Five College Departments/Programs/Certificates

Amherst College participates in a variety of Five College programs, including eleven certificate programs, supervised independent and mentored language programs, and two shared departments. To learn more about these programs, follow the links below for detailed information.

Certificates

African StudiesĀ 
Architectural Studies
Asian/Pacific/American Studies
Buddhist Studies
Culture, Health, and Science
Ethnomusicology
International Relations
Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies
Logic
Middle Eastern Studies
Native American Indian Studies
Queer and Sexuality Studies
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES)
Sustainability Studies

Two other certificate programs are available to other members of the Five College community, but have not been approved by Amherst College:

Coastal and Marine Sciences*
Cognitive Neuroscience*

Departments

Astronomy
Dance

In addition, the Five Colleges share four centers for specialized study:

Centers

Center for Crossroads in the Study of the Americas (CISA)
Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS)

Five College Center for the Study of World Languages
Five College Women's Studies Research Center

 

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