Majors and Programs

Siena College offers 27 majors, 37 minors and 10 certificate programs through the Schools of Science, Business and Liberal Arts. All of Siena's programs are accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and the School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). In addition, the Chemistry program is certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS), the Social Work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), and the Education programs are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

It is expected that all students complete the Core Curriculum and all first-year students complete the two-semester Foundations Sequence. To learn more about the majors, minors, and certificate programs at Siena, please visit one of the links below.

Core Curriculum

The Core Curriculum is a set of requirements that all Siena students must complete. The Core includes a diverse and flexible plan of study that prepares students for responsible participation in an increasingly diverse and complex world, and prepares students for further learning, both in the sense of continuing to learn after they leave college, and in the sense of being prepared to do more advanced work in an area of specialization.

Honors Program

In keeping with the Mission of Siena College, the Honors Program is designed to foster the intellectual and aesthetic growth of its students through personal interaction with faculty and staff both inside and outside the classroom. The Honors Program expands opportunities to develop critical and creative thinking; to gather, synthesize, and analyze evidence in making reasoned and informed judgments; to appreciate cultural diversity; and to enhance written and oral communication skills.

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