Degrees awarded by major

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 611 students earned bachelor’s degrees, 111 of whom had double majors. The most popular majors were: Economics (including Mathematical Economics), Organization & Management Studies, Political Science, Health Sciences, Psychology, History, English, and Biology (including Biochemistry & Molecular Biology).

For more detailed data (e.g., majors by gender and historical trends from 2000 to 2019), please explore this Interactive Data Tool/Dashboard.

Graduating Class2016%2017%2018%2019%
Africana Studies 2 0.3% 3 0.4% 2 0.3% 0 0.0%
Anthropology 5 0.7% 10 1.5% 14 2.0% 9 1.2%
Art History 6 0.8% 2 0.3% 5 0.7% 5 0.7%
Biochemistry and
Molecular Biology
12 1.6% 12 1.8% 14 2.0% 9 1.2%
Biology 39 5.2% 35 5.2% 29 4.2% 28 3.9%
Chemistry 8 1.1% 8 1.2% 10 1.4% 8 1.1%
Cinema & Media Studies* 2 0.3% 4 0.6% 3 0.4% 12 1.7%
Classics 2 0.3% 2 0.3% 1 0.1% 8 1.1%
Computer Science 17 2.2% 19 2.8% 19 2.7% 22 3.0%
East Asian Studies
Chinese Track**
1 0.1% 5 0.7% 0 0.0% 2 0.3%
East Asian Studies
Japanese Track***
4 0.5% 1 0.1% 1 0.1% 2 0.3%
Economics 44 5.8% 44 6.6% 54 7.7% 55 7.6%
Mathematical Economics 12 1.6% 11 1.6% 15 2.2% 27 3.7%
English 59 7.8% 40 6.0% 42 6.0% 44 6.1%
Environmental Studies 33 4.4% 30 4.5% 26 3.7% 27 3.7%
French 6 0.9% 5 0.7% 6 0.8% 5 0.7%
German Studies 8 1.1% 1 0.1% 4 0.6% 4 0.6%
Globalization Studies 10 1.3% 14 2.1% 16 2.3% 12 1.7%
Health Sciences 62 8.2% 44 6.6% 55 7.9% 51 7.1%
History 49 6.5% 41 6.1% 33 4.7% 45 6.2%
Individualized Major 11 1.5% 5 0.7% 15 2.2% 3 0.4%
International Affairs 8 1.1% 6 0.9% 12 1.7% 10 1.4%
Italian Studies 1 0.1% 0 0.0% 2 0.3% 1 0.1%
Mathematics 16 2.1% 13 1.9% 12 1.7% 17 2.4%
Music 14 1.9% 5 0.7% 12 1.7% 11 1.5%
Music Education 3 0.4% 4 0.6% 6 0.9% 5 0.7%
Music Performance 4 0.5% 1 0.1% 1 0.1% 5 0.7%
Organization & Management
Studies
87 11.5% 69 10.3% 63 9.0% 80 11.1%
Philosophy 18 2.4% 16 2.4% 12 1.7% 25 3.5%
Physics 11 1.5% 15 2.2% 13 1.9% 15 2.1%
Political Science 55 7.3% 71 10.6% 64 9.2% 60 8.3%
Psychology 59 7.8% 48 7.2% 46 6.6% 47 6.5%
Public Policy 17 2.2% 12 1.8% 11 1.6% 11 1.5%
Religious Studies 16 2.1% 9 1.3% 5 0.7% 4 0.6%
Sociology 22 2.9% 26 3.9% 26 3.7% 21 2.9%
Spanish 8 1.1% 11 1.6% 13 1.9% 8 1.1%
Spanish/Latin American,
Caribbean, and Latino Studies
6 0.8% 8 1.2% 7 1.0% 3 0.4%
Studio Art 9 1.2% 9 1.3% 6 0.9% 12 1.7%
Theater Arts 10 1.3% 2 0.3% 9 1.3% 3 0.4%
Women, Gender, & Sexuality
Studies
2 0.3% 5 0.7% 9 1.3% 6 0.8%
TOTAL 756 667 697 722
TOTAL INDIVIDUALS 657 578 604 611
Double Majors**** 99 89 92 111
% of Individuals with Double Majors 15.1% 15.4% 15.2% 18.2%

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

*Offered as a new major in 2015-2016.

**Formerly Chinese Studies.

***Formerly Japanese Studies.

****Students with triple majors also included.

Source

Office of the Registrar and the Office of Institutional Analysis