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Majors & Concentrations

M: Major

Carleton offers a Bachelor of Arts in 37 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.

Other Subjects

Carleton also offers classes in these subjects:

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

  • George Eliot's "Middlemarch"
    October 16, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    Carleton celebrates George Eliot’s “Middlemarch” with a 24-hour marathon reading

    Members of the Carleton community will present a 24-hour reading of George Eliot’s “Middlemarch” beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22. The marathon reading will take place on the North Balcony of the Sayles Hill Campus Center. Community members will take turns reading for about 30 minutes each throughout the day, afternoon, evening, and throughout the night—finishing up the next morning on Oct. Listeners are encouraged to attend, and may come and go as they like or stay for the entire reading.

  • Poster for the new American Music concentration
    October 11, 2014 at 3:12 pm

    From Bluegrass to Beyonce, American Music Concentration Aims for a Wide Audience

    For those with an interest in music and the communities and society that give it context, there is a new interdisciplinary concentration available this year in American Music.