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Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities

The liberal arts and sciences - humanities degree encourages you to explore a variety of disciplines including art, music, philosophy, literature, history, and foreign languages. Courses in these disciplines provide a strong foundation for further study and future employment.

Degree Requirements

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While the curriculum for this program is designed primarily for transfer to a bachelor’s degree program, students develop vital transferrable skills that support them in the workplace as well. A quality liberal arts education provides students with one of the many lenses through which they view the world and prepares them to pursue a wide array of careers. We encourage students to intentionally engage in applied learning opportunities (such as volunteering, services learning, internships, jobs, research, etc.) as well to gain valuable hands-on experience. Learn about some of the many jobs students explore: 

Program Chair

Chris Xaver

Chris Xaver, Ph.D.

Professor, Communication and Media Arts

Chris brings to 첥Ƶ Cortland a strong and varied background. She received her B.S in broadcast journalism, cum laude, from the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University, her M.A. from Syracuse in political science from the Maxwell School of Citizenship, and her Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership from Capella University. 

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Transfer Options

Recent transfer institutions include:

  • Binghamton University
  • Cornell University
  • SUNY College at Cortland
  • SUNY College at Fredonia
  • SUNY College at Geneseo
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh