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College of Letters
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The College of Letters and Sciences is the academic heart of Columbus State University, offering most of the General Education core; undergraduate programs in the sciences, mathematics, humanities, and social sciences; and master's degrees in history, natural sciences, public administration, and public safety administration. Students completing degrees in our programs pursue careers in such diverse fields as law, education, food science, medicine, scientific research, and criminal justice.

  Student Perspectives

Hear why students chose College of Letters and Sciences.

  Recent Graduate At Forefront of Mars Exploration

Cameron McCarty

Since fall 2015, Cameron has operated the engineering cameras and the microscopic cameras on the Mars rover Opportunity. As “Engineering Camera and Microscopic Imager Payload Uplink Lead,” he works about 4-5 days every month, telling the cameras on the rover where and when to take pictures.

New Lab Annex

new lab annexAfter several years of anticipation, CSU celebrated the start of construction of a new lab sciences building with a ceremonial ground-breaking ceremony in April 2017. Once completed, the facility will provide six state-of-the-art science teaching laboratories and several student study spaces. Some renovation of the existing lab building, LeNoir Hall, will be included in the project, which is expected to be completed by fall 2018.


Letters & Sciences Today

Columbus State University's College of Letters and Sciences newsletter spotlights the achievements of students, faculty and alumni. 

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