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The Liberal Arts Core

The Liberal Arts Core is a set of principles that guides students in the selection of courses and serves to define the common core of a liberal arts education at Syracuse University. It was devised and adopted by the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences to assure that each student's course of study includes the most important features of an education in the liberal arts.

Students are held responsible to comply with the Liberal Arts Core and major requirements of the year in which they matriculated into Syracuse University. For more information regarding the Liberal Arts Core guidelines and requirements, refer to the appropriate Liberal Arts Core Guidebook: