Dartmouth students can choose from over 50 standard majors or design special majors, major/minor combinations, and dual majors. The top majors among the Class of 2011 were economics, government, psychological and brain sciences, history, engineering sciences, and biology. The Office of the Registrar offers more information about Dartmouth’s programs of study and requirements for each major and minor. See also Undergraduate Departments and Programs.
The following programs of study lead to the Bachelor of Arts (AB) degree; the registrar’s office outlines graduation requirements here. Additionally, Thayer School of Engineering offers a professional accredited Bachelor of Engineering (BE) degree.
Other Major Options:
- Students may apply to be Senior Fellows in addition to or in lieu of having a major
- Students may apply to have a "special" major in each Division
- Students may elect to modify any of the above majors
- The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures provides the option of majoring in one or two languages, for example Arabic and Hebrew, or Chinese and Japanese