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    North Carolina Central University
  Dec 16, 2017
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

College of Arts and Sciences

Carlton Wilson, Dean
Veronica Nwosu, Associate Dean
Telephone:  (919) 530-6794
Fax:  (919) 530-6790
Main Office:  115 Farrison-Newton Communications Building


The College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) promotes North Carolina Central University’s commitment to excellence in scholarship and teaching, research, service, academic integrity, entrepreneurship, and principle-centered leadership. As a reflection of the cultural and intellectual diversity of the campus and the global community, the CAS engages students in multi-cultural learning and interdisciplinary collaboration.  The college provides opportunities to cultivate rich theoretical knowledge and develop relevant practical skills for students to excel intellectually, artistically and professionally.


The College of Arts and Sciences will be recognized as a body of outstanding educators, who generate an engaging environment of teaching, research, and service for educating and graduating diverse and well trained students who are equipped with impressive communication and critical thinking skills, subject knowledge, social consciousness, leadership skills and professional values that will allow them to make meaningful contributions to the global community through the discovery, dissemination, and advancement of knowledge in the liberal arts and sciences.


The College of Arts and Sciences consists of the following departments and programs:

  • Army ROTC (Military Science)
  • Aerospace Studies
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • CREST/NASA Centers
  • Environmental Earth & Geospatial Sciences
  • General Education Curriculum
  • Global Studies Program
  • History
  • Language and Literature
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Music
  • NC-Health Careers
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Theatre and Dance

Aerospace Studies

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Biological and Biomedical Sciences

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Chemistry and Biochemistry

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Environmental and Geographic Science

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Interdisciplinary Studies

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Language and Literature

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Mass Communication

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Pharmaceutical Sciences

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