Message from the Dean
Welcome to Samford! If you're a student considering your college choices, let me give you a few reasons to consider majoring in one of the many subjects offered in the Howard College of Arts and Sciences:
An emphasis on lasting value
Students are sometimes attracted to "fad" courses and "practical degrees." Neither of these has much lasting value. A few years ago taking a course on "Working with Windows XP" or "How to Program your Palm Pilot" would have been trendy. Now, having such courses on your transcript would be an embarassment. At Samford our emphasis is on those ideas that have stood the test of time.
News and Events
Literary Tour of the South Among Howard College Jan Term Courses
Howard College of Arts and Sciences will offer 24 courses in January, 2014, including a literary tour of the South.
English professor Mark Baggett will lead his American Literary Movements students to the haunts of authors including Alice Walker, Flannery O’Connor, Harper Lee, Ralph Ellison, Truman Capote, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Walker Percy and John Kennedy Toole. Trips to the Mississippi Delta and New Orleans during the three-week course will emphasize the literary influence of the blues and 20th century black migration on the literature of those regions.
photo courtesy of Howchou