Welcome to the College of Arts and Sciences (COAS). Our offices are located on the third floor of the Central Academic Building (CAB) in suite 348.

The Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences is Dr. Mirley Balasubramanya.

The College of Arts & Sciences is home to Science and Mathematics, Social Sciences, and Arts and Sciences. The College is comprised of the following academic programs: Biology, Chemistry, Criminology, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology, Mathematics, Physics, Geology, Geography, History, Communications, English, Spanish, Water Resources, and Writing.

Our current Writer-in-Residence is Laurie Ann Guerrero, San Antonio (2014-2016) and State of Texas Poet Laureate (2016).

The College sponsors the Institute for Water Resources Science and Technology (IWRST) headed by Dr. Rudolph Rosen.

The College of Arts and Sciences offers thirty-six undergraduate degrees and a Master of Arts in English.  These degrees prepare our students to excel in an everchanging world. The Arts and Science curriculum engages student learning to see, learn, and understand in a culturally diverse environment generating possibilities both beyond and from within to challenge and achieve academic excellence.

Our faculty are committed to student academic development and enhancing professional skills in preparation for post-baccalaureate education and employment by providing opportunities for critical thinking and research. The curriculum builds on foundational knowledge required for all academic degree programs at the University, emphasizing communication skills, analytical reasoning, and independent thought. Our faculty excel in teaching, scholarship, and service.

We are proud to serve the needs of all students, traditional and non-traditional, domestic or foreign, and in affirmation of our University mission, our students are encouraged to flex and apply intellectual curiosity in order to improve skills, acquire knowledge, and develop abilities, so that, in turn, he or she will enrich his or her community, health, and environment.

You are invited to explore what A&M-San Antonio has to offer you. Discover how our mission is to serve you.

Contact Us:
Phone: 210-784-2225
Fax:     210-784-2299

Mailing Address:
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Central Academic Building
One University Way
San Antonio, Texas 78224

Office Hours
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Science and Mathematics

For the student wanting to pursue a degree in Biology, Psychology and Math.

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Arts and Humanities

For students wanting a degree in English, Communications, History, Women's Studies and Spanish.

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Social Sciences

For students wanting a degree in Criminology, Political Science, and Sociology.

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