Academics at Oxy

Hear from Wendy Sternberg, Occidental's Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, as she describes the academic experience at Oxy. Then check out the links below to learn more about Oxy’s curriculum, faculty, student research and international programs.

Oxy Courses

Oxy students and faculty are fully engaged in their courses. Check out Explore Academics to tune in to real Oxy classes, read through senior comprehensives and see data from international research projects within Oxy’s academic disciplines: Arts and Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences.

Faculty Spotlight

Oxy students are engaged members of the campus Community of Scholars, building strong relationships with faculty. Watch these videos to see seniors talk to their Oxy faculty mentors about the courses and academic experiences that inspired them.

Student Research & International Programs

Students complete their own impressive research at Oxy through programs like the Undergraduate Research Center and the Young Initiative. The International Programs Office sponsors research abroad as part of their many different programs of off-campus study.

Oxy is a top producer of Fulbright recipients and other national and international fellowships, with students regularly receiving these highly selective awards thanks to the individual guidance provided by the Office of National & International Fellowships.