College of Arts and Sciences, the University at
Albany's largest academic unit and the core of its
intellectual activity, provides the distinctive
foundation of the undergraduate curriculum and the
intellectual base for graduate and post-graduate
the breadth and the reach of its programs, which
include 24 different departments and 59 different
programs, the College of Arts and Sciences plays
a major role in shaping the overall quality of the
learning environment at UAlbany.
College's wide-ranging programs promote critical
thinking, aesthetic sensibility, and intellectual
capacity for synthesis-all traits important to students'
abilities to meet the challenges of the future.