Academic Programs

Overwhelmingly, women choose Smith for its outstanding academic reputation. That’s as it should be; as one of the nation’s top liberal-arts colleges, Smith exists to promote the life of the mind. If you want intellectual challenge, you are free to choose from more than 1,000 course offerings in more than 50 areas of study in the social sciences and history, the arts, languages, literature, mathematics and the natural sciences. And whether you come to Smith with a specific career goal in mind or are unsure of your educational direction, you’ll be encouraged to explore many fields of knowledge.

Academic Majors

Afro-American Studies

American Studies

Anthropology

Architecture

Art: History

Art: Studio

Astronomy

Biochemistry

Biological Sciences

Chemistry

Classical Studies

Classics

Comparative Literature

Computer Science

Dance

East Asian Languages and Cultures

East Asian Studies

Economics

Education and Child Study

Engineering

English Language and Literature

Environmental Science and Policy

Film Studies

French Studies

Geosciences

German Studies

Government

Greek

History

Italian Language and Literature

Italian Studies

Jewish Studies

Latin

Latin American and Latino/a Studies

Mathematics

Medieval Studies

Music

Neuroscience

Philosophy

Physics

Portuguese-Brazilian Studies

Psychology

Religion

Russian Civilization

Russian Literature

Sociology

Spanish

Theatre

Women and Gender Studies