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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

The Community Folk Art Center (CFAC) and Office of Multicultural Affairs will remember singer Aretha Franklin

Cohort illustrates humanities' 'breadth and relevance,' says center director

The College of Arts and Sciences welcomes Glenn Peers as professor in the Department of Art and Music Histories.

Geologist Paul Fitzgerald is co-editor of a new book, “Fission-Track Thermochronology and Its Application to Geology”

Christine Kitano G’10 (shown here) and University Professor Stephen Kuusisto emerged victorious at this year’s Central New York Book Awards

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Upcoming Events

7:00 PM

MFA Student Rainie Oet as Featured Reader

Downtown Writers Center at the YMCA of Syracuse; 340 Montgomery St, Syracuse, NY 13202

MFA poetry student Rainie Oet will be a featured reader for their collection, ...

3:30 PM

TBD by Kerstin Nordstrom

Room: 202/204 Physics Bldg.

Announcements and Deadlines

Winterlude Begins Dec 17, 2018

Meet our Students

Student smilingMeet our students! Gillian Pelkonen `20, has created two web series that highlight the academic experience and the daily experience offered by the College of Arts and Sciences and Maxwell School. Watch the videos!