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The Hobert and William Smith College: A Combined College With All The Facilities

images (1)New York is the city where the educational system is very dynamic and also the student oriented. The term student oriented is referred to the syllabus or the courses that are chosen according to the preference of the students. There is no compulsion for taking some programs in which the student is not comfortable with. The passion and the wish of the students are given the priority and the curriculum is set accordingly. There are numerous colleges and the university in New York which provides thousands of courses to provide the students with the maximum options for studying and making the expertise in it to utilize the knowledge in the future ahead.

The H & W Smith college:

The Hobert and Willam Smith college in short the H & W Smith college is one of the most reputed colleges of New York university NY. The college was at first known as the Geneva college. The Geneva college which was formerly known as the Geneva Academy under the New York university was established in the year 1796. In the year 1860 it was named after the Bishop Hobert and came to be known as the Hobert college which was a men’s college. In the year 1903 the millionaire William Smith established the colleges of Seneca which was later named William Smith college of New York university NY. Later in the year of 1906 the two colleges were assembled together and became the coeducational institute called Hobert and Willam Smith College.

Academic programs of the college:

There are the major and minor courses for the students in New York University NY. in the major category there are the courses like African studies, American studies, architectural studies, studio art, history art, biology, anthropology, Asian studies, classics, dance, comparative literature, economics, English, Greek, European studies, computer science, French, chemistry, biochemistry, Latin, Spanish, philosophy, religious studies, music, media, physics, mathematics, political science, psychology, sociology ans so on and in the minor category in the New York university there are education, classical studies, aesthetics, theatre, health, law, middle eastern studies, civic, child advocacy, german, social justice etc at the university in New York.

images (15)Campus of the studying:

The campus of the college of the New York university is big enough and it consists with many halls and buildings like the Coxe hall, Gulick hall, Scandling Campus center, William Hall, Smith Hall, Stern hall, Trinity Hall, Demarest Hall, Merrit Hall, Napier Hall, Warren Hunting Smith Library, Katherine D. Eliot Hall, Houghton House, Goldstein Family carriage Hall, Eaton Hall, Lansing Hall, Roseberg Hall at the university in New York.

Students’ area:

For the men there are the dormitories in the following halls like Geneva Hall, Medbery Hall, Durfee Hall, Bartlett Hall, The Mini Quad, Hale Hall and for the women’s dormitories are in the houses like Miller House, Comstock house, Blackwell House and the Hirshson House. There are coed dormitories also in the Jackson Hall, Potter Hall and the Rees Hall.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges – New York

Hobart and William Smith CollegesThis college is the combine corporation of two colleges namely Hobart College for men and William Smith College for women. This college was establishes in 1797 and offers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in teaching. The system of this college is based on two-college system which is rooted in interdisciplinary teaching and research. Both colleges shares similar faculty, study material, campus, administration and curriculum but the only difference is that women graduate from William Smith College and men from Hobart College. The main aim of these colleges is to create student- centered learning environment. Different programs offered by the college are listed below


Major Programs
Hobart and William Smith Colleges offer number of majors and some of the majors are discussed below.

American Studies – this program takes American culture which combines humanities approach and critical social science.

Arts and Education Program- it gives students an opportunity to inspect the role of arts in nurturing cultural and personal development.

Classics- this program explores different aspects of culture and language of ancient Rome and Greece.

Dance – this degree program makes students expertise in choreography, performance and teaching.

European Studies- this program gives space to students to discover and accept the culture, language, philosophy and history of different nations.

LGBT Studies- this program is for those who want to study about different genders and their identities as they exists today and their evolution overtime also.

Media and Society – this program draws attention upon art, cultural, psychological studies and literary theory to observe the media’s representation of views and ideas.

Religious Studies- this program simply gives an opportunity to study different religions

Writing and Rhetoric- this program approaches writing as both art and craft. Students learn to express their ideas and thoughts in creative ways by paying attention to flair of writing and grammar.


Minor Programs
Some of the minors of the college are

Aesthetics – through this program student understands the importance of artistic expression and they also gain an insight to look into nature.

Child Advocacy- this minor program helps student to understand the children related issues specially the problems faced by them regarding education, emotional support, health and social contacts.

Development Studies – in this minor student get to know different perspective on the meaning of development and the ways to achieve it

Men’s Study- in this student study about the evolution, identity and lives of men through sociological and historical framework.

Theatre-this minor is for those who have interest in acting and they also explore literature and performance of the theatre.