Departments and Programs
Vassar offers students a choice of four ways to proceed toward a degree which embodies an education that is personally significant. They are: concentration in a department; an interdepartmental program; a multidisciplinary program; or an individually tailored course of study in the independent program.
- Athletics and Physical Education
- Chinese and Japanese
- Cognitive Science
- Computer Science
- Earth Science and Geography
- French and Francophone Studies
- German Studies
- Greek and Roman Studies
- Hispanic Studies
- Mathematics and Statistics
- Physics and Astronomy
- Political Science
- Psychological Science
- Russian Studies
Interdepartmental programs are concentrations in which the concerns of two or more academic departments come together, under the supervision of participating faculty members.
Multidisciplinary programs concentrates on a single problem or series of problems that cannot be approached by one discipline alone.
Available to students who wish to elect an interdisciplinary field of concentration that is not provided by one of the regular departments, interdepartmental concentrations, or multidisciplinary programs.
Accelerated and Dual Degree Programs