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Majors & Minors

M: Major

Carleton offers a Bachelor of Arts in 33 majors.

m: Minor

Students may elect to complete an interdisciplinary or discipline-specific minor. A minor may strengthen and complement a major, but a student pursuing any major can pursue any minor.

Special Majors:

Students may also design their own major with faculty guidance and approval. Here's how.

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

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Academic News

  • Hannah Aylward ’19
    November 14, 2018 at 3:40 pm

    Comps Insider: Interpersonal Experiences of People With Physical Disabilities

    Hannah Aylward ’19 (Minneapolis) is majoring in sociology/anthropology (SOAN). She is a member of the Carleton Swim and Dive team, and is one of the Student Departmental Advisers for the SOAN department. She works as a researcher for an educational consulting company and enjoys traveling, eating, and playing with her two pet rats. 

  • Joel Weisberg
    November 2, 2018 at 10:24 am

    “JoelFest” Celebrates Professor Weisberg’s Outstanding Career in Physics

    After 35 years of teaching, mentoring, and researching at Carleton, renowned Physics and Astronomy Professor Joel Weisberg is retiring in June 2019. Over the weekend of October 27, Weisberg’s current and former students, colleagues, mentors, and friends gathered at Carleton to celebrate his extraordinary career.