Majors & Minors

Whittier College offers academic degree programs in more than 30 majors and concentrations. Students also have the option to pursue an academic or interdisciplinary minor to supplement or strengthen knowledge in other areas.

Students interested in creating their own course of study should consider the Whittier Scholars Program.

Special pre-professional programs are also available to students interested in pursuing advanced studies in the health sciences, physical therapy, engineering, and law.

Majors Minors

Anthropology/Sociology

Art:
Art History Track
Studio Art Track
Studio/Art History Track

Biochemistry 

Biology 

Business Administration:
Accounting Concentration
Finance Concentration
International Business Concentration
Management Concentration
Marketing Concentration

Chemistry
Chemistry with ACS Certification

Child Development

Chinese

Economics:
Business Economics Option
General Distributive Option
Pre-Professional Economics Option

Engineering 3-2:
Engineering 3-2 Chemistry
Engineering 3-2 Mathematics
Engineering 3-2 Physics
Engineering 3-2 Science & Letters

English:
Creative Writing Emphasis

Environmental Science:
Environmental Studies Track
Environmental Science Track

French 

Global & Cultural Studies:
Culture
Geographical Area
Issues
National/Transnational Institutions

History

Kinesiology & Nutrition Science: 
Pre-Physical Therapy Emphasis
Sports Management Emphasis

Mathematics:
Teaching Credential Emphasis
Mathematics-Business

Music

Applied Philosophy

Philosophy

Physics:
Astronomy Emphasis

Political Science:
International Relations Track

Psychology

Religious Studies

Social Work

Sociology

Spanish

Theatre & Communication Arts:
Design & Technology Emphasis
Performance Emphasis

Whittier Scholars Program 

Anthropology

Art History

Biology

Business Administration

Chemistry

Child Development

Chinese

Economics

Elementary Education

English

Environmental Science

Environmental Studies

Film Studies

French

French Cultural Studies

Global & Cultural Studies 

Gender Studies

History

Japanese

Kinesiology

Latino Studies

Liberal Arts of Organizational Leadership

Mathematics

Music

Philosophy

Physics

Political Science

Psychology

Religious Studies

Scientific Computing

Social Work

Sociology

Spanish

Studio Art

Theatre & Communication Arts 

Whittier Scholars Program