Core and Majors

Delve into Scripps’ Core Curriculum in Interdisciplinary Humanities, its signature, interdisciplinary program, and check out the 50 majors available on the Scripps campus. Visit the Course Catalog for more information on Scripps College’s curriculum.



Scripps faculty are distinguished teachers who are accomplished scholars, researchers, and leaders in their fields, accessible, and committed to your success.


Senior Thesis

The required senior thesis or project marks the culmination of students’ undergraduate studies, and each May, select students present their projects to the Scripps community on Capstone Day, a day of celebration and recognition of achievement. Explore students’ past projects, below.


Study Abroad

Approximately 60 percent of Scripps students participate in off-campus study programs in more than 40 countries around the world, including France, Italy, Denmark, Botswana, Cuba, and Cambodia. Students may also study within the U.S. through our program in Washington, D.C..



More than 86 percent of Scripps students have held at least one internship with educational, cultural, philanthropic, political, scientific, and financial institutions around the world, including NASA, Jumpstart and Endgame Entertainment.


W.M. Keck Science Department

The W.M. Keck Science Department, a collaboration between Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, and Pitzer College, offers an interdisciplinary program in the natural sciences. Students have the opportunity to study with faculty in the disciplines of biology, chemistry, and physics, and undergraduate students often conduct original research.