School of Arts and Sciences
The School of Arts and Sciences offers the majority of academic majors, spanning traditional liberal arts areas to professional programs. With emphases on critical thinking, written and oral communication, and experiential learning paired with rigorous academic expectations, students will determine and accomplish their goals. Traditional outcomes for majors within the school include professional employment opportunities, admittance to top graduate schools and professional schools (law, medicine or related fields), and a variety of postgraduate opportunities. The programs of study in the school focus on collaborative learning and scholarship, application of theory, and professional discipline.
Sigmund Weis School of Business
The Sigmund Weis School of Business offers the Bachelor of Science degree with majors in accounting, economics, business administration, finance, global management, luxury brand marketing and management, or marketing. All majors in the Sigmund Weis School complete the university Central Curriculum courses, the business foundation courses and courses required for the major. Students who do not enter the university as majors in business may apply to transfer to the Sigmund Weis School from other majors within the university. For students transferring within the university, the requirements for consideration of admission to the Sigmund Weis School are good academic standing and approval of the appropriate department head.
Susquehanna University offers several interdisciplinary programs that facilitate learning across Susquehanna's schools and departments. These may be minors or additional areas of study. These programs emerge from the collaboration of several departments. For example, the Asian studies program involves the departments of political science, modern languages, history, English and creative writing, business, communications, religion, philosophy, and international studies.
Susquehanna University offers a wide range of programs around the world to suit student interests, fields of study and foreign language preparation. The Global Opportunities (GO) programs fit into several categories: GO Long, GO Short and GO Your Own Way. There are many GO Short programs led by Susquehanna faculty and staff. They generally last two to four weeks during winter or summer break. GO Long programs are approved semester programs that are administered entirely by Susquehanna University or in close cooperation with study-away partners. The vast majority of students choose an approved Susquehanna GO program. However, students may attend other recommended programs or design their own cross-cultural experience during a semester break, GO Your Own Way.
Susquehanna features preprofessional programs in pre-engineering, prelaw, prehealth and pre-ministry.
Susquehanna has established cooperative programs with several universities to expand opportunities for Susquehanna students. These programs allow interested students to pursue a special combination of liberal arts and professional studies. Cooperative candidates typically study in Susquehanna's liberal arts programs for two to three years. They then transfer to a more specialized university to earn a professional degree.