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College of Arts and Sciences

The intellectual heart and soul of Syracuse University, the College of Arts and Sciences provides a highly personalized liberal arts experience, preparing students for a lifetime of success.

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Home to more than one-third of all Syracuse students, the College of Arts and Sciences houses nearly two dozen departments and three dozen interdisciplinary programs in the sciences, mathematics, humanities, and social sciences. The College of Arts and Sciences stands as the intellectual center of Syracuse University and is committed to internationally recognized research and innovative instruction with an emphasis on disciplinary rigor, creative interdisciplinarity, as well as ethical engagement with issues of social justice and global citizenship. We engage students in a research-driven, dynamic, innovative liberal arts experience to ensure academic achievement and lifelong success.

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We welcome, support, and challenge all students in the College of Arts and Sciences to realize their fullest intellectual and personal potential. While all students are capable, active agents of their own development, we are here to assist students in defining and creating their academic pursuits and extracurricular activities to maximize their undergraduate experience and pave the way for long-term career success.

Top News

UC Berkeley professor is Jeanette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professor in Humanities

Experimental Psychologist Ken Pugh Is Slated to Give the Keynote Lecture

The research of Associate Professor of English Roger Hallas in the College of Arts and Sciences focuses on documentary film.

Associate Professor of German Karina von Tippelskirch investigates Thompson’s early and fierce opposition to Adolf Hitler

Road & Track's Bob Sorokanich '08 has gone from med school dropout to automotive bard

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Upcoming Events

11:00 AM
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TBA Bhaskar Dutta

208 Physics Bldg.

12:00 PM

Contested Ethics, Contesting Institutions: Dialogue on Interdisciplinary Research Practice

Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, Room 114 Bird Library

Susan Schweik (University of California, Berkeley) Zosha Stuckey (Towson University) Liat Ben Moshe (University of Toledo) Cynthia Wu (SUNY Buffalo)...

4:00 PM

Colloquia - Alan Hájek

107 Hall of Languages

The speaker for this colloquia will be Alan Hájek, Fellow Australian Academy of the Humanities, ANU, Title TBA....

Announcements and Deadlines

Final Exams begin May 3, 2018

Maymester begins May 14, 2018

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