Majors & Minors

Fall 2013 Declared Majors, Declared Minors & Summary Table



 MAJORS IN RESIDENCE STUDYING OFF CAMPUS
  MEN  WOMEN  TOTAL  MEN  WOMEN  TOTAL 
 TOTAL ENROLLMENT 902  893  1,795  70  87  157 
 Declared Students 414  387  801  70  87  157 
 % of total enrollment 45.9%  43.3%  44.6%  100.0%  100.0%  100.0% 
 Undeclared Students 488  506  994 
 % of total enrollment 54.1%  56.7%  55.4%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
             
 MAJORS            
 Humanities / Fine Arts 104  156  260  22  41  63 
 % of declared students 25.1%  40.3%  32.5%  31.4%  47.1%  40.1% 
  Art History 20  23 
  % of declared students 0.7%  5.2%  2.9%  0.0%  4.6%  2.5% 
  Art History and Archaeology
  % of declared students 0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Art History and Visual Arts
  % of declared students 0.0%  1.3%  0.6%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Classical Archaeology
  % of declared students 0.5%  0.5%  0.5%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Classical Studies
  % of declared students 1.4%  0.3%  0.9%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Classics
  % of declared students 1.0%  0.5%  0.7%  2.9%  0.0%  1.3% 
  English 14  29  43  12 
  % of declared students 3.4%  7.5%  5.4%  5.7%  9.2%  7.6% 
  English and Theater
  % of declared students 0.7%  0.0%  0.4%  1.4%  0.0%  0.6% 
  French 17  19 
  % of declared students 0.5%  4.4%  2.4%  0.0%  8.0%  4.5% 
  German 14 
  % of declared students 2.2%  1.3%  1.7%  2.9%  2.3%  2.5% 
  History 25  23  48 
  % of declared students 6.0%  5.9%  6.0%  8.6%  3.4%  5.7% 
  Music 10 
  % of declared students 1.9%  0.5%  1.2%  1.4%  1.1%  1.3% 
  Philosophy
  % of declared students 1.2%  0.3%  0.7%  1.4%  0.0%  0.6% 
  Religion 10 
  % of declared students 1.4%  1.0%  1.2%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Romance Languages 11  14 
  % of declared students 0.7%  2.8%  1.7%  0.0%  1.1%  0.6% 
  Russian
  % of declared students 0.5%  0.5%  0.5%  4.3%  1.1%  2.5% 
  Spanish 13  18  12  13 
  % of declared students 1.2%  3.4%  2.2%  1.4%  13.8%  8.3% 
  Visual Arts 19  26 
  % of declared students 1.7%  4.9%  3.2%  1.4%  2.3%  1.9% 
             
 Natural Sciences / Mathematics 201  164  365  27  22  49 
 % of declared students 48.6%  42.4%  45.6%  38.6%  25.3%  31.2% 
  Biochemistry 20  29  49 
  % of declared students 4.8%  7.5%  6.1%  5.7%  2.3%  3.8% 
  Biology 19  48  67 
  % of declared students 4.6%  12.4%  8.4%  1.4%  6.9%  4.5% 
  Chemical Physics
  % of declared students 0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  1.1%  0.6% 
  Chemistry 20  28 
  % of declared students 4.8%  2.1%  3.5%  0.0%  1.1%  0.6% 
  Computer Science 29  33 
  % of declared students 7.0%  1.0%  4.1%  7.1%  0.0%  3.2% 
  Computer Science and Mathematics
  % of declared students 0.2%  0.0%  0.1%  1.4%  0.0%  0.6% 
  Earth and Oceanographic Science 26  23  49 
  % of declared students 6.3%  5.9%  6.1%  4.3%  5.7%  5.1% 
  Mathematics 47  30  77 
  % of declared students 11.4%  7.8%  9.6%  11.4%  1.1%  5.7% 
  Neuroscience 13  19  32 
  % of declared students 3.1%  4.9%  4.0%  2.9%  5.7%  4.5% 
  Physics 26  29 
  % of declared students 6.3%  0.8%  3.6%  4.3%  1.1%  2.5% 
             
 Social / Behavioral Sciences 187  158  345  35  44  79 
 % of declared students 45.2%  40.8%  43.1%  50.0%  50.6%  50.3% 
  Anthropology 25  27 
  % of declared students 0.5%  6.5%  3.4%  4.3%  6.9%  5.7% 
  Economics 78  24  102  16  23 
  % of declared students 18.8%  6.2%  12.7%  22.9%  8.0%  14.6% 
  Government 87  43  130  13  18  31 
  % of declared students 21.0%  11.1%  16.2%  18.6%  20.7%  19.7% 
  Psychology 12  41  53 
  % of declared students 2.9%  10.6%  6.6%  2.9%  6.9%  5.1% 
  Sociology 25  33 
  % of declared students 1.9%  6.5%  4.1%  1.4%  8.0%  5.1% 
             
 Interdisciplinary Majors 43  52  95  11  24  35 
 % of declared students 10.4%  13.4%  11.9%  15.7%  27.6%  22.3% 
  Africana Studies 12 
  % of declared students 1.0%  2.1%  1.5%  1.4%  0.0%  0.6% 
  Asian Studies 16 
  % of declared students 1.9%  2.1%  2.0%  1.4%  3.4%  2.5% 
  Environmental Studies * 19  19  38  16  24 
  % of declared students 4.6%  4.9%  4.7%  11.4%  18.4%  15.3% 
  Eurasian and East European Studies
  % of declared students 0.0%  0.3%  0.1%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Gender and Women's Studies 12 
  % of declared students 0.7%  2.3%  1.5%  1.4%  4.6%  3.2% 
  Latin American Studies
  % of declared students 0.5%  1.3%  0.9%  0.0%  1.1%  0.6% 
  Mathematics and Economics
  % of declared students 1.0%  0.3%  0.6%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Mathematics and Education
  % of declared students 0.7%  0.3%  0.5%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Student-Designed
  % of declared students 0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 

* Environmental Studies is offered only as a coordinate major.

Fall 2013 - Declared Minors

 MINORS IN RESIDENCE STUDYING OFF CAMPUS
  MEN  WOMEN  TOTAL  MEN  WOMEN  TOTAL 
 TOTAL ENROLLMENT 902  893  1,795  70  87  157 
 Declared Students 211  216  427  31  45  76 
 % of total enrollment 23.4%  24.2%  23.8%  44.3%  51.7%  48.4% 
 Undeclared Students 691  677  1,368  39  42  81 
 % of total enrollment 76.6%  75.8%  76.2%  55.7%  48.3%  51.6% 
             
 MINORS            
 Humanities / Fine Arts 90  79  169  11  17  28 
 % of declared students 42.7%  36.6%  39.6%  35.5%  37.8%  36.8% 
  Art History 10 
  % of declared students 1.4%  3.2%  2.3%  0.0%  4.4%  2.6% 
  Classics-Archaeology
  % of declared students 0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  2.2%  1.3% 
  Classics-Classical Studies
  % of declared students 0.9%  0.0%  0.5%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Classics-Classics
  % of declared students 0.9%  0.9%  0.9%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Classics-Greek
  % of declared students 0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Classics-Latin
  % of declared students 0.5%  0.0%  0.2%  3.2%  0.0%  1.3% 
  Dance
  % of declared students 0.0%  0.9%  0.5%  3.2%  0.0%  1.3% 
  English 14  10  24 
  % of declared students 6.6%  4.6%  5.6%  3.2%  4.4%  3.9% 
  Film Studies
  % of declared students 2.4%  1.9%  2.1%  3.2%  2.2%  2.6% 
  French
  % of declared students 0.5%  2.8%  1.6%  3.2%  0.0%  1.3% 
  German
  % of declared students 2.8%  0.5%  1.6%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  History 11  16 
  % of declared students 5.2%  2.3%  3.7%  3.2%  4.4%  3.9% 
  Italian 10 
  % of declared students 1.9%  2.8%  2.3%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Music 11  16 
  % of declared students 5.2%  2.3%  3.7%  3.2%  0.0%  1.3% 
  Philosophy 10 
  % of declared students 4.3%  0.5%  2.3%  3.2%  0.0%  1.3% 
  Religion
  % of declared students 0.9%  0.9%  0.9%  0.0%  2.2%  1.3% 
  Russian
  % of declared students 0.5%  0.0%  0.2%  0.0%  2.2%  1.3% 
  Spanish 15  21 
  % of declared students 2.8%  6.9%  4.9%  0.0%  8.9%  5.3% 
  Theater 13 
  % of declared students 2.8%  3.2%  3.0%  3.2%  2.2%  2.6% 
  Visual Arts 12 
  % of declared students 2.8%  2.8%  2.8%  6.5%  4.4%  5.3% 
             
 Natural Sciences / Mathematics 45  29  74  10  14 
 % of declared students 21.3%  13.4%  17.3%  12.9%  22.2%  18.4% 
  Biology 11  14 
  % of declared students 1.4%  5.1%  3.3%  0.0%  6.7%  3.9% 
  Chemistry 14 
  % of declared students 3.3%  3.2%  3.3%  0.0%  4.4%  2.6% 
  Computer Science
  % of declared students 1.9%  0.9%  1.4%  0.0%  2.2%  1.3% 
  Earth and Oceanographic Science
  % of declared students 1.4%  0.5%  0.9%  3.2%  0.0%  1.3% 
  Mathematics 25  32 
  % of declared students 11.8%  3.2%  7.5%  6.5%  8.9%  7.9% 
  Physics
  % of declared students 1.4%  0.5%  0.9%  3.2%  0.0%  1.3% 
             
 Social / Behavioral Sciences 67  86  153  14  15  29 
 % of declared students 31.8%  39.8%  35.8%  45.2%  33.3%  38.2% 
  Anthropology 12 
  % of declared students 2.8%  2.8%  2.8%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Economics 22  10  32 
  % of declared students 10.4%  4.6%  7.5%  12.9%  6.7%  9.2% 
  Economics and Finance
  % of declared students 0.5%  0.9%  0.7%  6.5%  0.0%  2.6% 
  Education Studies 28  34 
  % of declared students 2.8%  13.0%  8.0%  9.7%  8.9%  9.2% 
  Government 22  27 
  % of declared students 10.4%  2.3%  6.3%  9.7%  6.7%  7.9% 
  Psychology
  % of declared students 0.0%  3.7%  1.9%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Sociology
  % of declared students 1.4%  2.3%  1.9%  3.2%  2.2%  2.6% 
  Teaching 22  29 
  % of declared students 3.3%  10.2%  6.8%  3.2%  8.9%  6.6% 
             
 Interdisciplinary Minors 22  31 
 % of declared students 4.3%  10.2%  7.3%  6.5%  6.7%  6.6% 
  Africana Studies
  % of declared students 0.0%  0.9%  0.5%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Asian Studies
  % of declared students 0.0%  1.4%  0.7%  3.2%  0.0%  1.3% 
  Asian Studies-Chinese
  % of declared students 0.9%  1.9%  1.4%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Asian Studies-Japanese
  % of declared students 0.9%  0.5%  0.7%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Environmental Studies
  % of declared students 0.9%  0.9%  0.9%  0.0%  2.2%  1.3% 
  Gay and Lesbian Studies
  % of declared students 0.9%  0.5%  0.7%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Gender and Women's Studies
  % of declared students 0.0%  2.3%  1.2%  0.0%  4.4%  2.6% 
  Latin American Studies
  % of declared students 0.5%  1.9%  1.2%  3.2%  0.0%  1.3% 

SUMMARY TABLE

Fall 2013 - Top Ten Declared Majors

1. Government, 161
2. Economics, 125
3. Mathematics, 86
4. Biology, 74
5. Environmental Studies, 62
6. Psychology, 61
7. Earth and Oceanographic Science, 57
7. History, 57
9. Biochemistry, 55
9. English, 55

Of the 1,952 students studying in residence and off campus, 958 (49.1%) have declared a major as of Fall 2013. Of these 958 students, 625 (65.2%) have declared a single major; 62 (6.5%) have declared a coordinate major (Environmental Studies in addition to another major); and 271 (28.3%) have declared a double major.


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Last Update: October 31, 2013
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