Middlebury

Middlebury’s liberal arts curriculum will challenge you for the rest of your life. Four years of intellectual and personal growth prepare students to meet the challenges of responsible citizenship in a complex, changing world.

Our curriculum is designed to ensure that each student's education includes breadth of experience across many fields and disciplines, as well as in-depth study in one area defined by the major. Breadth is achieved through a set of distribution requirements that encompass seven academic categories and four courses in different cultures and civilizations. An emphasis on writing in all disciplines sharpens students' capacity for critical thinking and expression.

An array of interdisciplinary programs provide opportunities to synthesize and connect what you learn in many different departments. Intensive study in the major may culminate in a senior thesis, independent project, or artistic production, working closely with professors in laboratories, studios and classrooms to collaborate on research and creative projects. You'll have a broad range of choices, and a great deal of freedom to set your own academic path.

Departments & Programs

African Studies Minor

African American Studies Minor

American Studies

Arabic

Studio Art

Biology

Chemistry & Biochemistry

Chinese

Classics and Classical Studies

Comparative Literature

Computer Science

Creative Writing

Dance

Economics

Education Studies

English & American Literatures

Environmental Studies

Film & Media Culture

French

First-Year Seminars

Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies

Geography

Geology

German

Global Health Minor

Greek

Hebrew

History of Art & Architecture

-Architecture and the Environment

-Architectural Studies

-Museum Studies

History

Independent Scholar

International Politics & Economics

International & Global Studies

-African Studies

-East Asian Studies

-European Studies

-Latin American Studies

-Middle East Studies

-Russian & East European Studies

-South Asian Studies

Italian

Japanese Studies

Jewish Studies

Latin

Linguistics Minor

Literary Studies

Mathematics

Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

Music

Neuroscience

Philosophy

Physical Education

Physics

Political Science

Psychology

Religion

Russian

Sociology & Anthropology

South Asian Studies Minor

Spanish & Portuguese

Theatre

Writing Program