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Liberal Arts & Science


300 Jay Street
Namm 321 (N-321)
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone: 718-260-5008

About School

  • Provide instruction which emphasizes the clear and effective use of language in speech and writing, including written analyses, argumentation, and research;
  • Introduce the methods and body of knowledge that addresses the human experience of self, society, and the physical world;
  • Provide students direct experience in observation and measurement of the natural world and an introduction to scientific methods and concepts;
  • Provide access to fine arts and to an understanding of the motives and intents of artists.

The School of Arts and Sciences awards associate degrees in liberal arts and sciences, chemical technology and computer science.

Bachelor of science degrees in applied mathematics, biomedical informatics, mathematics education, and professional and technical writing are also awarded. The CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique Interdisciplinary Studies Program is housed in the School of Arts and Sciences.

The courses offered within the School of Arts and Sciences provide the general education common and flexible core curriculum required of all technical and career programs.

Courses offered by the African American Studies Department are interdisciplinary and satisfy general education core requirements in World Cultures and Global Issues; US Experience in its Diversity; Individual and Society; and Creative Expression. An option in African American Studies within the LAA degree is available.

Courses within the departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Physics satisfy the general education science core requirements and degree programs in Biomedical Informatics and Chemical Technology.

The courses offered by the English Department satisfy the communication and literature core requirements, and provide instruction in developmental reading, writing and English as a second language. These courses fulfill both common and flexible core general education requirements.

The bachelor of science degree in Professional and Technical Writing offered by the English Department is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students to communicate effectively using a variety of tools and media and to learn how to translate difficult technical concepts and complex procedural jargon into accessible prose and attractive visual presentations.

The Humanities Department offers courses in French, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic, American Sign Language, art history, music, performing arts, Latin American studies, theatre and speech. These courses satisfy foreign language, aesthetics and communication requirements of the general education flexible core, or can be taken as enriching electives.

The Applied Math and Computer Science degree programs are housed in the Mathematics Department, which offers the courses required for the mathematics core requirements, as well as developmental math.

The Social Science Department offers courses in anthropology, economics, geography, government, history, philosophy, psychology and sociology. These courses satisfy the behavioral science, social science and philosophy requirements of the general education flexible core.

In addition to teaching, faculty members are engaged in research and other scholarly activities which provide opportunities for students to receive stipends for work as undergraduate research assistants. Sponsors of stipends include the National Science Foundation Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (NSF LSAMP) Program and the CUNY Compact-funded Emerging Scholars Program. Qualified students may also participate in the Honors Scholars program or arrange with faculty members to take honors courses.

The courses offered by the three Schools at City Tech – Arts and Sciences, Professional Studies and Technology and Design – provide students with a rare blend of specialized instruction, combined with a broad education in the liberal arts and sciences, creating a foundation for professional success, personal development and lifelong learning.

Our Staff

Michael Khan

Michael Khan
Assistant to the Dean


Shonda Blanks-Bonaney
Office Assistant


Raquel Martinez
College Assistant