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Majors and Minors

This section of the website explores your options, which include majors, second majors, minors and more, as well as the various rules, policies, and courses that apply to major coursework.

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Every student in Weinberg College is required to complete a major, which provides an opportunity for in-depth study within one field.


In addition to your major, you have the option of using your electives to complete a minor, concentration, or certificate in some area. Options for Weinberg College students are available within Weinberg College and in several other schools at Northwestern. 

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Major and minor requirements

Use our requirement worksheets to see a list of requirements for each major or minor, according to the Undergraduate Catalog.

Access the worksheets

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