The academic life you create here will be extraordinarily rich, because you’ll get the experience of a leading arts and sciences college together with the far-reaching opportunities of a major university. And, our place at the heart of Northwestern means that you’ll also find courses, programs, and resources beyond the capacity of most colleges. Not to mention a community of people with an incredible range of talents and passions.
The arts and sciences education we provide at Weinberg College is distinctly interdisciplinary, multicultural, and entrepreneurial. It re-imagines the traditional arts and sciences curriculum for today's world.
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The College offers 47 majors and 58 minors that encompass the full scope of human endeavor — humanities, arts, mathematics, the natural sciences, and the social sciences — with an emphasis on critical thinking.
Many academic programs are interdisciplinary, bringing together experts from different departments to advance shared intellectual interests.
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Your classroom experience
Starting with their first-year seminars, Weinberg College students focus on developing their writing, thinking, and discussion skills. Faculty members are actively involved in teaching both undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of forms, from large courses to small seminars, mentorship opportunities in studios to hands-on research in laboratories.
Our Courses and Faculty
We encourage our students to explore widely and to make connections between the full spectrum of human thought and action. By taking advantage of research-oriented classes, credit-bearing internships, field-study experiences, and study abroad, you will be prepared to enter the workforce and today's complex world.
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