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The McMicken College of Arts and Sciences is a liberal arts college
Liberal arts college
A liberal arts college is one with a primary emphasis on undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences.Students in the liberal arts generally major in a particular discipline while receiving exposure to a wide range of academic subjects, including sciences as well as the traditional...

 of the University of Cincinnati
University of Cincinnati
The University of Cincinnati is a comprehensive public research university in Cincinnati, Ohio, and a part of the University System of Ohio....

. Located in the university's main campus in Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio. Cincinnati is the county seat of Hamilton County. Settled in 1788, the city is located to north of the Ohio River at the Ohio-Kentucky border, near Indiana. The population within city limits is 296,943 according to the 2010 census, making it Ohio's...

, the college is commonly referred to as simply McMicken, Arts and Sciences, or A&S. As the largest and most diverse college, A&S is the academic heart of UC and home to twenty-one departments, eight co-op programs, several interdisciplinary programs, and 407 full-time faculty members.

Programs


The college offers 37 undergraduate majors, 22 masters
Master's degree
A master's is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice...

 programs, and 14 doctoral programs. Enrollment comprises over 6,000 undergraduate students and over 800 graduate students. The college also offers a number of "4+1" programs where students complete their Bachelor and Master's degree continuously in 5 years.

Undergraduate

  • Africana Studies; In summer of 2011 the premier black studies organization
    in the world, the National Council for Black Studies
    National Council for Black Studies
    National Council for Black Studies is an organization for black studies professionals, based in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, which works for the development of Black or Africana studies as a respected academic discipline...

    , will begin to call this
    department home as it moves its headquarters to UC.
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
    • Archaeology of Social Complexity
    • Landscape Archaeology
    • Geoarchaeology
  • Asian Studies
  • Biochemistry (BA)
  • Biochemistry (BS)
  • Biological Sciences (BA)
  • Biological Sciences (BS)
    • Animals (Zoology)
    • Biomedical Studies
    • Cell & Molecular
    • Ecology & Evolution
  • Chemistry (BS-ACS)
  • Chemistry (BS)
  • Classical Civilization
  • Classics; the Classics Department is one of the most active
    centers for the study of Bronze Age
    Bronze Age
    The Bronze Age is a period characterized by the use of copper and its alloy bronze as the chief hard materials in the manufacture of some implements and weapons. Chronologically, it stands between the Stone Age and Iron Age...

     and Classical antiquity
    Classical antiquity
    Classical antiquity is a broad term for a long period of cultural history centered on the Mediterranean Sea, comprising the interlocking civilizations of ancient Greece and ancient Rome, collectively known as the Greco-Roman world...

     in
    the United States (including research and field work in archaeology
    Archaeology
    Archaeology, or archeology , is the study of human society, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data that they have left behind, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts and cultural landscapes...

    ,
    ancient history
    Ancient history
    Ancient history is the study of the written past from the beginning of recorded human history to the Early Middle Ages. The span of recorded history is roughly 5,000 years, with Cuneiform script, the oldest discovered form of coherent writing, from the protoliterate period around the 30th century BC...

    , and Classical philology
    Classical philology
    Classical philology is the study of ancient Greek and classical Latin. Classical philology has been defined as "the careful study of the literary and philosophical texts of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds." Greek and Latin literature and civilization have traditionally been considered...

    ). The department also includes
    the US offices of L'Année philologique
    L'Année philologique
    L'Année philologique is an index to scholarly work in fields related to the language, literature, history and culture of ancient Greece and Rome. It is the standard bibliographical tool for research in classical studies...

    , the comprehensive bibliographic
    database for Classical philology
    Classical philology
    Classical philology is the study of ancient Greek and classical Latin. Classical philology has been defined as "the careful study of the literary and philosophical texts of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds." Greek and Latin literature and civilization have traditionally been considered...

    .
  • Communication
  • English
    • Creative Writing
    • Fiction
    • Poetry
    • Literary & Cultural Studies
    • Rhetoric & Professional Writing
  • Environmental Studies
  • Exploratory Studies (undecided)
  • French
  • Geography (BA)
    • Environmental
    • Human
    • Urban Economic
  • Geography (BS)
    • Environmental
    • GIS
    • Remote Sensing
  • Geology (BA)
  • Geology (BS)
  • German Studies
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
    • 1. Individualized/Specialized
    • Specialized Tracks:
      • 2. Brain & Mind Studies
      • 3. Family Studies
  • International Affairs
  • Journalism
    • News/Editorial
    • Magazine/Narrative
    • Photojournalism
  • Judaic Studies
    • Hebrew Language
    • Service/Experiential Learning
  • Liberal Arts
  • Mathematical Sciences
    • Actuarial Sciences
    • Statistics
  • Neuroscience
    • Brain/Mind/Behavior
    • Neurobiology
    • Neuropsychology
  • Organizational Leadership
    • Human Resources
  • Philosophy
    • Biohumanities
    • Law & Ethics
  • Physics (BA)
  • Physics (BS)
    • Astrophysics
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Professional Programs
    • 1. Pre-Dentistry
    • 2. Pre-Law
    • 3. Pre-Medicine
    • 4. Pre-Optometry
    • 5. Pre-Pharmacy
    • 6. Pre-Social Work
    • 7. Pre-Veterinary Medicine
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Psychology (BS)
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
    • North Amer. Women's Studies
    • Sexuality Studies

  • Graduate


    Master's
    • Anthropology
    • Biological Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Classics
    • Communication
    • English
    • French
    • Geography
    • Geology
    • German Studies
    • History
    • Human Resources
    • Mathematical Sciences
    • Pedagogy in French or Spanish
    • Philosophy
    • Physics
    • Political Science (MA, MA/JD)
    • Sociology
    • Spanish
    • Statistics
    • Teaching Math
    • Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (MA, MA/JD)

    Doctoral
    • Biological Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Classics
    • English
    • Geography
    • Geology
    • German Studies
    • History
    • Mathematical Sciences
    • Philosophy
    • Physics
    • Psychology
    • Romance Languages
    • Sociology

    Centers & Institutes

    • Center for Biosensors & Chemical Sensors
    • Center for Geospatial Information & Environmental Sensor Network (GIESN)
    • Center for Organizational Leadership
    • Charles Phelps Taft Research Center
    • Cincinnati Center for Field Studies
    • Cognition, Action and Perception Center (CAP)
    • Kunz Center for Social Research

    External links