The Hamilton curriculum is about forging creative connections. If the curriculum doesn’t offer what you need, you may design an interdisciplinary major, with faculty guidance. Imagine the possibilities, say; Hispanic studies/women's studies/computer science or philosophy/mathematics/dance. It can happen at Hamilton.
His tentative psychology major hit the cutting-room floor when Asad Javed ’16 realized his calling was film. Hamilton College didn’t have a major that precisely fit what he wanted, so he went with interdisciplinary studies, which allows a determined student to create a major with faculty support. It also allowed Javed to create a full-length film. He did everything from writing the script to securing actors, equipment, camera people and locations.More >>
Jason Haas ’07 built his own interdisciplinary major of communications and government and added a theatre minor into the mix. It’s easy to see a link between his interests at Hamilton College and his evolving career. Haas is a digital-media marketing consultant – and volunteer – for progressive organizations and socially responsible corporations. He still enjoys writing and acting for stage productions.More >>
Hamilton graduates who pursued an interdisciplinary concentration are finding careers in a variety of fields, including: