tower logo CURRENT STUDENTS | FUTURE STUDENTS | FACULTY/STAFF | A-Z   

College of Arts and Sciences (CASa)

WELCOME!

The College of Arts and Sciences contains five departments (Expressive Arts, Humanities, Math and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences), offering a choice of 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. The home for 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.

Sincerely,

Jose Herrera, Ph.D.

Professor, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of CASa

CASa Highlights!

Geoscience studentsDanny Reyes, Assistant Professor of Music, releases his first album, Influences.

WUMU Student Publication in The Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research 2015, 14 (1), 33. Determination of Fatty acid profiles of commercially available cooking oils by acid catalyzed trans esterification; By: Dr. Shawn White, James (Skippy ) Sanders, Carol Lindsay and Catherine Stailey.
This research was conducted to assist in the furthered research of acylglycerides and their potential as a biofuel.

Assistant Professors Kate Oubre (Humanities) and Tanya Rivers (Math and Computer Science) have been awarded $10,000 in funding from the Albert I. Pierce Foundation for their proposal "LEAP Program Development and Pilot." The LEAP program is a collaborative endeavor that will strive to provide enhanced support for students taking developmental math, writing, and reading courses through team teaching . The program will be piloted in the Fall 2015.

Dale Zimmerman is this year’s recipient of the ABA Ludlow Griscom Award for Outstanding Contributions in Regional Ornithology. Zimmerman is an emeritus professor of biology at Western New Mexico University. 

John AbbottCongratulations to Sharman Russell, recently retired Professor of English and current adjunct for being having The Guardian newspaper select her book, Diary of a Citizen Scienctist, as its top Nature Book of 2014.

aboot artBiochemistry research in algae lands Western New Mexico University Chemistry major a coveted spot in PhD program. James "Skippy" Sanders accepted to the University of Texas, Austin's Chemistry program. One of only three to ge accepted from an applicant list that numbered over 600. Congratulations, Skippy!



The Grants Office External Grant Approval Application

Degrees

Biology  Botany 
Cell & Molecular Biology  Chemistry 
Chicano/Chicana & Hemispheric Studies  e-Commerce & System Administration 
English  Environmental Sustainability 
Fine Arts  Forest/Wildlife 
Forest Wildlife Law Enforcement General Science
Graphic Design History

Interdisplinary Studies
 
English Mathematics
Medical Technology New Media
Social Science Sociology
Zoology Writing

MCAT link https://westernmcat.wordpress.com/

HCA link https://hca2015.wordpress.com/

SMASH link https://smash2015.wordpress.com/



©2014 -- REGENTS OF WESTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY
PO BOX 680 SILVER CITY NEW MEXICO | PHONE 1-800-872-9668
HOME   |    ABOUT US  |   ADMINISTRATION   |   CAMPUS DIRECTORY   |   CONSUMER INFORMATON   |   HED DASHBOARD   |   WESTERN INSTITUTE FOR LIFELONG LEARNING   |   CONTACT US