The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is the foundation of education at the State University of New York at New Paltz, providing most of the general education curriculum for all students. We prepare LA&S majors for an array of careers, as well as graduate and professional education.
in capstone courses, as well as fieldwork, internships, service learning and study abroad to test theory and knowledge in real-world situations. Using widely applicable creative thinking skills and knowledge gained from conversations among disciplines, you will become an engaged citizen of the world, solving problems with creativity and integrity.
THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES is the largest and most diverse academic uniton the SUNY New Paltz campus, home to seventeen departments and programs in the humanities and social sciences, as well as host or co-host to a growing number of interdisciplinary programs.
Our classes are small, allowing you to work closely with faculty in both introductory and advanced courses. In addition to being wonderful teachers, our faculty are well-respected scholars whose works are published in their fields’ top journals and by prestigious university presses. We offer an expansive array of opportunities for undergraduate research, internships, study abroad experiences, and living-learning communities. We hope you’ll join us as you prepare for a lifetime of questioning, learning, and growing.
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
State University of New York at New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561-2443
Jacobson Faculty Tower, 614