academic departments

In text, only capitalize academic disciplines that are themselves proper nouns: The cadets at the event were majoring in English, psychology, criminal justice, French and political science

Capitalize departments and programs only when using their formal name. “The Citadel” is implied before each department or program name.

  • The Office of the Registrar is located in Bond Hall.
  • Megan works in the Office of Communications and Marketing.
  • The professor started teaching in the department as an adjunct in the 1970s.