English and Humanities Department

Calista A McBride, Chair

Phone: 607-587-4235; Email: curryrl@alfredstate.edu

The English and Humanities Department offers courses in composition, foreign language, fine art, speech, philosophy, and literature for the entire college. Colleges, universities, and large corporations have been increasingly emphasizing the significance of a liberal arts and sciences education in providing a solid foundation upon which careers are built. The liberal arts and sciences: humanities program prepares students for life by stressing the importance of reading, writing, and thinking while developing in them an appreciation of the arts and of the wisdom of great minds.

MISSION

Instruct students in written and oral communication and impart an appreciation and understanding of the humanities and their role in the life of human beings living in a diverse world.

FACILITIES

The department is housed in the Hunter Student Development Center, where mathematics, computer, and study skills labs as well as classrooms are equipped with the most recent technological teaching aids.

DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS

Liberal Arts & Sciences: Humanities (AA)