DePauw institutes new majors and minors beginning this academic year

As of this academic year, both Neuroscience and Global Health have been added to DePauw’s list of majors. Statistics and World Literature have also been included as possible minors. In order to activate new majors and minors, several steps are taken to ensure the sustainability of the addition. Faculty and staff must be aware of national educational conversations and what other schools in the Great Lakes Colleges Association are instituting within their curricula. The interests of DePauw students, the majors and minors they are independently and consistently creating, as well as the expertise professors bring to the table are other factors considered when creating a new major. “That’s what a major is,” said Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Anne Harris, “It’s a framework of knowledge.” Once these factors are…


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