Academics

Majors, Minors & Programs

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See an alphabetical list of majors

Professional Schools

School of Art

Bachelor of Arts
Major, minor


BFA   (concentrations listed below)

BA  (concentrations listed below)

Specific minors:

School of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Major

Specific minors:

School of Theatre Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Arts


Major

Minors

School of Music

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Music Education


*All majors have an optional concentration of Composition

Major

Minor

Accounting, Business, Economics & Finance

Accounting & Finance

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Major

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Major, minor
Business & Marketing
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Major, minor
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Major, minor

 Specific Minors:

Economics
Bachelor of Arts
Major, minor


Concentrations, also available as a minor:

  • Financial Economics
  • International Economics

Humanities

English
Bachelor of Arts
Major, minor

Majors

Minors

Humanities
Languages (French, Italian, Japanese and Spanish)
Bachelor of Arts
Major, minor
Bachelor of Arts
Major, minor

Minors:

minor

 
minor

 
Literature and Culture Studies in English Translation
Philosophy
Bachelor of Arts
Major, minor
Religious Studies

Bachelor of Arts
Major, minor

 

Natural Sciences

Biology
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Major, minor
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Major, minor
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Major, minor
Computer Science
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Major, minor
Data Science
Mathematics
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Major, minor

Concentrations (also available as a minor):

Neuroscience
Bachelor of Arts
Major
 

Concentrations listed below:

Physics
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Major, minor
Psychology
Bachelor of Arts
Major, minor

Social Sciences

Advocacy

Concentrations listed below:

  • Public Administration
  • Law
  • Non-profit Management
Educational Studies
Bachelor of Arts
Major, minor

Licensure programs in:

  • Elementary (1-6) - Major Only
  • Secondary (9-12) - Major Only*
    • English Language Arts
    • Mathematics
    • Science: Biology, Physics
    • Social Science: History
    • Foreign Language: Spanish

Interdisciplinary Major / Minor (concentrations listed below)

* Secondary Education majors must declare a second major in Biology, Hispanic Studies, History, Physics or Mathematics

History
Bachelor of Arts
Major, minor
Political Science
Bachelor of Arts
Major, minor
Sociology and Anthropology

 

 

 

Programs

American Culture Studies
Bachelor of Arts
Major, minor
 
Design, Technology, and Entrepreneurship (DTE)
Bachelor of Arts
Major

 Concentrations listed below:

  • Product Design (also offered as a minor)
  • Engineering Design
  • Entrepreneurship (also offered as a minor)
Environmental Studies
Bachelor of Arts
Major, minor

Concentrations listed below:

Greek and Roman Studies
Bachelor of Arts
Major, minor
Latin Studies
Courses Offered
 
International Studies
Bachelor of Arts
Major, minor

Concentrations listed below (also available as minors):

Women's and Gender Studies
Bachelor of Arts
Major, minor

Physical Education

Coaching
minor
 
Exercise Science
Health Promotion & Fitness Management
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Major
 
Physical Education

Pre-Professional Programs

Pre-professional programs are groups of courses that prepare students for a professional degree after the bachelor's.

Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Forestry and Environmental Management
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Occupational Therapy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Veterinary Medicine