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Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Advertising
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Biotechnology
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Digital Arts
  • Documentary Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Earth Science Teacher Education
  • Economics, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Ethics
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Human Nutrition
  • Illustration
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metal and Jewelry Arts
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Painting
  • Percussion Instruments
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Printmaking
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Real Estate
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Other
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Sculpture
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Voice and Opera
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular DisciplinesBusiness/marketing, Communication/journalism, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
None
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships, New York semester, Washington semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Not required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceNot required

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty1,077
Part-Time Faculty551
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
89%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 76% of classes
10-19 students: 11% of classes
20-29 students: 6% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 32% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 49% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings3,984,512
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus3500
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial Instruction 
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Not reported
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Fine Arts, Master of Social Science, Master of Architecture, Master of Music, Master of Science, Master of Science in Accounting, Executive Master in International Relations, Executive Master of Public Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Health
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • African Studies
  • African-American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Applied Statistics
  • Architecture
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Arts Administration
  • Arts Journalism
  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Art and Design
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Database Systems
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Education of Students with Severe/Multiple Disabilities
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entertainment Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Finance and Banking
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Hospitality Management
  • Illustration
  • Information Science
  • Information Studies
  • International Affairs
  • International Health
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Library Science
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media Studies
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Neuroscience
  • Nutrition
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Reading Education
  • Real Estate
  • Religion
  • Rhetoric
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Software Engineering
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Student Affairs
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Telecommunications
  • Telecommunications Management
  • Toxicology
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Audiology, Juris Doctor
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Anthropology
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Engineering
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Information Science
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Law
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Religion
  • Rhetoric
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Structural Biology
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Writing
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Low 2.24 2.21 470 500 19
High 4.00 5.00 780 730 36
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