the 2021-2022 School Year!

Welcome to our incoming first-year class, new transfer students, and welcome back to our continuing students. If you have any questions about registering for classes or your program of study please email the College's Advisor Linda Fricker or the Dean David Bertolini, Dean. For more information about NDSU’s Protect the Herd, COVID-19 Updates.

The CEOs of YouTube, Slack and Whole Foods All Have Liberal Arts Degrees. Here's Why That Matters

Did you know!

Many of the founders of great companies have degrees in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences? Why? Because our degrees offer great majors and high-level sought after skills.

Although they did not attend NDSU, the following individuals have similar degrees that we offer: Airbnb - Joe Gebbia & Brian Chesky [Visual Arts], HP - Carly Fiorina [Philosophy & History], LinkedIn - Reid Hoffman [Philosophy], PayPal - Peter Thiel (Philosophy),  Salesforce - Parker Harris [English], YouTube - Susan Wojcicki [Literature & History].

Here is a great combination:
A degree in one of our programs and an  Entrepreneurship minor. This combination can provide you with the knowledge, skills, and desire you need to succeed.

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Graduates Apply Here

Experience AHSS

Three Reasons to Come Here:
  • Career minded + real skills.
  • Best value world-class degree in the region.
  • Hands-on research.

Thinking About Your Career: We Can Help

During these challenging times we are here to help. If you are thinking of attending one of our programs in the fall of 2021 or spring 2022 we have answers to your questions.

  • If you would like to visit NDSU and our Programs to help you decide click here.



Transfer Students with Military Credit OR AA/AS

As a current or former military individual who received 15 or more transferable credits for military training or with and AA/AS degree and wants to complete a 4-year degree may save a semester or more at NDSU if you major in Emergency Management, Political Science, or Criminal Justice.

Click here for more Information

Questions email Jessica Jensen



Want to Complete Your Degree?

Do you have a 2-year degree or  want to complete a degree you started a while ago?
Here are two ways to get information NOW:

Our College can help. We have many degree choices and a clear path to help make your transition easy.
Please contact Linda Fricker, College Academic Advisor today.

OR go to the NDSU Degree Completion Website.






News + Events

Kwame Anthony Appiah will present Understanding "Racisms" and Racialism followed by a moderated conversation for the Learning the Language of Diversity and Meaningful Inclusion Speaker Series. The…

2020 Red River Women's Studies Conference

When: Friday, October 23, 2020

Where: Online. See WGS event page for details.

This year's theme is "Imperfect History" to mark the 100th anniversary of the…

AHSS has two of your faculty members awarded the distinction as The Nice Center Entrepreneurship Fellows this fall! Congratulations to Meghan Duda, Dept. of Visual Arts and Ganapathy Mahalingam, Dept.…

Lecture title: “Yellow Wolf: A National Park Service Superintendent’s Story,”When: Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.mWhere: Minard Hall rm 230more information

When: February 5 through March 11 
Where; NDSU Beckworth Recital Hall
Free Admission and Free Parking

Click here for schedule and details!

The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, in coordination with the Departments of Emergency Management, Political Science, and Criminal Justice, are pleased to announce a new transfer…

Please Join Us for a Double Feature!

What: Two short films about early 20th century local history (30 minutes total, plus Q &A)

  • I Plan to Vote with My Daughters: The Story of Women’s Suffrage…

Showcase of Student Writing

When: Monday, December 9, 10:00am to 2:00pm,

Where: NDSU, Great Plains Ballroom, Memorial Union

Students across disciplines display and discuss their academic,…

Community Engagement Panel 3

When: Friday, November 8, 12 to 12:50pm,

Where: NDSU, Century Theater Memorial Union

Panelists: Fargo City Commissioner John Strand, Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd,…

The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, in coordination with the Departments of Emergency Management, Political Science, and Criminal Justice, are pleased to announce a new transfer…

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