Advising Handbook 2022-2023 
    Jun 10, 2023  
Advising Handbook 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Organization of the College

Areas of Study

The academic programs of the College are classified in areas of study as follows: Interdisciplinary Studies; Language, Literature, and Culture; Mathematics and Natural Sciences; Social and Behavioral Science; Values and Societies; and Visual and Performing Arts.

Academic Programs

Interdisciplinary Studies

  •  Black Studies Minor
  • Chinese Studies Minor
  • Community and Justice Studies Major and Minor
  • Education Studies Minor
  • Energy and Society Minor
  • Environmental Science and Sustainability Major
  • Global Health Studies Major and Minor
  • Integrative Informatics Major
  • International Studies Major
  • Jewish Studies Minor
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies Minor
  • Middle East and North African Studies Minor
  • Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Major and Minor

 Languages, Literature, and Culture

  • Arabic Minor
  • English–Emphasis on Creative Writing Major
  • English–Emphasis on Literature Major
  • English Minor
  • Environmental Writing Minor
  • French Major and Minor
  • German Minor
  • Journalism in the Public Interest Minor
  • Spanish Major and Minor
  • Writing Minor

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

  • Astronomy Minor
  • Biochemistry Major
  • Biology Major and Minor
  • Chemistry Major and Minor
  • Computer Science Major and Minor
  • Geology Minor
  • Mathematics Major and Minor
  • Neuroscience Major
  • Physics Major and Minor

Social and Behavioral Science

  • Business Major
  • Economics Major and Minor
  • Political Science Major and Minor
  • Psychology Major and Minor

Values and Societies

  • Classical Studies Minor
  • Communication and Cultural Studies Major and Minor
  • History Major and Minor
  • Philosophy Major and Minor
  • Religious Studies Minor

Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art, Science, and Innovation Major and Minor
  • Dance and Movement Studies Minor
  • Film and Digital Storytelling Minor
  • Music Performance Minor
  • Studio Art Major and Minor
  • Theatre Major and Minor


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Governance Structure

Allegheny College is organized into five divisions: Academic Affairs, Finance and Planning, Development, Student Affairs, and Admissions. Each division is headed by a Vice President, Dean, or Director. These officers report to the Provost and Dean of the College or the President.