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Like great architecture, turning a dream into reality takes a sturdy foundation. That’s what the College of Arts & Sciences, Clayton State’s largest and most comprehensive college, provides. You will develop the fundamentals for success in your future—the building blocks of your dream—through a liberal-arts-and-sciences-based core curriculum.

Two Year Associate Degrees (60 semester hours): Film Production; Integrative Studies; Paralegal Studies; Pre-Engineering Concentration; Pre-Pharmacy Concentration

Four Year Bachelor Degrees (120 semester hours): Administrative Management; Biology; Biology Secondary Teacher Education; Chemistry; Communication and Media Studies; Criminal Justice; Elementary Education; English; English Secondary Teacher Education; Film Production; French; History; History Secondary Teacher Education; Homeland Security/Emergency Management; Integrative Studies; Legal Studies; Liberal Studies; Middle Level Education; Music; Music Education; Philosophy; Political Science and Government Studies; Psychology and Human Services; Sociology; Spanish; Technology Management; Theatre

Master Degrees (36 semester graduate hours): Clinical/Counseling Psychology; Liberal Studies; Teaching; Public Administration

Undergraduate Minors (15-18 semester hours): African American Studies; Art; Aviation Administration; Biology; Chemistry; Communication and Media Studies; Corporate Communication; Criminal Justice; Education Specialties; English; Film; Forensic Science; French; History; Homeland Security/Emergency Management; Music; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Pre-Law; Psychology; Social Work; Sociology; Spanish; Theatre; Women’s and Gender Studies





College of Arts & Sciences
by the Numbers

2019 Best institution in the state of Georgia to earn an associate’s degree or certificate in legal studies,

2019 Best university with an online liberal arts master’s degree, Intelligent

Student Faculty Ratio

Average Number of Bachelor Degrees Awarded per year since 2010

Latest Headlines

Laker Learning

2021 Laker Learning Podcast

During the Summer 2021 session, to help foster communication and disseminate effective teaching practices among the faculty.

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Hatfield Winners

College of Arts and Sciences announce Gene Hatfield Award winners

The College of Arts and Sciences kicked off the Fall 2021 semester recognizing the achievements of its professors in the domains of service, scholarship, teaching excellence, and diversity leadership.

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Music Chorale

Clayton State University establishes $5 million endowment for music education

Clayton State University has received a $5 million gift from the estate of former Jonesboro resident and longtime friend of Clayton State Lon Carnes to enhance music education at the institution.

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Clayton Hall Suite 211

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(678) 466-4705

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