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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

  • An Iliad - poster by Grace Black '16
    April 15, 2015 at 12:30 am

    Josh Davids '15 presents: An Iliad

    Before graduation, all students at Carleton are required to complete a Comprehensive Project, otherwise known as COMPS. As part of their COMPS projects, theater majors have the unique opportunity to direct and act in their own presentations of famous plays. An interview with Josh Davids '15 details the hard work that senior theater majors put into their final projects. Josh will be performing An Iliad, a theatrical rendition of the Greek classic.

  • Laura Biester '16 and Adam Canady '16
    March 27, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    Carleton students land prestigious summer tech fellowships in San Francisco

    Computer science majors Laura Biester '16 and Adam Canady '16 are California bound after landing fellowships through venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers.