Majors & Minors

Cornell offers a wide range of majors and minors, along with the flexibility for students to create individualized majors. Most majors and minors are sponsored by particular academic departments, but there are also a number of interdisciplinary offerings involving courses and faculty from multiple departments. Regardless of the major you choose, you’ll have many opportunities to explore the breadth as well as depth of our liberal arts curriculum.

Majors  |  Minors  |  Pre-professional Programs 

Majors

Archaeology
Art, Studio
Art History
Biochemistry &
   Molecular Biology
Biology
Chemistry
Classical Studies
Computer Science
Economics & Business
Elementary Education
English & Creative Writing
Environmental Studies
Ethnic Studies
French
Geology
German
History
International Relations
Kinesiology
Latin American Studies
Mathematics
Medieval &
   Early Modern Studies
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Politics
Psychology
Religion
Russian
Russian Studies
Secondary Education
Sociology
Sociology & Anthropology
Spanish
Theatre
Women’s Studies

Minors

Anthropology
Art, Studio
Art History
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Civic Engagement
Classical Studies
Computer Science
Environmental Studies
French
Geology
German
German Studies 
Latin American Studies
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Politics
Psychology
Religion
Russian
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
Women's Studies

Pre-Professional Programs

Cornell offers distinctive, professionally-staffed centers to support and guide students interested in pursuing graduate programs or careers in business and public policy, health-related fields, and law. Other pre-professional tracks are typically interdisciplinary in nature, with faculty advisors assisting in the development of individualized course plans.

Architecture
Business
Dentistry
Education
Engineering
Forestry &
   Environmental Management
Law
Medicine
Social Work/Human Services
Theology
Veterinary Medicine