For students entering in Fall 2024, please note that we are currently in the process of updating our pages to provide you with the most relevant and helpful information. Please check back for updates!

School of Arts and Sciences students have hundreds of majors, minors, and certificate programs to choose from. These pages provide information about these programs, including required and recommended courses to take in your first semester.  If you are entering Rutgers with an idea for an intended major or academic path, click on that program for more information.

If you're entering Rutgers still exploring your interests, click on a variety of programs to learn more about some of the exciting options available. 

Every course you take is part of your degree, so explore with confidence, knowing that the School of Arts and Sciences empowers students to create lives and careers of purpose, and become trailblazers in a rapidly-changing world.

Note: This site was created for incoming students to learn more about academic opportunities at Rutgers and to provide information for the first semester course registration process. This is not a comprehensive list of all programs. If you are looking for the full list of majors and minors available to SAS students, click here.

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