Autumn on the SU campus.  Photo by Sartori.

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

Ph.D. candidate Avinash “Avi” Thakur helps design nanomaterials that could improve cancer detection

Qualified students, faculty and alumni are invited to apply for membership in the University’s new chapter of Nu Rho Psi, the National Honor Society in Neuroscience

A&S student Hanna Seraji (shown here) and alumna Gabriela Holliman-Lopez are competing in the semi-finals of the Student Startup Madness tournament next month in Austin. They have created an online magazine called Tableau Media.

The former Science and Technology Adviser to the U.S. Secretary of State expounds the importance of science literacy and genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.

Sculptural wall works and functional backrests are part of a solo show by Susan Stainman titled “Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg,” on view at the Point of Contact Gallery through March 15. The exhibition probes the intersection of mindfulness and creativity.

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Upcoming Events

Feb
18
12:00 PM

Pre-Law Interest Meeting

320 Hall of Languages

Pre-law advisors Laura McArdle and Rachael Vines will host a general interest meeting on Pre-Law at Syracuse. This presentation will discuss how to prepare for law school while an undergraduate studen...

Feb
19
12:30 PM

Pre-Health Information Session

122 Life Sciences Complex

Undergraduate pre-health students are invited to meet Upstate Medical University's Director of Special Admissions Program to learn more about upcoming opportunities/mentorship between SU students and ...

Feb
19
5:00 PM

Lou Reed, Joni Mitchell and the Rock Biography: A Conversation with Anthony DeCurtis and David Yaffe

Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library

Anthony DeCurtis (Music Critic)David Yaffe (SU Humanities)...

Feb
21
3:30 PM

TBA by Crystal Bailey

Room: 202/204 Physics Bldg.

Announcements and Deadlines

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.