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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.

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Upcoming Events

Sep
20
3:30 PM

Testing the Hydrogen Bomb: A Status Report by Emlyn Willard Hughes

Room: 202/204 Physics Bldg.

In the 1940s and 1950s, the United States performed 67 nuclear weapon tests in the Marshall Islands, including the detonation of the largest US thermonuclear weapon (15 megatons), named Castle Bravo. ...

Sep
20
4:00 PM

D. Boutt

Heroy 113

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Sep
20
7:00 PM

Voces en Exilio

LaCasita Cultural Center, 109 Otisco Street, Syracuse

Many have been moved by the number of Puerto Ricans -- including those with Syracuse connections -- whose lives were disrupted by Hurricane María (September, 2017). Although hope abounds that lif...

Sep
21
4:00 PM

Colloquia - Hayley Clatterbuck

500 Hall of Languages

Colloquia are typically held on Friday afternoons, and are followed by a reception in HL 538....

Mrs. Jennings' Wooden Leg

Black and white photo of Mrs. JenningsA rite of passage for graduating doctoral candidates in experimental physics: Mrs. Jennings' Wooden Leg.