Curriculum and Degree Requirements

The curriculum at Wellesley is structured to provide strong guidance and to allow, at the same time, great personal choice.

By the time Wellesley students have earned the Bachelor of Arts degree, they should be acquainted with the main fields of human inquiry, capable of integrating knowledge from various fields, and prepared for continuous scholarly and personal growth. In the major field, the student is expected to demonstrate maturity of thought, acquaintance with recognized authorities in the field, and general competence in dealing with sources of research or analysis.

The information in the links below expands on Wellesley's degree requirements. See also the information posted here

General Requirements

Distribution Requirements

Foreign Language Requirement

Writing Requirement

Multicultural Requirement

Quantitative Reasoning Requirement

The Major

Requirements for International Students



Contact Us

Office of the Dean of Students
Green Hall 344
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481

Ann Cronin
Executive Assistant
Tel: 781.283.2322