Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

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The Weissman School of Arts and Sciences is a school within Baruch College of the City University of New York, named after George Weissman, former president of Philip Morris, along with his wife Mildred; both were alumni of the school. The Weissman School is one of the three schools that comprise Baruch College and offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in various disciplines. While the Zicklin School of Business is Baruch's largest school, Weissman offers a majority of the courses in the required core curriculum for undergraduates.

On July 5, 2016, Dr. Aldemaro Romero Jr. was officially appointed as the dean of the school.[1]

Undergraduate Programs[edit]

The Weissman school offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Art
  • Biology/Pre-Medicine
  • Business Communication (with specializations in Corporate or Graphic Communication)
  • Economics (BBA option offered by the Zicklin School)
  • English Literature
  • History
  • Journalism (with specializations in Journalism/Creative Writing or Business Journalism)
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences Ad Hoc Major
  • Management of Musical Enterprises
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Spanish
  • Statistics

Graduate programs[edit]

The Weissman School also offers three programs leading to a Master's Degree:

  • Corporate Communication (MA)
  • Financial Engineering (MS)
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology (MS)
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology ([PhD])


In October 2009, Baruch's MS program in Financial Engineering was ranked as one of the top ten in North America by QuantNetwork [3]


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Coordinates: 40°44′25″N 73°59′00″W / 40.74038°N 73.98338°W / 40.74038; -73.98338