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2016-2017 Scripps Catalog 

2016-2017 Scripps Catalog

2016-2017 Scripps Catalog

Scripps College was founded in 1926 by Ellen Browning Scripps, a pioneering philanthropist and influential figure in the world of education, publishing, and women’s rights - a woman ahead of her time.
“The paramount obligation of a college is to develop in its students the ability to think clearly and independently, and the ability to live confidently, courageously, and hopefully.”
-Ellen Browning Scripps

Looking for a Different Catalog Year?  

All students who enter the College in Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 are subject to the academic requirements of the 2016-2017 Scripps Catalog.

Students who entered the College prior to Fall 2016 should refer to the Scripps Catalog of the year they entered the College.  For example, select the 2013-2014 Scripps Catalog if you entered the College during that academic year. (Select a catalog on the Archived Scripps Catalogs  page.) 

PDF versions of the Scripps Catalog are available back to 2007-2008.

Catalog Features
  • Search. The catalog is fully searchable!  Look for search options at the top of the right-hand navigation.
  • Print friendly. As you navigate through the catalog, click the printer icon in the upper or lower right corner of a printer-friendly version of the information you are viewing.
  • My Portfolio. Add programs and courses that are of interest to you in ‘My Portfolio’. Look for theicon.
  • Degree planner. Access a degree planner from any “Program of Study”; click on the degree planner icon in the upper right corner of the major, minor, and courses of the program.
  • Try the Mobile App. Easy access to the catalog on your mobile device.  You can toggle back and forth between the mobile and website version of the catalog.

About Catalog Contents
  • The contents of this catalog apply to the 2016-2017 academic year. However, the information is subject to change without notice, and those who are interested in any program or offering are encouraged to verify it with the appropriate department chair or the Registrar.
  • 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. 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.

For Further Information

Visit the Scripps College website: www.scrippscollege.edu

Contact any of these offices:
(909) 621-8149
Alumnae & Parent Engagement
(909) 621-8054
Dean of Students
(909) 621-8277
Career Planning & Resources
(909) 621-8180
Financial Aid
(909) 621-8275
Communication and Marketing
(909) 621-8280
(909) 621-8273
Student Accounts
(909) 621-8259
Mail should be addressed to the appropriate office at Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711-3905