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OSU College of

Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences, often referred to as CAS, is Oklahoma State University's largest and most diverse academic college, with options in everything from Aerospace Studies to Zoology.


Areas of Impact

When you support the College of Arts and Sciences, you help shape the future for Oklahoma State University. By contributing to the fund below, you make our future brighter orange!

College of Arts & Sciences Dean's Excellence and Scholarship Fund

22-37000 - This Operating Funds-General Purpose fund benefits students through the College of Arts and Sciences.

The College of Arts and Sciences provides students with a diverse and fulfilling academic experience. Its faculty are leaders across the range of 24 fields, representing life, physical and mathematical sciences; fine arts and humanities; social sciences; and media and strategic communications. Undergraduate research, study abroad and internships complement classroom experiences to prepare students for graduate study as well as careers in corporations, government and education.

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Schools & Departments

Department of
Aerospace Studies
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Department of
Art, Graphic Design & Art History
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Department of
Chemistry
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Department of
Communication Sciences & Disorders
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Department of
Computer Science
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Department of
English
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Department of
Geography
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Department of
History
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Department of
Integrative Biology
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Department of
Languages and Literatures
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Department of
Mathematics
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School of
Media & Strategic Communications
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Department of
Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
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Department of
Military Science
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Department of
Philosophy
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Department of
Physics
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Department of
Plant Biology, Ecology & Evolution
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Department of
Political Science
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Department of
Psychology
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Boone Pickens
School of Geology
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Michael and Anne Greenwood
School of Music
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Department of
Sociology
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Department of
Statistics
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Department of
Theatre
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The “Gem of the Plains”

The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts will host traveling stage productions as well as operas, orchestra and other musical student performances led by the OSU Department of Music’s acclaimed faculty. This state-of-the-art facility will become the “Gem of the Plains” bringing arts and culture to the forefront of Oklahoma State University and the surrounding community.


Meet the Dean

Glen S. Krutz

Glen S. Krutz became dean of the College of Arts and Sciences on July 1, 2019. He is also a professor in the Department of Political Science and the Puterbaugh Foundation Chair. He was previously the University of Oklahoma’s senior vice provost. During his tenure there, enrollment grew while student quality increased, freshman retention rose to more than 90-percent for three straight years, and retention to senior year rose to 81 percent. Also, advisement incorporated coaching, winter and summer session enrollments surged, concurrent enrollment doubled, niche graduate programs were added, research compliance improved, and general-education classes were revitalized.

He joined OU’s faculty in 2002 and moved into his first administrative role in 2005 as associate director of the Carl Albert Congressional Research & Studies Center. He joined the provost’s office in 2010 as a faculty administrative fellow. He was promoted to vice provost for academic initiatives in 2013 and senior vice provost in 2018.

Krutz became a first-generation college graduate by earning a bachelor’s degree in political science and speech communication, as well as a master’s in public administration, from the University of Nevada, Reno. He also earned a doctorate in political science at Texas A&M. His research fields are political institutions, public policy and administration, and research methods. He wrote the book Hitching a Ride: Omnibus Legislating in the U.S. Congress, and co-authored Treaty Politics and the Rise of Executive Agreements: International Commitments in a System of Shared Power. His research has also appeared in the discipline’s top general and specialty journals.

News

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Laura Ketchum
Laura Ketchum
Director of Development and Team Lead - CAS
P (405) 385-0701
C (405) 334-2147
lketchum@osugiving.com
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Burck Berry
Burck Berry
Director of Development - CAS
P (405) 385-0726
C (405) 612-4132
bberry@osugiving.com
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Karissa Killingsworth
Karissa Killingsworth
Development Coordinator - CAS
P (405) 385-0966
kkillingsworth@osugiving.com
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Glenn Zannotti
Glenn Zannotti
Director of Development - CAS
P (918) 594-8438
C (918) 606-8313
gzannotti@osugiving.com
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Kathryn Rodman
Kathryn Rodman
Constituent Relations Associate - CAS
P (405) 385-5139
krodman@osugiving.com
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