Jul 15, 2024  


2024-2025 Scripps Catalog DRAFT-NOT FOR OFFICIAL USE

Scripps College publishes its academic catalog once per year in the summer and it is the official source for academic programs and courses. Students should refer to the Catalog in planning their path to graduation. All students who enter the College in fall 2024 or spring 2025 are subject to the academic requirements of this Catalog.

The contents of this Catalog apply to the 2024-2025 academic year. However, the information is subject to change without notice, and those who are interested in any program of study or course offering are encouraged to verify it with the appropriate department chair or the Registrar. 

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Additional links on the left will help you navigate through the Scripps Catalog. 

Looking for a Different Catalog Year? 

See previous years’ catalogs on the Archived Scripps Catalogs  page. Online catalogs are available 2013-present; PDF versions of the Scripps Catalog are available back to 2007-2008.

Catalog Features and Icon Guide

Search: The catalog is searchable by courses, programs, department information, keyword, and more.
Mobile App: Easy access to the catalog on your mobile device. Toggle back and forth between the mobile and website version of the catalog.

print-friendly-pagePrint-Friendly Format: Select this icon throughout the Catalog to generate a pop-up page formatted to neatly print.

save to My Personal CatalogMy Portfolio: Save course and program information in a personal ‘shopping cart’ accessible from any computer with internet access. Create your personal catalog by clicking on the My Portfolio link at the bottom of the left navigation pane, then add courses to your favorites by selecting the star icon located on the top right of each page.

print program requirement worksheetDegree Planner: Located at the top of each major, minor, and course, select this icon for a print-friendly version of the program requirement worksheet. Review the requirements in consultation with an academic adviser.

helpHelp: Help in using the catalog is available by clicking the help question mark icon at the top of each page.


This catalog is intended to help you get acquainted with Scripps College. It explains some of the College’s philosophies and beliefs, and describes, in general terms, some of its policies and procedures. It is not intended to nor does it contain all policies that relate to students, staff, or faculty. This catalog is not intended to be a contract (express or implied), nor is it intended to otherwise create any legally enforceable obligations on the part of Scripps College or any applicant, student, staff, or faculty member. Changes and revisions approved after the publication of this year’s Catalog will be included in the next edition of the Catalog though because Scripps College is a growing and changing institution, it reserves full discretion to add to, modify, or delete provisions of this catalog, or the policies and procedures on which they may be based, at any time without advance notice.