The College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) at the University of the Incarnate Word offers dynamic programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

With 23 degree programs, CHASS is home to the broadest array of academic offerings at the University. CHASS offers diverse departments and many engagement opportunities for a rich and fascinating experience where students learn more about the cultures, peoples and expressions that make up our world. Faculty guide students on these journeys of discovery, providing insight and championing growth.


Bachelor’s Degrees

Across the many bachelor’s degrees offered by CHASS, students can find the degree program that fulfills their goals and puts them on the path to the future of their choice.

Undergraduate Degrees



CHASS offers many minors that support and enhance a student’s major degree program or expand their study to a different subject of interest.



Interdisciplinary Concentrations

Combining courses and concepts from multiple disciplines, an interdisciplinary concentration offers a comprehensive view of a field of study.




A certificate is a valuable addition to any undergraduate degree program and recognizes extensive study and proficiency in a discipline outside of a student’s major.

Undergraduate Certificates


Master’s Degrees

Students can deepen their study and pursue graduate degrees in Multidisciplinary Studies or Pastoral Ministry.

Graduate Degrees