Quick Facts

Established: 1841
Accrediting Body: SACSCOC
Enrollment: 945
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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Chew Earns International Psychology Honor
Distinguished Member status is the highest honor offered by Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology. It has been conferred upon only 40 individuals in the organization’s 90-year history. 
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Computer Science Students Work At Forefront of Technological Revolution
When computer science professor Greg Kawell secured a grant to purchase four new virtual reality units, he asked the Samford community for project ideas. The response was overwhelming, and Kawell’s computer science students worked across disciplines to develop VR projects throughout the university. 
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Samford STEM Scholar Prepares to Fight Growing Cybersecurity Threat
A summer research experience immersed Burks in cutting-edge exploration of remote sensing and cybersecurity. The latter was of special interest, and helped him and his research partners develop a way to train computer networks to mitigate malware attacks.