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, 2018–19


Bard College Catalogue, 2018–19

Civic Engagement Overview

Civic engagement is at the core of Bard’s identity as a private institution that acts in the public interest. Bard envisions a unique role for colleges and universities as the nexus of education and civil society. In its endeavors in the United States and abroad, Bard reflects a commitment to innovation, a willingness to take risks, and a fundamental belief in the link between liberal education and democracy.

As a liberal arts college, Bard uses its resources to develop robust and sustainable projects that address social problems in practical ways, reach underserved and unserved populations, and tackle critical issues of education and public policy.