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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

Liviu Movileanu, professor of physics, designs biosensors that target proteins interacting with one another—technology that could eradicate the growth and spread of cancer cells.

Tammy Hong ’18 is among the contributors to a new magazine in the Department of Art and Music Histories, highlighting student research into the University’s art collections.

Petroleum Experts has donated 10 licenses of its MOVE software suite (valued at $2.2 million) to the Department of Earth Sciences, giving students and faculty new insights into tectonics and structural geology.

Michael Ruggiero G'14, G'16 combines experimental, theoretical techniques to study molecular movement

Four Syracuse alumnae, including Lori Feldman ’89 (shown here) and Jacqueline Saturn ’90 from A&S, are featured in Billboard’s 2018 Women in Music issue. Last week, they were publicly recognized for inspiring the next generation of power players.

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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.

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!