ENTJ will appreciate the extraordinary breadth and currency of the curriculum offered through the Economics department at Amherst. From game theory to the economics of poverty to the nuts and bolts of micro and macro economics, the faculty and courses present a sweeping look at this complex discipline.
ISTJ could find that Psychology at Amherst is going to work because of the academic depth and breadth in the department. ISTJs like to become masterful in their selected courses and the alpha to omega is covered by the Amherst curriculum in this fast evolving field.
ISTP might like the film and video arts curriculum. The courses which explore film and video are compelling and allow this technical personality preference to delve into the digital representations and techniques in producing the moving image.
INTP can become absorbed in the Physics Department approach. Their course offerings delve into the past, recreate landmark experiments by masters such as Faraday, allow students to discover the results and interface their observations with the current and emerging theories in physics today. New technology in laser application and photonics is clearly something that would [...]
INTJ with a penchant for mathematics will probably make room in the schedule for Philosophy of Mathematics. This course explores the three philosophies of math that evolved in the 20th century—logicism, intuitionism and finitism.
ISFJ with a spiritual bent will like the Religion major at Amherst College. This very caring and attentive type will find the structure they need to comfortably work with their advisor in this abstract field. Three areas are required for mastery that allows undergraduates to successfully pursue graduate study.
Undergraduates are expected to plumb the depths of the curriculum available to them at Amherst. That curriculum is extensive, yet this also includes an intense awareness outside of their declared discipline.
Students on this campus learn by lively discussion and free exchange of ideas. They equally converse with each other and faculty. They observe, read, discuss, observe some more, read some more and exhaustively survey the foundations within a discipline.
With its orderly approach to offering a unique and wide ranging curriculum, Amherst appeals to personalities that are comfortable with structure and accountability (J). At the same time, there is a wide, free range of choice within the pathways of any particular major or course of studies.