Quick Facts

Established: 1841
Accrediting Body: SACSCOC
Enrollment: 945
Departments: 14
Majors and Concentrations: 45
Dean: Timothy D. Hall
As the heart of Samford University, Howard College of Arts and Sciences inspires students to a lifetime of inquiry and service through engaged learning, faculty research and vocational discovery within the liberal arts and the Christian ethical and intellectual traditions.

Latest News

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New Courses Will Address African American Experience, Race in Popular Media
Howard College of Arts and Sciences challenged its faculty to propose new courses that address racial justice and help students apply interdisciplinary, integrative knowledge to challenging problems 
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CAMWS Honors Todd With Ovatio
In recognition of Randy Todd’s long service to CAMWS, the organization honored him with one of three 2020 Ovationes–recited and written Latin citations presented by distinguished colleagues and later published in the Classical Journal. 
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Samford Debaters Defeat Elite Teams at Season Opener
Samford University’s debate team continues to shine even in the pandemic-transformed world of intercollegiate competition, defeating top teams at the virtual season opener hosted by Northwestern University Sept. 18-21.