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Majors and minors in the College of Arts and Social Sciences

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There are over 140 majors, minors and specialisation that students can undertake as part of their degree with the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences.

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Humanities & the Arts | Languages | Art & Design | Music | Social Sciences | Environmental Studies

Humanities & the Arts

Specialisation Available as
Ancient History

(Major / Minor)

Anthropology

(Major / Minor)

Applied Linguistics

(Minor)

Archaeological Practice

(Major)

Archaeology

(Major / Minor)

Art History and Art Theory

(Major / Minor)

Asian Art History

(Major / Minor)

Asian Studies

(Major / Minor)

Australian Indigenous Studies

(Major / Minor)
Biological Anthropology

(Major / Minor)

Cultural Studies

(Minor)

Curatorship

(Minor)

Demography

(Minor)

Development Studies

(Major / Minor)

English

(Major / Minor)

Environmental Archaeology

(Specialisation)

(Minor)

Film and New Media Studies  
Forensic & Evolutionary Archaeology

(Specialisation)

Forensic Anthropology

(Minor)

Gender & Sexuality

(Minor)

Gender, Sexuality, & Culture

(Major)

Health, Medicine, & the Body

(Minor)

International Communication

(Major / Minor)

Linguistics

(Major / Minor)

Regional Archaeology

(Specialisation)

Regional Studies in Development

(Specialisation)

Languages

Specialisation Available as
Advanced French Studies

(Minor)

Advanced German Studies

(Minor)

Advanced Italian Studies

(Minor)

Advanced Spanish Studies

(Minor)

Ancient Greek

(Major / Minor)

Arabic

(Major / Minor)

Chinese (Mandarin)

(Major / Minor)

Classical Chinese

(Minor)

French Language & Culture

(Major / Minor)

German Language & Culture

(Major / Minor)

Hindi Urdu

(Major / Minor)

Indonesian Language

(Major / Minor)

Italian Language & Culture

(Major / Minor)

Japanese

(Major / Minor)

Japanese Linguistics (Major / Minor)
Korean

(Major / Minor)

Latin

(Major / Minor)

Persian

(Major / Minor)

Russian

(Minor)

Sanskrit

(Major / Minor)

Spanish Language & Culture

(Major / Minor)

Thai

(Major / Minor)

Turkish

(Minor)

Vietnamese Language

(Major / Minor)

Art & Design

Specialisation Available as
Art Theory

(Major / Minor)

Ceramics8

(Major)

Ceramics Design Arts3

(Major)

Design3

(Minor)

Furniture8

(Major)

Furniture Design Arts3

(Major)

Glass8

(Major)

Glass Design Arts3

(Major)

Gold & Silversmithing8

(Major)

Gold & Silversmithing Design Arts3

(Major)

Painting8

(Major)

Photomedia8

(Major)

Printmedia & Drawing8

(Major)

Sculpture8

(Major)

Sculpture Design Arts3

(Major)

Textiles8

(Major)

Textiles Design Arts3

(Major)

Visual Arts Practice

(Major / Minor)

Music

Specialisation Available as
Creative Musicianship

(MajorMinor)

Musicology

(MajorMinor)

Music Technology

(Minor)

Performance

(Major / Minor)

Social Sciences

Specialisation Available as
American Studies

(Minor)

Anthropology

(Major / Minor)

Australian Politics

(Minor)

Comparative Politics

(Minor

Contemporary Europe

(Major / Minor)

Continental Philosophy

(Minor)

Crime & Deviance

Minor

European History

(Major / Minor)

Globalisation in International Relations5

(Specialisation)

History

(Major / Minor)

International Relations

(Major / Minor)

International Relations Theory5

(Specialisation)

International Security5

(Specialisation)

Latin American Studies

(Major / Minor)

Mathematics

(Major / Minor)

Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies

(Major / Minor)

Moral & Political Philosophy

(Minor)

Philosophy

(Major / Minor)

Philosophy & Science

(Minor)

Political Science

(Major / Minor)

Political Theory

(Minor)

Psychology

(Major)

Social Psychology

(Minor)

Social Research Method

(Minor)

Sociology

(Major / Minor)

Environmental Studies

Specialisation Available as

Environmental Policy

(Minor)

Environmental Studies

(Major / Minor)

Geography

(Major / Minor)

Human Ecology

(Minor)

Integrative Methods in Environment and Society

(Minor)

Notes:

1 Bachelor of Archaeological Practice only
2 Bachelor of Art History and Curatorship only
3 Bachelor of Design Arts only
4 Bachelor of Digital Arts only
5 Bachelor of International Relations only
6 Bachelor of Music only
7 Bachelor of Professional Music Practice only
8 Bachelor of Visual Arts only

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