Academic Departments and Programs

Contact information, location, and links to department web pages

Academic Departments and Programs

Most academic department/program websites maintain detailed information on courses, majors/minors, off-campus programs, and other offerings. We encourage you to use the information below to find accurate answers to your pre-major advising questions.

African and African American Studies (AAAS)

Choate House • 646-3397 • [email protected]

http://aaas.dartmouth.edu/

 

Anthropology

Silsby Hall, Room 408 • 646-3256 • [email protected]

http://anthropology.dartmouth.edu/

 

Art History

Carpenter Hall • 646-2306 • [email protected] (Chair) http://arthistory.dartmouth.edu/

 

Asian Societies, Cultures, and Languages

Barlett Hall, Room 304A • 646-0434[email protected] (Chair) https://ascl.dartmouth.edu/

 

Biological Sciences

Life Sciences Center, Room 130646-3847 [email protected]

http://biology.dartmouth.edu/

See Science Placement and Sequencing on and/or Health Professions Program 

 

Chemistry

Burke Laboratory646-2501[email protected]

http://chemistry.dartmouth.edu/

Refer to Science Placement and Sequencing and/or Health Professions Program 

For pre-major advice, contact Prof. F. Jon Kull, Prof. Dale Mierke, or Prof. Michael Ragusa.

 

Classics

Reed Hall, Room 201 • 646-3394 • [email protected] (Chair)  http://www.dartmouth.edu/~classics

For pre-major advice, contact Prof. Margaret Graver.

For information about Latin and Greek placement, see also the Language Requirement

 

Cognitive Science

Reed Hall, Room 201 • 646-0336 • [email protected]

https://cognitive-science.dartmouth.edu/undergraduate/courses

For pre-major advice,  contact chair Lindsay J. Whaley, Lindsay.J.Whaley@dartmouth.edu 

 

Comparative Literature

Reed Hall, Room 201 • 646-2912 • [email protected]

http://complit.dartmouth.edu/

For pre-major advice, contact Prof. Gerd Gemunden.

 

Computer Science

Sudikoff Laboratory, Room 204 • 646-2417 • [email protected]

http://web.cs.dartmouth.edu/undergraduate

Refer to Science Placement and Sequencing 

For pre-major advice, contact Prof. Tom Cormen.

 

Earth Sciences

Fairchild Hall, Room 227 • 646-2373 • [email protected]  http://earthsciences.dartmouth.edu/

Refer to Science Placement and Sequencing 

For pre-major advice, contact Prof. Leslie Sonder.

 

Economics

Rockefeller Hall, Room 311 • 646-2538 • [email protected]

http://economics.dartmouth.edu/undergraduate-info

 

Education

Raven House • 646-9043[email protected] (Chair)
http://educ.dartmouth.edu/
For advice about the Education Minor, contact the Prof. Michele Tine.

 

Engineering Sciences

Thayer School of Engineering • 646-2888 • [email protected] (Admin.)  http://engineering.dartmouth.edu/academics/undergraduate

See Science Sequencing and Engineering for more information on specific courses.

Most full time ENGS faculty serve as pre-major advisors. Contact Jenna Wheeler for more information.

 

English and Creative Writing

Sanborn House, Room 201 646-2316 https://english.dartmouth.edu/

Contact the department administrator, Bruch Lehmann, 646-3993, [email protected]

 

Environmental Studies

Steele Hall, Room 112 • 646-2838 • [email protected] (Admin)  http://envs.dartmouth.edu/

For pre-major advice, contact Kim Wind or Prof. Rich Howarth.

 

Film and Media Studies

Black Visual Arts Center, 2nd Floor • 646-3402 • [email protected]

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~film

Freshmen who want to major in Film and Media Studies should sign up for FS 1, FS 2, or FS 3 (when offered) and FS 20 their Freshmen year.

For pre-major advice, contact Prof. Paul Young.

 

French and Italian (FRIT)

Dartmouth Hall, Room 315 • 646-2400 • [email protected] 

 (Admin., 646-2917)  http://frandit.dartmouth.edu/

See Language Requirement for more information on placement testing.

Questions about programs and classes can also be directed to Prof. David LaGuardia.

 

 

Geography

Fairchild Hall, Room 117 • 646-3378 • [email protected] (Faculty)  http://geography.dartmouth.edu/

For pre-major advice, contact Prof. Christopher Sneddon.

 

German Studies

Dartmouth Hall, Room 333 • 646-2408 • [email protected] (Chair)  http://german.dartmouth.edu

See Language Requirement for more information on placement testing.

 

Government

Silsby Hall, Room 211 • 646-2544 • [email protected]

http://govt.dartmouth.edu/

 

History

Carson Hall, Room 300 • 646-2545 • [email protected]

http://history.dartmouth.edu/undergraduate

For pre-major advice, contact Prof. Matt Delmont.

 

Institute for Writing and Rhetoric

37 Dewey Field Road, Room 233 • 646-9748 • [email protected]

https://writing-speech.dartmouth.edu/curriculum/placement-and-enrollment-policies

See First-year Writing Requirement for more information.

The Institute for Writing and Rhetoric offers student support services through RWIT (The Student Center for Research, Writing, and Information Technology, https://students.dartmouth.edu/rwit/. 

 

Jewish Studies

Reed Hall, Room 201 • 646-0475 • [email protected]

http://jewish.dartmouth.edu/

For pre-major advice, contact Prof. Susannah Heschel.

 

Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies (LALACS)

Raven House, Room 202 • 646-1640 • [email protected] (Admin)  http://lalacs.dartmouth.edu/

For pre-major advice, contact Prof. Matt Garcia or Prof. Mary Coffey.

 

Linguistics

Reed Hall, Room 201 • 646-0332 • [email protected]

http://linguistics.dartmouth.edu

 

Mathematics

Kemeny Hall, Room 337 • 646-3179 • [email protected] https://www.math.dartmouth.edu/undergraduate/first-year-students/

See Math Placement and Sequencing p. 33-35 for more information on specific courses.

For pre-major advice, contact Prof. Thomas Shemanske.

 

Middle Eastern Studies Program

Bartlett Hall, Room 101D • 646-2861 • [email protected]u

https://mes.dartmouth.edu/

 

Music

Hopkins Center, Room M7 • 646-3531 • [email protected]

https://music.dartmouth.edu/undergraduate/requirements-major-and-minor-music

For pre-Major advice, contact Prof. William Cheng.

 

Native American Studies (NAS)

Sherman House • 646-3530 • [email protected]

http://native-american.dartmouth.edu/

For pre-Major advice, contact Prof. Colin Calloway.

 

Philosophy

Thornton Hall • 646-8172 • [email protected]

https://philosophy.dartmouth.edu/curriculum/major-and-minor

 

Physics and Astronomy

Wilder Laboratory, Room 105 • 646-2854 • [email protected]

http://physics.dartmouth.edu/

For pre-major advice, contact Prof. James LaBelle.

 

Psychological and Brain Sciences (PBS)

Moore Hall • 646-3181 [email protected]

http://pbs.dartmouth.edu/

Quantitative Social Science

Silsby Hall, Room 121B • 646-3995 • [email protected]

http://qss.dartmouth.edu

For pre-major advice, contact Prof. Michael Herron.

 

Religion

Thornton Hall • 646-3738 • [email protected]

http://religion.dartmouth.edu/

For pre-major advice, contact Prof. Reiko Ohnuma.

 

Russian Language and Literature

Reed Hall, Room 201 • 646-2070 • [email protected]

http://russian.dartmouth.edu/

See Language Requirement for more information on placement testing.

For pre-major advice, contact Prof. Victoria Somoff.

 

Sociology

Blunt Hall, Room 302 • 646-2554 • [email protected] (Chair)  http://sociology.dartmouth.edu

 

Spanish and Portuguese

Dartmouth Hall, Room 218 • 646-1462 • [email protected] (Admin.)  http://spanport.dartmouth.edu/

See Language Requirement for more information on placement testing.

 

Studio Art

Black Visual Arts, Room 302 • 646-2285 • [email protected]

http://studioart.dartmouth.edu/undergraduate

 

Theater

Hopkins Center, Shakespeare Alley Room 110 • 646-3104 • [email protected]

https://theater.dartmouth.edu/undergraduate-overview

For pre-major advice, contact the chair, Prof. Dan Kotlowitz.

 

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS)

Baker Library, Room 200B • 646-2722 • [email protected]

http://wgs.dartmouth.edu/

For pre-major advice, contact the WGSS Office.