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Harpur College Major/Minor Advising

The following is a list of our Harpur College departments and programs offering undergraduate degrees, certificates or minors at Binghamton University. Click on the links below to learn more about the listed department, it's faculty and their degree programs. You can also explore degree requirements by visiting the University BULLETIN 

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Students are able to declare their major or minor in the department. Each department has specific instructions on how to declare. Click here to find out the instructions for your intended major or minor department!

Click on the links below to view departmental websites.  Major and minor requirements can be found on the University Bulletin.

Department Homepage
Undergraduate Director
(Spring 2018)
Department Office Location
Department Phone
Africana Studies Anne Bailey LN 1202 7-2635
Anthropology Rolf Quam S1 137  7-2737
Art and Design Blazo Kovacevic FA 223 7-2667
Art History Julia Walker FA 219 7-2112
Asian and Asian-American Studies Immanuel Kim LSG 654 7-4522 
Biochemistry Susan Bane Tuttle S2 320 7-2927
Biological Sciences Kathleen Horwath S3 210 7-2438
Chemistry Chuan-Jian Zhong S2 226 7-2517
Cinema Ariana Gerstein SW B41 7-4998
Classical and Near Eastern Studies Andrew Scholtz LT 510 7-6709
Comparative Literature Brett Levinson LT 1503 7-2891
Economics Wei Xiao LT 909 7-2572
English, General Literature and Rhetoric Monika Mehta LN 1149 7-2168
Environmental Studies Carl Lipo S1 142B 7-4378
  Joyce Kruger-Knuepfer    
Evolutionary Studies David Sloan Wilson S3 113 7-4527
  Susan Ryan
(program coordinator)
Geography Mark Reisinger
OJ 102B 7-2755
  Jay Newberry
  Wan Yu
  Norah Henry
Geology Peter Kneupfer S1 150 7-2264
German and Russian Studies Carl Geldreloos (German) LT 1403 7-2656
  Nancy Tittler (Russian)    
History Elizabeth Casteen
(Undergraduate Director)
LT 710 7-2625 
  Matthew Hollis (Undergraduate Advisor)    
Individualized Major Program (IMP) Larry Greenfield OH 110 7-6305
Integrative Neuroscience
(previously Psychobiology)
Patricia DiLorenzo (Program Director) S4 230B 7-4100
  Barbara Luka (Undergraduate Advisor)  OJ 202  
Judaic Studies Jonathan Karp LT 1307


Latin American and Caribbean Area Studies Nancy Applebaum
LT 1109 7-4250
Linguistics Doug Glick S1 137 7-2737
Mathematical Sciences Xingye Qiao WH 122A 7-2148
Medieval and Early Modern Studies Olivia Holmes LN 1129 7-2730
Music Paul Schleuse FA 165 7-2592
Philosophy Melissa Zinkin LT 1207 7-3616
Philosophy, Politics, and Law Christopher Morgan-Knapp LT 1207 7-3616
Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy Masatsugu Suzuki S2 256 7-2217
Political Science Greg Robinson LN G80 7-2946
Psychology Maria-Teresa Romero (Undergraduate Director) OJ 228 7-2449
  Barbara Luka (Undergraduate Advisor) OJ 202  
Romance Languages and Literatures Dora Polachek LN 2216 7-2645
Sociology Mahua Sarkar LT 407 7-2628 
Theatre Barbara Wolfe FA 127 7-2567
Women Gender and Sexuality Studies Elisa Camiscioli
(Undergraduate Director)
LN 2408 7-2815
  Dara Silberstein 
(Undergraduate Advisor)


Minors & Concentrations

Global Learning Initiativess (minor only)

Bill Pavlovich
(Program Coordinator)

LN 2204


Middle East and North African Studies 
(concentration only)

Kent Schull

LT 1117 



Nancy Um



Religious Studies (minor only)

Doug Jones

LT 1307 


Translation Research and Instruction
(minor only)

Chenqing Song

LT 1503


Writing Initiative (no major or minor)

Sean Fenty

LN 2411



Last Updated: 7/3/18