Bowdoin Publications

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Download the full 2007-2008 Bowdoin College Catalogue (pdf). 

Contents of the College Catalogue:

College Calendar
General Information
The Mission of the College
Historical Sketch
Admission to the College
Financial Aid
A Liberal Education at Bowdoin College
The Curriculum:

Academic Requirements for the Degree
Distribution Requirements
Division Requirements
The Major Program
Academic Standards & Regulations:
Information about Courses
The Award of Honors
Deficiency in Scholarship
Other Academic Regulations
Center for Learning & Teaching
The Baldwin Center For Learning and Teaching
Quantitative Skills Program
The Writing Project
ESL Writing Tutor

Special Academic Programs
Off-Campus Study

Student Fellowships and Research

Courses of Instruction

Educational Resources and Facilities

Student Affairs:
The Academic Honor & Social Codes
Residential Life
Safety & Security
Bowdoin Student Government
Student Activities
Community Service Resource Center
Women's Resource Center
Career Planning Center
Fellowships and Scholarships
Health Services
Counseling Service

Alumni & Community Organizations
Summer Programs
Officers of Government
Officers of Instruction
Instructional Support Staff
Officers of Administration
Committees of the College
Bowdoin College Alumni Council
Appendix I: Prizes & Distinctions
Appendix II: Environmental Mission Statement
Campus & Buildings
College Offices and Campus Map