Amherst College 2015-16 Catalog

  • Introduction
  • About Amherst College
  • Admission & Financial Aid
  • Regulations & Requirements
  • Amherst College Courses
  • Five College Programs & Certificates
  • Honors & Fellowships

Introduction

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Contents

I MISSION STATEMENT                                                               4

CALENDAR                                                                                  5

THE CORPORATION                                                                   7                                     

FACULTY                                                                                     9

ADMINISTRATIVE AND

PROFESSIONAL OFFICERS                                                     31

II AMHERST COLLEGE                                                              42

III ADMISSION                                                                             50       

TUITION AND FEES                                                                  53

FINANCIAL AID                                                                           55                                      

IV GENERAL REGULATIONS                                                     60

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS                                                        70

V COURSES OF INSTRUCTION                                                 80       

VI PROFESSORSHIPS AND READERSHIPS                            544    

LECTURESHIPS                                                                        550                                         

HONORS                                                                                   552

FELLOWSHIPS                                                                          554                                     

FELLOWS                                                                                  559

PRIZES AND AWARDS                                                               567                          

ENROLLMENT                                                                          580

About Amherst College

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Contents

I MISSION STATEMENT                                                               4

CALENDAR                                                                                  5

THE CORPORATION                                                                   7                                     

FACULTY                                                                                     9

ADMINISTRATIVE AND

PROFESSIONAL OFFICERS                                                     31

II AMHERST COLLEGE                                                              42

III ADMISSION                                                                             50       

TUITION AND FEES                                                                  53

FINANCIAL AID                                                                           55                                      

IV GENERAL REGULATIONS                                                     60

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS                                                        70

V COURSES OF INSTRUCTION                                                 80       

VI PROFESSORSHIPS AND READERSHIPS                            544    

LECTURESHIPS                                                                        550                                         

HONORS                                                                                   552

FELLOWSHIPS                                                                          554                                     

FELLOWS                                                                                  559

PRIZES AND AWARDS                                                               567                          

ENROLLMENT                                                                          580

Admission & Financial Aid

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Contents

I MISSION STATEMENT                                                               4

CALENDAR                                                                                  5

THE CORPORATION                                                                   7                                     

FACULTY                                                                                     9

ADMINISTRATIVE AND

PROFESSIONAL OFFICERS                                                     31

II AMHERST COLLEGE                                                              42

III ADMISSION                                                                             50       

TUITION AND FEES                                                                  53

FINANCIAL AID                                                                           55                                      

IV GENERAL REGULATIONS                                                     60

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS                                                        70

V COURSES OF INSTRUCTION                                                 80       

VI PROFESSORSHIPS AND READERSHIPS                            544    

LECTURESHIPS                                                                        550                                         

HONORS                                                                                   552

FELLOWSHIPS                                                                          554                                     

FELLOWS                                                                                  559

PRIZES AND AWARDS                                                               567                          

ENROLLMENT                                                                          580

Regulations & Requirements

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Contents

I MISSION STATEMENT                                                               4

CALENDAR                                                                                  5

THE CORPORATION                                                                   7                                     

FACULTY                                                                                     9

ADMINISTRATIVE AND

PROFESSIONAL OFFICERS                                                     31

II AMHERST COLLEGE                                                              42

III ADMISSION                                                                             50       

TUITION AND FEES                                                                  53

FINANCIAL AID                                                                           55                                      

IV GENERAL REGULATIONS                                                     60

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS                                                        70

V COURSES OF INSTRUCTION                                                 80       

VI PROFESSORSHIPS AND READERSHIPS                            544    

LECTURESHIPS                                                                        550                                         

HONORS                                                                                   552

FELLOWSHIPS                                                                          554                                     

FELLOWS                                                                                  559

PRIZES AND AWARDS                                                               567                          

ENROLLMENT                                                                          580

Amherst College Courses

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Contents

I MISSION STATEMENT                                                               4

CALENDAR                                                                                  5

THE CORPORATION                                                                   7                                     

FACULTY                                                                                     9

ADMINISTRATIVE AND

PROFESSIONAL OFFICERS                                                     31

II AMHERST COLLEGE                                                              42

III ADMISSION                                                                             50       

TUITION AND FEES                                                                  53

FINANCIAL AID                                                                           55                                      

IV GENERAL REGULATIONS                                                     60

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS                                                        70

V COURSES OF INSTRUCTION                                                 80       

VI PROFESSORSHIPS AND READERSHIPS                            544    

LECTURESHIPS                                                                        550                                         

HONORS                                                                                   552

FELLOWSHIPS                                                                          554                                     

FELLOWS                                                                                  559

PRIZES AND AWARDS                                                               567                          

ENROLLMENT                                                                          580

Five College Programs & Certificates

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Contents

I MISSION STATEMENT                                                               4

CALENDAR                                                                                  5

THE CORPORATION                                                                   7                                     

FACULTY                                                                                     9

ADMINISTRATIVE AND

PROFESSIONAL OFFICERS                                                     31

II AMHERST COLLEGE                                                              42

III ADMISSION                                                                             50       

TUITION AND FEES                                                                  53

FINANCIAL AID                                                                           55                                      

IV GENERAL REGULATIONS                                                     60

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS                                                        70

V COURSES OF INSTRUCTION                                                 80       

VI PROFESSORSHIPS AND READERSHIPS                            544    

LECTURESHIPS                                                                        550                                         

HONORS                                                                                   552

FELLOWSHIPS                                                                          554                                     

FELLOWS                                                                                  559

PRIZES AND AWARDS                                                               567                          

ENROLLMENT                                                                          580

Honors & Fellowships

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Contents

I MISSION STATEMENT                                                               4

CALENDAR                                                                                  5

THE CORPORATION                                                                   7                                     

FACULTY                                                                                     9

ADMINISTRATIVE AND

PROFESSIONAL OFFICERS                                                     31

II AMHERST COLLEGE                                                              42

III ADMISSION                                                                             50       

TUITION AND FEES                                                                  53

FINANCIAL AID                                                                           55                                      

IV GENERAL REGULATIONS                                                     60

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS                                                        70

V COURSES OF INSTRUCTION                                                 80       

VI PROFESSORSHIPS AND READERSHIPS                            544    

LECTURESHIPS                                                                        550                                         

HONORS                                                                                   552

FELLOWSHIPS                                                                          554                                     

FELLOWS                                                                                  559

PRIZES AND AWARDS                                                               567                          

ENROLLMENT                                                                          580