College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts & Sciences [CAS] is the University at Albany’s largest academic unit and the core of its intellectual activity. It provides the general education foundation of the undergraduate curriculum and is the intellectual base for study in a wide variety of disciplines at the undergraduate and graduate levels. With the breadth and reach of its programs, the College of Arts & Sciences plays a major role in shaping the overall quality of the learning environment at the University at Albany. The College’s programs promote critical thinking and reasoning, aesthetic sensibility, and intellectual development, while providing career preparation to help students meet the challenges of the future and achieve their goals.

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Degree Areas Admission Requirements and Deadlines
Africana Studies M.A.
Anthropology M.A.
Ph.D.
Art M.A.
M.F.A.
Atmospheric Science M.S.
Ph.D.
Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy M.S.
Biology M.S.
M.S Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy
M.S. Forensic Biology
Ph.D.
Chemistry M.S. Applied Chemistry
M.S.
Ph.D.
Communication M.A.
M.A./TESOL (Non-Certification) M.S.
Ph.D.
Economics Certificate of Graduate Study
M.A.
Ph.D.
English M.A.
M.A./Information Science M.S.
Ph.D.
Geography and Planning Certificate of Graduate Study-Geographic Information Systems
Certificate of Graduate Study-Urban Policy
M.A.
M.R.P.-Urban and Regional Planning
M.R.P.-Urban and Regional Planning/J.D. (Albany Law)
History Certificate of Advanced Study-Public History
M.A.
M.A./Information Science M.S.
Ph.D.
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Certificate of Graduate Study
M.A.
Ph.D.
Liberal Studies M.A.
Mathematics M.A.
Ph.D.
Philosophy M.A.
Ph.D.
Ph.D./Bioethics M.S.
Physics M.S.
Ph.D.
Professional Science Management Advanced Graduate Certificate
Psychology M.A.-Industrial Organizational Psychology
Ph.D.-Behavioral Neuroscience
Ph.D.-Clinical Psychology
Ph.D.-Cognitive/Developmental Psychology
Ph.D.-Industrial Organizational Psychology
Ph.D.-Social/Personality Psychology
Social Studies M.A.
Sociology Certificate of Graduate Study-Demography
M.A.
Ph.D.
Ph.D./Women's Studies M.A.
Spanish M.A.
Ph.D.
Women's Studies Certificate of Graduate Study
M.A.
M.A./Sociolgy Ph.D.