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Bates College
Lewiston, ME
Academic Calendar System Not reported
Summer Session Not offered
General Catalog/Bulletin Online Catalog
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Undergraduate Majors

African-American/Black Studies

American/United States Studies/Civilization

Ancient Studies/Civilization

Anthropology

Art/Art Studies, General

Biochemistry

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Chemistry, General

Chinese Language and Literature

Dance, General

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

East Asian Studies

Economics, General

Engineering, General

English Language and Literature, General

Environmental Studies

French Language and Literature

Geology/Earth Science, General

German Language and Literature

History, General

Japanese Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Music, General

Neuroscience

Philosophy

Physics, General

Political Science and Government, General

Psychology, General

Religion/Religious Studies

Rhetoric and Composition

Russian Language and Literature

Sociology

Spanish Language and Literature

Women's Studies

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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION - continued
Most Popular Disciplines Social sciences, Biological/life sciences, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs Engineering
Special Programs Accelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Internships
Study Abroad Offered
Online Degrees No online degree programs
CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Computer Not required
Foreign Language Not required
Math/Science Required for all students
ADVANCED PLACEMENT
International Baccalaureate Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing Available through AP examinations
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FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION
Full-Time Faculty 170
Part-Time Faculty 13
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree 92%
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 36% of classes
10-19 students: 32% of classes
20-29 students: 15% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size 2-9 students: 22% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 40% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs
ACADEMIC RESOURCES
Libraries
Library Available on Campus Yes
Holdings 1,327,717
Computing
Computer Ownership Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus 400
Internet/E-mail Access Not reported
ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES
Remedial Instruction  
Tutoring Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access
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GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION
Master's Degrees Offered
Not reported
Master's Programs of Study
Not reported  
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Doctoral Degrees Offered
Not reported
Doctoral Programs of Study
Not reported