Our serene campus is a beautiful and stimulating environment.
The campus has 200 acres of award-winning architecture and landscaping, more than 50 academic, athletic and residential buildings, and a nationally recognized arboretum with 400 species of trees and shrubs, a 3.5-acre duck pond, gardens and wooded areas.
This writing seminar focuses on how British and American culture has defined the child since the 18th century, tracing the ever-evolving definitions of childhood through books, games, and toys of different periods.
This seminar course addresses major theories and findings in Asian American psychology, with a focus on immigration and acculturation, ethnic identity, stereotyping and discrimination, families and development, and mental health.
This anthropology course, co-taught by this semester’s Friend in Residence, engages with issues, theories, and methodologies of nonviolent and violent struggles, peace negotiations, transitional justice, post-conflict reconstruction, and peacebuilding by looking at South Africa as a case study.
This seminar encourages students to analyze primary sources and secondary works to explore how and why early Friends came to see both war and slavery as immoral.
This course examines how anthropologists contribute to human rights in law and grassroots movements.
This political science course integrates diverse disciplinary approaches—legal, political, sociological and anthropological—to explore the causes of migration, the dynamics of assimilation and incorporation of migrants in the U.S., and the process and impacts of deportation and (re)incorporation in Mexico and Central America.
This economics course covers the history of monetary policy and central banking before and after the creation of the Fed, as well as current debates in monetary policy.
This computer science course explores both classical and modern approaches to machine learning, with an emphasis on theoretical understanding.
This visual studies course is an introduction to theories of work, thinking critically and historically about the role of work in society, the promise of art as an ideal form of work, and the structural persistence of gendered, classed, and racial divisions of labor.
This anthropology course explores visual representations of the border, including film and photography, but also text and sound.
Majors, Minors, and Concentrations
Haverford's intentionally diverse curricular requirements ensure that our students are well-rounded, expansive thinkers. Students take courses in each of three major academic divisions for a variety of ideas, concepts, and intellectual approaches.
Where do Haverford students go after graduation? Anywhere they want.
A liberal arts education is the best professional preparation. The skills, knowledge, and critical thinking you develop at Haverford can be applied to myriad fields and careers. As a Ford, you automatically stand out in the world, and are better able to inform, heal, and improve it.
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Virtual Admission Resources
Watch an info session with Mary Maier ’05, Director of Admission; sign up for a live Conversation/Q&A session with a member of the admission staff; sign up for a virtual interview; and more.