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Departments

With the College's 35 majors and 40 minors across 21 departments, where will your path unfold?

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Art

Art

Gonzaga's Art Department encourages students to study and create in several media, including ceramics, design, drawing, painting, and printmaking.

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Biology

Biology

By emphasizing scientific inquiry and problem-solving, Gonzaga's Biology Department aims to develop skills and knowledge for entering a wide range of careers.

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Catholic Studies

Catholic Studies

The Religious Studies program at Gonzaga explores the relationship between the Church and different cultures and religions around the globe.

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Chemistry & Biochemistry

Chemistry & Biochemistry

Gonzaga’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry provides a hand-on approach to science while also offering a well-rounded Jesuit education.

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Classical Civilizations

Classical Civilizations

Combining ancient languages and contemporary societies, Gonzaga's Classical Civilizations program provides an appreciation for the classical world.

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Communication Studies

Communication Studies

Gonzaga's Communication Department teaches written communication skills, critical thinking, as well as communication in mass media, politics and the workplace.

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Computer Science & Computational Thinking

Computer Science & Computational Thinking

Students in Gonzaga's Computer Science and Computational Thinking Program don’t just learn how to work with computers, they learn how to solve problems.

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Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Gonzaga's Criminal Justice Program blends liberal arts with courses designed for training of present and future members of the law enforcement community.

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Economics

Economics

Gonzaga's Economics Department provides a strong foundation in U.S. and global economics, while building practical skills for business-related careers.

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English

English

Gonzaga's Department of English is a community of active scholars and writers dedicated to forming a deeper sense of ourselves and our world.

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Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies

Gonzaga's Environmental Studies Program connects science with study of the historical, social, ethical, legal and political issues that affect our natural world

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History

History

Gonzaga's History Department provides a foundation for graduate work, the study of law, teaching, archival and library sciences, and many careers in business.

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Integrated Media

Integrated Media

The Integrated Media Department at Gonzaga prepares you to become a professional communicator in the field of Broadcast Media, Journalism or Public Relations.

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International Studies

International Studies

Gonzaga's International Studies program builds your understanding of the growing interdependence of nations across the globe.

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Italian Studies

Italian Studies

Gonzaga University Italian Studies Department

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Mathematics

Mathematics

Gonzaga's Mathematics Department provides rigorous training and applies mathematics to solve problems in business, engineering and the social sciences.

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Modern Languages & Literature

Modern Languages & Literature

Gonzaga's Modern Languages & Literature Department is home to the study of seven languages taught at a range of skill levels.

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Music

Music

Gonzaga's Music Department offers Bachelor's degrees in both Music and Music Education within a program known for small class sizes.

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Native American Studies

Native American Studies

Gonzaga's Native American Studies Program explores Native American histories and cultures through varied Native points of view and experiences.

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Philosophy

Philosophy

Our bachelor’s and master’s programs aim to deepen students' love of wisdom through the study of the intellectual and moral traditions of our civilization.

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Physics

Physics

Gonzaga's Physics Department helps you develop advanced problem-solving skills and a deeper understanding of the science of physics.

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Political Science

Political Science

Studying Political Science at Gonzaga offers you a dynamic blend of classical liberal arts education and cutting-edge social science.

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Psychology

Psychology

Gonzaga's Psychology Department focuses on faculty research, as well as student research, while customizing studies to fit interests and career goals.

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Religious Studies

Religious Studies

In the Religious Studies Department, we help you reflect about faith through the study of scripture, Christian tradition and religion in today’s world.

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Solidarity & Social Justice

Solidarity & Social Justice

The Solidarity and Social Justice (SOSJ) minor provides students with an understanding of the ways scholars, researchers and students address address injustice.

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Sociology

Sociology

In the Department of Sociology at Gonzaga, we examine how human societies work and the social issues that shape our world today.

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Theatre & Dance

Theatre & Dance

The Theatre and Dance Department at Gonzaga University provides training and on-stage experiences in theatre performance, technical theatre and dance.

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Women's & Gender Studies

Women's & Gender Studies

As part of Gonzaga's commitment to social justice, our program offers hands-on opportunities to help advance gender equality and diversity in our community.

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