Academic and Student Services Fair
Sunday, October 18 | 11:15AM - 2:00PM
Sunday, October 18 | 11:15AM - 2:00PM
Use the links below to join Zoom meetings hosted by various Academic Departments and Offices at UAlbany. These open meetings* are available for the duration of the Fair, 11:15AM - 2:00PM. Come and go to different Zooms – just as you would explore at an in-person Tabling Fair. Our students, faculty and staff are eagerly waiting to connect with you, share information and answer your questions!
*Some meetings may require a passcode, which can be found in the "About" section of the department.
The Academic Support Center seeks to contribute to and enhance undergraduate students' success by encouraging informed decision-making about academic direction in a supportive way. The University requires that every student meet with their advisor every semester through graduation to assist students in taking advantage of all that UAlbany has to offer. Students are assigned an academic advisor in the Academic Support Center as freshmen, and work with that advisor until declaring or being admitted into a major.
Zoom Passcode: Accounting
Learn how to ensure the integrity of financial reporting to investors and other stakeholders while supporting the quality of business decisions that rely on financial information.
The AACSB-accredited bachelor’s in accounting program at UAlbany covers the latest best practices in accounting, auditing, taxation, and financial information systems.
In this program, you’ll master the generally accepted accounting practices set by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and learn how to produce financial reports that directly inform business decisions.
Zoom passcode: 589596
Learn how to analyze probabilities, risks and potential outcomes. You will master mathematical theory and apply your knowledge to solve financial problems as an actuary. UAlbany's bachelor’s in actuarial and mathematical sciences program will prepare you for a career in areas including insurance, pension, finance, government and business.
Zoom Passcode: 035454
The Advocacy Center for Sexual Violence provides a safe and welcoming environment for students to receive support and advocacy services in the aftermath of sexual violence including, but not limited to, sexual assault, intimate partner violence and/or stalking.
Learn about the histories, cultures and concerns of people of African descent throughout the world.
The Bachelor of Arts in Africana Studies from UAlbany provides a multifaceted look at Africans, African Americans and African Caribbean peoples, with careful attention to their ways of life, languages, literatures, religions and societies.
Your Africana Studies BA can be the catalyst for a career in education, international relations and business, or a basis for graduate-level study.
Zoom Passcode: Anthro
Study the history and evolution of people from diverse cultures with a bachelor’s in anthropology from the University at Albany. Our curriculum will provide you with analytical and observational skills to begin a career in anthropology or to pursue professional opportunities in fields like medicine, business, law, education, journalism, human resources, and public policy.
You will have the opportunity to study past and present cultures in areas from Northeastern North America to Mesoamerica through hands-on research programs with expert anthropology faculty.
Gain skills that are increasingly in demand in today's visually-oriented world in the bachelor’s in art history program at the University at Albany. In small classes covering a rich variety of art, including painting, sculpture, architecture, printmaking, drawing, photography, video and film, performance, installation, and digital media, you will develop expertise in writing and critical thinking through working with visual material.
Receive one-on-one advisement and personalized counseling on internships and careers from Art History and Film Studies faculty, while gaining hands-on professional experience for academic credit through internships in museums and galleries around the vibrant Capital Region of New York. With a BA in Art History, you will be prepared to pursue graduate work leading to careers in museum curating, education, art conservation, and historic preservation, as well as digital image management for institutions from museums to libraries to businesses.
Zoom Passcode: 656546
Discover how to predict weather and climate changes through theory, modeling and observation with the bachelor’s in atmospheric science program at the University at Albany.
Lead the next generation of weather experts with a deep understanding of how atmospheric patterns impact resource use on a regional or global scale.
With meteorological events closely tied to the global economy, you will be prepared for careers in areas like homeland security, risk assessment, emergency management and environmental engineering. Many of our students also utilize their comprehensive training in atmospheric sciences to pursue advanced degrees in the field.
Investigate molecular and genetic bases of cellular processes to become equipped for a future in advanced scientific research, or for admission to medical school or a PhD program. The bachelor’s in biochemistry and molecular biology is a research-focused major that prepares you for diverse careers in biotechnology, medicine, pharmaceuticals and engineering.
Develop a deeper understanding of the living world with the BS in Biological Sciences program at the University at Albany. You will gain the scientific background needed to succeed in a wide variety of careers including the medical, dental, veterinary, optometry and podiatry fields.
The course sequence in biology, chemistry, physics and math provides you with a broad foundation to build upon specialized areas of knowledge. From studying plants, animals and microscopic creatures you will branch out into biology courses tailored to your interests and career goals such as genetics, neurobiology and immunology.
You will be prepared to continue your education leading to an MS and PhD for an in-depth education in biological sciences or enter a professional school in the medical field.
Zoom Passcode: 575588
The University’s Bookstore is located in the campus center with all the dining venues. Shop in-store or online for a wide selection of new, used and rental textbooks; university apparel; gifts and supplies. The bookstore offers all the textbooks required at the University.
Join one of the academic advisors in the School of Business to learn more about our degree requirements, transfer credit, and engagement opportunities for students. We’ll also share some of the services and resources available through our very own Office of Career Services. NOTE: all Digital Forensics students should use the Digital Forensics link.
Zoom Passcode: ISBA
The bachelor’s in business administration program at UAlbany will increase your understanding of fundamental business concepts and provide you with practical skills in your chosen area of concentration.
Available concentrations include the financial analyst honors program, information systems and business analytics, and marketing. Many combined concentrations are also offered, including entrepreneurship and management.
The bachelor’s in business economics program at UAlbany gives you substantial knowledge of economics relevant for careers in business. You’ll examine relationships between business practice, public sector resource allocation, market structures, international trade, interest rates, employment and wages, production costs, pricing, and more.
With this program you will gain the necessary economics skills, such as forecasting in various markets and analyzing data to prepare you for business decision-making in a complex economy.
Our skilled staff members work collaboratively to provide exceptional career support for UAlbany students and alumni. Our Career coaches guide students through challenges related to work and the professional world, making major and career decisions, pursuing future education (grad school, law school, medical school) and life after college. The Employer Relations & Alumni Relations team members connect both regional and national employers to our talented and diverse student body through events, informational sessions and our robust Handshake system for job and internship searching.
The Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research promotes the behavioral health of University at Albany students by advancing innovative, evidence-based practices that address alcohol and other drug use, mental health promotion, and positive psychology, thereby enhancing the academic and personal success of our diverse student body. The Center engages in translational research, as well as teaching and supervision of undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate trainees.
The Center for Leadership and Service aims to create an inclusive and respectful environment that challenges students to become positive agents of social change. Our students are empowered to lead and follow as example, engaged in the community and recognized as world class leaders.
The Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement (CURCE), under the auspices of the Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education, strives to encourage and facilitate undergraduate student participation in research, scholarship, and creative activities. Whether it is through coursework, a supervised experience, or hands-on opportunities in the field, UAlbany students who pursue research, scholarship and creative activities can enhance their academic skills, learning, success, and much more!
Gain a robust understanding of chemical principles while learning about the molecules and atoms that make up our universe. With a strong emphasis on lab work and analytical thinking, the bachelor’s in chemistry program will prepare you for graduate studies or a career in areas including medicine, forensics, pharmacology, and environmental science.
Zoom passcode: 537594
Learn the workings of China's economy and make cultural connections alongside experienced professors who are ready to guide you to enriching discoveries. Historical and modern perspectives are both emphasized in courses within the Chinese major and will combine to give you a nuanced, comprehensive picture of China. Courses are designed to stand alone, rather than pointing to further studies in grad school.
Develop the oral, written and analytical skills needed to improve communication practices central to all industries. You will gain crucial insight into media, organizations, individuals and society as you study to become a communication professional.
Through coursework and internships you will be prepared to pursue a career in areas including public relations, marketing and media with the bachelor’s in communication program at the University at Albany.
If you are seeking a career in computer systems design or research, or are interested in pursuing graduate programs in computer science, the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science-Combined program at the University at Albany can help you achieve your goals.
This bachelor’s program will teach you to design, build, and test sophisticated software systems and install them on computer platforms; work with and design software systems involving databases, modeling, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, communication, and information retrieval; and solve problems by working with programming languages, data structures, and algorithm analysis.
We provide counseling for individuals and couples as well as support groups. We also provide assessments in a variety of areas including learning issues. CAPS provides consultations to students, faculty/staff, and families on student-related matters in person, by telephone, or by email. Along with clinical services, we provide programs on campus in a variety of areas relevant to a campus community such as alcohol/substance use, healthy relationships, stress management, body image and eating including our major theme weeks: Alcohol Awareness Week, Suicide Prevention Awareness Week, Sexuality Week, and Celebrate EveryBODY Week.
Study the social, political, economic, and cultural forces that influence definitions of crime, explain offending and crime rates, sway societal reactions, influence policy, and shape the criminal justice system. With a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice you will be qualified to pursue careers in law enforcement, government, research, and non-profit agencies. You may also consider graduate or law school as your next step.
Meeting ID: 916 2208 0040
Zoom Passcode: 666553
This program prepares you for a career mitigating the risk from threats. Consult with Fortune 500 companies or federal government/law enforcement agencies on forensic technology, cyber risk, regulatory/compliance, and criminal investigations as well as perform cyber intelligence and systems defense related to cyber attacks.
The Disability Resource Center (DRC) supports and empowers students by cultivating an accessible and inclusive living and learning environment for the University’s programs, services and activities. This student-centered approach is facilitated by determining reasonable accommodations, assisting with the development of college survival skills, fostering self-advocacy and educating the University community.
Zoom Passcode: 109818
Explore the theory and practice of documentary filmmaking, journalism and other forms of media with a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Documentary Studies from the University at Albany.
This interdisciplinary degree gives you fresh perspective on modern media through a curriculum spanning multiple academic departments and disciplines. You will emerge with highly transferable skills in research, writing and editing that prepare you for careers in fields from entertainment to advocacy, or for graduate-level study.
Zoom passcode: 537594
Learn the history, culture, religion, politics or geography of East Asia. Whether your interest is based on uncovering centuries of art and history or understanding this extremely influential region's position in modern world affairs, you'll find your path in the East Asian Studies major at the University at Albany. An experienced faculty, made up of renowned scholars, will help you delve deeper into the subjects and topics of ancient regional practices, contemporary trade policy or anything in between.
Develop your capabilities in the application of economic and econometric methods with the Bachelor of Science in Economics program at the University at Albany. This program prepares you for careers in the fields of labor, health, banking and finance, international trade and finance, business, public finance, macroeconomic analysis and forecasting, and economic development. The BS in Economics is ideal if you intend to pursue your professional education beyond the undergraduate level.
To support the well-being of individuals and communities, you need to understand the psychological, social, cultural, and biological aspects of human development and learning across the life span.
In the interdisciplinary bachelor's in human development, you work toward your long-term career goals by personalizing your course of study with a concentration in your specific area of interest.
Graduates are employed as behavioral specialists, at-risk youth counselors, child development consultants, program evaluators, academic advisors, and institutional research analysts.
Common workplaces include schools, social services, pediatric hospitals, juvenile justice systems, wellness clinics, disability support providers, VA hospitals, and mental health agencies.
The Educational Opportunities Program (EOP) seeks to provide admission opportunities for economically and educationally disadvantaged students who are residents of New York State and wish to enroll in one of the many undergraduate departments at the University at Albany.
The Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) program at the University at Albany is one of the few programs in the country that provides a solid foundation in both electrical engineering and computer engineering – while also allowing you to customize your degree to meet your interests and career goals.
Studies can be adjusted to emphasize computer engineering, electrical engineering, or both through a wide variety of electives in the junior and senior years, providing both the depth and breadth that will make you well-prepared for today's job market or to advance to graduate studies.
Zoom passcode: CEHC
If you like the idea of chasing cyber criminals, thwarting international terrorists, and preventing economic catastrophe when flood waters rise, then a bachelor's in emergency preparedness, homeland security, and cybersecurity may be a good choice for you.
Play an active role in command center simulations and emergency response drills, and gain hands-on experience working with private companies, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies.
This program prepares you for positions in agencies such as the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the U.S. Secret Service, the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
The Bachelor of Arts in English at the University at Albany is so much more than delving into the great literary canons of yesterday or exploring the new voices and fresh perspectives of today's writers.
At UAlbany, English majors are encouraged first and foremost to foster their abilities in critical thought and interpretation, as well as in thoughtful expression.
You'll accomplish this by pursuing areas of study that matter to you, whether they align with personal passions or professional goals – or both.
Zoom Passcode: 656546
Understand the Earth's environment and the challenges it faces in the bachelor’s in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in environmental science program at the University at Albany. You will gain deep knowledge of our natural environment along with a detailed look at how human societies interact with the planet's landmasses, oceans and atmosphere.
Explore major national and international issues including climate change, air pollution, water conservation, and biodiversity preservation. Customize your studies to align with your career goals in areas like sustainability, energy, environmental conservation and geological survey.
The Office of Sustainability has been charged with coordinating and advancing the sustainability efforts at UAlbany. We work with a multitude of academic departments, student groups and community organizations to implement sustainable advancements and policies to engage the campus community in educational campaigns and programs, furthering coordination among students, faculty, and staff around sustainable initiatives, and much more!
Some of the biggest challenges facing mankind today are directly connected to the state of the environment. These include climate change; the contamination of air, water and soil by countless pollutants; and aging infrastructure for treating water and wastewater. To solve these critical issues, well-trained environmental engineers are urgently needed.
The Bachelor of Science program in Environmental and Sustainable Engineering (ESE) at the University at Albany will prepare and equip you to become a professional environmental engineer who is able to tackle local and global environmental issues through creative and innovative approaches.
Financial aid helps students pay for college — which is why we encourage every student to apply for financial aid, even if they don’t think they will qualify for much assistance. Nearly 80% of our undergraduate students apply and about 60% receive money they don’t need to pay back. To determine if you qualify for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). New York State residents and students meeting the NYS Dream Act eligibility should also complete all necessary New York State Grants and Scholarships applications.
Zoom Passcode: ISBA
Help prevent illegal trading and ensure fair play in stock exchanges and other securities markets by designing and enforcing federal and state financial regulations.
The interdisciplinary bachelor’s in financial market regulation (FMR) at UAlbany is geared to meet the needs of accounting, business, computer science, economics, political science, public policy, and sociology students who want to complete a double major that supports their career goals.
In this program, you’ll learn how to analyze securities data, evaluate compliance, identify unusual market behavior, and locate evidence when companies violate securities laws and FINRA regulations.
As an incoming freshman or transfer student, you will choose an academic pathway to begin your university experience. All pathways will guide you towards your academic goals and include: a small learning environment, faculty relationships, personal advising, peer mentors, opportunities to discover campus resources, the skills needed to be a successful student, and opportunities for professional development.
Learn how geology, natural resources, weather, waterways, and ecosystems have impacted and been impacted by human settlement and urbanization, agriculture, immigration, mass transportation, man-made disasters, and global cultures and economies.
The BA in Geography program at the University at Albany has a strong international focus. Courses cover existing and emerging social, economic, political, and environmental issues in Asia, Latin America, Africa, and Europe.
As a geography major, you get to choose from three areas of focus (clusters): human geography, environmental geography, and geographic information systems (GIS).
Focus your undergraduate studies on the social, economic, cultural, political, and environmental forces that shape the lives of people and nations around the world.
The interdisciplinary major with globalization studies concentration will give you a broad understanding of international diversity and economic interdependency. Many students pursue globalization studies as a second major to enhance their understanding of another major that supports their career goals more directly.
Earning this degree will prepare you for domestic and international careers in foreign affairs, community development, environmental sustainability, education access, and global media, tourism, finance, and trade.
The Graduate School provides strategic leadership, advocacy, and support to ensure excellence and integrity in graduate education. We enhance student success from the time of admission to graduation and seek to cultivate educational experiences that are accessible, diverse, and inclusive.
University at Albany Hillel is an organization dedicated to empowering students to develop strong Jewish identities through creative self-expression. Our mission is to enrich the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world. We envision a world where every student is inspired to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning, and Israel.
Zoom Passcode: 109818
Are you fascinated with the events, people and cultures that shaped the modern world? Learning the history of your environment and far-away regions can give you a unique perspective of current events. At UAlbany, you'll get a hands-on educational experience through research, internships, lessons in documentary making and storytelling, and more.
The Honors College is where passion meets intellect, purpose meets playfulness and potential meets greatness. Our students get the best of both worlds: the benefits and resources a prestigious Research I institution has to offer, and the small and supportive community the Honors College provides.
Zoom Passcode: Anthro
Explore the human being from biological, behavioral, social and cultural perspectives in the bachelor’s in human biology program at the University at Albany. You will discover the intricacies of human organisms, evolution, structure and behavior through this interdisciplinary major that combines anthropology and biology.
Prepare for careers in the areas of human health and welfare, including medical, dental and public health with a combined major/minor that provides a strong background in human biology and population studies.
Zoom passcode: CEHC
Create useful applications and solve practical data management problems with interdisciplinary skills in information technology and computer science taught in the bachelor's program in informatics.
Through team-based activities and hands-on exercises, you'll learn how to store and retrieve data, employ emerging technologies, and build user-centered systems – all of which are embedded in the day-to-day operations of every organization.
From relational databases to client-based web technologies, and internal computer architecture to networking fundamentals, you'll be prepared to lead complex digital projects from start to finish.
Zoom passcode: 537594
Gain cultural fluency and learn the Japanese language from experts in the subject. By combining language instruction, historical explorations and contemporary insights, the Japanese Studies program at the University at Albany gives a truly multifaceted survey of Japan.
Nationally and internationally known scholars are part of this program's faculty, ready to deliver detailed information on Japanese language, history, culture, religion, politics and film. You'll study the language for a minimum of three years, with a selection of other courses delivering essential context, and added insights coming from potential time abroad.
Zoom Passcode: 878518
Learn to think critically about world events while building familiarity with modern reporting methods. You will not only write print articles, but design and fill websites with video, photos and sound to report news and engage with audiences.
Through coursework and internships you will gain valuable multimedia experience that will serve you in industries from news reporting and public relations to publishing and politics in the bachelor’s in journalism program at the University at Albany.
LLC faculty help you to develop communication skills in Arabic, French, German, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish and to gain a unique understanding of the practices, products and perspectives of speakers of those languages. The benefits of knowing another language are life-long and our majors and minors are found in every career area, from international business, government, law and finance, to healthcare, science and technology, marketing and communications, publishing, education, social service, travel, hospitality, and non-profits.
Veronique Martin, French Professor will be available via the "Chat Now" button to answer any questions related to the French Department.
In this cross-disciplinary major, you’ll develop an advanced understanding and transnational appreciation of the evolving social, economic, political, and geographic histories of the Latin American experience in a vibrant, student-centered learning community.
After graduation, Latin studies students often pursue careers in public service, media broadcasting, community development, foreign affairs, citizenship and immigration, and international business.
Core to our mission is providing Community, Pride and Empowerment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Pansexual, Asexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Non Binary and Gender Non Conforming (LGBTQ+) spectrum students and their allies. The center is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all LGBTQ+ persons at UAlbany. The GSRC enhances the University commitment to social justice and diversity by supporting students of all backgrounds and cultural identities and is a valuable source of support and networking for students, faculty and staff.
Zoom Passcode: Anthro
Linguistics is the science of language. It examines all aspects of language use and structure in the world's many languages. Cognitive Science is the interdisciplinary study of the mind, drawing on work in Linguistics, Linguistic Anthropology, Computer Science, Psychology, Philosophy and Education. The Program in Linguistics and Cognitive Science offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in linguistics as well as a minor in Linguistics and a minor in Cognitive Science.
The University at Albany's Living-Learning Communities (L-LCs) provide you with an opportunity to live and take classes with other incoming freshmen who share your personal interests, passions or intended academic major. You can select from a wide range of L-LCs that are divided into two groups: major-specific communities, based around academic interests and intended majors; and special-interest communities, based around common interests among students. When you reside in an L-LC, you enjoy all the same amenities as other student residents, yet benefit from a unique, community-oriented living experience.
The University at Albany started a marching band in the fall 2013 semester. The band is open to all UAlbany students, even if you have never played an instrument before. The Marching Great Danes perform at all football home games. We are hoping to grow the Marching Great Danes into the true spirit of Albany and we need you!
Zoom passcode: 589596
Develop analytical skills that can help you gain a career in a problem-solving environment in fields like economics, physics, marketing, engineering, management, education or finance. Whether you enjoy solving math problems or want to explore the world of computer science, a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University at Albany provides you with the essential elements you need to break down complicated challenges that lead to accurate solutions.
Gain broad multidisciplinary training in the cultures of Europe, from late antiquity through the early modern period, in the bachelor’s in Medieval and Renaissance Studies program at the University at Albany.
Learn about vibrant civilizations which strove to promote their particular identity through now-iconic literary, visual, historical, musical, theological and philosophical productions. These pivotal centuries resulted in creative output and discoveries continue to shape our understanding of the world and ourselves.
The MRC staff work to improve the campus climate for African, Latino, Asian and Native American (ALANA) students, as well as assist in the training and education of all members of the UAlbany community around topics of diversity, inclusion, multiculturalism and cultural competency. The center is a valuable resource for faculty, staff and students looking for information regarding diversity and inclusion or just a great place to network with faculty, staff and scholars.
Zoom Passcode: 371475
Pursue a career in teaching, performance, arts administration, or the music industry with the bachelor's in music program at the University at Albany. Whether your goal is professional activity or graduate study, our program allows you to expand your knowledge and further your technical skills. Graduates work in non-profit and commercial settings such as choral organizations, churches, opera houses, orchestra management, recording studios, and educational institutions of all levels.
Orientation and Transition Programs supports the transition of new and continuing students at UAlbany. During this exciting new chapter, we will be here every step of the way to connect you and your family with the resources you need to be successful. Through Orientation and other programs, we will help you adjust to the social, cultural, and academic aspects of the university.
Improve your understanding of modern society and the nature of humanity by studying concepts in logic, epistemology, reason, justice, and ethics.
The bachelor's in philosophy program at the University at Albany provides a multifaceted curriculum that enables you to develop an informed perspective on politics, economics, sociology, science, and the arts.
Because philosophy is grounded in critical thinking and communication skills that are useful in every career, it makes a great second major if you’re pursuing a narrower field of study.
Whether you want to study magnetic fields, develop laser technologies or advance medical imaging, you will gain a conceptual understanding of basic physics principles with the bachelor’s in physics program at the University at Albany.
Learn how to decipher problems using classical and modern experimental techniques, principles of quantum mechanics and basic physics applications. Apply your knowledge to get hands-on research in modern labs with your faculty mentor in subjects like quantum theory, string theory, X-ray analysis information physics, and particle physics and digital holography.
Through coursework and research you will be prepared for a career in areas like engineering, architecture, aerospace, fiber optics, medical physics and education, or to pursue graduate education.
Learn how governments, political organizations, individuals, and nations act to create and realize public values and goals. You’ll prepare for responsible and effective citizenship, political participation, and advanced academic or professional studies. You will also learn to understand and appreciate different political values, institutions, and processes that operate in local, national, and international systems.
The political science bachelor's program allows you to focus on the subjects that interest you most, with upper-level concentrations available in American politics; citizenship; equality and inequality; global politics; law and institutions; political theory; political economy and development; public law; security and statecraft.
Located less than one mile from the New York State Capitol, it’s easy to get a head start on a career in law or government as political science major at the widely respected Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy.
Pre-Health advising is a resource for UAlbany students who are interested in preparing for and applying to health professional school. These health professions include: Medicine, Dentistry, Optometry, Podiatry, Veterinary Medicine, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Chiropractic, Pharmacy, and Nursing.
Interested in a career in law? The University at Albany offers excellent preparation! UAlbany is located in the vibrant state capital, site of numerous pre-law opportunities. Consider an internship with the state Senate or Assembly, or choose one of the many pre-law options offered by the Community and Public Service Program. At UAlbany, we offer a pre-law program called 3+3, that allows students to go to law school a year early at Albany Law School.
Find answers to the “why” of human behavior in the bachelor's in psychology program at the University at Albany. The curriculum will prepare you for graduate study or a career in human services or counseling.
Through coursework and research, you will learn about aspects of psychology ranging from the affective, biological, and cognitive bases of human behavior, to developmental and social factors.
Prepare for a career in which you help decrease the incidence of disease, increase life expectancy, and improve the health of individuals and communities around the world.
The undergraduate public health program at UAlbany is interdisciplinary by design and accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.
As you gain knowledge of the sciences, sociology, psychology, economics, and politics of public health problems, you learn different approaches to increasing the wellness of diverse populations.
Courses are taught by public health researchers and practitioners, some of whom hold appointments with the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), so your program is practical, up-to-date, and taught by passionate public health experts.
Deepen your understanding of major civic issues and explore different ways you can help solve social problems by developing creative public policy solutions and improving management.
The interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy and Management at UAlbany will give you a broad understanding of the relationships between government legislation, public policy, economics, politics, civil rights, regulation and finance, and city, state, federal, and global affairs.
The program includes foundational coursework and electives in management and politics, and quantitative methods and policy. Then you get to earn a concentration in the area of study that best matches your personal interests and career goals.
Zoom Passcode: 109818
Gain deeper insight into the history, practice and influence of the world's religions by earning your Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Religious Studies from the University at Albany.
This interdisciplinary program covers instruction across disciplines including history, Judaic studies, Africana studies and philosophy. Your degree can prepare you for careers in fields like education and social work, or for additional study at the graduate level.
Affiliation with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
The Department of Air and Space Studies at RPI offers an elective program to eligible male and female students who are U.S. citizens wishing to pursue a commission as future Air Force officers. The program has two phases, a General Military Course and a Professional Officer Course. The General Military Course is taken during the first two years. After the General Military Course, students compete for entry into the two-year Professional Officer Course.
Affiliation with Siena College
Mohawk Army ROTC trains and develops future leaders of the United States Army.
Students may participate in the program during their freshman and sophomore years with no obligation. They will learn leadership fundamentals including communications, leadership processes, and Army organizational concepts.
Students enrolled in the advanced course (junior and senior years) earn a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army serving on active duty or in the Army Reserve or National Guard.
Are you ready to make a difference? Perhaps you'd like to counsel children with behavioral difficulties or work with seniors, run a homeless shelter or treat addictions, promote workplace diversity or change social welfare policy - all to help people function at their best in society. That would make you an ideal social welfare major or minor.
The undergraduate social welfare program at UAlbany teaches you how to advance social, economic and environmental justice and to serve people who are vulnerable, marginalized, and oppressed. You will gain firsthand experience working with individuals, families, groups, organizations and/or communities to create change and improve social conditions.
Zoom passcode: sociology
Examine human interaction from a local, national and global perspectives to better understand the impact of social influence on others. Develop and test theories using quantitative and qualitative methods to predict and understand how patterns of relationships and culture work in the bachelor's in sociology program at the University at Albany.
Learn the language spoken by more than 520 million people worldwide by earning a BA in Spanish from the University at Albany.
Acquire the skills necessary to communicate bilingually, an invaluable skill for careers in business, government, education, tourism and social service.
The Office of Student Activities seeks to ensure that all students know of and are engaged in co-curricular opportunities. We want to help you build connections, enhance your campus experiences, increase your personal growth in a variety of areas, and help you develop new skills.
Zoom Passcode: theatre
Learn how to work collaboratively with other creative minds to solve problems and communicate on the stage and behind the scenes. Develop a core set of skills to become highly proficient in theory, knowledge, and practice while learning self-discipline and work ethic in the bachelor's in theatre program at the University at Albany.
You will gain the skills and education needed to succeed on and off the stage with a hybrid learning experience that combines traditional courses with production work. This major provides you with foundational knowledge about theatre while teaching interdependent studies such as acting, design, direction, technology, management, history, theory, criticism, and dramatic literature.
The University Art Museum is part of the dynamic learning environment at the University at Albany, State University of New York. Founded in 1967, the museum's mission is to advance knowledge and foster understanding in contemporary visual arts. Through exhibitions, programs, publications, and collections, the museum seeks to provide a forum for artists and audiences that enriches the intellectual life of the university and community. The 9,000-square-foot-facility was designed by architect Edward Durell Stone and has become known as an icon of late 20th century modernist architecture. The Museum has presented over four hundred exhibitions and its collection is especially strong in contemporary works on paper.
The University Police Department is dedicated to providing service in keeping with our focus on Community Policing. We are here 24 hours a day, every day working to maintain and improve the safety, security, and quality of life within our community.
Learn how to create thriving, productive, and sustainable communities by earning your bachelor’s in urban studies and planning at the University at Albany.
This interdisciplinary major provides you with the skills you need to craft ecologically and socially sound city plans and carry out regional community and economic development projects in the real world. Program coursework covers changing demographics, accessibility issues, economic inequalities, public safety concerns, and more.
Ultimately, you’ll know how planners and designers conceive new residential, commercial, and recreational areas and then collaborate with real estate developers, government officials, community leaders, architects, surveyors, and other professionals to make them a reality.
The women's, gender and sexuality studies program at UAlbany enables you to develop informed perspectives on the complex relationships between gender, sexuality, race, and class in America and around the world.
Faculty members in this program are exceptionally diverse and offer a wide range of courses in subjects such as the history of the LGBTQ movement in the United States, women and political power, inequality in biotechnologies, media and popular culture, and legal issues related to gender identity and sexual orientation.
Many students enroll in this bachelor's program as a second major because its deeply interdisciplinary curriculum naturally complements academic studies in departments across the University.
Our first-year writing seminar, Writing and Critical Inquiry (UUNI 110), is a dynamic learning environment where students benefit from small classes and one-on-one interactions with their instructor. Writing and Critical Inquiry is a required course for all incoming first-year students and fulfills the general education requirement for writing and critical inquiry.