Academic Programs

The broad range and high quality of the programs at Stony Brook offer undergraduates the opportunity to pursue both traditional and innovative courses of study. In their major areas, students delve deeply into one field, guided by nationally distinguished scholars. Major programs build on the Diversified Edu­cation Curriculum (D.E.C.), which stresses writing, quantitative literacy, and the serious examination of intellectual and societal issues. There are frequent opportunities for undergraduates to collaborate with faculty in research projects and creative activities.

The following degrees are offered at Stony Brook: Bachelor of Arts, B.A.; Bachelor of Engineering, B.E.; Bachelor of Science, B.S.; Master of Arts, M.A.; Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, M.A./L.S.; Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T.; Master of Business Admin­istration in Technology Management, M.B.A.; Master of Fine Arts in Dra­maturgy or Studio Art, M.F.A.; Master of Music, M.M.; Master of Philosophy, M.Phil.; Master of Professional Studies, M.P.S.; Master of Science, M.S.; Master of Social Welfare, M.S.W.; Doctor of Dental Surgery, D.D.S.; Doctor of Med­icine, M.D.; Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy, M.D./Ph.D.; Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.); Doctor of Philosophy, Ph.D.; Doctor of Musical Arts, D.M.A.; Doctor of Physical The­rapy, D.P.T.; M.S.W./J.D.; and Master of Public Health, M.P.H.

As part of the State University of New York, Stony Brook University is accredited by the Middle States Asso­ciation of Colleges and Schools. Programs of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences that are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD, 21202-4012 – telephone: (410) 347-7700 are so identified under the individual program descriptions. The Department of Chem­istry is accredited by the American Chemical Society.