Quick Facts

Established: 1841
Accrediting Body: SACSCOC
Enrollment: 1,005
Alumni: 16,700
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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Philosophy to Host Discussion of Gerard Manley Hopkins Nov. 29
Samford University’s Philosophy Department will host a faculty panel discussion on the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins Nov. 29 at 3 p.m. in Chapman Hall 133. 
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Samford to Host Tournées French Film Festival Nov. 5-19
The Tournées Film Festival uses an interdisciplinary approach to grow and broaden the audience for French cinema, including students who are not studying French or who are not familiar with French culture. 
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Samford Gathers Scholars for Dante Conference
The TCIT project seeks to promote a national conversation about the place of the Christian intellectual tradition in higher education. In particular, it seeks to help faculty from across the disciplines to develop effective strategies for teaching this tradition, cultivating younger scholars who are still mastering their craft while providing opportunities for more experienced faculty to explore new pedagogies.