A community of inspired, independent thinkers like no other. At Princeton, academic and learning experiences across disciplines pair a spirit of intellectual discovery with strong grounding in a liberal arts curriculum. Promoting the development of one’s identity as a scholar with opportunities that connect learning to the greater world, students are guided by a faculty and staff invested in the development of their unique interests. Majors & Minors Explore options across 36 departments in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering. Independent Major Program Review the guidelines surrounding independent majors, and things to consider before proposing one. Reading Courses Partner with a faculty member to explore a topic of academic interest in a specially designed course. Independent Work Develop a slant on a body of research by embarking on a departmental discovery project. Internship Milestone Credit Receive academic credit for certain summer internship experiences, including Curricular Practical Training. Student Guide to Academic Integrity Understand the core commitment to academic integrity that unites all Princeton students. Undergraduate Announcement As stewards of the curriculum, our Office manages and maintains the central catalog of the University’s academic regulations, programs of study, general education requirements, and course offerings. View the Undergraduate Announcement Resources for Students McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning Cultivate the knowledge, skills, strategies, and mindsets to thrive academically and holistically. Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship (ProCES) Engage in collaborative, change-oriented projects that benefit students, faculty members, and community partners. Princeton Writing Program Get help as you learn to write persuasive analytical arguments and develop nuanced, original claims. Freshman Seminars Experience the excitement of working closely with an instructor and peer residential college students on a topic of special interest. Degree Planning Visit the Advising site for insight on defining a course of study that rewards exploration, Summer Courses Visit the Advising site to learn how to advance your studies over the summer through approved coursework at domestic and international institutions. Transfer Credit Visit the Advising site for guidance on taking courses for transfer credit.