The arts and letters major provides a customized major for students who are interested in the study of any of the forms of human expression, creativity, and culture, and whose career/life plans are served by an academic scope broader than that offered by any single department.
The individualized studies program allows students to design their own unique programs of study. The program allows students to investigate a theme, an issue, a problem, or a particular career interest and formulate a specific curriculum accordingly.
The Intellectual Foundations program helps to develop the skills and habits needed for a life of intellectual curiosity and civic engagement.
The Muriel A. Howard Honors Program is an academically challenging opportunity for outstanding, intellectually committed undergraduate students. Those who enroll are expected to work hard and are rewarded with opportunities for scholarships, research, and academic achievement.
The television and film arts program, an interdisciplinary degree encompassing coursework from the Communication, English, and Theater departments, prepares students for a variety of careers in the entertainment industry.
Buffalo State's programs promote and enhance participation in research, scholarly activities, and creativity. The Undergraduate Research Office coordinates the annual Student Research and Creativity Celebration.
The bachelor of arts degree in writing combines the study of literature with the practice of writing and develops skills in creative, journalistic, and/or professional writing.