Degrees awarded by major

During the 2021-22 academic year, 640 students earned bachelor’s degrees, 123 of whom were double majors. The most popular majors were: Political Science (9.9%), Economics (9.7%, including Mathematical Economics), Organization & Management Studies/Business, Organizations, & Management (9.0%), Health Sciences (8.6%), Biological Sciences (BIO & BMB combined) (7.5%), Psychology (6.7%), and History (5.5%). For more detailed data (e.g., majors by gender and historical trends from 2001 to 2021), please explore this Interactive Data Tool/Dashboard.


Graduating Class2019%2020%2021%2022%
Africana Studies 0 0.0% 3 0.4% 1 0.1% 2 0.3%
Anthropology 9 1.2% 16 2.3% 4 0.6% 13 1.7%
Art History 5 0.7% 5 0.7% 10 1.4% 10 1.3%
Biochemistry &
Molecular Biology
9 1.2% 11 1.6% 13 1.8% 15 2.0%
Biology 28 3.9% 41 5.9% 35 4.9% 42 5.5%
Chemistry 8 1.1% 8 1.2% 7 1.0% 13 1.7%
Cinema & Media Studies 12 1.7% 9 1.3% 11 1.5% 11 1.4%
Classics 8 1.1% 1 0.1% 1 0.1% 3 0.4%
Computer Science 22 3.0% 18 2.6% 12 1.7% 24 3.1%
East Asian Studies 4 0.6% 3 0.4% 5 0.7% 8 1.0%
Economics 55 7.6% 56 8.1% 48 6.7% 44 5.8%
Mathematical Economics 27 3.7% 18 2.6% 18 2.5% 30 3.9%
English 44 6.1% 51 7.3% 29 4.0% 34 4.5%
Environmental Studies 27 3.7% 32 4.6% 35 4.9% 29 3.8%
French 5 0.7% 4 0.6% 10 1.4% 4 0.5%
German Studies 4 0.6% 6 0.9% 4 0.6% 3 0.4%
Globalization Studies 12 1.7% 11 1.6% 11 1.5% 11 1.4%
Health Sciences 51 7.1% 46 6.6% 61 8.5% 66 8.6%
History 45 6.2% 34 4.9% 45 6.3% 42 5.5%
Individualized Major 3 0.4% 3 0.4% 16 2.2% 15 2.0%
International Affairs 10 1.4% 10 1.4% 16 2.2% 12 1.6%
Italian Studies 1 0.1% 1 0.1% 2 0.3% 1 0.1%
Mathematics 17 2.4% 13 1.9% 16 2.2% 11 1.4%
Music 11 1.5% 5 0.7% 3 0.4% 6 0.8%
Music Education 5 0.7% 2 0.3% 3 0.4% 7 0.9%
Music Performance 5 0.7% 3 0.4% 3 0.4% 2 0.3%
OMS/Business, Organizations, & Management 80 11.1% 67 9.7% 59 8.2% 69 9.0%
Philosophy 25 3.5% 19 2.7% 17 2.4% 12 1.6%
Physics 15 2.1% 8 1.2% 9 1.3% 17 2.2%
Political Science 60 8.3% 74 10.7% 71 9.9% 76 9.9%
Psychology 47 6.5% 43 6.2% 36 5.0% 51 6.7%
Public Policy 11 1.5% 16 2.3% 29 4.0% 26 3.4%
Religious Studies 4 0.6% 4 0.6% 6 0.8% 6 0.8%
Sociology 21 2.9% 16 2.3% 27 3.8% 22 2.9%
Spanish 8 1.1% 21 3.0% 18 2.5% 14 1.8%
Latin American,
Caribbean, & Latino Studies
3 0.4% 3 0.4% 4 0.6% 5 0.7%
Studio Art 12 1.7% 6 0.9% 8 1.1% 2 0.3%
Theater Arts 3 0.4% 1 0.1% 7 1.0% 4 0.5%
Women, Gender, & Sexuality
Studies
6 0.8% 6 0.9% 7 1.0% 2 0.3%
TOTAL MAJORS COMPLETED 722 694 717 764
TOTAL INDIVIDUALS 611 584 583 640
Double Majors* 111 110 133 123
% of Individuals with Double Majors 18.2% 18.8% 22.8% 19.2%

Note: Double majors were included in the count of Total majors completed. % by major=number of students graduating with a certain major, divided by Total majors completed by a graduating class (e.g., in the Class of 2022, 14 students graduated with a Major in Spanish, contributing 1.8% to Total majors completed by this graduating class: 14/764=1.8%)

*Also included students with triple majors. 

Source

Office of the Registrar and the Office of Institutional Analysis