The programs below have been identified as particularly suited to the study of the following set of academic themes. These themes cut across academic majors and represent interests that second-year students have often articulated in OCS advising meetings if they have not yet decided on a major.

For suggestions on programs that have been good for certain majors, students are encouraged to get recommendations from faculty in that major.

Arts, Media, and Music

Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies

Global Economics and Regional Development

Global Health

Human Ecology, Sustainability, and Environment

Migration and Diaspora

Peace and Conflict, Human Rights, and Social Justice

Politics and International Relations

Science and General Science

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