Majors and Minors

Rice offers more than 50 undergraduate majors across six divisions of study. Minors, interdisciplinary programs, and pre-professional opportunities complement our comprehensive curriculum, with multiple opportunities for research and collaboration. Students can learn more about each major and minor by clicking on the links below.

Majors

School of Architecture

Architecture

Architectural Studies

George R. Brown School of Engineering

Bioengineering

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Computational and Applied Mathematics

Computer Science

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Materials Science and Nanoengineering

Statistics

School of Humanities

Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations

Art History

Asian Studies

Classical Studies

English

European Studies

French Studies

German Studies

History

Latin American Studies

Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Philosophy

Religion

Spanish and Portuguese

Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Visual and Dramatic Arts

Shepherd School of Music

Music

Wiess School of Natural Sciences

Astronomy

Astrophysics

Biochemistry and Cell Biology (only open to Fall 2019 matriculants and before)

Biological Sciences (only open to Fall 2019 matriculants and before)

BioSciences (begins 2020-2021)

Chemical Physics

Chemistry

Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (only open to Fall 2019 matriculants and before)

Environmental Science

Health Sciences (begins 2020-2021)

Kinesiology (only open to Fall 2019 matriculants and before)

Mathematics

Neuroscience

Physics

Sports Medicine and Exercise Physiology (begins 2020-2021)

School of Social Sciences

Anthropology

Cognitive Sciences

Economics

Linguistics

Managerial Studies (may only be pursued as a second major)

Mathematical Economic Analysis

Political Science

Psychology

Social Policy Analysis

Sociology

Sport Management

Minors

African and African American Studies

Anthropology

Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Business

Cinema and Media Studies

Computational and Applied Mathematics

Data Science

Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Energy and Water Sustainability

Engineering Design

Entrepreneurship

Environmental Studies

Financial Computation and Modeling

Global Health Technologies

History

Jewish Studies

Mathematics

Medical Humanities

Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Museums and Cultural Heritage

Naval Science

Neuroscience

Physics

Politics, Law, and Social Thought

Poverty, Justice, and Human Capabilities

Religion

Sociology

Statistics

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