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Brown University
Providence, RI
Academic Calendar System Semester
Summer Session Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin  
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Undergraduate Majors

African-American/Black Studies

American/United States Studies/Civilization

Anthropology

Applied Mathematics, General

Archeology

Architectural History and Criticism, General

Art History, Criticism and Conservation

Art/Art Studies, General

Behavioral Sciences

Biochemistry

Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Biomedical Sciences, General

Biophysics

Chemical Engineering

Chemistry, General

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General

Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics

Comparative Literature

Computer Engineering, General

Computer Science

Creative Writing

Development Economics and International Development

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

East Asian Studies

Economics, General

Education, General

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Engineering Physics/Applied Physics

Engineering, General

English Language and Literature, General

Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology

Environmental Science

Environmental Studies

Film/Cinema/Video Studies

Fine/Studio Arts, General

French Language and Literature

French Studies

Geochemistry

Geology/Earth Science, General

Geophysics and Seismology

German Language and Literature

German Studies

Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies

History, General

International Relations and Affairs

Italian Language and Literature

Italian Studies

Jewish/Judaic Studies

Latin American Studies

Linguistics

Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography

Materials Engineering

Mathematics and Computer Science

Mathematics, General

Mechanical Engineering

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Molecular Biology

Music, General

Music, Other

Musicology and Ethnomusicology

Near and Middle Eastern Studies

Neuroscience

Organizational Behavior Studies

Philosophy

Physics, General

Political Science and Government, General

Psychology, General

Religion/Religious Studies

Russian Studies

Sociology

South Asian Studies

Spanish Language and Literature

Urban Studies/Affairs

Visual and Performing Arts, General

Women's Studies

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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION - continued
Most Popular Disciplines Social sciences, Biological/life sciences, Computer and information sciences, Mathematics and statistics
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs None
Special Programs 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 Not required
Computer Not required
Foreign Language Not required
Math/Science Not required
ADVANCED PLACEMENT
International Baccalaureate Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing Not available
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FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION
Full-Time Faculty 770
Part-Time Faculty 115
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree 95%
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 35% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 12% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size Not reported
ACADEMIC RESOURCES
Libraries
Library Available on Campus Yes
Holdings 4,567,029
Computing
Computer Ownership Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus 320
Internet/E-mail Access Not reported
ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES
Remedial Instruction  
Tutoring Not reported
Services for Learning Disabled Students Not reported
Services for Physically Disabled Students Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access
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GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION
Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Public Policy, Master of Arts, Master of Public Health, Master of Public Affairs
Master's Programs of Study

American Studies

Anthropology

Applied Mathematics

Biochemical Engineering

Biochemistry

Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General

Biomedical Engineering

Biostatistics

Biotechnology

Cell Biology

Chemical Engineering

Classics

Cognitive Sciences

Community Health

Computer Engineering

Computer Science

East European and Russian Studies

Education--General

Electrical Engineering

Elementary Education

Engineering and Applied Sciences--General

English

English Education

English as a Second Language

Epidemiology

History

Latin American Studies

Linguistics

Materials Sciences

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanics

Molecular Biology

Molecular Pharmacology

Multilingual and Multicultural Education

Pathobiology

Physics

Physiology

Psychology--General

Public Health--General

Public Policy

Publishing

Russian

Science Education

Secondary Education

Slavic Languages

Social Sciences Education

Sociology

Theater

Urban Education

Western European Studies

Writing

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GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION - continued
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Medicine
Doctoral Programs of Study

Allopathic Medicine

American Studies

Anthropology

Applied Mathematics

Archaeology

Art History

Asian Studies

Biochemical Engineering

Biochemistry

Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General

Biomedical Engineering

Biostatistics

Biotechnology

Cell Biology

Chemical Engineering

Chemistry

Classics

Cognitive Sciences

Community Health

Comparative Literature

Computer Engineering

Computer Science

East European and Russian Studies

Ecology

Economics

Electrical Engineering

Engineering and Applied Sciences--General

English

English as a Second Language

Epidemiology

Evolutionary Biology

French

Geosciences

German

Health Services Research

Hispanic Studies

History

History of Science and Technology

Italian

Latin American Studies

Linguistics

Materials Sciences

Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanics

Molecular Biology

Molecular Pharmacology

Multilingual and Multicultural Education

Music

Near and Middle Eastern Studies

Neuroscience

Pathobiology

Philosophy

Physics

Physiology

Political Science

Psychology--General

Publishing

Religion

Russian

Slavic Languages

Sociology

Theater

Western European Studies

Writing