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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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CAS Advising

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

Derek Davis, a Ph.D. candidate in physics, has won the first annual LIGO Laboratory Award for Excellence in Detector Characterization and Calibration.

A forthcoming book by Yüksel Sezgin, associate professor of political science in A&S and Maxwell, addresses the complex interplay between democracy and Islamic laws in non-Muslim-majority countries.

Physicist Gabriela González G’95 reveals how Syracuse prepared her to make science history

Tanisha M. Jackson comes to Syracuse from Ohio State's Hale Black Cultural Center

Physicists build major components for multinational neutrino experiment

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Upcoming Events

Jan
24
4:00 PM
Jan
27
7:00 PM

34th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Carrier Dome

$5 for students | $15 for SU faculty, staff and public...

Jan
28
12:00 PM

Dr. Rachel Steinhardt, SU Chemistry

106 Life Sciences Complex (Lundgren Room)

HOST:  Dr. Kate Lewis...

Jan
29
2:15 PM

A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865

Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building

William Earle Williams (Haverford College)...

Announcements and Deadlines

Grading Option Jan 28, 2019

ESPR opens Jan 28, 2019

ESPR closes Feb 1, 2019

Coronat Scholars

two students viewing a posterThe Coronat Scholars Program at Syracuse University is a highly competitive opportunity for students with outstanding intellectual curiosity, accomplishment, and courage, who are committed to serving others. Offering full tuition in the College of Arts and Sciences for four years, admission is highly competitive and by invitation only.