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Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Swarthmore College Majors

Undergraduate Majors at Swarthmore College

The most popular major at Swarthmore College is Economics followed by Biology/Biological Sciences and English Language and Literature. A list of all 50 available majors and annual graduates is presented below.

List of undergrad majors offered at Swarthmore College

Computer and Information Sciences

Graduates
Computer and Information Sciences 11

Education

Graduates
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education, Other 1
Education, Other 11

Engineering

Graduates
Engineering 14

Foreign Languages

Graduates
Linguistics 16
Chinese Language and Literature 4
Russian Language and Literature 2
French Language and Literature 2
Spanish Language and Literature 4
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature 3
Latin Language and Literature 2

English and Literature

Graduates
English Language and Literature 31

Biology

Graduates
Biology/Biological Sciences 45
Biochemistry 3
Biophysics 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 3

Mathematics

Graduates
Mathematics 22

General Studies

Graduates
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2
Medieval and Renaissance Studies 1

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Graduates
Philosophy 13
Religion/Religious Studies 10
Islamic Studies 2

Physical Sciences

Graduates
Astronomy 1
Astrophysics 1
Chemistry 7
Chemical Physics 2
Geology/Earth Science 1
Physics 15

Psychology

Graduates
Psychology 24
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology 5
Psychology, Other 3

Social Sciences

Graduates
Economics 66
Political Science and Government 45
Sociology 2
Sociology and Anthropology 19

Ethnic Studies

Graduates
African Studies 1
Asian Studies/Civilization 1
Latin American Studies 1
Area Studies, Other 3
African-American/Black Studies 2
Women's Studies 3
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 1

Visual and Performing Arts

Graduates
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts 5
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other 5
Fine/Studio Arts 7
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 4
Music 4
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 1

History

Graduates
History 20

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=216287 IPEDS survey data for Swarthmore College.