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  1. Department of History

    Information and Departmental Plan of Study

    The plan of departmental study encourages the student to gain further knowledge of the major developments in (and problems of) history, spanning a broad range of time and place.  Students also develop more focused expertise through independent historical research and writing.  Through coursework and rigorous independent research, the history concentration emphasizes both depth and breadth. The department's website, describes the program and requirements in detail.

    vtgt - 04/21/2016 - 14:50

  2. University Center for Human Values

    Established in 1990 through the generosity of Laurance S. Rockefeller ‘32, the University Center for Human Values fosters ongoing inquiry into important ethical issues in private and public life and supports teaching, research, and discussion of ethics and human values throughout the curriculum and across the disciplines.

    vtgt - 04/21/2016 - 15:10

  3. Program in Humanistic Studies

    The Program in Humanistic Studies, under the auspices of the Council of the Humanities, hosts courses that take interdisciplinary, comparative, and cross-cultural approaches to the humanities. At the introductory level, we offer three year-long, team-taught "humanities sequences" exploring the events, ideas, texts, and artifacts of Western, Near Eastern, and East Asian cultures, respectively. These sequences attend closely to revolutions in thought and politics, human rights, racism, and social transformation.

    vtgt - 04/21/2016 - 15:17

  4. Program in Jazz Studies

    Immerse yourself in the vast musical and social history of jazz, establish a strong theoretical and stylistic foundation with regard to improvisation and composition, and emphasize the development of individual expression and creativity. Offerings for the Program in Jazz Studies include academic course work, performing ensembles, master classes, private study, and independent projects. We strongly encourage students to pursue the certificate to broaden their understanding of this music and its contribution to global culture.

    vtgt - 04/22/2016 - 10:31

  5. Program in Judaic Studies

    The Program in Judaic Studies provides students the opportunity to explore more than three millennia of Jewish culture, history, religion, thought, politics, and literature from the Bible to contemporary Jewish thought and society from an interdisciplinary perspective. A wide variety of courses, lectures, conferences, film series, and exhibitions taking advantage of Princeton's rich resources in Judaic studies are offered.

    vtgt - 04/22/2016 - 10:40

  6. Program in Latin American Studies

    The Program in Latin American Studies promotes interdisciplinary study and seeks to foster knowledge of and experience in Latin America.

    vtgt - 04/22/2016 - 15:47

  7. Program in Latino Studies

    The Program in Latino Studies, administered by the Program in American Studies, offers an interdisciplinary curriculum that traverses the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The program is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the emergence, transformation, and consolidation of Latino/a/x as a pan-ethnic group central to the development of the United States as a nation.

    vtgt - 04/22/2016 - 16:01

  8. Program in Linguistics

    Linguistics is the scientific study of language and all its properties. Some of the core aspects of language that linguists study include:

    vtgt - 04/22/2016 - 16:09

  9. Program in Materials Science and Engineering

    The certificate Program in Materials Science and Engineering is offered by the Princeton Institute of Materials and its eight affiliated departments. The program emphasizes the multidisciplinary nature of the study of materials and the engineering application of their properties.

    vtgt - 04/22/2016 - 16:15

  10. Department of Mathematics

    Information and Departmental Plan of Study

    Most first year students and sophomores interested in science, engineering, or finance take courses from the standard calculus and linear algebra sequence 103-104-201-202, which emphasizes concrete computations over more theoretical considerations. Note that 201 and 202 can be taken in either order.

    Students who are not prepared to begin with 103 may take 100, an introduction to calculus with pre-calculus review intended for students whose highest math SAT score is below 650.

    vtgt - 04/22/2016 - 17:52