WELCOME TO FIVE COLLEGE ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

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Five College academic programs collaborate across campuses based on shared disciplinary & interdisciplinary interests to enhance
academic offerings and support vibrant intellectual communities.


CROSS REGISTRATION
The Five College cross registration system allows students to choose from 6,000 undergraduate courses offered at the five campuses. Learn more.


CERTIFICATES, DEPARTMENTS, MAJORS & OTHER ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
More than 40 different Five College academic programs collaborate across campuses to offer a wide range of opportunities for students, faculty members and staff members, including 16 certificate programs, 2 departments, 2 majors and 3 centers. Learn more.

Event and other announcements are circulated by way of more than 35 different Five College email listservs maintained by multi-campus groups with a shared interest. Join a Five College listserv. 

Find Five College academic programs on social media, including:
Architectural Studies | Culture Health & Science | Dance | Digital Humanities | Film Studies | Center for the Study of World Languages | Women's Studies Research Center |


STUDENT AWARDS, PRIZES, SYMPOSIA, PERFORMANCES, EXHIBITIONS & FESTIVALS
Each year Five College academic collaborations celebrate student work with a variety of awards, prizes, symposia, conferences, concerts, art exhibitions, poetry readings and film fesitvals. Learn more.


FOR FACULTY
There are more than 25 different Five College faculty seminars as well as numerous other collaborative programs for teaching, research, joint appointments, faculty exchange and professional development. Explore the For Faculty area.

More than 75 faculty members from all five campuses serve in a leadership role for a Five College  academic program or grant project each year. Find advice for leaders of collaborative academic programs in the Frequently Asked Questions area, including processing certificates, event promotions and communications, managing a program budget, as well as planning and logistics for multi-campus activities.


EXPLORE FIVE COLLEGE ACADEMIC PROGRAMS


Each Five College academic program is led by a steering committee of faculty members from the five campuses along with a member of the Five Colleges staff serving as liaison.

Use the links below to learn more about a particular program including links to social media and contact information.


African Studies

Anthropology Program

Arabic Language Initiative

Architectural Studies

Asian/Pacific/American Studies

Astronomy

Blended Learning

Buddhist Studies

Coastal and Marine Sciences

Cognitive Neuroscience

Community-Based Learning 

Crossroads in the Study of the Americas (CISA)

Culture, Health, and Science (CHS)

Dance

Digital Humanities

Early Music Program

East Asian Studies

East Asian Studies: Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS)

East Asian Languages Program (EALP)

Ethnomusicology

Film



Graduate and Post Baccalaureate Programs

History (Five College Graduate Program)

International Relations

Languages

Languages: Center for the Study of World Languages

(including the Supervised Independent Language Program)

Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies

Logic

Middle Eastern Studies

Multicultural Theater

Music (including Five College Opera)

Native American and Indigenous Studies

Peace and World Security Studies (PAWSS)

Philosophy

Physics

Queer and Sexuality Studies

Reproductive Health, Rights & Justice

Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES)

Statistics Program

Sustainability

Theater

Women's Studies Research Center


View programs by certificate, department and major