Curious about the areas of study that Dartmouth offers? We've outlined our programs on our Areas of Study web page, but you can find a list of our majors and minors below. Learn more about how majors, minors, custom majors, and more work at Dartmouth on our Custom Majors page. Dartmouth students don't need to declare a major until sophomore year.

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The classes you take at Dartmouth will span disciplines far outside your chosen concentration. Want to see that in action? Elina Pepper '22 highlights the departments she's taken courses in—and shares the inside scoop on her favorites.

Majors & Minors

[m] = minor only   *= major modification only

African and African American Studies
Ancient History
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics for Biological and Social Sciences [m]
Applied Mathematics for Physical and Engineering Sciences [m]

Art History
Asian Societies, Cultures, and Languages
Astronomy
Biological Chemistry
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering Sciences
Biophysical Chemistry
Chemistry
Classical Archaeology
Classical Languages and Literatures
Classical Studies
Cognitive Science
Comparative Literature
Complex Systems [m]
Computer Science
Digital Arts [m]
Earth Sciences
Economics
Education [m]
Engineering Physics
Engineering Sciences
English
Environmental Earth Sciences
Environmental Science [m]
Environmental Studies
Film and Media Studies
French
French Studies

Geography
German Studies
Global Health [m]
Government
History
Human-Centered Design [m]
International Studies [m]
Italian
Italian Studies

Jewish Studies [m]
Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies
Linguistics
Markets, Management, and the Economy [m]
Materials Science [m]
Mathematical Biology [m]
Mathematical Finance [m]
Mathematical Logic [m]
Mathematical Physics [m]

Mathematical Data Science
Mathematics
Medieval and Renaissance Studies*
Middle Eastern Studies
Music
Native American and Indigenous Studies
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Portuguese (Lusophone Studies)
Physics
Psychology
Public Policy [m]
Quantitative Social Science
Religion
Romance Languages
Romance Studies
Russian
Russian Area Studies
Social Inequalities [m]
Sociology
Spanish (Hispanic Studies)
Statistics [m]
Studio Art
Sustainability [m]
Theater
Urban Studies [m]
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

[m] = minor only     *= major modification only