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African and African American Studies
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African and African American Studies

Provides you with an interdisciplinary introduction to the study of people of African descent as a central component of American culture.
African Studies
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African Studies

African Studies focuses on the interactions among the social, economic, cultural, historical, linguistic, genetic, geopolitical, ecological, and biomedical factors that shape and have shaped African societies
American Studies
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American Studies

An interdisciplinary undergraduate major that seeks to convey a broad understanding of American culture and society in all their complexity.

Anthropology
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Anthropology

Anthropology is devoted to the study of human beings and human societies as they exist across time and space.

Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law
Interdisciplinary Honors

Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law

Focus on democracy, economic development, and rule of law subjects in any university department to earn honors in democracy, development, and rule of law.

East Asian Studies
BAMinorHonors

East Asian Studies

Take part in East Asia-related research, teaching, outreach and exchange across the Stanford campus.
Economics
BAMinorHonors

Economics

Learn about the economic aspects of modern society, analyze contemporary economic problems, and develop the ability to exercise judgment in evaluating public policy.

European Studies
Minor

European Studies

The Europe Center is committed to the multidisciplinary examination of European society, culture, politics, and security.  The Center seeks to raise awareness and support interest in the study of Europe by Stanford's undergraduate community.

Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
BAMinorHonorsInterdisciplinary Honors

Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Consider questions and issues in feminism, gender, and sexuality through the intersection of race, class, gender, ethnicity, and asexuality to consider interlocking oppression.

Global Studies
Minor

Global Studies

Designed to give students a global view as well as an in-depth interdisciplinary study in one of six specializations.
Honors in the Arts
Interdisciplinary Honors

Honors in the Arts

Whether you are already studying the arts, or are in an unrelated major, complete a capstone project integrating a broad arts perspective.

Human Rights
Minor

Human Rights

The Human Rights Minor promotes understanding of how human rights are interconnected across seemingly disparate disciplines and is open to students in any major.
International Policy Studies
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International Policy Studies

The Ford Dorsey Program in International Policy Studies trains leaders who will influence policy in international trade and finance, security, political and economic development, energy and the environmnent, and global health.
International Relations
BAMinorHonors

International Relations

Explore how global, regional and domestic factors influence relations between actors on the world stage.

International Security Studies
Interdisciplinary Honors

International Security Studies

An opportunity for undergraduates with strong academic records and interest in international security from all undergraduate schools and majors to receive Honors in International Security Studies.

Iranian Studies
Minor

Iranian Studies

The Iranian Studies Program focuses on the interdisciplinary study of modern Iranian society, culture, politics, and economy. Undergraduate students can minor in Global Studies with a specialization in Iranian Studies.

Islamic Studies
Minor

Islamic Studies

The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies enhances the study of Islam and Muslim societies & cultures through research, teaching, and public outreach at Stanford.
Latin American Studies
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Latin American Studies

An interdisciplinary honors and a minor in Latin American Studies.
Management Science and Engineering
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Management Science and Engineering

Be able to plan, design, and implement complex economic and technical management systems.

Mathematics
BSHonors

Mathematics

Provide students with a broad understanding of mathematics encompassing logical reasoning, generalization, abstraction, and formal proof.

Philosophy
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Philosophy

Philosophy concerns itself with fundamental problems and examines the efforts of past thinkers to understand the world and people's experience of it.

Political Science
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Political Science

Provides students with a solid grasp of the American political system and other political systems within the context of global forces, international conflicts, social movements, ideological systems and diversity.

Public Policy
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Public Policy

An interdisciplinary program that engages students in the process of evaluating policy options and outcomes.

Science, Technology, and Society
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Science, Technology, and Society

Provides students with an interdisciplinary framework through which to understand the complex interactions of science, technology and the social world.

Sociology
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Sociology

Understand and address social problems and inequalities in global, institutional, and interpersonal social relations.

South Asian Studies
Minor

South Asian Studies

Center for South Asia (CSA) is the central forum for the interdisciplinary study of South Asia at Stanford University. CSA facilitates research and convenes events on topics relevant to deepening the understanding of South Asia, which includes Ban

Urban Studies
BAMinorHonors

Urban Studies

Combines academic approaches with real-world experience to understand cities, the influence of physical environment and how to address seemingly intractable social problems.