Early Concentration and Foreign Study

'Reading terraces in the library at the Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.

A student who has satisfied the prerequisite by the end of fall semester sophomore year may apply to become an early concentrator spring semester and begin independent work then. This option is especially recommended for students planning to be away on foreign study for either or both semesters junior year.

Students who, owing to absence on foreign study or late change of concentration, do not participate in a junior seminar fall semester junior year also make up that semester's junior independent work by writing an additional junior paper, usually over the summer.