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Tufts Academics

Tufts University requires at least 120 Credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program, . Tuftsdoes not offer classes during the summer. Around 94% of students who started college at Tufts complete all the credits required within six years. Tufts offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take at Tufts?

Tufts has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students are required to fulfill a lanuage requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at Tufts

When choosing a major, Tufts students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Tufts below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Tufts does not require a senior project for all students.

Does Tufts Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Tufts offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Tufts Have An Online Program?

Tufts does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Tufts Offer Credit for AP Classes?

Tufts offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Tufts Have An Honor's Program?

Tufts does not offer an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Tufts Require Internships?

Tufts requires an internship for students in some majors only. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Tufts Majors & Subject Areas

Environmental Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
Latin American Studies
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
German Studies
Italian Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Women's Studies
Health Communication
Computer Science
Education, General
Educational Evaluation and Research
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Engineering, General
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Engineering Technology, General
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Engineering/Industrial Management
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
Chinese Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
Italian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Arabic Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Latin Language and Literature
Child Development
International Law and Legal Studies
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
Microbiology and Immunology
Genetics, General
Animal Genetics
Conservation Biology
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Museology/Museum Studies
Science, Technology and Society
Nutrition Sciences
International/Global Studies
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
Cognitive Science
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis
Human Computer Interaction
Sustainability Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Chemistry, General
Chemical Physics
Chemistry, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Experimental Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Educational Psychology
Community Organization and Advocacy
Public Policy Analysis, General
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Economics, General
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Urban Studies/Affairs
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Music, General
Dental Clinical Sciences, General
Advanced General Dentistry
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other
Physician Assistant
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies
Medical Scientist
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Public Health, General
Public Health Education and Promotion
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
International Public Health/International Health
Health Services Administration
Public Health, Other
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Veterinary Medicine
Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine
Veterinary Infectious Diseases
International Business/Trade/Commerce
History, General

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