Academics

Here, intellectual curiosity is the norm.

Learn With A Purpose

This is a place where academics, leadership and global engagement are not just valued — they’re a fundamental part of our diverse culture and curriculum. At Agnes Scott, you’ll be learning with a purpose: to be an effective and honorable leader ready for a changing world.

What Will You Study?

We have more than 30 undergraduate majors and minors. Find your perfect program.

Explore Majors & Minors

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Our 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio and average class size of 16 guarantees you'll have many opportunities to make meaningful connections with your professors.

The World Is Your Classroom

With 150+ programs in more than 50 countries, nearly half of our undergraduate students choose to study abroad in their sophomore, junior or senior year.

Study Abroad

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Global Study Tours - Led by Agnes Scott faculty members, Global Study Tours are semester-long courses followed by a two-to-four-week immersive travel experience.

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Independent Study Abroad - Undergraduate students can spend a summer, semester or full year at one of hundreds of affiliated programs around the world.

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Study Abroad Spotlight: Benin - “My trip to Benin allowed me to see different cultures, practice my French, climb a mountain and visit places that I had only seen in my dreams.” — Katherine Curtiss

We're Here for You

Our robust academic resources and services will help you not just pass, but excel in your coursework.

Resources and Support Services

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Science Center for Women - This center provides an environment for students to thrive in their STEM courses and, research with faculty and prepares them for professional success.

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Center for Writing and Speaking - Our peer tutors help you develop your ideas for a paper or a presentation and then guide you through drafts to the final, polished version. And career peers work closely with career coaches to help students hone resumes, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles.

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McCain Library - Our library offers the level of individual attention you'd expect at a small liberal arts school, with broad access to resources you'd find at large research institutions.

Beyond Agnes Scott

From the moment you arrive on campus, we're already working to inspire your interests, build your career savvy and open doors for professional success.

Internship and Career Development

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Ringing the Bell - It’s a Scottie tradition! Seniors, graduate students and alumnae are invited to ring the bell and sign their name inside the bell tower when they receive a job offer or grad school acceptance.

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Intern with the Best - Nearly 70 percent of the Class of 2019 completed an internship and sites included the CDC, The Carter Center, FAST Enterprises, Morgan Stanley and many more.

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Career Exploration and Exposure - We want you to explore academically and professionally. Career exposure is integrated into courses, study-abroad orientation, leadership shadowing and work with career coaches. Tour facilities, meet professionals and build your career literacy on our regular Career Treks to places like the Atlanta Hawks, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and CARE USA.

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