Majors and Minors

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical engineers apply engineering tools to meet the technological needs of the healthcare industry. You'll be prepared for a career in the medical device field or pharmaceutical or biotech industries, or you'll be set to pursue an advance degree leading to a career in medicine, academia or research.


Dana Engineering Bldg.


Bucknell Common Data Set

In 1997, the Common Data Set (CDS) was created in response to increasing requests for data from colleges and universities. The CDS presents data about enrollment and persistence; first-time, first-year admission; transfer admission; academic offerings and policies; student life; annual expenses; financial aid; instructional faculty and class size; and degrees conferred.


Bucknell en España

Located in Granada, Bucknell en España is a cultural and linguistic immersion program for Bucknell University students who seek a high quality academic and residential experience in Spain for a semester or a full academic year.


Bucknell en France

Located in Tours, the Bucknell en France program provides an opportunity for all Bucknell University students, regardless of their background in French or their major, to enrich their Bucknell University education by studying in France for an academic year or a semester.


Bucknell Forum

This national speakers series began in fall 2007 to focus on major issues facing America and the world. Guests have already included beloved newsman Tim Russert, renowned investor Jim Cramer, distinguished presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, Nobel Laureate F. W. de Klerk, environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and award-winning author Niall Ferguson.


Bucknell in Barbados

ECON 266: The Political Economy of the Caribbean. The island nation of Barbados, located along the Lesser Antilles between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean is an excellent venue to study the history, culture, politics and economics of island nations that are very different from the United States.


Bucknell in Denmark

PSYC 337: Child Development in Denmark. Based in Copenhagen, this program focuses on a comparative analysis of child development in Denmark and the United States. Students focus on the contexts of the family and education as well as surrounding cultural issues (e.g., history, ideology, economics, government) that influence child development.


Bucknell in London

Based in the heart of London, this program provides students with the opportunity to study across an array of academic disciplines while taking full advantage of their location in a major European capital. The program runs during fall and spring semesters as a theme-based program in the fall (i.e. Travel Writing, Darwin's Dangerous Idea etc.) and as a general course during the spring.


Bucknell in New Orleans

UNIV 266: New Orleans in Twelve Movements. There is no other American city that is so emblematic of our country's history and spirit, but at the same time so marginalized and neglected, so economically depressed and environmentally degraded.


Bucknell in Nicaragua

GEOG 237: Grass Roots Development: Nicaragua. This three-week service-learning program is based in Ciudad Sandino, at the Center for Development in Central America, a non-government organization. Students focus on development problems and how local communities struggle to define and achieve their own goals.


Bucknell Opera Theatre

The Bucknell Opera Theatre program offers a variety of training in opera and musical theatre genres with opportunities to perform and direct.  Under the direction of Dr. Emily Martin, the Opera Theatre performs works by composers such as Mozart, Sondheim, Barber, Bernstein, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and Purcell.  We believe, to be successful performer, versatility is the key to marketability.


Bucknell Outcomes

Bucknell University offers individuals a challenging and rewarding educational experience. With access to the resources of a large university, yet in an intimate, highly personalized residential-learning environment, students graduate from Bucknell equipped for a lifetime of personal and professional success, as demonstrated by the outcomes in the following areas: Postgraduate Placement, Preparedness for Success, Student Learning, Retention and Graduation, and Academic Engagement.


Bucknell University Choir and Camerata

The Bucknell University Choirs, including the University Choir and the Camerata, under the direction of Director of Choral Activities, Dr. Beth Willer, enjoy a celebrated tradition of esteemed performances and artistic collaboration at Bucknell and across the globe. The choirs offer a wealth of ensemble experience to both majors and non-majors interest in pursuit of vocal performance at Bucknell.

Centers, Institutes, and Resources

BuckWild Pre-Orientation Program

The Bucknell Wilderness Experience (BuckWild) is a dynamic outdoor pre-orientation program.Participating in BuckWild is a great way to face the challenges of transitioning into the university. You will meet your new classmates, learn more about yourself, build relationships from upper class peer mentors, and have a whole lot of fun! We have several trip options to choose from including Service based expeditions, multi-element expeditions, backpacking, rock climbing, caving, paddling, and more!!


CAP Center, ground floor, Elaine Langone Center



BUTV offers students free access to a variety of TV channels in locations across campus, including common rooms, lounges and other public spaces. Our wide-ranging channel lineup, which includes more than 50 HD options, is based on student feedback and was selected specifically for Bucknell to balance the entertainment and educational content needs of the campus community.

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