The Individual Major caters to students whose interests involve several subjects. With the guidance of a faculty sponsor, a student can plan a program and identify specific courses to be taken.
Individual Major News
Rugg '17 Explores the Effects of War
For Taylor Rugg ’17, a single class during her first-year at HWS has led to an ongoing, interdisciplinary investigation into how individuals experience the effects of war. The 2013 course,…
HWS Juniors to Attend Upstate Medical
When Hannah Connolly ’16 and Courtney Franceschi ’16 first met while they were high school students, they bonded over their mutual interest in medical school and the options offered by…
Van De Water '79 Publishes First Novel
Ann Van De Water ’79 has released her debut novel, “Mommy Memoirs: A Hilarious and Heartwarming Look at the Trials and Triumphs of Being a Mom.” Described as a collection…
Canieshia Phillips '19, M.A.T.'20
Writing and Rhetoric and Child Development and Advocacy Double Major
"My decision to create my own major, Child Development and Advocacy, was not a hard one. I wanted the flexibility of deciding which classes work best to meet the needs of my intended major. I was able to apply a wide range of classes across different disciplines and departments which allowed me to explore a variety of issues facing children."