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Aeronautics and Astronautics
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Aeronautics and Astronautics

Provides you with the principles and techniques necessary for success and leadership in the conception, design, implementation, and operation of aerospace and related engineering systems.
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.

Atmosphere/ Energy
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Atmosphere/ Energy

Understand large- and local-scale climate, air pollution, and energy problems and solve them through clean, renewable, and efficient energy systems.

Biology
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Biology

Biology will provide you with a broad-based biology curriculum.
Chemical Engineering
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Chemical Engineering

The study of Chemical Engineering begins with experimentation in the laboratory and is followed by implementation of technology in full-scale production

Earth Systems
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Earth Systems

Independently investigate complex environmental problems caused by human activities in interaction with natural changes in the Earth system.

Electrical Engineering
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Electrical Engineering

Learn electrical engineering principles along with the required supporting knowledge of mathematics, science, computing, and engineering fundamentals.

Energy Resources Engineering
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Energy Resources Engineering

Gain engineering skills while also exploring the many facets of the energy industry including renewable energy resources, oil and gas recovery, geothermal engineering, and more. The program allows students flexibility in exploring the evolution of energy, while providing an earth sciences based approach to energy resources.

Engineering Physics
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Engineering Physics

The Engineering Physics program is designed for students who have an interest in and an aptitude for both engineering and physics. Students begin with a year of mathematics and calculus-based physics, and then proceed to depth courses in physics and engineering, as well as elective courses in a selected specialty area (Aerospace Physics, Biophysics, Computational Science, Electromechanical System Design, Energy Systems, Materials Science, Photonics, or Renewable Energy).

Environmental Systems Engineering
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Environmental Systems Engineering

Be prepared to incorporate environmentally sustainable design, strategies and practices into natural and built systems and infrastructure involving buildings, water supply, and coastal regions.

Geological Sciences
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Geological Sciences

Conduct research and think critically about questions involving the Earth.

Geophysics
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Geophysics

Be exposed to a broad spectrum of geophysics, including: resource exploration, environmental geophysics, seismology, and tectonics.

Honors in the Arts
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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 Biology
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Human Biology

Offers an interdisciplinary approach to understanding human beings from biological, behavioral, social, and cultural perspectives.

International Relations
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International Relations

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

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.

Physics
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Physics

Develop an understanding of the fundamental laws that govern the universe, and a strong foundation of mathematical, analytical, laboratory, and written communication skills.

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.

Sustainability
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Sustainability

Stanford students can minor in Earth Systems with a Sustainability sub-plan.

To learn more, visit Earth Systems

Urban Studies
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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.