Special Major Declaration Instructions

Special Major Declaration Instructions

The departments below have special instructions for declaring the major. Please refer to these instructions if you plan to declare one of the majors below.

Biology

Students planning to declare a major in Biology should complete the steps located here.

Business

Students interested in a Business major must apply to the major. Information about the requirements are located here.

Neuroscience

Students planning to declare a major in Neuroscience should complete the following steps located here.

Undergraduate Advising Heads

Undergraduate Advising Heads (UAH) are faculty advisors within the various majors and minors. These faculty are a wonderful resource as you are exploring different majors and minors and they can help you better understand how the curriculum of a particular major is structured and what you would need to do to major in that field.

You will ultimately meet with the appropriate UAH to officially declare your major. Click here for step-by-step instructions on how to declare a major.

Dept/ Program Name & Contact Link
African and Afro-American Studies Prof. Chad Williams
American Studies Prof. Stephen Whitfield
Anthropology

Prof. Ellen Schattschneider

Biochemistry Prof. Daniel Oprian
Biology

Prof. Neil Simister (fall)

Prof. Rachel Woodruff (spring)

Biological Physics Prof. Michael Hagan
Business Prof. Hagit Weihs
Chemistry Prof. Bruce Foxman (majors) & Prof. Milos Dolnik (minors)
Chinese Prof. Xiwen Lu
Classical Studies Prof. Cheryl Walker
Comparative Literature and Culture Prof. David Powelstock
Computer Science Prof. Harry Mairson
Creative Writing

Prof. Olga Broumas (poetry)

Prof. Stephen McCauley (fiction)

East Asian Studies Prof. Aida Yuen Wong
Economics Prof. Scott Redenius
Education Studies & Secondary Education Program

Prof. Marya Levenson (Education Studies)

Prof. Joseph Reimer (Education Studies)

Prof. Diana Turk (Secondary Teacher Education minors)

Elementary Education Program Prof. Marya Levenson (minors)
English Prof. David Sherman
Environmental Studies  Prof. Laura Goldin
European Cultural Studies Prof. Stephen Dowden
Film, Television and Interactive Media Prof. Steven Burg
Fine Arts: Art History Prof. Peter Kalb
Fine Arts: Studio Art Prof. Joseph Wardwell
French & Francophone Studies

Prof. Jane Hale (fall)

Prof. Martine Voiret (spring)

German Studies Prof. Sabine von Mering
Health: Science, Society, and Policy

Prof. Peter Conrad

Hispanic Studies

Prof. James Mandrell

History Prof. Greg Freeze
History of Ideas Prof. David Engerman
Independent Interdisciplinary Program see website
International & Global Studies Prof. Chandler Rosenberger
Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Prof. Nader Habibi
Italian Studies Prof. Paola Servino
Journalism Prof. Maura Jane Farrelly
Language & Linguistics
Prof. Lotus Goldberg
Latin American and Latino Studies Prof. Elizabeth Ferry
Legal Studies

Prof. Richard Gaskins

Prof. Melissa Stimell (assisting in spring 2014)

Mathematics Prof. Ira Gessel
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Prof. Jonathan Decter
Music

Prof. Sarah Mead (fall)

Prof. Seth Coluzzi (spring)

Near Eastern and Judaic Studies 

Prof. David Wright

Neuroscience Prof. Paul Miller
Peace, Conflict, and Coexistence Studies Prof. Gordie Fellman
Philosophy Prof. Eli Hirsch
Physics

Prof. David Roberts 

Politics Prof. Peter Woll 
Psychology Prof. Joseph Cunningham
Religious Studies Prof. Marc Brettler
Russian Studies Prof. David Powelstock
Sexuality and Queer Studies Prof. Thomas King
Social Justice and Social Policy Prof. David Cunningham
Sociology Prof. Karen Hansen
South Asian Studies Prof. Ulka Anjaria
Theater Arts Prof. Jen Cleary
Women's and Gender Studies Prof. Dian Fox

updated 2/26/2014