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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

Meet Gillian, an A&S Dean’s Team member by day and a singer-songwriter by night.

Painter Spencer Stultz ’17, a master’s candidate in Pan African studies, presents her first solo show at the Community Folk Art Center through March 23.

Pianist Jason Moran, saxophonist Yosvany Terry, bassist Linda May Han Oh part of two-week excursion into jazz culture, politics, activism

Peggy Combs ’85, a dual major in biology and biochemistry, who became the highest-ranking female military officer to graduate from Syracuse, is the newest member of the advisory board of the University’s Office of Veteran and Military Affairs.

Members of the Earth sciences department—Sam Caldwell G’18, Ph.D. student Emily Baker and professors Christa Kelleher and Laura Lautz—utilize drone and infrared camera technology to study the impact of storm water on creek-water temperatures.

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Upcoming Events

5:00 PM

Man On Fire (Film Screening)

Kittredge Auditorium, HB Crouse

James Chase Sanchez (Middlebury College)...

5:30 PM

Designing Stories of Abolition and Coalition: Illuminating History in Central New York

Nancy Cantor Warehouse, 350 W. Fayette Street

Jeffrey Ludwig (Seward House and Museum)Peter Hyde (Peter Hyde Designs)Andrew Saluti (SU Graduate Program in Museum Studies), moderator...

2:15 PM

Talking About Race

Kilian Room, 500 Hall of Languages

James Chase Sanchez (Middlebury College)...


Read our noteworthy page for more information about these and other accomplishments from the Arts and Sciences community.

Live Cam to Capture Hawk Eggs Hatching on Campus (posted 03-14-2019)

Anne Marie Patti Higgins ’76, G’90 has donated a high-definition, PTZ camera system to the University.

Syracuse Shines at Applied Linguistics Conference (posted 03-13-2019)

Students participated in paper, poster and panel presentations.

A&S Adviser to be Inducted into Athens Athletic Hall of Fame (posted 03-12-2019)

Former student-athlete Scott Freeney '97 began his career in Georgia's "Classic City."

Florence Graduate Program Awarded Multi-Year Grant (posted 03-08-2019)

The Kress Foundation has awarded the historic program more than $125,000 in fellowship support.