About COAS

Embrace diversity and follow your passion

As a College of Arts and Sciences student, we'll help you discover your passion and develop it into a fulfilling life long career. You will build the knowledge and versatile skills necessary to excel in a constantly changing world. Our world-class faculty and staff will guide you through innovative research, hands on experiences and specialized programs of study to match any interest. Your UW-Eau Claire liberal arts and sciences education will prepare you to be an engaged critical thinker and leader in society.

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Committed to principles of knowledge

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to the principles that human knowledge is one of our most valuable possessions and that colleges and universities have a special societal role and responsibility to safeguard, and build that knowledge.

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Student-first approach to teaching

Our faculty and staff will challenge you to discover and acquire through research and hands-on experiences the knowledge and skills to make you a leader in your profession. We prepare for a career and a life you will love and cherish.

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Building lasting relationships

We’ll provide you with diverse research and active participation opportunities to engage with the community. The work you do as a student will help bring people together to enhance social, cultural and economic opportunities for the entire community.

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Get involved to help plan for the future

It takes a lot of talented people working together to provide an education this great. We're always looking for interested and active students, faculty and staff to serve on our academic, curriculum and diversity advisory committees.

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