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Join our academic community of 10,000 students in 54 majors and 75 minors across departments and programs in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

Ready to pursue an undergraduate major or graduate degree in the College of Arts and Sciences? Learn about requirements and deadlines, and connect with resources and information to help guide you through every step of the admissions process.
 

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Current College of Arts and Sciences Students

Jude Stone
Jude Stone, Political Science ‘21

Jude Stone class of ‘21 is studying Political Science at the UO with minors in Legal Studies, Queer Studies and Theatre Arts.

“The University of Oregon has given me the incredible opportunity to ground my research on racial and Queer justice in experiential advocacy,” Stone said. “Over the last four years, I’ve had the privilege of working with incarcerated people at Oregon State Prison, helping pass environmental reform laws with OSPIRG Students and writing a thesis on how race impacts hate crime convictions for Trans-femme murder victims.”

 

Tony Lovincey
Tony Lovincey, Global Studies and Political Science ’21

Tony Lovincey class of ’22 is double-majoring in Global Studies and Political Science.

“Throughout my UO experience, the incredible faculty has offered the best opportunity to piece together solutions to many of the world’s problems on a global scale.”

 

Explore Further

College of Arts and Sciences students have the ability to apply for both college and department-level funding in addition to UO-wide scholarships. 

Scholarships and Funding

Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our teaching and research, and we are here to help all our students succeed.

Diversity and Inclusion Resources

 

Some of the most important learning can happen outside the classroom. Hands-on learning experiences not only enrich your education, they prepare you for your future career. Find out what you can do in CAS!

Hands-on Learning Opportunities

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World-Class Faculty

Our faculty are world-class and award-winning scholars, and include winners of the Nobel Prize and the National Medal of Science and members of prestigious organizations such as the National Academy of Sciences and the American Association of Arts and Sciences, and they bring in tens of millions of dollars in new grants annually.

They are also passionate, accomplished teachers who care about their students. In CAS, you will learn directly from teachers at the top of their fields who care about your success.

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Living and Learning in Eugene, Oregon

Referred to as “a great city for the arts and outdoors,” Eugene is the quintessential college town that frequently turns up on lists of the best places to live, as well as those that are environmentally conscious and bicycle-friendly cities. Whether on campus or off, you’ll find a community that embraces students seeking everything from the arts, nightlife, sporting events, and family-friendly recreation.

College of Arts and Sciences Events

LT 199 - Self Study Language Program Orientation Meeting
Sep29
LT 199 - Self Study Language Program Orientation Meeting Sep 29 MCK 175
What was Natural Magic and What Does it Have to do with Science?
Sep29
What was Natural Magic and What Does it Have to do with Science? Sep 29 Museum of Natural and Cultural History
“Black Pro Se: Authorship and the Limits of Law in 19th-Century African American Literature”
Sep30
“Black Pro Se: Authorship and the Limits of Law in 19th-Century African American Literature” Sep 30 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall (PLC)
New UO Student Trips - WOW Inflatable Kayaking Trips
Sep30
New UO Student Trips - WOW Inflatable Kayaking Trips Sep 30 Outdoor Program (OP) Barn
Labor History Lecture Series: Matt Garcia
Oct3
Labor History Lecture Series: Matt Garcia Oct 3 William W. Knight Law Center
Charlotte Coté: "c̓uumaʕas. The River that Runs through Us"
Oct6
Charlotte Coté: "c̓uumaʕas. The River that Runs through Us" Oct 6 Lillis Business Complex
Human Physiology Seminar Series with Charlotte (Charlie) Stagg, PhD
Oct7
Human Physiology Seminar Series with Charlotte (Charlie) Stagg, PhD Oct 7
“Casting Health? The Politics of Genomic Science, Precision Medicine, and Race in India and North America”
Oct7
“Casting Health? The Politics of Genomic Science, Precision Medicine, and Race in India and North America” Oct 7 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall (PLC)
Native Plant Tours
Oct15
Native Plant Tours Oct 15 Museum of Natural and Cultural History
"Prudence and Curiosity in the Early Modern Collection" symposium
Oct21
"Prudence and Curiosity in the Early Modern Collection" symposium Oct 21 Museum of Natural and Cultural History