Dean: Takita Sumter, Ph.D.

The College of Arts & Sciences at Winthrop University educates students through a stimulating mix of community-engaged and cutting edge programs in the humanities, social sciences, STEM disciplines, and professional fields. By offering a distinctive general education program and promoting high-impact practices throughout the College, our faculty and staff sustain a learning environment where students gain the knowledge, skills, and foundation in critical thinking that prepare them for rewarding careers, professional and graduate programs, and lifelong informed citizenship.


Browse the College of Arts and Sciences Collections:


Chemistry, Physics, & Geology

College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Publications



Human Nutrition

Mass Communication


Philosophy & Religious Studies

Political Science


Social Work

Sociology, Criminology, & Anthropology

World Languages & Cultures