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Majors & Concentrations

M: Major

Carleton offers a Bachelor of Arts in 39 majors. Students may also design their own major with faculty guidance and approval.

C: Concentration

Students may elect to earn a concentration in addition to their major. Concentrations usually focus on issues that cut across the boundaries of two or more academic disciplines.

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Faculty A-Z

Profiles, bios, & CVs of all Carleton faculty – by name, department, and interest.

Course Catalog

Fascinating courses that match your interests & schedule

Academic News

  • Skylarks: The Jukebox Recital
    March 6, 2015 at 3:18 pm

    Debut of "Skylarks: The Jukebox Recital"

    Nora Katz ’16 will be presenting a self-written musical play for her junior music recital on March 9–10 in the Weitz Center Theater. For the past two years, Katz has been working with her peers and mentors to prepare “Skylarks: The Jukebox Recital.” If you would like to learn more about what goes into writing and producing a play at Carleton, follow this article to read Nora's first hand account of the play writing process.

  • Turing Morocco: Matt Cotter '15, Marielle Foster '16 and Ken Schiller '15
    February 16, 2015 at 10:58 am

    Computer science trio advances to programming finals in Morocco

    As three of Carleton's computer science standouts head to Morocco for a prestigious programming tournament, their achievement reflects a growing number of students—especially women—exploring the major.