In addition to the wide range of academic programming available at Haverford, students may choose to pursue a major or minor at one of our consortium partner schools, Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges.
Arabic at Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore
Arabic language instruction is offered through Tri-College cooperation. Courses are available at Bryn Mawr (Intermediate), Haverford (Elementary), and Swarthmore Colleges (Advanced). The teaching of Arabic is a component of the three colleges’ efforts to increase the presence of the Middle East in their curricula.
Arts Program at Bryn Mawr
Students may complete a minor in Creative Writing, Dance or Theater and qualified students may submit an application to major in Creative Writing, Dance or Theater through the independent major program. Students may complete a major in Fine Arts or a major or minor in Music at Haverford College. English majors may complete a concentration in Creative Writing.
Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology at Bryn Mawr
The curriculum of the department focuses on the cultures of the Mediterranean regions and the Near East in antiquity. Courses treat aspects of society and material culture of these civilizations as well as issues of theory, method, and interpretation.
Film Studies at Bryn Mawr
Film Studies is an interdisciplinary program of inquiry bringing a range of analytical methods to bear upon films, film audiences, and the social and industrial contexts of film and media production, distribution and exhibition.
Geology at Bryn Mawr
The department seeks to give students a well-rounded earth science education that balances fundamental knowledge of geology with broadly applicable problem-solving and communication skills.
Growth and Structure of Cities at Bryn Mawr
Students may complete a major or minor in Growth and Structure of Cities. Complementing the major, students may complete a minor in Environmental Studies, or a minor in Latin American, Latina/o, and Iberian Peoples and Cultures. Students also may enter the 3-2 Program in City and Regional Planning, offered in cooperation with the University of Pennsylvania.
Hebrew and Judaic Studies at Bryn Mawr
Modern Hebrew language instruction is available at Bryn Mawr through the elementary level. Bryn Mawr also offers several courses which complement Haverford’s offerings in Judaic Studies.
History of Art at Bryn Mawr
The curriculum in History of Art immerses students in the study of visual culture. Structured by a set of evolving disciplinary concerns, students learn to interpret the visual through methodologies dedicated to the historical, the material, the critical, and the theoretical.
Italian and Italian Studies at Bryn Mawr
Based on an interdisciplinary approach that views culture as a global phenomenon, the aims of the major in Italian Studies are to acquire a knowledge of Italian language, literature, and culture, including cinema, art, journalism, pop culture, and music.
Romance Languages at Bryn Mawr
The Departments of French and Francophone Studies, Italian, and Spanish cooperate in offering a major in Romance Languages that requires advanced work in at least two Romance languages and literatures.
Russian at Bryn Mawr
The Russian major is a multidisciplinary program designed to provide students with a broad understanding of Russian culture and the Russophone world. The major places a strong emphasis on the development of functional proficiency in the Russian language.
Courses at the University of Pennsylvania, including the Wharton School of Business that aren't offered at Haverford, Bryn Mawr, or Swarthmore are available to Haverford students through the Quaker Consortium.