The State University of New York at Albany, also known as University at Albany, is a public research university in Albany, New York, United States. Founded in 1844, it carries out undergraduate and graduate education, research, and service. It is a part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system. The institution began as the New York State Normal School on May 7, 1844,beginning with 29 students and four faculty in an abandoned railroad depot on State Street in the heart of the city.Dedicated to training New York students as schoolteachers and administrators, by the early 1890s the “School” had become the New York State Normal College at Albany.In 1948 the State University of New York system was created, with the College for Teachers and the state’s other teacher-training schools as the nuclei.
Campuses: The University has three campuses: the Uptown Campus in Albany and Guilderland, the Downtown Campus in Albany, and the Health Sciences Campus in the City of Rensselaer, just across the Hudson River.
Academics: The University comprises nine colleges and schools, plus an honors college: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Social Welfare, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, School of Business, School of Criminal Justice, School of Education, College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity, School of Public Health, The Honors College.These Colleges carries out undergraduate and graduate Degree Programs .
Libraries :The University contains two full size libraries; the main library is set in the center of the Academic Podium and contains study areas, classrooms and research centers. The second, called the Science Library, is located on the south side of the Campus Center and focuses on strictly scientific literature and media used in much of the University’s research. Together, the libraries provide more than two million volumes and Users from around the world access services and collections through the libraries’ online systems and Web site.
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BS in Accounting
Accounting majors are prepared to perform essential tasks in all core accounting competencies: Financial accounting, Managerial accounting, Auditing ,Taxation and Accounting information systems.By completing our undergraduate accounting degree program, you will : Complement accounting knowledge with study in relevant areas of business and economics.Gain a clear understanding of the ethical values critical to the accounting profession and the societal obligations that accompany a career in accounting.Develop the written and oral communication skills needed to thrive in your profession.Be equipped to apply technology and business process knowledge to the accounting field.
BS in Interdisciplinary Studies- Financial Market
The interdisciplinary minor in Financial Market Regulation complements majors such as Accounting, Business, Computer Science, Economics, Political Science, Public Policy and Management, and Sociology, introducing students to market regulation as part of their program at the University. While the interdisciplinary major and minor focus on financial market regulation, they also provide knowledge applying to diverse areas in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.
BS/ BA in Economics
Students understand the economic issues and problems faced by individuals, organizations and society, the economic principles that help explain behavior and the range of institutions that affect the allocation of resources.Students-
- Be able to use economic analysis to solve problems and answer questions that arise in the private and public sectors
- Be able to use common software programs for performing econometric analyses of data.
- Be able to communicate economic reasoning, econometric methods and evidence in a professional setting.
Bachelor of Business Administration
With Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, in junior year, students may also choose a concentration that will provide students with one or more specialized skillsets in key business disciplines: Concentrations Option:
- Financial Analyst Honors Program
- Information Systems and Business Analytics
- Management (combined concentrations only)
- Entrepreneurship (combined concentrations only)
- Combined Concentration (combination of two concentration).
B.S. in Informatics
The Department of Information Science educates, challenges, and inspires library, archival, and information professionals to be leaders in an information-driven and interconnected society.The department is home to a strong B.S. in Informatics program that prepares graduates to apply technology across disciplines in a number of ever-expanding information technology careers.
BS in Cybersecurity
The Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity is designed to provide students with broad overview of these three critical fields. Students will develop critical thinking skills and subject area knowledge of public policy, management and risk analysis. In addition, the major will also emphasize leadership, public administration, management, risk analysis, ethics, policy making, planning, strategic communication, and systemic thinking.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Computer Science offers three bachelor’s degrees, a combined B.S./M.S., a computer science minor, an M.S. degree, and a Ph.D. program that prepares the student for a career.The knowledge and skills gained through the Department in computer science prepare students for careers in a broad range of information technology opportunities and many related fields.
BS / BA in Biological Sciences
The teaching and research within the Department cover many interests yet find common ground in shared technology, the use of model organisms, and a focus on the fundamental principles that govern biological systems.BS in Biological Sciences provides a strong background for further study either in graduate school or medicine and prepares the student for secondary school teaching and a variety of careers in biology at the technical level.BA in Biological Sciences program is intended for the student who wants to combine an interest in liberal arts or fine arts with a major in Biology. The degree is not intended for students who plan to follow a career as a professional biologist or science teacher.
BA in Public Policy & Management
The Department of Public Administration and Policy provides graduate and undergraduate students the skills and insights necessary to participate in the management of public and nonprofit organizations and the creation of public policy. Our curriculum offers more than 30 areas of specialization, including IT/e-government, homeland security, financial market regulation, non-profit management, local government management, public finance, and health policy.
Bachelor of Computer Engineering
Computer engineering is a discipline that integrates computer hardware design with software design. Working with computing devices and systems, computer engineers use the principles of basic science and mathematics to analyze and design solutions to solve computing problems.Students will experience engineering in the work environment through internships and co-ops, Explore a wide range of courses and programs outside of engineering in humanities, social science, music and the arts.Computer engineers embed computers in other machines and systems, build networks to transfer data, and develop ways to make computers faster, smaller and more capable.