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Weather Message January 31, 2023

All in-person classes (including studios and labs) on Wednesday, February 1 will move to online instruction for both day and evening classes.

Staff will move to remote except for essential personnel and food service. Essential personnel should check in with their supervisors.

For after-hours issues, or to report an emergency, please contact UIWPD at (210) 829-6030.

We nurture creativity, develop skills, grow perspectives and elevate thinking, empowering students to design paths that lead to successful and fulfilling futures.

As the largest and only college of UIW, the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) is home to UIW’s broadest portfolio of programs. Through small, innovative classes and service-learning experiences, CHASS students are challenged, inspired and prepared in all ways to reimagine the world and shape the future.

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"At the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences,
we invest in the lives of future innovators and leaders.
We are the heart of UIW!"

Dr. Javier Clavere, Dean

Explore Our Programs

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Undergraduate Programs

With 21 degrees and 17 minor offerings, CHASS offers many options for students to pursue the right paths that will lead them toward their personal and professional goals.

Bachelor's Degrees

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Graduate Programs

Prepare for leadership roles in faith-centered institutions or customize a graduate degree program tailored to specific professional or scholarly aspirations.

Master’s Degrees

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Interdisciplinary Concentrations

CHASS’ interdisciplinary concentrations combine courses from different disciplines to offer comprehensive views into fields of study.

Concentrations

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences by the Numbers

23 Degree programs
5 Interdisciplinary Concentrations
1 Only accredited Theatre Arts programs in San Antonio
14 Median class size
1 Only accredited Music Therapy program in South Texas

News and Events

UIW Percussion Ensemble Presents Year-End Concert

Students from UIW’s Percussion Ensemble performed live in the Kelso Art Center Concert Hall for a socially distanced year-end concert. Directed by Dr. Stefan Cadra, the program included pieces from percussionist Brian Blume, jazz legend Chick Correa and contemporary composer David Gillingham. 

UIW Percussion Ensemble Presents Year-End Concert

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Virtual Tour

There is so much to discover about the University of the Incarnate Word and the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. Take a tour of our main campus in San Antonio without setting foot outside your home.

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Javier Clavere HeadshotMessage From The Dean

"Grounded in Social Justice, Ethics, and Aesthetics, the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences is committed to nurturing education excellence, innovative research and instruction, and community engagement through service, commitment to helping others, and personal growth. We invest in the lives of future innovators who will unlock their potential, develop their strengths, and contribute to the well-being of our society, transforming others as they are transformed.

Our award-winning community of educators learns and grows with our students as they embark on their journey of self-discovery. We cultivate an academic environment where humanistic entrepreneurship flourishes, providing fertile ground for growth, turning every challenge into diverse perspectives, channels of opportunities, and awareness of possibilities.

The College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences is the home for identity, mission and core. We are the heart of UIW!"

Dr. Javier Clavere, Dean

Read the Dean's Diversity and Leadership Statement

Contact the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Admin Office: 4301 Broadway, CPO 94
Phone: (210) 829-6070
Fax: (210) 829-3830
Email: chass@uiwtx.edu

A diverse and welcoming community, opportunities for discovery, and new worlds of possibilities all await at the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.

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