Trinity College Bulletin

Catalog Issue 2013-2014
August 7, 2013

Trinity College
300 Summit Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06106-3100
(860)297-2000
www.trincoll.edu

Trinity College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc

NOTICE: The reader should take notice that while every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided herein, Trinity College reserves the right to make changes at any time without prior notice. The College provides the information herein solely for the convenience of the reader and, to the extent permissible by law, expressly disclaims any liability that may otherwise be incurred.

Trinity College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, handicap, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other College-administered programs.

Information on Trinity College graduation rates, disclosed in compliance with the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act, Public Law 101-542, as amended, may be obtained by writing to the Office of the Registrar, Trinity College, 300 Summit Street, Hartford, CT 06106.

In accordance with Connecticut Campus Safety Act 90-259, Trinity College maintains information concerning current security policies and procedures and other relevant statistics. Such information may be obtained from the director of campus safety at (860) 297-2222.

Contents
College Calendar
History of the College
The Mission of Trinity College
The Curriculum
The First-Year Program
Special Curricular Opportunities
 Genomics Research Program
 Guided Studies Program: European Cultures
 Interdisciplinary Science Program
 The Cities Program
 InterArts Program
 Office of International Programs
 Academic opportunities in Hartford
 January Term
 Intensive study programs
 Student-designed study
 Inter-institutional programs
 Special policies and programs
The Individualized Degree Program
Graduate Studies
Advising
Requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree
 General education requirements
Admission to the College
 General admission policy
 Personal qualities and character
 Secondary school requirements
 Standardized testing requirements
 Early decision
 Campus visits
 Interviews
 Group information sessions
 Tours
 Advanced placement for first-year students
 International students
 Transfer admission
College Expenses
Financial Aid
Key to Course Numbers and Credits
Distribution Requirements
Interdisciplinary Minors
 African Studies
 African American Studies
 Architectural Studies
 Asian Studies
 Classical Antiquity
 The Classical Tradition
 Cognitive Science
 Community Action
 Film Studies
 Formal Organizations
 French Studies
 German Studies
 Human Rights Studies
 Italian Studies
 Jewish Studies
 Literature and Psychology
 Marine Studies
 Medieval and Renaissance Studies
 Middle East Studies
 Models and Data
 Mythology
 Russian Studies
 Studies in Progressive American Social Movements
 Urban Studies
 Women, Gender, and Sexuality
 Writing, Rhetoric, and Media Arts
First-Year Seminars
Academic Disciplines
 African Studies
 American Studies
 Anthropology
 Asian Studies
 Biochemistry
 Biology
 Caribbean and Latin American Studies
 Chemistry
 Classics
 College Courses
 Community Learning Initiative
 Comparative Development Studies
 Computer Science
 The Cities Program
 Economics
 Educational Studies Program
 Engineering
 English
 Environmental Science
 Film Studies
 Fine Arts
 Global Programs (Study Away)
 Guided Studies Program: European Cultures
 Genomics Research Program
 History
 Human Rights
 InterArts Program
 Interdisciplinary Computing
 Interdisciplinary Science Program
 International Relations
 International Studies Program
 Jewish Studies Program
 Language and Culture Studies
 Lesbian and Gay Studies
 Mathematics
 Middle East Studies
 Music
 Neuroscience
 Philosophy
 Physical Education
 Physical Sciences
 Physics
 Political Science
 Psychology
 Public Policy and Law Program
 Religion
 Research Courses Related to the Social Sciences
 Russian and Eurasian Studies
 Sociology
 Theater and Dance
 Urban Studies
 Women, Gender, and Sexuality Program
 Writing and Rhetoric Program
Fellowships
Scholarships
Prizes
Endowed Lectures
Corporation
Presidents of the College
Faculty
Administration
Codes for Faculty Leaves
Index