Brandeis students may choose from a variety of minors in four broad areas: the creative arts, the humanities, the sciences and the social sciences. Many of these programs are interdisciplinary, and draw faculty from several different departments. Students may pursue up to three minors.

African and African American Studies

Anthropology

Arabic Language, Literature and Culture

Architectural Studies

Art History

Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies

Business

Chemistry

Classical Studies

Climate Justice, Science, and Policy

Comparative Literature and Culture

Computer Science

Creative Writing

Creativity, the Arts and Social Transformation

East Asian Studies

Economics

Education Studies

English

Environmental Studies

Film, Television and Interactive Media

French and Francophone Studies

German Studies

Health: Science, Society, and Policy

Hebrew Language, Literature and Culture

Hispanic Studies

History

History of Ideas

International and Global Studies

Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Italian Studies

Journalism

Latin American, Caribbean and Latinx Studies

Legal Studies

Linguistics

Mathematics

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Music

Near Eastern and Judaic Studies

Peace, Conflict and Coexistence Studies

Philosophy

Physics

Politics

Psychology

Religious Studies

Russian Studies

Sexuality and Queer Studies

Social Justice and Social Policy

South Asian Studies

Studio Art

Teacher Education

Theater Arts

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Yiddish and East European Jewish Literature and Culture


Mentorship is at the core of Brandeis’ doctoral programs. Small classes give you the opportunity to work closely with a distinguished senior scholar. The outstanding quality of our PhD programs ensures that you will complete your program with a full command of your field and an appreciation for originality and innovation in your research.

Anthropology

Biochemistry and Biophysics

Chemistry

Computer Science

English

History

International Economics and Finance

Mathematics

Molecular and Cell Biology

Music Composition and Theory

Musicology

Near Eastern and Judaic Studies

Neuroscience

Physics

Politics

Psychology

Social Policy

Sociology