Amherst College 2016-17 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                                                              44

III ADMISSION                                                                             54      

TUITION AND FEES                                                                  57

FINANCIAL AID                                                                           58                                     

IV GENERAL REGULATIONS                                                     64

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS                                                        73

V COURSES OF INSTRUCTION                                                 84      

VI PROFESSORSHIPS AND READERSHIPS                            568   

LECTURESHIPS                                                                        574                                        

HONORS                                                                                   578

FELLOWSHIPS                                                                          580                                   

FELLOWS                                                                                  584

PRIZES AND AWARDS                                                               592                       

ENROLLMENT                                                                          604

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                                                              44

III ADMISSION                                                                             54      

TUITION AND FEES                                                                  57

FINANCIAL AID                                                                           58                                     

IV GENERAL REGULATIONS                                                     64

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS                                                        73

V COURSES OF INSTRUCTION                                                 84      

VI PROFESSORSHIPS AND READERSHIPS                            568   

LECTURESHIPS                                                                        574                                        

HONORS                                                                                   578

FELLOWSHIPS                                                                          580                                   

FELLOWS                                                                                  584

PRIZES AND AWARDS                                                               592                       

ENROLLMENT                                                                          604

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                                                              44

III ADMISSION                                                                             54      

TUITION AND FEES                                                                  57

FINANCIAL AID                                                                           58                                     

IV GENERAL REGULATIONS                                                     64

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS                                                        73

V COURSES OF INSTRUCTION                                                 84      

VI PROFESSORSHIPS AND READERSHIPS                            568   

LECTURESHIPS                                                                        574                                        

HONORS                                                                                   578

FELLOWSHIPS                                                                          580                                   

FELLOWS                                                                                  584

PRIZES AND AWARDS                                                               592                       

ENROLLMENT                                                                          604

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                                                              44

III ADMISSION                                                                             54      

TUITION AND FEES                                                                  57

FINANCIAL AID                                                                           58                                     

IV GENERAL REGULATIONS                                                     64

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS                                                        73

V COURSES OF INSTRUCTION                                                 84      

VI PROFESSORSHIPS AND READERSHIPS                            568   

LECTURESHIPS                                                                        574                                        

HONORS                                                                                   578

FELLOWSHIPS                                                                          580                                   

FELLOWS                                                                                  584

PRIZES AND AWARDS                                                               592                       

ENROLLMENT                                                                          604

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                                                              44

III ADMISSION                                                                             54      

TUITION AND FEES                                                                  57

FINANCIAL AID                                                                           58                                     

IV GENERAL REGULATIONS                                                     64

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS                                                        73

V COURSES OF INSTRUCTION                                                 84      

VI PROFESSORSHIPS AND READERSHIPS                            568   

LECTURESHIPS                                                                        574                                        

HONORS                                                                                   578

FELLOWSHIPS                                                                          580                                   

FELLOWS                                                                                  584

PRIZES AND AWARDS                                                               592                       

ENROLLMENT                                                                          604

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                                                              44

III ADMISSION                                                                             54      

TUITION AND FEES                                                                  57

FINANCIAL AID                                                                           58                                     

IV GENERAL REGULATIONS                                                     64

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS                                                        73

V COURSES OF INSTRUCTION                                                 84      

VI PROFESSORSHIPS AND READERSHIPS                            568   

LECTURESHIPS                                                                        574                                        

HONORS                                                                                   578

FELLOWSHIPS                                                                          580                                   

FELLOWS                                                                                  584

PRIZES AND AWARDS                                                               592                       

ENROLLMENT                                                                          604

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                                                              44

III ADMISSION                                                                             54      

TUITION AND FEES                                                                  57

FINANCIAL AID                                                                           58                                     

IV GENERAL REGULATIONS                                                     64

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS                                                        73

V COURSES OF INSTRUCTION                                                 84      

VI PROFESSORSHIPS AND READERSHIPS                            568   

LECTURESHIPS                                                                        574                                        

HONORS                                                                                   578

FELLOWSHIPS                                                                          580                                   

FELLOWS                                                                                  584

PRIZES AND AWARDS                                                               592                       

ENROLLMENT                                                                          604