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Catalog

SUNY Cortland    
 
    
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Arts and Sciences


Dean's Office
Old Main, Room 124
607-753-4312
Fax: 607-753-5979
cortland.edu/artsandsciences

Administrators

R. Bruce Mattingly, dean; Jerome O'Callaghan, associate dean

Role of the Dean

The dean oversees all the activities of the academic departments and interdisciplinary centers in the School of Arts and Sciences. The school consists of 18 departments distributed among the divisions of fine arts and humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences and mathematics. Degrees awarded in the school include bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts and bachelor of science.

The School of Arts and Sciences also includes adolescence teacher education programs in English, foreign languages, mathematics, natural sciences and social studies. The adolescence teacher education programs are housed in the appropriate academic departments. The dean is responsible for overall supervision of the school and specifically for curriculum, program development, budget and personnel.

The dean's office is staffed by two secretaries, one for the dean and one for the associate dean.

Role of the Associate Dean

The associate dean assists the dean in the management of the school. This includes addressing student issues such as academic policy interpretation and clarification, withdrawals and leaves of absence from the College, academic probation, suspension, dismissal, reinstatement and readmission, including contracts. The associate dean approves course overloads and serves as the dean's curricular representative at the school and college level. The associate dean also is the director of the Individualized Degree Program. 

Adolescence Education

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Africana Studies Department

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Art and Art History Department

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Asian/Middle Eastern Studies Interdisciplinary Minor

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Biological Sciences Department

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Chemistry Department

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Cinema Study Interdisciplinary Minor

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Communication Studies Department

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Economics Department

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English Department

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Environmental and Outdoor Education

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Environmental Science Concentration

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Geography Department

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Geology Department

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History Department

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Individualized Degree Program

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International Studies Interdisciplinary Degree Program

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Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Minor

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Latino and Latin American Studies Interdisciplinary Minor

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Mathematics Department

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Modern Languages Department

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Native American Studies Interdisciplinary Program

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Performing Arts Department

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Philosophy Department

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Physics Department

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Political Science Department

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Pre-Engineering Cooperative Degree Program

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Psychology Department

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Sociology/Anthropology Department

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Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Interdisciplinary Minor

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