Take a [virtual] journey through the Arts and Sciences

Over the course of this extraordinary spring and summer, you’ve learned the lesson of resilience and have experienced the power of human connection.

Our world is a challenging and ever-changing place, and the process of earning an undergraduate degree from the College of Arts and Sciences is the key to becoming a productive member of today’s society. It is a unique lifelong asset — one that you can customize step-by-step in accordance with your vision for the future — that will equip you with the critical thinking skills and intellectual flexibility to succeed over the long term. It will challenge you to learn and address the deep human, social and scientific challenges that face your generation.

We invite you to connect with us virtually by matching your many interests to our academic programs through our unique explore tool, registering to join us for a live academic overview, hearing from some of our students, skimming through our interactive brochures and exploring campus through our virtual map.

We’re so inspired by your potential, and can’t wait to see how you’ll use your talents to create a better future.

Best wishes,
Ohio State College of Arts and Sciences

Questions? Contact us to learn more.

Meet with current students

You have questions, and we have answers! Join us as current Arts and Sciences students share how they navigate our many majors and minors, discuss their favorite places on campus, talk about how they build their communities and more.

We want all individuals to engage fully in our online events. If you need accommodations such as captioning, please email discoverasc@osu.edu. We appreciate 14 days’ notice, but we will make every effort to accommodate all requests.

Online Academic Overviews

Visual and performing arts

Learn how we can help you maximize your talents as a working artist, hone your writing skills and sharpen your analytical ability while taking a fresh look at ways the arts influenced history and continue to shape lives today.

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Humanities

The humanities are foundational for careers as writers, entrepreneurs, educators and more. Access one of the country’s largest gatherings of top scholars and studies in languages, literatures and cultures.

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Natural and mathematical sciences

Learn from and conduct research with top experts in high-impact areas, from energy and the environment to medicine and data analytics.

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Social and behavioral sciences

Study at the intersection of science and what makes us human, integrating multiple viewpoints, encouraging critical discourse and analyzing global perspective.

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Humanities: discover your passion

The arts are bold, innovative and exciting

Diversity Matters

Diversity Matters

There is no such thing as a typical arts and sciences student. Our 17,000+ students represent a wide variety of ethnic, racial, economic and cultural backgrounds from all around the country and the world. Mix, match and combine programs, activities and interests to build an educational journey that is authentically you.

Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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Hear from our students

As an arts and sciences student, you'll push boundaries every day

As an arts and sciences student, you'll push boundaries every day

From mountain peaks to ocean depths, on campus and abroad, in the lab and in the studio, explore the map below to see where your journey in the arts and sciences will take you.

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