Bard College Catalogue

The Bard College Catalogue contains detailed descriptions of the College's undergraduate programs and courses, curriculum, admission and financial aid procedures, student activities and services, history, campus facilities, affiliated institutions including graduate programs, and faculty and administration.

Bard College Catalogue 2017-18

Bard College Catalogue 2017-18

Specialized Degree Programs

In addition to the bachelor of arts degree, Bard College offers two dual-degree undergraduate programs:
  • The Program in Economics and Finance offers a B.S. degree in economics and finance and a bachelor of arts degree in another field in the liberal arts or sciences other than economics.
  • The Bard College Conservatory of Music offers a bachelor’s degree in music and a B.A. in another field in the liberal arts or sciences other than music.
A global B.A. and preprofessional undergraduate and joint-degree options (for example, prelaw and engineering) are also available. For more information, see the “Additional Study Opportunities and Affiliated Institutes” chapter in this catalogue.

Bard and its affiliates offer the following graduate degrees: M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. in decorative arts, design history, and material culture; M.A. in curatorial studies; M.B.A. in sustainability; M.S. in environmental policy and in climate ­science and policy; M.S. in economic theory and policy; M.A.T.; M.F.A.; and M.Music.

New York State HEGIS* Codes

Enrollment in other than registered or otherwise approved programs may jeopardize a student’s eligibility for certain student aid awards. The following undergraduate and graduate degree programs have been registered for Bard College by the New York State Education Department.
Degree Program HEGIS Code Degree
Arts 1001 B.A.
Languages and Literature 1599 B.A.
Science, Mathematics, and Computing 4902 B.A.
Social Studies 2201 B.A.
Economics and Finance 2204 B.S.
Conservatory of Music 1004 B.Music
Returning to College 4901 B.A./B.S./B.P.S.
Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture 1003 M.A./M.Phil./Ph.D.
Curatorial Studies 1099 M.A.
Economic Theory and Policy 2204 M.S.
Environmental / Climate Science Policy 0420 M.S.
Fine Arts 1001 M.F.A.
Music 1004 M.Music
Sustainability 0506 M.B.A.
Teaching 0803 M.A.T.

* Higher Education General Information Survey