Discover Reed's diverse academic landscape by exploring our five divisions and 26 departments. They encompass a broad spectrum of disciplines, so you can find one that aligns with your passions and aspirations.
We have organized this page by division to help you find the program that interests you. Within each division, take the time to thoroughly explore each department to see what it offers. Many offer the option to combine areas of study, concentrate on a particular aspect of the field, or study the intersections of two (or more!) academic fields.
Reed's humanities program shapes you into a more profound thinker, writer, and global citizen. While you can't major in humanities at Reed, it remains an indispensable cornerstone of every Reedie's educational journey.
Critically examine past works and create new forms of expression within the Division of the Arts. Major in art, dance, music, or theatre, or pursue an established interdisciplinary major, such as dance-theater or literature-theater.
History and Social Sciences
Explore past and present societies, cultures, and human behavior that impacts our near and far futures. Dive into the disciplines that help you gain a deeper understanding of the forces shaping our world.
Literature and Languages
For those captivated by the power of words and languages, the Division of Literature and Languages offers an expansive range of courses in literary studies, cultural studies, creative writing, and foreign languages. Engage with renowned faculty members and your equally passionate classmates as you unravel the nuances and impacts of storytelling and linguistic expression.
Greek, Latin, and Ancient Mediterranean Studies
Mathematical and Natural Sciences
Uncover complexities of the natural world through scientific inquiry. Build research and analytical skills that enable you to investigate and interpret scientific phenomena. Browse our departments to discover our majors and interdisciplinary programs.
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy, Religion, Psychology, and Linguistics
Delve into the mysteries of human thought, belief, behavior, and language. Our programs offer a rich and interdisciplinary academic experience through in-depth readings, passionate discussions, and hands-on research.