Academics

5%
OF STUDENTS
SELF DESIGN A MAJOR
30%
OF STUDENTS PURSUE
STEM MAJORS
1ST
IN THE COUNTRY TO OFFER
SECULAR STUDIES MAJOR

SPECIALIZED ACADEMIC PROGRAMS & DEPARTMENTS

Pitzer College Self Designed Majors

SELF-DESIGNED MAJORS

一道本不卡免费高清In consultation with two faculty advisers, design your own major.

Recent Examples

  • Global Health and Community Development
  • Global/Local Community Engagement through Soccer
  • Climate Toxicology
  • Documentary Activism
  • Urban Justice Studies
W.M. Keck Science Department Pitzer

W.M. KECK SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

Shared by Pitzer, Claremont McKenna and Scripps Colleges, the disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics are studied in 15 degree programs.

Pitzer College Joint Medical Program

JOINT MEDICAL PROGRAM

一道本不卡免费高清Pitzer College and Western University of Health Sciences offer this seven-year program resulting in a BA and a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. The program graduates physicians who focus on disease prevention, health promotion and compassionate treatment of the patient as a whole person.

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR

ON YOUR SCHEDULE TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS FROM 11A TO 12:15P.

During Fall semester, all first-year students take a writing intensive, interdisciplinary First-Year Seminar to fulfill the college’s Written Expression educational objective. While the seminar is the only required Pitzer course—you do pick a seminar topic of interest from a list of options.

Pitzer College First-Year Seminar

Things to Know

  • The professor teaching your seminar will serve as your academic advisor for three to four semesters.
  • Seminars are capped at around 15 students.
  • Seminars are not part of or meant to be introductions to any particular major.

Sample Seminar Topics

  • Love and Loathing in Los Angeles
  • Drug Development, Policy and Innovation
  • Surfing and the Politics of Race and Gender
  • Women and Political Change in Africa
  • Political Imagination: Life on the Right
  • Seeing is Believing: Photography and Truth