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Brandeis University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Waltham, MA

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • Health Policy Analysis
  • History, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, Other
  • Russian Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish and Iberian Studies
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Biological/life sciences, Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
379
Part-Time Faculty
171
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
65%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 15% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
2,185,677
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
130
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Professional Science Master's, Master of Science, Master of Public Policy, Master of Arts in Teaching

Master's Programs of Study

  • Anthropology
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • English
  • Gender Studies
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Genetics
  • History
  • Jewish Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Public Policy
  • Sociology
  • Sustainable Development
  • Theater
  • Women's Studies

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Anthropology
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • English
  • Gender Studies
  • Genetics
  • History
  • Jewish Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Sociology
  • Women's Studies

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