Courses

  • April 20: Arts and Sciences Events at Admitted Student Day

    Admitted students and families can engage with the College of Arts and Sciences through several department and program specific events over the next few weeks.

    02/26/2024 | College of Arts & Sciences
  • Cool Courses for Spring 2024

    It's time to think about spring quarter course registration! Check out these cool Arts & Sciences courses to be offered this spring.

    02/02/2024 | College of Arts & Sciences
  • A Closer Look at Teens & Digital Technology

    The impact of digital technology on teens' mental health is the focus of a new course developed by Lucia Magis-Weinberg in the UW Department of Psychology.

    February 2024 Perspectives
  • A Concert Course Reimagined

    Professor Mark Rodgers has reimagined "The Concert Season," a course to familiarize students with jazz and classical music performances. Students can now personalize the course to fit their interests. 

    December 2023 Perspectives
  • Cool Courses for Winter 2024

    It's time to think about winter quarter course registration! Check out these cool Arts & Sciences courses to be offered this winter.

    10/30/2023 | College of Arts & Sciences
  • How's Your BS Detector?

    Frustrated to see misleading information published as fact, professors Carl Bergstrom (Biology) and Jevin West (Information School) created a wildly popular UW course and book, Calling Bullshit." 

    September 2023 Perspectives
  • High School Teachers Get Schooled in Physics

    High school teachers spent four weeks at the UW Summer Institute in Physics and Physical Science to improve their understanding and teaching of physics. 

    September 2023 Perspectives
  • Spanish Heritage Language Program brings comfort and community to bilingual speakers

    Many Spanish speakers have been discouraged from using Spanglish — a dialect of Spanish influenced by English — at some point in their lives. Because of these experiences, the Spanish Language Heritage Program was formed in 2000 by María Gillman, who saw the program as a necessity for students with different linguistic abilities. Writer McKenna Sweet highlights the program and its impact on student. 

    The Daily
  • Encouraging Creativity in Every Student

    In this video, UW faculty, students, and visiting artists share how participation in the Arts & Creativity Initiative sparked new connections and ideas.

    College of Arts & Sciences
  • Cool Courses for Spring 2023

    It's time to think about spring quarter! Check out these cool Arts & Sciences courses to be offered this spring.

    02/06/2023 | College of Arts & Sciences
  • Honoring American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month

    In honor of American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, deepen your learning in American Indian studies, make connections on campus, and celebrate the work of the University of Washington Seattle's College of Arts & Sciences faculty, staff, students and alumni.

    11/14/2022 | College of Arts & Sciences
  • Cool Courses for Winter 2023

    As you start thinking about winter quarter 2023 course registration, check out these unique Arts & Sciences offerings. They’re open to all students, have no prerequisites, and fulfill Areas of Knowledge requirements as noted.

    10/31/2022 | College of Arts & Sciences
  • International field course held in Indonesia and led by UW professor ends after 30 years

    Randall Kyes established the International Field Study Program-Indonesia at the UW. The month-long study abroad program provided field-based educational and research opportunities for students from the UW, Indonesia and other participating countries.

    UW News
  • New Global and Regional Studies major offers undergraduates a customizable window on the world

    Global and Regional Studies, a new major in the University of Washington Jackson School of International Studies, offers more flexible course options, allows undergraduates focus on a particular geographic region and theme and provides more choices for the capstone experience.

    UW News
  • Celebrating Pride Month

    Celebrate Pride Month and the history, progress and power of the LGBTQIA+ community through a collection of works by College of Arts & Sciences faculty, students and alumni.

    06/01/2022 | College of Arts & Sciences