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School of Arts & Sciences
Welcome to the School of Arts & Sciences
Welcome to the School of Arts and Sciences, the intellectual heart of Oakwood University and the university’s largest and most diverse School. We offer a variety of academic choices and multiple opportunities for success. As the academic core of Oakwood, the School of Arts and Sciences fosters educational excellence, intellectual inquiry, discovery and unmatched access through our unique collection of programs in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities.
With over six hundred select students majoring and minoring in the arts and sciences, and award winning faculty in seven academic departments, the college brims with intellectual and creative energy.
From a first year student’s first days all the way through to graduation, the arts and sciences offer plenty to engage the curious, active mind. Classes, research, study abroad, visiting scholars, artists and performances, internships, experiments for kids, service to the community—there is always an exciting opportunity, project, or event. We believe strongly in the University motto of “entering to learn and departing to serve,” and we are in a unique position to fulfill that for the Oakwood student. Join us and start your journey today!
– DEAN, Dr. Kenneth Lai Hing
Onesimus Otieno, Ph.D., professor of Biological Sciences at Oakwood University, has been awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) to work with Dr. Daniel Ganu of the Adventist University of Africa in Kenya, developing Active...read more
Oakwood University continues to build the quality of personnel that will serve our students and constituents in the best possible way. The Department of English & Foreign Languages is currently looking to fill the position of Assistant Professor of English. The ideal...read more
by Dian Schaffhauser, Campus Technology Two organizations are working together to speed up and strengthen the use of pathways for improving the career outcomes for thousands of students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Education Design Lab and...read more
During the 2018 Innovating a Healthier Future Summit last week in Washington, D.C., Oakwood University was announced as a national finalist for Partner of the Year by Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA). The organization also extended national recognition to...read more