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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

Joshua Aviv ’14 G’17, founder and CEO of SparkCharge, a company that produces a portable, fast charging battery unit for electric vehicles, has earned the top prize of $1 million at 43North.

A&S marks National Arts and Humanities Month with a spate of events, including Syracuse Symposium and the Raymond Carver Reading Series

Professor Carl Rosenzweig probes the “deep connections” between life on Earth and interstellar space in an upcoming lecture for the Friends of the Southern Cayuga Planetarium.

A team of A&S students placed third in the IBM Call for Code Hackathon, recently held at the Blackstone LaunchPad on campus. More than 125 students spent the weekend using emerging technologies to respond to a disaster or crisis situation.

A panel marking the 50th anniversary of the seizing and burning of draft cards in Catonsville, Maryland, is the focus of this year’s Borgognoni Lecture, Oct. 22. The protest was led by the Revs. Daniel and Philip Berrigan (shown here), both from Syracuse.

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Upcoming Events

Oct
21
4:00 PM

Stories in the Blood: Slave Narratives and Identity in Contemporary American Theatre

Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee Street, Syracuse

Tazwell Thompson (Director) Kyle Bass (Playwright)...

Oct
22
12:00 PM

Dr. Arvid Agren, Harvard University

106 Life Sciences Complex (Lundgren Room)

HOST:  Dr. Jannice Friedman...

Oct
22
2:00 PM

TBA Andrew Long

202 Physics Bldg.

part of the High Energy Theory, Relativity, and Cosmology Seminars in the Physics Department....

Oct
23
4:00 PM

John Helmann, Ph.D., Cornell University

Center for Science and Technology (CST), Room 1-019

Hosted by Dr. Makhlynets...

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!