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Hampshire College Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Amherst, MA

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Not offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • African Studies
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Agriculture, General
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Animal Behavior and Ethology
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Astronomy
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance, General
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Gay/Lesbian Studies
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, Other
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • South Asian Studies
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Visual and performing arts, Social sciences, Computer and information sciences, English
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad
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
Not required
Math/Science
Not required

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
42
Part-Time Faculty
41
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 61% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 0% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 66% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs

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
359,492
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
205
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Not reported
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

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

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