Individual Major

Individual Major

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

Cook '90 named Chief Operating Officer for Health System

Cook_KSRetired U.S. Marine Corps Captain Kevin Cook '90 was recently named the chief operating officer for the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System. In the position, he oversees the…
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Rugg '17 Explores the Effects of War

Res26200For 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,…
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HWS Juniors to Attend Upstate Medical

Res22614When 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…
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Canieshia Phillips '19, M.A.T.'20

Writing and Rhetoric and Child Development and Advocacy Double Major

Canieshia Phillips

"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."


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