The self-designed, or contract, major allows highly focused and motivated students to design a unique course of study. This option is ideal if you would like to combine course work in several disciplines or pursue a specific topic in depth within or across disciplines.
Elena Blackwelder, ’23
Elena Blackwelder, ’23, worked with her advisor to develop a unique major to fully explore her interests. Find out how she designed her own contract major and why she values a personalized approach to education.
Aminah Jenkins, ’23
Aminah Jenkins, ’23, knew she wanted to work in education. At Meredith, she designed her own major to focus specifically on resource distribution in schools and advocating for policy change.