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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.

Other Subjects & Topics

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

  • 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.

  • Taariq Vanegas ’19 (left) discusses readings in Growing Up Cross-Culturally.
    November 17, 2015 at 9:50 am

    Argument and Inquiry seminars show freshmen the academic ropes

    What is a liberal arts education? Most, if not all, first-year students would likely struggle to explain the concept before stepping into a Carleton classroom. That's why Argument and Inquiry seminars help establish expectations.