Degrees awarded by major

During the 2020-21 academic year, 583 students earned bachelor’s degrees, 134 of whom had double majors. The most popular majors were: Political Science (9.9%), Economics (9.2%, including Mathematical Economics), Health Sciences (8.5%), Business, Organizations, and Management Studies (8.2%), History (6.3%), and Psychology (5.0%). For more detailed data (e.g., majors by gender and historical trends from 2001 to 2021), please explore this Interactive Data Tool/Dashboard.



Graduating Class2018%2019%2020%2021%
Africana Studies 2 0.3% 0 0.0% 3 0.4% 1 0.1%
Anthropology 14 2.0% 9 1.2% 16 2.3% 4 0.6%
Art History 5 0.7% 5 0.7% 5 0.7% 10 1.4%
Biochemistry and
Molecular Biology
14 2.0% 9 1.2% 11 1.6% 13 1.8%
Biology 29 4.2% 28 3.9% 41 5.9% 35 4.9%
Chemistry 10 1.4% 8 1.1% 8 1.2% 7 1.0%
Cinema & Media Studies 3 0.4% 12 1.7% 9 1.3% 11 1.5%
Classics 1 0.1% 8 1.1% 1 0.1% 1 0.1%
Computer Science 19 2.7% 22 3.0% 18 2.6% 12 1.7%
East Asian Studies 6 0.9% 4 0.6% 3 0.4% 5 0.7%
Economics 54 7.7% 55 7.6% 56 8.1% 48 6.7%
Mathematical Economics 15 2.2% 27 3.7% 18 2.6% 18 2.5%
English 42 6.0% 44 6.1% 51 7.3% 29 4.0%
Environmental Studies 26 3.7% 27 3.7% 32 4.6% 35 4.9%
French 6 0.8% 5 0.7% 4 0.6% 10 1.4%
German Studies 4 0.6% 4 0.6% 6 0.9% 4 0.6%
Globalization Studies 16 2.3% 12 1.7% 11 1.6% 11 1.5%
Health Sciences 55 7.9% 51 7.1% 46 6.6% 61 8.5%
History 33 4.7% 45 6.2% 34 4.9% 45 6.3%
Individualized Major 15 2.2% 3 0.4% 3 0.4% 16 2.2%
International Affairs 12 1.7% 10 1.4% 10 1.4% 16 2.2%
Italian Studies 2 0.3% 1 0.1% 1 0.1% 2 0.3%
Mathematics 12 1.7% 17 2.4% 13 1.9% 16 2.2%
Music 12 1.7% 11 1.5% 5 0.7% 3 0.4%
Music Education 6 0.9% 5 0.7% 2 0.3% 3 0.4%
Music Performance 1 0.1% 5 0.7% 3 0.4% 3 0.4%
Organization & Management
Studies
63 9.0% 80 11.1% 67 9.7% 59 8.2%
Philosophy 12 1.7% 25 3.5% 19 2.7% 17 2.4%
Physics 13 1.9% 15 2.1% 8 1.2% 9 1.3%
Political Science 64 9.2% 60 8.3% 74 10.7% 71 9.9%
Psychology 46 6.6% 47 6.5% 43 6.2% 36 5.0%
Public Policy 11 1.6% 11 1.5% 16 2.3% 29 4.0%
Religious Studies 5 0.7% 4 0.6% 4 0.6% 6 0.8%
Sociology 26 3.7% 21 2.9% 16 2.3% 27 3.8%
Spanish 13 1.9% 8 1.1% 21 3.0% 18 2.5%
Latin American,
Caribbean, and Latino Studies
7 1.0% 3 0.4% 3 0.4% 4 0.6%
Studio Art 6 0.9% 12 1.7% 6 0.9% 8 1.1%
Theater Arts 9 1.3% 3 0.4% 1 0.1% 7 1.0%
Women, Gender, & Sexuality
Studies
9 1.3% 6 0.8% 6 0.9% 7 1.0%
TOTAL 697 722 694 717
TOTAL INDIVIDUALS 604 611 584 583
Double Majors* 92 111 110 134
% of Individuals with Double Majors 15.2% 18.2% 18.8% 23.0%

Notes: Both 1st and 2nd majors were included in the count.

*Also included students with triple majors. 

Source

Office of the Registrar and the Office of Institutional Analysis