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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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Academic News

  • Susan Jaret McKinstry
    January 21, 2016 at 4:32 pm

    Professor Susan Jaret McKinstry's Life's Work and Narrative Theory

    Professor Susan Jaret McKinstry participated in an Associated Colleges of the Midwest workshop on Digital Storytelling and produced a short film, Life's Work, exploring how a meaningful narrative is created from images, words, and sounds. Her course ENGL 362 Narrative Theory, formerly an elective course for the CAMS major, will be offered starting Fall 2016 as an option for CAMS majors to fulfill a 300-level core requirement.

  • Cam Shorb ’16 spent his summer researching small rodents in Cowling Arboretum.
    November 30, 2015 at 3:37 pm

    What’s your research? With … Cam Shorb ‘16

    Research is at the heart of a Carleton education. It all comes together at the annual Student Research Symposium and Celebration, where we spoke with several Carls about their ambitious projects.