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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

Aug
16
10:00 AM

Elise Hinman - Biology Ph.D. Defense

106 Life Sciences Complex (Lundgren Room)

ADVISOR:  Dr. Jason Fridley...

Aug
23
7:00 AM

Syracuse Welcome 2018

Campus wide

New Student Move-in Day 1 ...

Aug
27
7:00 AM

Classes Begin

Campus wide

Classes Begin - Monday, August 27...

Sep
9
11:00 AM

Physics Department Annual Fall Picnic

Green Lakes State Park, Reserve Shelter

Please join us on Sunday, September 9th, 2018 for the Physics Department Fall Picnic at Green Lakes’ Reserve Shelter. There will be food, there will be games, there will be fun!...

Faculty Research in the Humanities

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Four-part series exploring nature, value of humanistic research at Syracuse.  Read more about the series.