The College of Arts & Sciences provides a superior undergraduate education in the social and behavioral sciences, languages, English, and the creative and performing arts.  Faculty members in the College, educated in the finest universities both in the United States and abroad, are dedicated to teaching using traditional and non-traditional instructional methods, as well as modern information technologies.  Additionally, the faculty members of the College seek to remain on the cutting edge of scholarship, research and artistic production as reflected in books and articles accepted by leading publishing houses and scholarly journals. Artistic efforts created by faculty in the College are presented at nationally respected galleries and performance centers.

The College also includes the Louisiana Folklife Center and Creole Center as part of its commitment to community service, research and preservation of Louisiana’s precious resources.