Departmental Honors Program

Departmental Honors Programs provides you with opportunities to intensify and deepen your knowledge of a major, to permit you closer associations with professors, and to prepare you for research, thesis preparation, and other work at the graduate level. Learn more >


Directed Independent Language Study

The Directed Independent Language Study program gives you the opportunity to study languages not currently offered through traditional classroom instruction. The program also assists you in gaining linguistic and cultural competence through conversation in the language and to promote your ability to adapt and respond to new linguistic and cultural environments. Learn more >


Dual Degrees

The College offers Dual-Degree Programs in Medicine, Law, Latin American Studies, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Exercise Physiology, and Marine Geology. Learn more >


Pre-Health Tracks

The Pre-Health tracks, including the Pre-Med track, prepares you for entering medical or graduate school by providing academic, career, and school application advising. Learn more >


Pre-Law Track

The Pre-Law track gives you the option of majoring in any field while simultaneously preparing to enter law school. Services include academic advising, information on law schools, and LSAT Practice workshops. Learn more >


Undergraduate Neuroscience Society

Whether or not you are a neuroscience major, the Undergraduate Neuroscience Society encourages you to explore the rapidly expanding field of neuroscience through organizing seminars with leading scientists and doctors, round-table discussions on current research, intercollegiate conferences and a mentor program. Learn more >


There is no separate application required for the following programs, they are by invitation only:


Advanced Program for Integrated Science and Math (PRISM)

PRISM brings together the top freshmen interested in the natural sciences. PRISM classes are advanced versions of the typical track done by a freshman natural science student. It’s a vibrant learning environment that includes special events, small inquiry-based labs, and academic support. Learn more >


Howard Hughes Medical Institute Program

If you are a minority student interested in biological research and scientific discovery, the Biology Department offers an undergraduate research program funded by The Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Learn more >


Foote Fellows Honors Program

The Foote Fellows Honors Program exempts you from the Cognates Program of General Education requirements. As a Foote Fellow, you can explore a multitude of educational resources, which many leverage into an opportunity to take additional majors and/or minors and to study abroad. Learn more >


The da Vinci Program

Inspired by the artist, humanist, and scientific genius Leonardo da Vinci, this program encourages you to explore the interdisciplinary connections between the arts, humanities, and sciences by emphasizing the distinctive elements that humanities classes can offer. Learn more >