Wesleyan’s unique selection of distinctive programs inspires students to engage in critical thought and harness their creative energy through liberal learning.
Quantitative Analysis Center
The Quantitative Analysis Center (QAC) coordinates support for data analysis across departments and disciplines and facilitates the integration of quantitative teaching and research activities across the curriculum.
Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life
The Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life brings together students, faculty, staff, alumni and community partners through support of cutting-edge scholarship, high-impact teaching practices, rigorous debate and broad dissemination of work pertaining to public life.
College of the Environment
The College of the Environment (COE) addresses the most important challenges facing current and future generations of humans: the quality of the environment and the allocation of dwindling natural resources among populations.
College of Film and the Moving Image
Wesleyan is consistently celebrated as one of the top 10 film schools in the United States. With the 2013 founding of the innovative College of Film and the Moving Image (CFILM)—uniting the extraordinary Department of Film Studies, Wesleyan Cinema Archives and Wesleyan Film Series—Wesleyan has further strengthened its well-established position as a leader in the national film studies arena.
Center for the Humanities
Wesleyan’s Center for the Humanities energizes and illuminates the Wesleyan community through its high-level academic programing, and promotes innovative research and scholarship through its faculty and visiting fellows program.
Center for Global Studies
With an emphasis on intercultural communication, experience and knowledge, the Center for Global Studies is committed to helping all members of the Wesleyan community achieve the knowledge, language skills and sensitivity needed to exercise effective and responsible citizenship in our interdependent world.
Shapiro Creative Writing Center
The Shapiro Creative Writing Center opens the door for current students and faculty to join in Wesleyan’s rich tradition of writers and the writing life on campus, serving as a hub for writing activities and providing a venue for readings, workshops, colloquia and other events.
Center for African American Studies
The Center for African American Studies (CAAS) organizes events and programs that enrich the offerings of the African American studies program and deepens campus and community conversations about contemporary and historic matters relating to African American studies and the African diaspora.
Wesleyan offers a B.A./M.A. program in the natural sciences, mathematics and psychology as a formal curricular option for students who are interested in an intensive research experience.
Center for Jewish Studies
The Center for Jewish Studies offers interdisciplinary courses in Jewish and Israel studies, an innovative Hebrew program, and a rich assortment of events and series linked to other departments, programs and colleges at the university.
You know you want a liberal arts education, but you also think you want to be an engineer? For students wishing to combine the study of engineering with a broad background in liberal arts, Wesleyan maintains dual-degree programs with California Institute of Technology, Columbia University and Dartmouth College. Find out more!
Public Affairs Center
The John E. Andrus Public Affairs Center sponsors lectures by visitors to the university and an interdisciplinary lunchtime seminar featuring Wesleyan faculty members; administers annual prizes to an outstanding undergraduate and a junior faculty member; and supports visiting speakers, collaborative research and pedagogical innovations in the social sciences.
The university major gives sophomores the opportunity to design a program that responds to their individual interests and aptitudes, that provides the excitement and the challenge of using the methodologies of two or more disciplines, and that gives them the chance to work independently on an entire program.
Center for the Americas
The Center for the Americas seeks to develop an interdisciplinary comparative paradigm for the study of the Americas that will provide a model for the reorganization of American studies and Latin American studies in the 21st century.