Departments & Programs
Exploration of racial differences, identity and subject formation.
Art and Art History
Engage, critique, and shape culture with programs in studio art, art history, and museum studies.
A broad-ranging, interdisciplinary study of China, India and Japan.
The change-driven study of life in all its unique forms.
Explore business decision-making and problem-solving.
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Exploration and advancement of the physical and living world.
Discovery of the ancient Mediterranean world and its enduring value.
Communication and Theatre
The art and science of sharing ideas in fresh and creative ways.
The theory and application of computational solutions to social and scientific problems.
Economics and Management
Empowered analysis of economic behavior, government policies and social institutions.
The study of education is critical to creating a more just world.
Exploration and interpretation of the world through language and its application.
Ethics in Society
Evaluation of actions, character traits, policies and institutions according to standards of what is right, virtuous, beneficial, good and just.
Film and Media Arts
Student storytellers, practitioners, and scholars discovering their own critical, cultural, and artistic voices.
Geology and Environmental Geoscience
An understanding of the earth’s environmental problems and their potential solutions.
Students in the German Studies program learn the language and German culture and explore how the past, including moments of extreme violence, informs the present.
Global French Studies
Go beyond language learning and prepare yourself for global citizenship through Global French Studies.
Understanding the complexities of population health, for positive societal impact.
Global Language Studies
The stimulating discovery and understanding of foreign cultures and languages.
Exploration of cultural products, processes and perspectives of the Spanish-speaking world.
An analysis of past complexities for a more comprehensible and purposeful present.
Italian Cultural Studies
A new interdisciplinary perspective on diverse aspects of Italian Culture with a focus on intercultural competence, global citizenship, leadership and fluency in Italian Language.
A breadth and depth of knowledge of human movement.
Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Examination of the diverse human experience in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The ability to think analytically and solve problems in diverse fields, such as law, medicine and music.
Unsurpassed musical training for distinction as performers, scholars and teachers.
Peace and Conflict Studies
Examination of conflict from various perspectives and the change that is possible.
Inspired by wonder, philosophy bends the mind and sharpens the wits while confronting life’s deepest questions.
Physics and Astronomy
Exploration of how and why things work, from the very big to very small.
The study of political decision-making and the solutions required to address world issues.
Psychology and Neuroscience
The scientific skills and resolve to understand and influence behavior and mental processes.
An open approach to religion and its shaping of institutional order and individual behavior.
Sociology and Anthropology
A holistic approach to the study of human life and its contemporary issues.
Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies
An open and insightful study of women, gender and sexuality and today’s relevant issues.
A deep and diverse study and application of literature across time and traditions.
We have high expectations for our students and provide the leadership tools, opportunities and support to meet them. Graduation requirements include:
- 31 courses for Bachelors of Arts degrees and 36 courses for the Bachelor of Music degrees.
- A 2.0 or higher GPA in your major and completion of all senior major requirements.
- A cumulative GPA of 2.0, or 2.5 for B.M.E. students.
- Completion of a first-year seminar.
- Two Extended Studies experiences with passing grades.
- Demonstrated competence in writing, reasoning and communication.
- Completion of a senior capstone experience.
For a complete list of graduation requirements