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Harvard College Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Cambridge, MA

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

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • Environmental Studies
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • History, General
  • History, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neurobiology and Anatomy
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Sanskrit and Classical Indian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Southeast Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Statistics, General
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Biological/life sciences, Mathematics and statistics
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

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
1,013
Part-Time Faculty
140
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
75%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 46% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 9% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 19% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 24% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 22% 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
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
605
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 Laws, Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration, Master of Design Studies, Master of Health Care Management, Master of Medical Science

Master's Programs of Study

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Art Education
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Demography and Population Studies
  • Dentistry
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Policy
  • Educational Psychology
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • French
  • Geosciences
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Development
  • International Health
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Italian
  • Law
  • Music
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Planetary and Space Sciences
  • Portuguese
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Reading Education
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Technical Communication

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education Leadership, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Medical Science, Doctor of Design, Doctor of Public Health, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Juridical Sciences, Doctor of Business Administration

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Biopsychology
  • Cell Biology
  • Celtic Languages
  • Classics
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Comparative Literature
  • Demography and Population Studies
  • Dentistry
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • English
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Experimental Psychology
  • French
  • Geosciences
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • International Health
  • Italian
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Nutrition
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Planetary and Space Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Policy
  • Religion
  • Social Psychology
  • Spanish
  • Statistics

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