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Amherst College Majors

Discover the majors and programs offered by Amherst College and the types of degrees awarded.

All Majors

Discover the majors and programs offered by Amherst College and the types of degrees awarded.

Arts

Graduates
  • Arts
    13
  • Drama and Theatre Production
    3
  • Film and Video Studies
    7

Humanities

Graduates
  • African American Studies
    14
  • Anthropology
    14
  • Architecture Studies
    4
  • Economics
    77
  • English
    43
  • European and Russian Studies
    1
  • French Language and Literature
    15
  • German Language and Literature
    3
  • History
    31
  • Latin and Ancient Greek Studies
    9
  • Legal Studies
    12
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
    6
  • Music History and Literature
    8
  • North American Studies
    3
  • Philosophy
    14
  • Political Science and Government
    42
  • Religious Studies
    8
  • Research and Experimental Psychology
    56
  • Russian and Eastern European Languages and Literature
    4
  • Sociology
    19
  • Spanish Language and Literature
    19
  • Women's Studies
    5

Science, Technology, and Math

Graduates
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
    1
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    17
  • Biology
    35
  • Chemistry
    18
  • Computer Science
    33
  • Environmental Science
    19
  • Geology and Earth Science
    12
  • Mathematics
    53
  • Neuroscience and Neurobiology
    16
  • Physics
    9
  • Statistics
    10
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