Howard College of Arts and Sciences
With 13 departments and more than 30 majors, Howard College is the historic heart of Samford University.
Heart of Samford
As the oldest and largest division, Howard College of Arts and Sciences is the historic heart of Samford University. We provide a liberal arts education rooted in Christian thought and practice to all undergraduate students through our three divisions: Humanities, Behavioral and Social Sciences and STEM.
Our curriculum combining classroom instruction, faculty-guided research and engaged learning opportunities, ensures you graduate with critical thinking, creative problem-solving and effective communication skills that are essential for succeeding in today's competitive job market. Some of our most distinguished alums credit their liberal arts education at Samford for their success.
Behavioral and Social Sciences
Investigate human behavior, culture and society through the Behavioral and Social Sciences, which include the departments of Communication and Media, Geography and Sociology, Psychology, and Political Science. You will explore various aspects of human social phenomena, including how people interact, how social and economic systems, beliefs and values shape our lives, and how societies change.