Majors & Minors

Fall 2014 Declared Majors, Declared Minors & Summary Table



 MAJORS IN RESIDENCE STUDYING OFF CAMPUS
  MEN  WOMEN  TOTAL  MEN  WOMEN  TOTAL 
 TOTAL ENROLLMENT 902  903  1,805 
59 
80 
139 
 Declared Students 395 
399 
794 
59 
  80 
139 
 % of total enrollment 43.8%  44.2%  44.0%  100.0%  100.0%  100.0% 
 Undeclared Students 507 
504 
1,011 
 % of total enrollment 56.2%  55.8%  56.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
             
 MAJORS            
 Humanities / Fine Arts 109  161  270  20  30  50 
 % of declared students 27.6%  40.4%  34.0%  33.9%  37.5%  36.0% 
  Art History 19  22 
  % of declared students 0.8%  4.8%  2.8%  1.7%  2.5%  2.2% 
  Art History and Archaeology
  % of declared students 0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  1.3%  0.7% 
  Art History and Visual Arts
  % of declared students 0.5%  0.8%  0.6%  1.7%  1.3%  1.4% 
  Classical Archaeology
  % of declared students 0.3%  0.3%  0.3%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Classical Studies
  % of declared students 1.3%  0.8%  1.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Classics 10  11 
  % of declared students 2.5%  0.3%  1.4%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  English 15  29  44 
  % of declared students 3.8%  7.3%  5.5%  5.1%  6.3%  5.8% 
  English and Theater
  % of declared students 0.5%  0.3%  0.4%  1.7%  1.3%  1.4% 
  French 19  21 
  % of declared students 0.5%  4.8%  2.6%  0.0%  7.5%  4.3% 
  German 16 
  % of declared students 2.0%  2.0%  2.0%  1.7%  0.0%  0.7% 
  History 26  16  42  11 
  % of declared students 6.6%  4.0%  5.3%  11.9%  5.0%  7.9% 
  Music 11 
  % of declared students 1.8%  1.0%  1.4%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Philosophy
  % of declared students 1.5%  0.0%  0.8%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Religion
  % of declared students 1.3%  1.0%  1.1%  3.4%  1.3%  2.2% 
  Romance Languages
  % of declared students 0.3%  1.8%  1.0%  3.4%  1.3%  2.2% 
  Russian
  % of declared students 1.0%  0.5%  0.8%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Spanish 27  31 
  % of declared students 1.0%  6.8%  3.9%  0.0%  5.0%  2.9% 
  Visual Arts 17  25 
  % of declared students 2.0%  4.3%  3.1%  3.4%  5.0%  4.3% 
             
 Natural Sciences / Mathematics 188  170  358  20  23  43 
 % of declared students 47.6%  42.6%  45.1%  33.9%  28.8%  30.9% 
  Biochemistry 23  20  43 
  % of declared students 5.8%  5.0%  5.4%  3.4%  2.5%  2.9% 
  Biology 16  43  59  13 
  % of declared students 4.1%  10.8%  7.4%  10.2%  8.8%  9.4% 
  Chemical Physics
  % of declared students 0.3%  0.0%  0.1%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Chemistry 12  21 
  % of declared students 3.0%  2.3%  2.6%  3.4%  0.0%  1.4% 
  Computer Science 30  39 
  % of declared students 7.6%  2.3%  4.9%  1.7%  2.5%  2.2% 
  Computer Science and Mathematics
  % of declared students 0.3%  0.0%  0.1%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Earth and Oceanographic Science 17  34  51 
  % of declared students 4.3%  8.5%  6.4%  3.4%  6.3%  5.0% 
  Mathematics 50  24  74 
  % of declared students 12.7%  6.0%  9.3%  6.8%  2.5%  4.3% 
  Neuroscience 15  26  41 
  % of declared students 3.8%  6.5%  5.2%  0.0%  5.0%  2.9% 
  Physics 23  28 
  % of declared students 5.8%  1.3%  3.5%  5.1%  1.3%  2.9% 
             
 Social / Behavioral Sciences 187  160  347  29  38  67 
 % of declared students 47.3%  40.1%  43.7%  49.2%  47.5%  48.2% 
  Anthropology 20  28 
  % of declared students 2.0%  5.0%  3.5%  1.7%  2.5%  2.2% 
  Economics 80  29  109  12  18 
  % of declared students 20.3%  7.3%  13.7%  20.3%  7.5%  12.9% 
  Government 80  58  138  13  19  32 
  % of declared students 20.3%  14.5%  17.4%  22.0%  23.8%  23.0% 
  Psychology 11  27  38 
  % of declared students 2.8%  6.8%  4.8%  3.4%  8.8%  6.5% 
  Sociology 26  34 
  % of declared students 2.0%  6.5%  4.3%  1.7%  5.0%  3.6% 
             
 Interdisciplinary Majors 38  73  111  14  19 
 % of declared students 9.6%  18.3%  14.0%  8.5%  17.5%  13.7% 
  Africana Studies
  % of declared students 0.5%  1.0%  0.8%  0.0%  1.3%  0.7% 
  Asian Studies 11  17 
  % of declared students 1.5%  2.8%  2.1%  1.7%  2.5%  2.2% 
  Environmental Studies * 18  41  59 
  % of declared students 4.6%  10.3%  7.4%  6.8%  6.3%  6.5% 
  Eurasian and East European Studies
  % of declared students 0.3%  0.0%  0.1%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Gender and Women's Studies 12  13 
  % of declared students 0.3%  3.0%  1.6%  0.0%  2.5%  1.4% 
  Latin American Studies
  % of declared students 0.3%  1.0%  0.6%  0.0%  3.8%  2.2% 
  Mathematics and Economics
  % of declared students 1.5%  0.0%  0.8%  0.0%  1.3%  0.7% 
  Mathematics and Education
  % of declared students 0.8%  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 2014 - Declared Minors

 MINORS IN RESIDENCE STUDYING OFF CAMPUS
  MEN  WOMEN  TOTAL  MEN  WOMEN  TOTAL 
 TOTAL ENROLLMENT 902  903  1,805  59  80  139 
 Declared Students 198  226  424  32  43  75 
 % of total enrollment 22.0%  25.0%  23.5%  54.2%  53.8%  54.0% 
 Undeclared Students 704  677  1,381  27  37  64 
 % of total enrollment 78.0%  75.0%  76.5%  45.8%  46.3%  46.0% 
             
 MINORS            
 Humanities / Fine Arts 64  82  146  12  17  29 
 % of declared students 32.3%  36.3%  34.4%  37.5%  39.5%  38.7% 
  Art History 10 
  % of declared students 0.5%  4.0%  2.4%  0.0%  2.3%  1.3% 
  Cinema Studies 12 
  % of declared students 4.0%  1.8%  2.8%  3.1%  9.3%  6.7% 
  Classics-Archaeology
  % of declared students 0.0%  0.9%  0.5%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Classics-Classical Studies
  % of declared students 0.0%  0.4%  0.2%  6.3%  0.0%  2.7% 
  Classics-Classics
  % of declared students 0.0%  0.4%  0.2%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Classics-Greek
  % of declared students 0.5%  0.0%  0.2%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Classics-Latin
  % of declared students 0.0%  0.4%  0.2%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Dance
  % of declared students 0.5%  1.8%  1.2%  3.1%  0.0%  1.3% 
  English 15 
  % of declared students 3.0%  4.0%  3.5%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  French
  % of declared students 2.5%  1.3%  1.9%  0.0%  4.7%  2.7% 
  German 10 
  % of declared students 3.0%  1.8%  2.4%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  History 12 
  % of declared students 3.0%  2.7%  2.8%  3.1%  7.0%  5.3% 
  Italian
  % of declared students 1.5%  2.2%  1.9%  6.3%  4.7%  5.3% 
  Music 12 
  % of declared students 4.0%  1.8%  2.8%  3.1%  0.0%  1.3% 
  Philosophy
  % of declared students 1.5%  0.4%  0.9%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Religion
  % of declared students 0.0%  0.4%  0.2%  3.1%  2.3%  2.7% 
  Russian
  % of declared students 0.5%  0.4%  0.5%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Spanish 13  19 
  % of declared students 3.0%  5.8%  4.5%  3.1%  7.0%  5.3% 
  Theater
  % of declared students 2.0%  1.3%  1.7%  3.1%  0.0%  1.3% 
  Visual Arts 10  15 
  % of declared students 2.5%  4.4%  3.5%  3.1%  2.3%  2.7% 
             
 Natural Sciences / Mathematics 45  39  84  12 
 % of declared students 22.7%  17.3%  19.8%  18.8%  14.0%  16.0% 
  Biology
  % of declared students 0.5%  2.7%  1.7%  0.0%  4.7%  2.7% 
  Chemistry 13  22 
  % of declared students 4.5%  5.8%  5.2%  3.1%  0.0%  1.3% 
  Computer Science 13 
  % of declared students 4.5%  1.8%  3.1%  6.3%  2.3%  4.0% 
  Earth and Oceanographic Science
  % of declared students 2.0%  0.9%  1.4%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Mathematics 18  11  29 
  % of declared students 9.1%  4.9%  6.8%  6.3%  7.0%  6.7% 
  Physics
  % of declared students 2.0%  1.3%  1.7%  3.1%  0.0%  1.3% 
             
 Social / Behavioral Sciences 77  87  164  12  16  28 
 % of declared students 38.9%  38.5%  38.7%  37.5%  37.2%  37.3% 
  Anthropology
  % of declared students 2.0%  1.8%  1.9%  3.1%  7.0%  5.3% 
  Economics 29  38 
  % of declared students 14.6%  4.0%  9.0%  15.6%  4.7%  9.3% 
  Economics and Finance
  % of declared students 1.5%  0.0%  0.7%  3.1%  0.0%  1.3% 
  Education Studies 31  36 
  % of declared students 2.5%  13.7%  8.5%  0.0%  4.7%  2.7% 
  Government 21  30 
  % of declared students 10.6%  4.0%  7.1%  6.3%  2.3%  4.0% 
  Psychology 10 
  % of declared students 1.5%  3.1%  2.4%  3.1%  9.3%  6.7% 
  Sociology 10  18 
  % of declared students 4.0%  4.4%  4.2%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Teaching 17  21 
  % of declared students 2.0%  7.5%  5.0%  6.3%  9.3%  8.0% 
             
 Interdisciplinary Minors 12  18  30 
 % of declared students 6.1%  8.0%  7.1%  6.3%  9.3%  8.0% 
  Africana Studies
  % of declared students 0.5%  0.4%  0.5%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Asian Studies
  % of declared students 0.5%  0.4%  0.5%  3.1%  2.3%  2.7% 
  Asian Studies-Chinese
  % of declared students 1.5%  1.3%  1.4%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Asian Studies-Japanese
  % of declared students 1.5%  0.9%  1.2%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Environmental Studies
  % of declared students 1.0%  0.9%  0.9%  0.0%  2.3%  1.3% 
  Gay and Lesbian Studies
  % of declared students 0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Gender and Women's Studies
  % of declared students 0.0%  2.7%  1.4%  0.0%  2.3%  1.3% 
  Latin American Studies
  % of declared students 1.0%  1.3%  1.2%  3.1%  2.3%  2.7% 

SUMMARY TABLE

Fall 2014 - Top Ten Declared Majors

1. Government, 170
2. Economics, 127
3. Mathematics, 80
4. Biology, 72
5. Environmental Studies, 68
6. Earth and Oceanographic Science, 58
7. History, 53
8. English, 52
9. Biochemistry, 47
9. Psychology, 47

Of the 1,944 students studying in residence and off campus, 933 (48.0%) have declared a major as of Fall 2014. Of these 933 students, 602 (64.5%) have declared a single major; 67 (7.2%) have declared a coordinate major (Environmental Studies in addition to another major); 263 (28.2%) have declared a double major; and one (0.1%) has declared a double-coordinate major.


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