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College of Arts and Sciences (CASa)
The College of Arts and Sciences contains five departments
Math and Computer Science,
Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences,
We offer twenty-three undergraduate majors; it has a strong presence in the Master's of Interdisciplinary Studies programs.
The College of Arts & Sciences prepares students for a wide variety of careers or to continue their studies in graduate schools, medical or law schools, or other professional programs. CASa is also home to most of the general education courses for students enrolled in WNMU’s other colleges, the College of Arts and Sciences plays a vital role in the university's mission of student learning, with a core foundation in the liberal arts.
The College of Arts and Sciences features wide ranging fields of knowledge and is the 'CASa' to a diverse family of Faculty, Students, and Staff. We welcome you to explore our various departments and we welcome you to stop by and visit. We are located on the first floor of the Global Resources Center (GRC) in room D.
Jose Herrera, Ph.D.
Professor, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of CASa
GRANT AWARDED NSF has awarded WNMU funding for COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH in plant-fungi symbioses under climate change. This will be lead By Dean of A&S, Dr. Jose Herrera and in collaboration with five other institutions.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) awards a grant to Western New Mexico University for support of project, entitled "WNMU Noyce Track 1 Capacity Building grant to strengthen STEM teacher preparation.," is under the direction of Jose Herrera, Tanya Rivers, Trinidad Tolar, Jose E. Carrillo. The grant is designed to fund a summer workshop in Silver City for current STEM High School Teachers
The workshop will provide STEM-related techniques while encouraging the participants to support our students as they begin their journey to becoming a STEM teacher.
NSF has awarded WNMU funding for COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH in plant-fungi symbioses under climate change. This will be lead By Dean of A&S, Dr. Jose Herrera and in collaboration with five other institutions.
External Grant Approval Application: