The College of Arts & Sciences


The university is accredited at an institutional level by SACS. Accreditation by SACS Commission on Colleges signifies that the institution (1) has a mission appropriate to higher education, (2) has resources, programs, and services sufficient to accomplish and sustain that mission, and (3) maintains clearly specified educational objectives that are consistent with its mission and appropriate to the degrees it offers, and that indicate whether it is successful in achieving its stated objectives.

Discipline-specific accreditations in the College of Arts and Sciences include the following:

Academic Unit and Program Accrediting Agency Current Status Most Recent Accreditation Next Scheduled Review Review Cycle
Chemistry (B.S. only) American Chemical Society Logo
American Chemical Society
Approved (with regular reports) 2012 2018 5 yrs
Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.)
American Psychological Association Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Phone: 202-336-5979
Fax: 202-336-5978
Approved (with regular reports) 2016 2023 7 yrs
Interior Design (B.A.)
Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
Approved with regular reports 2017 2021 6 yrs
Paralegal Studies (A.A.)
Section on Paralegal Education of the American Bar Association
Approved (with regular reports) 2015 2021 7 yrs
Public Administration (M.P.A.)

National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
Approved (with regular reports) 2011 2018 6 yrs
Theatre Arts (B.S., M.F.A.)
National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST) *
Approved (with regular reports) 2011 2020-2021 10 yrs
Urban Planning (M.U.P.)
Planning Accreditation Board
Approved (with regular reports) 2016 2021 5 years for last period; varies by accrediting team recommendation