Graduate studies

Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences

Josie Hamer, Ph.D.

Interim Dean, Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences


Warner Hall, Suite 300A

(203) 837-9400


Welcome to the Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences at Western Connecticut State University.

Our school is home to thirteen departments, twenty-one undergraduate majors and five graduate majors, and offers a wide variety of interesting ways for students to create unique combination of topics to further their intellectual endeavors.

Click here to read the letter from the Dean of Arts and Sciences.

Study Abroad with Arts & Sciences



Check out our new Summer STEAM program for High School students. 


Considering a career in a medical field?  Take a look our list of pre-health pathways.  You'll find guidance on admissions requirements for medicine, dentistry, physician's assistant, and pharmacology.  Mark the page so you connect with our pre-health advisors right away.


The Center for the Study of Culture and Values is hosting a talk by Macricostas Scholar, Marcello Kilani, entitled "The Good Life: Ethics and Identity in Ancient Greece." Check it out on Wednesday, March 16, 12:30-1:30, in the Student Center Theater, WCSU Midtown Campus. 


Fall 2016 Hours

Looking for your advisor? Want to discuss course material with your professor?  Need to see the dean? 

Arts & Sciences faculty and staff office hours are posted online.  




Interim Dean

Dr. Josie Hamer





Assistant Dean

Dr. Cigdem Usekes



Dean's Circle 2016




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