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African and African American Studies
BAMinorHonors

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.
American Studies
BAMinorHonors

American Studies

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

Art History
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Art History

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.

Art Practice
BAMinorHonors

Art Practice

Immerse yourself in the craft, culture, and theory of current fine art practices, prepare for a successful career as a visual artist.

Comparative Literature
BAMinorHonors

Comparative Literature

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
BAMinorHonorsInterdisciplinary Honors

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.

Creative Writing
Minor

Creative Writing

This course of study cultivates the power of individual expression within a vibrant community of writers.

Dance (TAPS Minor)
Minor

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
BAMinorHonors

East Asian Studies

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

Explore -- deeply and rewardingly -- the rich legacy of literature written in English, past and present.

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.

Film and Media Studies
BAMinorHonors

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.

French
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French

Pursue course work at all levels in the language, cultures, literatures, and intellectual histories of the French tradition.

German Studies
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German Studies

Study the German language, linguistics, literature, culture, and thought.

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.

Iberian & Latin American Cultures
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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.

Medieval Studies
Minor

Medieval Studies

A multidisciplinary community working together to reveal new perspectives on medieval and early modern studies.

Modern Languages
Minor

Modern Languages

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
BAJoint Major/BASMinorHonors

Music

A series of core courses in theory, history, analysis, writing, and applied music. Beyond the core requirements, students can also elect to concentrate in Performance, Conducting, Composition, Music History and Theory, or Music, Science, and Technology.
Music, Science, and Technology
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Music, Science, and Technology

Focuses on the integration of music perception, music-related signal processing and controllers, synthesis, performance, and composition.

Portuguese
Minor

Portuguese

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
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Slavic Languages and Literatures

Coordinated study of Russian language, literature, literary and cultural history, as well as literary theory and criticism.

Spanish
BAMinorHonors

Spanish

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
BAMinorHonors

Theater and Performance Studies

Provides students with historical, critical, and practical knowledge about theater and performance.

Translation Studies
Minor

Translation Studies

Teaches students to develop and apply their foreign language knowledge to the production and analysis of translations.