Arts & Performance
African and African American Studies
An interdisciplinary undergraduate major that seeks to convey a broad understanding of American culture and society in all their complexity.
Think critically about the visual arts and visual culture and focus on the meaning of images and media, and their historical development, roles in society, and relationships to disciplines such as literature, music, and philosophy.
Immerse yourself in the craft, culture, and theory of current fine art practices, prepare for a successful career as a visual artist.
While Comparative Literature seeks to prepare its students for reading and research in the languages and histories of different societies and periods, it is also dedicated to their critical and cultural analysis.
Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity
CSRE allows you to have a thematic concentration that compares various ethnic groups or explores topics that cut across group experiences in the United States and elsewhere in the world.
This course of study cultivates the power of individual expression within a vibrant community of writers.
Dance (TAPS Minor)
The Dance Division offers a range of broadly diverse approaches to dance as a performing art, cultural practice, political act and embodiment of ideology and beliefs.
East Asian Studies
Explore -- deeply and rewardingly -- the rich legacy of literature written in English, past and present.
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.
Film and Media Studies
Develop the critical vocabulary and intellectual framework for understanding the role of cinema and related media within broad cultural and historical concepts.
Pursue course work at all levels in the language, cultures, literatures, and intellectual histories of the French tradition.
Study the German language, linguistics, literature, culture, and thought.
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.
Iberian & Latin American Cultures
Groundbreaking approaches to the literature and cultures of the Iberian Peninsula, Latin America, Brazil and Lusophone Africa, and Latina/o populations in the United States.
A multidisciplinary community working together to reveal new perspectives on medieval and early modern studies.
Offered for students who may wish to supplement their coursework in their major field of study with significant coursework in modern languages and literatures.
Music, Science, and Technology
Focuses on the integration of music perception, music-related signal processing and controllers, synthesis, performance, and composition.
The minor in Portuguese are for students who want to combine acquisition of linguistic competence with the study of the literatures and cultures of the Lusophone world.
Slavic Languages and Literatures
Coordinated study of Russian language, literature, literary and cultural history, as well as literary theory and criticism.
The minor in Spanish is for students who want to combine acquisition of linguistic competence with the study of the literatures and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.
Theater and Performance Studies
Provides students with historical, critical, and practical knowledge about theater and performance.
Teaches students to develop and apply their foreign language knowledge to the production and analysis of translations.