2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

College of Sciences and Humanities

M. McCarthy, Dean; J. Coleman, Associate Dean; K. Smith, Associate Dean; Sheryl Stump, Associate Dean


The College of Sciences and Humanities equips students with the skills and knowledge they need to be innovative, responsible, and globally engaged twenty-first century citizens.

This College is the largest college at Ball State University; it encompasses disciplines in humanities, social sciences, and mathematical, natural, and computer sciences, and offers more than 80 majors in 16 academic departments. The College provides students with educational experiences designed to enhance their ability to analyze situations, think critically, solve complex problems, and communicate clearly.

Its programs retain the core elements of a traditional liberal arts degree. Students learn alongside their professors in the classroom and the community, broadening their social, cultural, and scientific horizons.