Academic Programs

Each 51小黄车 student鈥檚 curriculum consists of common requirements (which can be fulfilled by selecting from a wide range of courses), a major, and freely elected courses. In designing their course of study, many students opt to combine majors and/or add a minor or a concentration.聽聽

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Academic ProgramsMajorMinorConcentrationCareer Program 
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Africana StudiesSD CheckMark  
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Arabic     
Architectural Studies*SDSD   
Art HistoryCheckMarkCheckMark   
Asian StudiesCheckMarkCheckMark   
Biochemistry  CheckMark  
BiologyCheckMark    
Business   CheckMark 
Catholic Studies*SDSD   
ChemistryCheckMark    
Chinese StudiesCheckMarkCheckMark   
ClassicsCheckMark    
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Creative Writing CheckMarkCheckMark  
Critical Race and Ethnic StudiesCheckMarkCheckMark   
Dance CheckMark   
Deaf Studies and Sign Languages*SDCheckMark   
EconomicsCheckMark    
Education
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Engineering   CheckMark 
EnglishCheckMark    
Environmental StudiesCheckMarkCheckMark   
Ethics, Society, and the Institution of Business CheckMark   
Film Studies*SDSD   
French and Francophone StudiesCheckMarkCheckMark   
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Geosciences CheckMark   
German StudiesCheckMarkCheckMark   
Greek     
Health Professions Advising   CheckMark 
Health StudiesSD    
HistoryCheckMark    
International StudiesCheckMarkNo   
Italian StudiesCheckMarkCheckMark   
Latin     
Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean StudiesSD CheckMark  
Law   CheckMark 
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Medieval and Renaissance Studies*SDSD   
Middle Eastern Studies*SDSD   
MusicCheckMark    
Naval Science (NROTC)     
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Peace and Conflict Studies  CheckMark  
PhilosophyCheckMarkCheckMark   
PhysicsCheckMarkCheckMark   
Political ScienceCheckMark    
PsychologyCheckMark    
Religious StudiesCheckMarkCheckMark   
Rhetoric and Composition SD   
Russian StudiesCheckMarkCheckMark   
Russian and Eastern European Studies*SDSD   
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SpanishCheckMark    
Statistics CheckMark   
Studies in World LiteraturesCheckMark    
Studio ArtCheckMarkCheckMark   
Teacher Education Program   CheckMark 
TheatreCheckMark    
Urban Studies SD   
Visual Arts     
World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures     

* Student Designed Program

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Why Liberal Arts?

With rich opportunities to explore and specialize, a liberal arts education not only prepares students for success in a rapidly changing world, it prepares them to lead meaningful, fulfilling lives.

Disciplines of the Liberal Arts