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Arabic

With the growing importance of the Middle East in international affairs, there is a shortage of Arabic language speakers who are versed in Arabic language and culture.

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Art

The visual arts provide a means for people to better understand themselves and their society, as well as insight into aspects of other cultures.

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Art History

A natural gateway into the study of different cultures and societies that provides students with an enhanced view into other cultures through the lens of art.

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Biochemistry

Biochemistry majors will demonstrate competency in the biochemistry laboratory and demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts in molecular biology.

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Biology

Biology studies the origin, structure, development, reproduction, and evolution of life.

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Broadcast & Electronic Media Studies

We provide students with the worldview and skills necessary for creative and responsible work in the television and radio industries.

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Catholic Studies

Students experience a focused engagement with the history, theology, traditions, teachings, and cultural legacies of the Catholic Church.

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Chemistry

Chemists study the material world and its transformations through insight and experimentation.

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Chinese

Growing international recognition of China's economic and political importance translates to rapidly increasing career opportunities .

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Classical Civilizations

The Department of Classical Civilizations provides students with access to over 2,500 years of human experience drawn from the multicultural world of the ancient Mediterranean and Near East.

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Communication Studies

Embrace creativity and intellectual rigor, while at the same time developing skills that have practical applications in the modern workplace.

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Computer Science & Computational Thinking

A degree in Computer Science gives one both marketable skills and the intellectual breadth that can be applied to any career choice.

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Majors and non-majors alike combine their passion for music with pursuing lives of leadership and service for the common good.

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Criminology

The Criminology program introduces students to sociological perspectives on the causes, consequences, and control of criminal behavior.

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Critical Race & Ethnic Studies

Learn about the complex interplay of race and ethnicity vis-a-vis gender, class, sexuality, and other social dimensions that shape the diverse experiences of humans over time.

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Economics

Provides students a means of specializing in a social science while at the same time acquiring knowledge and skills useful for a business-related career.

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English

We celebrate the beauty of words and the power of language as a path towards that goal, and offer cultural, historical, and theoretical approaches to literature and the creative process.

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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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German

Our program develops your ability to listen, speak, read and write in German, while expanding your understanding of the culture of German-speaking countries.

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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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Interdisciplinary Arts

The study of interdisciplinary arts expands a student's problem solving, critical reflection and innovative thinking through combining the strengths of theatre, dance, visual arts, and music.

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International Studies

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

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Italian

Gonzaga's Italian program prepares you to fluently speak, read, write and comprehend the Italian language.

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Italian Studies

This program will impart an understanding of Italian culture and competence in the Italian language.

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Japanese

Gonzaga's two-year Japanese program is combined with a study abroad experience to grow your understanding of the Japanese language and culture.

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Jazz Performance

Gonzaga University's Jazz Studies Program consists of four jazz combos, the jazz ensemble, jazz history classes and jazz improvisation lessons offered on every instrument.

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Journalism

Gonzaga's Journalism program cultivates skills in gathering information through research and interviews, and writing for the array of media platforms.

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Mathematics

Explore the power and beauty of mathematical proof, develop analytical and problem-solving skills, and apply mathematics to business, the natural and social sciences, and engineering.

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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

We believe music enriches all lives. Any Gonzaga student—regardless of major—can explore and enjoy music through opportunities in our department.

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Music Education

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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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

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

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

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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Public Relations

Gonzaga's Public Relations program equips students with the skills to manage communication between organizations and the people they serve.

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Sociology

We examine how human societies work and the social issues that shape our world today.

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Solidarity & Social Justice

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

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Spanish

Gonzaga's Spanish program prepares you to meet the growing demand for bilingual professionals in today’s job market.

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Visual Literacy

The minor gives students models for thinking critically about the interpretation and impact of images in society and artistic creation, and the evolving role of video in online news and social media.