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UChicago Academics

University of Chicago requires a minimum of 4200 units to graduate with a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program, . UChicagodoes not offer classes during the summer. Around 96% of students who started college at UChicago graduate within six years. UChicago offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Are Required at UChicago?

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

Majors at UChicago

When choosing a major, UChicago students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at UChicago below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. UChicago does not require a senior project for all students.

Does UChicago Offer Learning Disability Services?

UChicago 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 UChicago Have An Online Program?

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

Does UChicago Give AP Credit?

UChicago 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 UChicago Have An Honor's Program?

UChicago offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and does not offer a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.

Does UChicago Require Internships?

UChicago does not require an internship for students in some majors only. Internships can help students gain hands on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.

UChicago Majors & Subject Areas

Environmental Studies
African Studies
Latin American Studies
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Political Communication
Computer Programming, Other
Computer Science
Elementary Education and Teaching
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Comparative Literature
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
German Language and Literature
South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Molecular Biochemistry
Developmental Biology and Embryology
Microbiology, General
Genetics, General
Molecular Genetics
Human/Medical Genetics
Molecular Physiology
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Oncology and Cancer Biology
Evolutionary Biology
Molecular Medicine
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Mathematics, General
Financial Mathematics
Statistics, General
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Science, Technology and Society
Nutrition Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Theology/Theological Studies
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Geophysics and Seismology
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Experimental Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Securities Services Administration/Management
Public Policy Analysis, General
Social Work
Social Sciences, General
Economics, General
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, Other
Design and Visual Communications, General
Directing and Theatrical Production
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Music, General
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Health Services Administration
Public Health, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing Research
History, General
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
History, Other

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