Home- Academics Academics With a 9:1 student-faculty ratio, our students are pursuing their intellectual passions in close contact with field-leading experts. MenuMenuMajors and MinorsDepartments and ProgramsOff-Campus StudyCore CurriculumScholars ProgramsFellowships & ScholarshipsPre-Professional PlanningAcademic CalendarUniversity CatalogueCourse OfferingsLibraries Majors and Minors Colgate offers 54 majors that provide students with a wide variety of options to build the foundation they need for success in any future pursuit. VIEW MAJORS AND MINORS Interdisciplinary Education The core curriculum is the foundation for a student's academic experience, which can take many forms. Learn more about the core Meet the Colgate faculty Studying off campus Course catalogue Course offerings Undergraduate Research Students work directly with faculty members on graduate-level research projects that often result in co-authored academic papers. Student research Read about specific projects Summer research opportunities Latest summer research projects Libraries Success After Colgate Our highly skilled career services staff, professional networks, and pre-professional programs help students prepare for the future. Pre-professional planning Career services Graduate school guidance Professional networks Database of successful alumni National fellowships and scholarships Centers and Institutes Colgate is home to several academic centers and institutes that actively advance study and research in their respective fields. Center for Freedom and Western Civilization Center for Language and Brain Center for Learning, Teaching, and Research Center for Women's Studies Lampert Institute for Civic and Global Affairs Picker Interdisciplinary Science Institute Shaw Wellness Institute Upstate Institute W.M. Keck Center for Language Study Writing and Speaking Center Academics Majors and Minors Departments and Programs Off-Campus Study Core Curriculum Scholars Programs Fellowships & Scholarships Pre-Professional Planning Academic Calendar University Catalogue Course Offerings Libraries RELATED LINKS Libraries LIBRARIES Colgate's state-of-the-art libraries power the research of students and faculty. Centers and Institutes CENTERS AND INSTITUTES Promoting research, study, debate, and collaboration across fields. Off-Campus Study OFF-CAMPUS STUDY Colgate has one of the most robust off-campus study programs in the country. Success after Colgate SUCCESS AFTER COLGATE Alumni from each of our majors have accomplished great things with their liberal arts degrees.