Union college was founded in 1795 which is located in Schenectady, New York. This college is a private and non-denominational liberal arts college and also first institution for higher learning. College dedicated itself in shaping the future of students. Faculty, staff and administrator work together and welcome young and talented generation into their community and work with them very friendly to provide extensive and deep education and knowledge and even guide them in finding their and executing their passion. Freshly Union College has expended its academic area by including additional field such as Nanotechnology, Bioengineering, Neuroscience and East Asian Studies. The College offers various majors and minors programs and some of them are listed below
Arts- for students who have creative thinking and flair of writing dialogues and scripts. Options in this field are dance, music, visual arts, theatre etc.
Bioengineering- is for those who like to explore interface between engineering and life science.
Biochemistry- in this program students learn deeply about chemistry and biological factors.
Classics – students can study about ancient languages in original Greek and Latin.
Environmental Science, Policy and Engineering- for those who have interest in science, political issues and interface between environment and human.
Modern languages and Literature- students will learn and study about foreign language.
Neuroscience- students who have interest in biology and psychology, this is the field for them as it focuses on brain functioning, behavior and cognitive processing.
Women’s and Gender Studies- students in this field uses gender analyst and feminist theory to know that how their construction and gender assumptions effect men and women life.
Digital Media- this field gives students an opportunity to explore interaction between computational processes and creativity.
Film Studies- it develops awareness about basics of film and also the widespread medium of cultural communication of film.
Jewish Studies – in this, students examine the different aspects of Jewish history, culture, tradition etc.
Nanotechnology- this minor is the combination of science and engineering major.
World’s music and cultures- theory courses in this field are taught by professional composers, and students are also given chance to compose music of their own.
The student life at Union College is full of experience. Students connect socially, locally and globally to think innovatively. They learn, live and lead their life in unique and confident manner.