Majors & Minors

Over 65 majors are available to Scripps students. Many are offered through Scripps, and the College also participates in a number of joint and intercollegiate programs. If a major is not offered here at Scripps, students are able to pursue an off-campus major through cross-registration. To learn more about our academic departments and courses of study, please visit our academics page.

Available majors and minors are listed below.

Arts & Humanities

  • Art (m)
  • Art Conservation
  • Art History* (m)
  • Chinese+ (m)
  • Classical Languages (m)
  • Classical Studies (m)
  • Dance (m)
  • English (m)
  • Foreign Languages (m)
  • French Studies (m)
  • German Studies (m)
  • Hispanic Studies (m)
  • Italian (m)
  • Italian Studies (m)
  • Japanese+ (m)
  • Music (m)
  • Philosophy (m)
  • Religious Studies* (m)
  • Russian+ (m)
  • Russian and East European Studies+ (m)
  • Theatre* (m)

Natural Sciences

  • Biochemistry**
  • Biology** (m)
  • Chemistry** (m)
  • Computer Science+
  • 3-2 Engineering**
  • Geology+
  • Human Biology+
  • Mathematics (m)
  • Molecular Biology**
  • Organismal Biology and Ecology**
  • Physics** (m)

Interdisciplinary

  • Africana Studies* (m)
  • American Studies* (m)
  • Asian American Studies* (m)
  • Asian Languages & Literatures+ (m)
  • Asian Studies* (m)
  • Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies* (m)
  • Environmental Analysis** (m)
  • Environment, Economics and Politics**
  • European Studies (m)
  • Gender and Women’s Studies* (m)
  • Humanities Major: Interdisciplinary Studies in Culture (m)
  • International and Intercultural Studies+
  • Jewish Studies* (m)
  • Latin American Studies (m)
  • Legal Studies* (m)
  • Management Engineering**
  • Media Studies* (m)
  • Middle East Studies* (m)
  • Neuroscience**
  • Organizational Studies+
  • Philosophy and Public Affairs+
  • Philosophy, Politics and Economics+
  • Public Policy Analysis+
  • Science and Management**
  • Science, Technology and Society*

Social Sciences

  • Anthropology* (m)
  • Economics (m)
  • Economics-Accounting+
  • History (m)
  • Linguistics+
  • Linguistics and Cognitive Science+
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Politics and International Relations (m)
  • Psychology
  • Sociology+

Notation Key:

* Intercollegiate
+ Cross-registration
** Offered through W. M. Keck Science Department
(m) Minor available