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Majors and Minors

Newcomb-Tulane College students pursue programs and degrees in over 70 subject areas offered by five undergraduate schools. To facilitate your academic planning, both on campus and long-term, the Academic Advising Center provides basic information on each degree program, suggests ways in which to apply key skills from each degree to future career opportunities, and compiles information on the Tulane departments as well as local and national professional associations related to each degree. Students should not feel limited to the suggestions presented here, but are encouraged to take this information and contact information to pursue the myriad opportunities available to Tulane students and alumni.
 

*indicates coordinate major (must be pursued in conjunction with a separate primary major)
**indicates program is offered as a minor only

Africana Studies

Africana studies offers a broad course of interdisciplinary study relating to Africans, people of African descent, and the context of the African Diaspora. Drawing on diverse methodologies and disciplinary formations, Africana studies teaches students to think analytically and critically about global Black experiences across space and time. Africana studies also trains students to make intellectual connections among global, national, and local contexts.

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Africana Studies Major Requirements
Africana Studies Minor Requirements

Anthropology

Anthropologists study the origin and the physical, social, and cultural development and behavior of humans. They may study the way of life, archaeological remains, languages, music, art, architecture, or physical characteristics of people in various parts of the world. Some compare the customs, values, and social patterns of different cultures. Anthropologists usually concentrate in one of four areas: socio-cultural anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, or biological-physical anthropology.

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Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology Major Requirements
Bachelor of Science in Anthropology Major Requirements
Anthropology Minor Requirements

Arabic Studies**

Standard Arabic has an estimated 206 million speakers, while colloquial Arabic is spoken by a total of over 400 million, which makes it the fifth most widely spoken language in the world. Arabic classes at Tulane highlight the richness of Arabic culture and literature, as well as its practical applications in the global political economy.

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Architecture

Architecture is the art and science of designing and supervising the erection of buildings and similar structures. Architects consider the engineering, utility, history, location, style, and theme of buildings and built environments. The study of architecture is also the study of the spatial relationship between humans and the natural world or other societies, providing a window into the environment, climate, history, ceremonies, and artistic sensibility of those societies, as well as insight into the activity of daily life.

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Bachelor of Architecture Major Requirements (5-year professional degree)
Bachelor of Science in Architecture Major Requirements (4-year undergraduate major)
Architecture Minor Requirements

Art History

The discipline of art history imparts visual and intellectual skills for apprehending and understanding art works past and present. It opens up historical and cultural contexts for critical readings of works of art and architecture. It discloses how objects and spaces were conceived, produced and functioned, as well as how they were discussed and valued over time, and how they themselves became active agents of culture. In reading and thinking critically about art objects, our students learn how to conduct research, analyze visual and written sources, and develop cogent arguments delivered orally and in writing.

Art history at Tulane focuses largely on Europe and the Americas, the latter including the United States, the Caribbean, and Latin America. Art history shares many scholarly pursuits within the humanities, including history, language and literature, film, theatre and dance, and architecture.

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Art History Major Requirements
Art History Minor Requirements

Art Studio

Art is the study of the various creative means of expressing human thoughts, interests, attitudes, emotions, and ideas.

The Newcomb Art Department offers a diverse yet intensive curriculum with a strong emphasis on mastery of media, formal issues, and conceptual investigation. The formal elements and perceptual skills are emphasized and examined in the Foundations of Art courses offered at the entry level. Intermediate and upper-level courses provide focus in specific media. Students can choose to concentrate in one of the following areas: Ceramics, Digital Arts, Glass, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, or Sculpture or they can also create a combination of areas to focus their creative endeavors. Each area is well appointed with excellent facilities, equipment and knowledgeable faculty.

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Bachelor of Arts in Art Studio Major Requirements
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Studio Major Requirements
Art Studio Minor Requirements

Asian Studies

A major in Asian studies at Tulane combines courses offered by several departments: anthropology, economics, history, political institutions, and sociology. Asian studies is a combined major, with a corresponding major from the School of Liberal Arts. Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese are offered with the goal of basic proficiency in at least one language. Coursework and topics range from the fall of the Ming dynasty to contemporary political movements to the sociology of Asian countries. Traditional and historic tenants of Hinduism and Buddhism are explored as well as contemporary reflections on two of the world’s oldest religions. A major in Asian studies is a valuable way to contrast U.S. and Asian culture as well as to better understand the socio-cultural diversity of Asia.

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Asian Studies Major Requirements
Asian Studies Minor Requirements

Biological Chemistry

Biological chemistry, or biochemistry, is the study of life at the molecular level. The major in biological chemistry focuses on providing training so students can apply the concepts and methods of the physical sciences to the solution of biological problems.  The major provides an excellent introduction to graduate work in biochemistry, biotechnology and medical research as well as a strong preparation for medical school.

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Biological Chemistry Major Requirements
Biological Chemistry Minor Requirements

Biomedical Engineering

The umbrella term “biomedical engineering” (BME) covers any application of engineering techniques and principles to problems and processes of biology or medicine. Students who pursue a major in BME at Tulane first acquire a rigorous engineering education, which becomes a springboard to concentrated study of biomaterials, bioelectronics, bioelectricity, biomechanics and tissue engineering during the second half of their undergraduate career. The undergraduate curriculum is primarily designed to prepare undergraduates for advanced study in clinical medicine, biomedical engineering, or related fields.

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Biomedical Engineering Major Requirements
Biomedical Engineering Minor Requirements
Biomedical Engineering Minor Requirements for Non-Engineering Majors

Cell and Molecular Biology

Cell and molecular biology (CMB) investigates the structures and functions of the cell, the basic unit of life, as well as the mechanisms by which living systems function, develop, and interact with their environment. Cell biology seeks to explain cell structure, organization of the organelles they contain, their physiological properties, metabolic processes, signaling pathways, life cycle, and interactions with their environment. Students majoring in CMB also study the molecular basis of biological activity, including the interactions between DNA, RNA, and proteins and their biosynthesis, as well as the regulation of these interactions. The CMB curriculum at Tulane prepares students for advanced study and research in medicine, biology, and biotechnology.

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Cell and Molecular Biology Major Requirements
Cell and Molecular Biology Minor Requirements

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Chemical engineering is a branch of engineering that applies the principles of chemistry, biology, physics, and math to solve problems that involve the production or use of chemicals, fuel, drugs, food, and more. Chemical engineers work in almost every industry and affect the production of almost every article manufactured on an industrial scale. The CHEM-E curriculum includes coursework in advanced chemistry as well as engineering-related areas such as heat and mass transfer, thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and process design and control.

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Chemistry

Chemistry is a branch of physical science that studies the composition, structure, properties and change of matter. The chemistry curriculum at Tulane combines broad based training in the major areas of chemistry (biochemistry, inorganic, organic and physical) with a firm foundation in mathematics and physics.

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Chemistry Minor Requirements

Classical Studies

A Classical Studies major at Tulane explores the ancient languages (Latin, Greek, and Hebrew), the fields of Greek, Roman and Near Eastern archaeology, ancient history, ancient religion (Greek, Roman, ancient Judaism, and early Christianity), and ancient culture in general. These ancient teachings are the foundation for many modern societies and are the basis of further lines of study such as linguistics, archaeology, religion, philosophy, art history, fine arts, sociology, ancient history, communications and law. 

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Classical Studies Minor Requirements

Cognitive Studies*

The coordinate major in cognitive studies combines a regular major with a core curriculum in three tracks: formal disciplines, philosophical foundations and psychology. The program is designed to provide basic knowledge of current research on mind, cognition, and language.

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Communication

The major in Communication provides students with an understanding of theories, processes, and practices of human communication. Communication studies the use of language and speech for social purposes. Scholars in communication examine the basic structures and processes of communication by which people manage relationships, maintain social/cultural institutions and structures, and accomplish tasks.

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Computer Science*

Computer Science is the scientific and practical approach to computation and its applications. It is the systematic study of the reasoning, structure, expression, and mechanization of the algorithms that underlie the acquisition, representation, processing, storage, communication of, and access of encoded information. A computer scientist specializes in the theory behind computation and the design of computational systems.

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Dance

The study of dance is the study of various types of movement. At Tulane the types of movement studied include: ballet, modern dance, tap dance, jazz dance, African dance, and Brazilian dance. The Dance curriculum involves not only performance and practicum, but the study of the history of dance and its relative lighting and design in a theater setting.

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Bachelor of Arts in Dance Major Requirements AND Bachelor of Arts in Movement Arts Track Major Requirements
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Major Requirements

Design

The Bachelor of Arts in Design undergraduate major explores design as a language and process to respond to the complex challenges of our time. Design students learn to integrate multiple aspects of a problem and respond with interdisciplinary solutions to shape living with and in an evolving world.

The major requires (33) credits and is structured to allow a double major. Students may choose the option to concentrate in one of three specialized areas: Social Innovation, Sustainable Real Estate Development, or Preservation. The degree also serves as an entry point for students who transfer into the school with strong interests in applied design in various career paths.

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Bachelor of Arts in Design (General) Major Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in Design (Preservation) Major Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in Design (Social Innovation) Major Requirements
Design Minor Requirements

Digital Media Practices*

The coordinate major in digital media production offers students coursework in the art, craft, and technology of film, television, video, animation and sound production. The program is interdisciplinary and can include courses from Music, Theatre and Dance, Communication, Art, and English.

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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Ecology and evolutionary biology is the study of biological systems using plant, animal, and microbial organisms as models. Students who major in this discipline study the mechanisms and effects of organic evolution; the interactions among plants, animals, and the environment; and the effects of human activities on the biosphere – locally and globally.

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Economics

Economics is the study of the production, consumption and distribution of goods and services. Economic study attempts to clarify how the use of natural, technological, and financial resources affect human beings. Economics draws on history, philosophy, and mathematics to confront topics ranging from how households or businesses can make solid decisions to societal issues such as unemployment, inflation, crime, and environmental decay.

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Bachelor of Arts in Economics Major Requirements
Bachelor of Science in Economics Major Requirements
Economics Minor Requirements

Engineering Physics

Tulane’s interdisciplinary engineering physics program provides students with a broad science and mathematics background similar to that of Tulane’s traditional physics major, combined with a strong grounding in engineering design and the application of physics principles to practical engineering problems. The curriculum is characterized by a strong emphasis on modern physics and its application to 21st century technology, including new materials, quantum electronics, nanofabrication, and devices.

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Engineering Science**

Engineering science is a broad discipline that centers on the physical and mathematical basis of engineering and machine technology. Engineering science seeks to apply scientific knowledge to practical problems.

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English

The English Major seeks to expose students to a wide range of literary works and critical methodologies, to develop an awareness of the forms, histories, and contexts of literary works, and to cultivate fundamental skills of critical reading and writing.

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Environmental Biology

Environmental biologists study how populations of plants and animals live and interact with their environments. Areas of emphasis include biodiversity, conservation biology, and ecology. The environmental biology curriculum at Tulane is geared towards students who are planning for a career or further study in conservation biology, environmental preservation, human health, and public policy.

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Earth & Environmental Sciences

The environmental earth science major combines a broad background in the natural sciences with a major curriculum that includes traditional geology courses on rocks, fossils and minerals to courses on coastal environment, natural disasters, river systems, sedimentary environments, and so forth. Students receive broad exposure to environmental problems, as well as training in essential problem-solving skills, such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Environmental Informatics (EI).

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Environmental Earth Science Major Requirements
Environmental Earth Science Minor Requirements

Environmental Studies

Environmental studies is multidisciplinary academic field that systematically studies human interaction with the environment in the interests of solving complex problems. It is a broad field of study that includes the natural environment, the built environment, and the sets of relationships between them. The environmental studies major at Tulane is an interdisciplinary major that draws courses from the School of Liberal Arts, School of Sciences and Engineering, School of Public Health, School of Business, and School of Architecture.

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Exercise Science

A Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Tulane School of Professional Advancement is ideal for anyone interested in promoting a healthy lifestyle and working in clinical healthcare settings. This program provides students with foundational knowledge in the biomechanical, physiological, and psychological aspects of physical activity and its impact on health, society, and quality of life.

This program is a great foundational step for a future career as a physical therapist, occupational therapist, athletic trainer, exercise physiologist, personal trainer, fitness instructor, or chiropractic assistant. It is also a good fit for those who are already working in the healthcare field.

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Film Studies

Film studies adopts a critical, theoretical, and historical approach to the analysis of individual films and to the study of cinema from the silent era to the contemporary period. Courses analyze film as a medium that employs specific formal strategies that shape meaning and they investigate wider debates about cinema as a cultural form and as an industrial and institutional practice. A number of courses also investigate various national cinemas focusing on the history, industrial organization, and cultural implications of cinema in specific national contexts. Film studies may be combined with a range of other majors; and students are encouraged to integrate production-oriented courses and programs with film studies.

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Film Studies Major Requirements
Film Studies Minor Requirements

French

The major in French at Tulane is designed to provide students with the necessary skills to communicate effectively in French both orally and in writing. The French program further seeks to familiarize students with the most influential literary, philosophical, critical, and cinematographic works in French, properly understood within their cultural and historical context; to introduce them to the major social and political developments that have shaped the Francophone world; and to provide them with an understanding of the structure of the French language, attitudes towards its use, and the variation it displays across time, geographical space, and social groups.

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Geology

The major in geology provides students with an understanding of the materials that make up the Earth, the history of the Earth, and physical, chemical, and biological processes that have operated on and within the Earth throughout its history.

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Geology Minor Requirements

German

German studies a field of humanities that researches German language and literature in both its historic and present forms. German studies majors explore the culture, literature, and language of the German-speaking countries and peoples. The Tulane Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies includes classes on German culture, German history, and German politics in addition to the language and literature component.

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German Studies Minor Requirements

Greek

The Greek major offers students the chance to study the language and literature, art and archaeology, and ancient history of Greece and the larger Greco-Roman world.

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Health and Wellness

The study of health and wellness encompasses nutrition, personal fitness, health evaluation, risk behaviors, as well as healthy behavior changes. It is an appropriate major for students interested in working in healthcare or assisted living facilities, for nonprofits or corporations, or even independently. Areas of focus could include nutrition, wellness, stress management, behavioral health, and fitness training.

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History

History is the study of people, events, belief systems, material realities and cultural values of the past and their influence on the present. The study of history is an exploration of cause-and-effect relationships in human affairs in attempt to understand the power and complexity of the past in shaping the contemporary human condition.

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History Minor Requirements

Homeland Security Studies

The major combines a series of core courses in security and emergency management skills with elective course options in a range of liberal arts and science disciplines, such as political science, sociology, or earth and environmental science.

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Information Technology

The B.S.in Information Technology offers flexible major tracks aligned with industry employment needs. Students in this program will be prepared to pursue careers in information technology, cybersecurity, technology management, and programming. The curriculum balances advanced problem-solving techniques and business acumen with practical solutions for IT problems.

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Information Technology Major Requirements (ALL CONCENTRATIONS)

Information Technology Minor Requirements

Italian

Italian involves the study of the language, literature and culture of Italy. The major at Tulane starts with language instruction in each of the four areas of fluency: speaking, listening, reading, and writing; upper level electives include courses in Italian film, literature, history from Roman times to the present day, and culture.

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Italian Minor Requirements

Jewish Studies

Jewish studies represents an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the Jews, their history, religion, language, thought, culture, literature, and music. The Tulane program uses methods of history to gain accurate insights into the Jews' past; sociological analysis to find the larger patterns of Jewish behavior and social interaction; and the study of philosophy to examine the comprehensive understandings of humanity and nature proposed by Jewish thinkers. In addition, language, literature and musicology are studied in order to explore the diverse cultural creations of the Jews and the method of social anthropology allows students to characterize Jewish religion and to define its impact upon the lives of its past and present adherents.

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Jewish Studies Minor Requirements

Latin

The Latin major offers students the chance to study the language and literature, art and archaeology, and history of Ancient Rome and the larger Greco-Roman world.

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Latin American Studies

Latin American studies is an interdisciplinary study of the culture, history, language, politics, art, and lifestyle of the various peoples and nations of Latin America.

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Latin American Studies Minor Requirements

Legal Studies in Business

The legal studies in business major allows students to explore the intersection of business and law, while gaining a comprehensive foundation in business subjects through the BSM core curriculum. Specialized topics of study and potential career fields include human resources, insurance, real estate, government, contract negotiations, and global operations.

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Legal Studies in Business Minor Requirements (ONLY AVAILABLE TO BUSINESS MAJORS)

Linguistics

Linguistics is the scientific study of language, it's structure and use. It seeks to discover the rules and representations of languages and the interpretation of languages in context. All human languages share some traits, while diverging in particulars. Linguists may describe both universal and specific traits of language and of languages. This knowledge can be applied to a broad spectrum of problems from bilingual education to artificial intelligence, second language learning to conflict resolution.

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Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics Major Requirements
Bachelor of Science in Linguistics Major Requirements

Management

Management encompasses a series of interrelated steps taken by firms and their leaders to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage over their competitors. These steps include analyzing and understanding the competitive forces in the environment in which the organization operates and assessing and developing the material and human resources capabilities that the firm needs in order to improve individual, group, and organizational performance.

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Management Minor Requirements (ONLY AVAILABLE TO BUSINESS MAJORS)

Marine Biology**

Marine biology is the scientific study of organisms of the sea. Tulane's Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology offers a minor program in marine biology with two tracks: one for EEB majors and one for non-majors.

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Marine Biology for Biology Majors Minor Requirements
Marine Biology for Non-Biology Majors Minor Requirements

Marketing

The American Marketing Association has defined marketing as "the activity, set of institutions, and processes for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers, clients, partners, and society at large."

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Marketing Minor Requirements (ONLY AVAILABLE TO BUSINESS MAJORS)

Mathematics

Mathematics the study of topics such as quantity (numbers), structure, space, and change. Through the use of abstraction and logic, mathematics developed from counting, calculation, measurement, and the systematic study of the shapes and motions of physical objects. Mathematicians seek out patterns and use them to formulate new conjectures. Mathematicians resolve the truth or falsity of conjectures by mathematical proof. When mathematical structures are good models of real phenomena, then mathematical reasoning can provide insight or predictions about nature.

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Mathematics Minor Requirements

Medieval and Early Modern Studies

MEMS is a multidisciplinary program with a focus on the history and cultures of the medieval and early modern world (from the fourth through the seventeenth centuries). Course may be drawn from a variety of departments in the School of Liberal Arts, such as Art History, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, English, French and Italian, Germanic and Slavic Studies, History, Jewish Studies, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Spanish and Portuguese

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Medieval and Early Modern Studies Major Requirements
Medieval and Early Modern Studies Minor Requirements

Musical Cultures of the Gulf South*

The MCGS program at Tulane is an interdisciplinary program that explores the intersection of music and culture in the regional Gulf South. The coordinate major requires courses in Music, Anthropology, History, Theater and Dance, and has elective offerings in English, African Diaspora Studies, Communication, and French.

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Musical Theatre

The Musical Theatre B.F.A. is a voice-focused program, with additional requirements for acting and dance. The curriculum stresses vocal training and year-round participation in our musical theatre ensemble, Musical Theatre Workshop, as well as courses in music theory, and musicology. Admission to the Musical Theatre B.F.A. program is based on an audition, which takes place during the sophomore year.

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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre Major Requirements

Neuroscience

As an academic discipline, neuroscience seeks to understand the role of the nervous system in regulating physiological and behavioral processes. It is a multidisciplinary branch of biology that deals with the anatomy, biochemistry, molecular biology, and physiology of neurons and neural circuits.

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Philosophy

Philosophy is a branch of the humanities which involves the study of truths or principles underlying all knowledge. For some 2,500 years, it has inspired us to examine, question, and understand our beliefs and values. Students of philosophy explore cultural ideals, learn to think analytically and critically, deepen their knowledge of ethics, and become familiar with some of the most important figures in the history of thought. Tulane’s philosophy major specializes in ethics and political philosophy, both contemporary and historical.

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Philosophy Major Requirements (ALL TRACKS)
Philosophy Minor Requirements

Physics

Physics is the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy, and includes the study of mechanics, heat, light and other radiation, sound, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of atoms. Physics is the foundation for our understanding of the natural world, spanning the ultimate depths within subatomic nuclei to distances beyond the known universe. Physics provides a basis for other sciences, including chemistry, biology, astronomy, and geology.

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Physics Minor Requirements

Political Economy

Political economy is a comprehensive field of study which encompasses the areas of economics, political science, history and philosophy. The discipline is concerned with the role of public policy in influencing the economic and social welfare of a political unit (i.e., a town, state, nation, etc.). Political scientists study production and trade, and their relations with law, custom, and government, as well as with the distribution of national income and wealth.

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Political Economy: Economics and Public Policy Major Requirements
Political Economy: International Perspectives Major Requirements
Political Economy: Law, Economics, and Policy Major Requirements
Political Economy: Moral and Historical Perspectives Major Requirements

Political Science

Political science is the study of the origin, development, and operation of political systems and public policy. Studying topics such as public opinion, political decision-making, ideology, and public policy, political scientists analyze the structure and operation of governments as well as various political entities. They conduct research on a wide range of subjects such as relations between the United States and other countries, the institutions and political life of nations, the politics of small towns or a major metropolis, or the decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court, to name a few.

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Political Science Major Requirements
Political Science: International Development Major Requirements
Political Science: International Relations Major Requirements
Political Science Minor Requirements
Political Science International Development Minor Requirements

Portuguese*

The Portuguese major offers students the opportunity to study the language, culture, literature and history of Portugal and the wider Lusophone (Portuguese-speaking) world. At Tulane, Portuguese is a coordinate major, which means it must be paired with a separate primary major.

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Portuguese Minor Requirements

Preservation Studies**

Students in the undergraduate Minor in Preservation Studies program learn the fundamentals of historic preservation practice through courses in historic preservation theory and practice, preservation technology, and architectural history.

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(ONLY AVAILABLE TO JUNIOR-STANDING AND ABOVE)

Psychology

As an academic discipline, psychology involves the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, especially those affecting behavior in a given context.

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Psychology Minor Requirements

Psychology & Early Childhood Education

A major in early childhood education allows students to take courses that provide a strong foundation in child development, family studies, and early childhood education.

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Public Health

Public health addresses health at a broad level, and seeks to promote healthy lifestyles, help to develop policies, conduct education campaigns, confront the spread of infectious disease, conduct research to improve methods, and use data to track and measure health status and the effectiveness of health programs.

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Public Health Minor Requirements

Public Policy**

The Tulane Summer Minor Program in Public Policy will give students a foundation for graduate school in public policy or a career in government and politics at the local, state or national level. Students complete relevant coursework and participate in service learning that together provide them with tools in the analysis of policy, knowledge in substantive policy areas, and experience in local government. Students completing the minor will fulfill one of Tulane’s service learning graduation requirements.

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Real Estate

The Bachelor of Science in Real Estate (BSRE) is a comprehensive undergraduate major that teaches the core concepts of real estate including real estate finance and project management, while integrating unique offerings including design and related environmental concerns. Traditional career paths include real estate investment and financial analysis, project design and development, asset and portfolio management, and urban planning and policy.

The Real Estate Summer Minor Institute is an intensive, 8-week program designed to help students obtain the essential knowledge and skills for entry level positions and careers in the real estate industry, both residential and commercial. The program provides a strong foundation on Real Estate as a business, specifically focusing on careers as a real estate investor, owner or developer, in real estate finance and in real estate consulting. In addition, the minor provides robust knowledge in real estate market analysis, due diligence, legal concepts, project analysis, and tax credits. The program also encourages sustainability by preparing students to take the LEED GA exam.

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Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Major Requirements
Real Estate Minor Requirements

Religious Studies**

Religious studies is a multidisciplinary academic field that investigates religious beliefs, behaviors, and institutions across time and geography, outside of any one particular religious viewpoint. It draws on the methodologies of anthropology, sociology, psychology, philosophy, literature, and history, among others.

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Russian

The Russian major allows students to study the language, culture, history, and literature of Russia

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Russian Major Requirements
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School of Liberal Arts Management Minor (SLAMM)**

The School of Liberal Arts management minor (SLAMM) is intended to introduce non-business majors to an understanding of management practices and principles within the perspective of the liberal arts.  This interdisciplinary minor incorporates basic economic and accounting courses with classes throughout the arts, humanities and social sciences as well as specially designed SLAMM courses focusing on leadership, ethics, law, public relations, marketing and strategy.

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(NOT AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS PURSUING B.S.M. DEGREES IN THE A.B. FREEMAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS)

Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship**

Tulane’s minor in social innovation and social entrepreneurship seeks to train students to use the processes of design thinking to create a more just and equitable society. Students who minor in SISE are often concerned with finding solutions to complex problems on the systems level. The five main SISE courses introduce students to concepts of social innovation, mindsets of human-centered design, and frameworks for social impact leadership.

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Social Policy & Practice*

The study and development of social policy, typically within a governmental or political setting, including guidelines, legislation, or activities designed to impact and improve human welfare.

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Social Policy and Practice Major Requirements
(ONLY AVAILABLE TO POLITICAL SCIENCE, ECONOMICS, AND SOCIOLOGY MAJORS)

Sociology

Sociology is the systematic study of the development, structure, collective behavior, and functioning of organized groups of human beings (i.e., societies). Particular attention is payed to the existence and persistence of social problems.

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Sociology Minor Requirements

Spanish

The Spanish major allows students to study the language, culture, history, and literature of the Spanish-speaking world.

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Spanish and Portuguese

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is dedicated to the study of languages, literatures, and cultures of Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula. Our department offers a wide variety of undergraduate classes, from basic language instruction in Spanish and Portuguese to upper-level courses in literature, culture, and film. Undergraduates may pursue majors and minors in Spanish and Portuguese, or a Joint Major in Spanish and Portuguese.

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Spanish and Portuguese Joint Major Requirements

Teaching, Learning, and Training**

More information to come.

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Teaching, Learning, and Training Minor Requirements

Theatre

The study of theater is both a theoretical and practical exploration of acting, costume design, directing, lighting design, management, scene design, technical production, history, theory and criticism, all as it pertains to live dramatic performance.

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Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Major Requirements (ALL TRACKS)
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Major Requirements (ALL TRACKS)
Theatre Minor Requirements

Urban Studies**

Urban studies is the multi-disciplinary exploration of cities, urban life and artifacts, and the design and organization of urban space and experience. Tulane offers a minor only in urban studies, designed to complement any of the undergraduate majors in the five Tulane schools.

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*indicates coordinate major (must be pursued in conjunction with a separate primary major)
**indicates program is offered as a minor only

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