Academic Core

In year one you will take 12 courses in total, nine of which make up the Academic Core and three are up to you to choose. The Core consists of four academic skills courses and five interdisciplinary courses. 

The Core is required for all students and is designed to impart essential academic knowledge regarding what every well educated student should know about life and society. Next to the mandatory Academic Core courses, you will be able to select three courses of your choice from the Course Catalogue. At the end of the first year you will be in a good position to declare you Major.

The five interdisciplinary courses look at big themes through the lens of multiple disciplines. Here is what your first year would look like:

Quad 1 (Year 1)Quad 2Quad 3Quad 4
Human & SocietyCore EconomicsBasics of LifeModernity
Academic SkillsQualitative Research & AnalysisQuantitative Research & AnalysisBasestone Research & Writing Project
Scientific Practice: An InvitationElective CourseElective CourseElective Course


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