Joint Degree

Joint BA/MA in the Humanities

Joint Degree

Students in the College may pursue the master of arts degree in the Humanities while working toward an undergraduate degree. Undergraduate students admitted to this program pursue a specific course of study depending on their specific research and professional interests.

International Relations

Joint Degree

The Committee on International Relation's M.A. program trains students to undertake cutting-edge analytical work and become intellectual leaders in all fields of international theory and practice. Qualified students in the College who wish to pursue a joint MA degree in international relations should consult with their College adviser.

Joint BA/MA in Social Service Administration

Joint Degree

The School of Social Service Administration (SSA) offers students an opportunity to begin their professional training in social work and social welfare administration and policy while still in the College.

Professional Option: Medicine

Joint Degree

Pritzker School of Medicine's Professional Option Program in Medicine permits undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding potential for success in medicine to begin medical school during their fourth year in the College. This is a highly competitive, merit-award program.

Mathematics

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Mathematics provides an environment of research and comprehensive instruction in mathematics and applied mathematics. Both a BA and a BS program in mathematics are offered, including a BS degree in applied mathematics and a BS degree in mathematics with a specialization in economics.

Public Policy Studies

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Public Policy Studies students pursue the interdisciplinary analysis of domestic and international policy issues with emphasis on the application of economics, political science, and sociology to real-world policy issues. The program is designed to introduce students to policy analysis and implementation, equip them to use quantitative and economic techniques and methods, train them in policy research, and give them a command of at least one particular policy area.

Statistics

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The modern science of statistics involves the invention, study, and development of principles and methods for modeling uncertainty through mathematical probability; for designing experiments, surveys, and observational programs; and for analyzing and interpreting empirical data. The Statistics program explores principles and methods in combination with training in mathematics and some exposure to computing, which is essential to nearly all modern data analysis.

Biological Chemistry

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The BS degree in Biological Chemistry is designed to prepare you to enter a variety of interdisciplinary fields in biochemical and biophysical sciences. Students in this program are given the opportunity to study chemistry and physics of macromolecules, mechanisms of actions of enzymes and hormones, molecular and cellular biology, biotechnology, and other related fields.

Chemistry

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Chemistry is concerned with the preparation, composition, and structure of matter and with the equilibrium and kinetic laws that govern its transformations. The BA and BS degrees in chemistry are designed to provide a broad foundation in the three principal branches of the science: inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry. The BS degree offers a intensive program of study while the BA degree provides a wide opportunity for elective freedom and for the pursuit of interdisciplinary interests.

Computer Science

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The computer science program prepares students for either graduate work or employment in computer science. Students receiving the BA will have sufficient breadth and depth for either graduate study or immediate employment in computer science. Recipients of the BS will also have substantial depth and breadth in a field outside of computer science through the completion of an approved related area.

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