Trinity College Bulletin

Catalog Issue 2017-2018
September 5, 2017

Trinity College
300 Summit Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06106-3100

Trinity College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.

NOTICE: The reader should take notice that while every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided herein, Trinity College reserves the right to make changes at any time without prior notice. The College provides the information herein solely for the convenience of the reader and, to the extent permissible by law, expressly disclaims any liability that may otherwise be incurred.

Trinity College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, handicap, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other College-administered programs.

Information on Trinity College graduation rates, disclosed in compliance with the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act, Public Law 101-542, as amended, may be obtained by writing to the Office of the Registrar, Trinity College, 300 Summit Street, Hartford, CT 06106.

In accordance with Connecticut Campus Safety Act 90-259, Trinity College maintains information concerning current security policies and procedures and other relevant statistics. Such information may be obtained from the director of campus safety at (860) 297-2222.

College Calendar
History of the College
Trinity College Mission Statement
The Curriculum
Special Curricular Opportunities
 Gateway and Related Programs
 Co-Curricular Options in Hartford
 Office of Study Away
 Student-Initiated Programs
 Other Curricular Opportunities
The Individualized Degree Program
Graduate Studies
Requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree
 General education requirements
 Academic Policies
Admission to the College
 General admission policy
 Personal qualities and character
 Secondary school requirements
 Standardized testing requirements
 Early decision
 January Start (J-Start)
 Campus visits
 Group information sessions
 Advanced placement for first-year students
 International students
 Transfer admission
College Expenses
Financial Aid
Key to Course Numbers and Credits
Interdisciplinary Minors
 African Studies
 African American Studies
 Architectural Studies
 Asian Studies
 Classical Antiquity
 The Classical Tradition
 Cognitive Science
 Community Action
 Film Studies
 Formal Organizations
 French Studies
 German Studies
 Human Rights Studies
 Italian Studies
 Jewish Studies
 Latin American Studies
 Legal Studies
 Literature and Psychology
 Marine Studies
 Medieval and Renaissance Studies
 Middle East Studies
 Models and Data
 Russian Studies
 Student-Designed Interdisciplinary Minors
 Studies in Progressive American Social Movements
 Urban Studies
 Women, Gender, and Sexuality
 Writing, Rhetoric, and Media Studies
First-Year Seminar Program
Academic Disciplines
 African Studies
 American Studies
 Art History
 Asian Studies
 Caribbean and Latin American Studies
 College Courses
 Community Learning Initiative
 Comparative Development Studies
 Computer Science
 Interdisciplinary Computing
 The Cities Program
 Educational Studies Program
 Environmental Science
 Film Studies
 Global Programs (Study Away)
 Humanities Gateway Program: European Cultures
 Human Rights
 InterArts Program
 Interdisciplinary Science Program
 International Relations
 International Studies Program
 Jewish Studies Program
 Language and Culture Studies
 Middle East Studies
 Physical Education
 Physical Sciences
 Political Science
 Public Policy and Law
 Religious Studies
 Research Courses Related to the Social Sciences
 Russian and Eurasian Studies
 Student-Designed Interdisciplinary Majors
 Studio Arts
 Theater and Dance
 Urban Studies
 Women, Gender, and Sexuality Program
 Writing and Rhetoric Program
Special Instructions
Endowed Lectures
Presidents of the College
Faculty of the College
Administrators and Staff of the College
Codes for Faculty Leaves