About the School of Arts and Sciences
Hunter College’s School of Arts and Sciences provides its students with opportunities to pursue a meaningful and challenging undergraduate and graduate education in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Students from diverse backgrounds study with distinguished and dedicated faculty in the classroom, in the laboratory, in the studio, and in the field. The School promotes outstanding teaching and up-to-date research, and actively supports both as key components of strong major programs. Through its course offerings and its advising resources, including pre-professional advising in business, health, and law, the School of Arts and Sciences works to advance student success across the entire college.
The School consists of over 460 full-time faculty in 24 departments and nine interdisciplinary programs, and serves approximately 15,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. Members of the faculty of the School of Arts and Sciences continually develop new courses of study that reflect their wide range of interests and expertise. In addition to vibrant majors in disciplines such as art, English, psychology, and chemistry, the School is home to interdisciplinary programs in Archaeology, Asian American Studies, Bioinformatics, English Language Arts, Women and Gender Studies, Comparative Literature, Jewish Studies, Religion, Urban Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and supports programs in Human Rights and Public Policy.
Office of the Dean:
Andrew Polsky (Acting)
Web site: http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/arts_sci/deans_office