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    Majors and Academics

    Academics at Hamline are intense, inspiring, and hands on. With a student to faculty ratio of 13:1, you will work closely with from faculty members at the top of their fields.  With our wide-range of programs and innovative "Hamline Plan," you are given the chance to tailor your education around the skills and topics you want to learn.

    Areas of Study

    Hamline offers majors, minors and certification programs in more than 50 areas of study. Do you have the brain of a scientist? The soul of an artist? No matter what gets your blood pumping, The Hamline lan will ensure you graduate with a well-rounded education that prepares you for your future—wherever it takes you.

    Business
    Arts
    Sciences and Health
    Justice and Law
    Global Studies
    Media Studies
    Humanities and Culture
    Social Sciences
     

    Business

    Do you dream of being the CEO of a Fortune 500 company? Or maybe it’s running a nonprofit that excites you. With a business degree from Hamline, you’ll graduate with the knowledge and connections you’ll need to start your career in business—whether in the private, public, or nonprofit sector.

    • Business
    • Business Analytics
    • Economics
    • Finance
    • Global Business with East Asian Studies
    • Global Business with German
    • International Business
    • International Journalism
     
    • Management
    • Marketing
    • Nonprofit Management
    • Sport and Recreation Management
    • Sustainable Enterprise
    • Professional Writing
    • Conflict Studies
    • Communication Studies
        
     

    Arts

    In the Hamline Arts programs, the world is your canvas. Develop your artistic voice and vision through your personal exploration of the fine arts. You’ll gain an understanding of the traditions and history, while you hone your own technical craft and develop the skills to channel your passion into a fulfilling career in the arts.

    • Art (Studio Arts)
    • Art History
    • Creative Writing
    • Digital Media Arts
    • English
     
    • Music
    • Professional Writing
    • Rhetoric
    • Theatre Arts
     

    Sciences and Health

    Do you want to cure diseases? Help develop sustainable solutions to combat climate change? In Hamline’s science and health programs, you’ll explore the natural and physical worlds within and around us as you conduct research alongside professors trying to solve real-world problems.

    • Biochemistry
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science
    • Environmental Studies
    • Exercise Science
    • Forensic Science
     
    • Physics
    • Pre-Engineering (Electrical)
    • Pre-Engineering (Mechanical)
    • Pre-Medical
    • Psychology
    • Math
    • Public Health Sciences
     

    Justice and Law

    Hamline offers degrees in pre-law, social and criminal justice, and political science. This program will help you develop a deeper understanding of legal and political systems in relation to social justice, human rights, and diplomacy.

    • Conflict Studies
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice
    • Forensic Science
    • Law 3+3
    • Legal Studies
    • Paralegal Certificate
    • Pre-Law
     
    • Public Service
    • Social Justice
    • Sociology
    • Women's Studies
    • Philosophy
    • Political Science
    • Global Studies
     

    Global Studies

    Attention, globetrotters! This program is designed to develop compassionate, informed citizens of the world, ready to take on the complex challenges of the 21st century. You’ll study here and abroad to understand societies and cultures around the world.

    • Anthropology
    • Chinese
    • East Asian Studies
    • German
    • Global Business with East Asian Studies
    • Global Business with German
    • Global Studies
    • Latin American Studies
     
    • Linguistics
    • Linguistics, Applied
    • Middle East Studies
    • Spanish
    • African American Studies
    • History
    • Political Science
    • International Journalism
     

    Media Studies

    Media Studies programs at Hamline include Journalism, Communications, Digital Media Arts, Theatre Arts, Professional Writing, and more. So if you’ve got a passion for communicating—through words, design, or performance—The Media Studies program might be the right fit for you.

    • English
    • Professional Writing
    • Theatre Arts
    • International Journalism
        

    Humanities and Culture

    Made up of several different disciplines—including History, Literature, and Philosophy—the Humanities & Culture program explores the heart of the human experience. The humanities seek to answer the larger questions about who we are and what our lives should mean.

    • Communication Studies
    • Conflict Studies
    • Philosophy
    • Religion
    • Social Justice
    • Women's Studies
        

    Social Sciences

    The social sciences take a scientific approach to studying human nature. You’ll come to understand the systems that shape human behavior and society, learn about social structures and how they have evolved over time, and engage in research to solve critical problems.

    • Political Science
    • Sociology
    • Public Service
    • Social Justice
    • Economics
    • Latin American Studies
    • History
    • Psychology
     
    • Social Studies
    • Conflict Studies
    • Anthropology
    • African American Studies
    • Global Studies
    • Women's Studies
    • Legal Studies
    • Education
     

  • First-Year Seminars

    First-Year Seminars

    The First-Year Seminar is designed to ease you into college-level coursework in a fun and supportive environment. Class sizes are small and focus on a particular topic (from climate change to community building to American humor).

  • Study Abroad

    Study Abroad

    Pursue an internship in countries such as Senegal, England, or Chile a reality. Gain language fluency in Latin America, Asia, Europe, or Africa. Make friends from other countries and see the world from a completely different perspective.

  • Collaborative Research

    Collaboartive Research

    Whether you conduct collaborative research in state-of-the-art science labs or work one-on-one with published authors and award-winning artists; our professors will work with you as an equal.