Majors & Minors

This page contains all the majors and minors from the College of Letters and Sciences. Please use the menu on the right to jump between different areas of discipline.  

Asian Studies

Minor - Asian Studies Catalog

Bioinformatics

Minor - Bioinformatics Catalog

Biological Sciences

Major - Cell Biology & Physiology Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - Ecology Evolution and Behavior Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - Honors Biology Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - Marine Biology& Freshwater Ecology Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - Pre BioMedical Professions Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Minor - Biology Catalog
Minor - Biology Education Catalog

Chemistry

Major - Analytical/Instrumental Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - Biochemistry Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE Chemistry Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - Chemistry Honors Catalog FourYear Plan
Major - Liberal Arts Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - Professional ACS Approved Major                          Catalog Four-Year Plan
Minor - Chemistry Catalog

Computer Science

Major - BS Computer Science Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Computer Science Comprehensive Catalog Four-Year Plan
Minor - Computer Science Catalog
Minor - Web Site Development and Administration             Catalog

Economics

Major - BA Economics             Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Economics              Four-Year Plan
Minor - Economics Catalog

Environmental Science

Major - Environmental Resource Management Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - Geosciences Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - Natural Sciences Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan

Film Studies

Minor - Film Studies Catalog

Geography & Geology

Major - BA Cultural Geography   Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Cultural Geography   Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Geography, General Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Geography, General Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Geography Geology Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Geography Geology Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Geography/Physical-Environmental   Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Geography/Quantative Techniques   Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Geography/Quantative Techniques   Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Geography Urban Track   Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Geography Urban Track   Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE Geography Catalog
Major - BSE Broadfield Social Studies Geography Emphasis Catalog
Minor - Geography Catalog
Minor - Geology Catalog
Minor - Urban Development Catalog
Minor - Environmental Studies Catalog
Minor - Geography Education Catalog
Minor - Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Catalog

History

Major - BA History Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BA History Honors Catalog
Major - BS History Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS History Honors Catalog
Major - BA Public History Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Public History Emphasis Honors Catalog
Major - BS Public History Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Public History Emphasis Honors Catalog
Major - BSE History Catalog
Major - Social Studies Broadfield with History Emphasis Catalog
Minor - BA/BS History Catalog
Minor - History w/ Education Emphasis Catalog

Individualized

Major - Individualized Major Catalog
Minor - Individualized Minor Catalog

Integrated Science and Business

Major - BS Integrated Science and Business Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Integrated Science and Business w/ Water Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan

International studies

Major - BA International Studies Business Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS International Studies Business Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BA International Studies Foreign Language and Area Studies Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS International Studies Foreign Language and Area Studies Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BA International Studies International Economics Emphasis  Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS International Studies International Economics Emphasis  Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BA International Studies Public Diplomacy Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS International Studies Public Diplomacy Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Minor - International Studies Catalog

Japanese Studies

Major - Japanese Studies Catalog Four-Year Plan
Minor - Japanese Studies Catalog Four-Year Plan

Languages & Literatures

English    
Major - BA/BS Creative Writing Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BA/BS English Literature Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BA/BS English Professional Writing & Publishing Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE English Education Catalog
Minor - English Catalog
Minor - English Education Catalog
Minor - English Professional Writing & Publishing Catalog
Minor - English Creative Writing Catalog
Minor - Teaching English as a Second Language/Bilingual-Bicultural Catalog
Minor - Teaching English as a Second Language Catalog
French
Major - BA French Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS French Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE French Catalog
Minor - French Catalog
Minor - French Education Catalog
German
Major - BA German Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS German Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE German Catalog Four-Year Plan
Minor - German Catalog
Minor - German Education Catalog
Spanish
Major - BA Spanish Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Spanish Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE Spanish Catalog
Minor - Spanish Catalog
Minor - Spanish Education Catalog

Mathematics

Major - Actualarial Science Emphasis Catalog Four Year Plan
Major - BA Applied Mathematics Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Applied Mathematics Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Mathematics Statistics Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Mathematics Statistics Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Pure Mathematics Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Pure Mathematics Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE Mathematics for Secondary Education Catalog Four-Year Plan
Minor - Actuarial Mathematics Catalog
Minor - Mathematics Catalog
Mathematics: Elementary Education Emphasis Catalog
Mathematics: Secondary Education Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Major - BA Liberal Studies (36 credits or 54 credits)

Catalog (36)
Catalog (54)

Four-Year Plan (36 or 54 credits)
Major - BS Liberal Studies (36 credits or 54 credits)

Catalog (36)
Catalog (54)

Four-Year Plan (36 or 54 credits)
Minor - Liberal Studies Catalog
Minor - Philosophy Catalog
Minor - Philosophy Education Catalog
Minor - World Religions Catalog

Physics

Major - 3-2 Program Catalog Three-Year Plan
Major - Education Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - Engineering Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - Graduate School Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - Industrial Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Minor - Physics Catalog
Minor - Physics Education Catalog
Minor - Physical Science Catalog

Political Science

Major - BA Political Science Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Political Science Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Political Science Honors Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Political Science Honors Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Political Science w/ Legal Studies Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Political Science w/ Legal Studies Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE Political Science Catalog
Major - BSE Social Studies Broadfield Political Science Emphasis Catalog
Minor - BSE Political Science Catalog
Minor - Legal Studies Catalog
Minor - Middle Eastern Studies Catalog
Minor - Peace & Justice Studies (PAX) Catalog
Minor - Political Science Catalog
Minor - Public Administration Catalog

Psychology

Major - BA Psychology Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Psychology Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BA/BS Psychological Sciences Emphasis Catalog
Major - BA/BS Scientist-Practitioner Emphasis Catalog
Major - BSE Psychology Catalog
Major - BSE Social Studies Broadfield Psychology Emphasis Catalog
Minor - Psychology Catalog
Minor - Psychology for Business Majors Catalog
Minor - Psychology for Secondary Education Majors Catalog

Public Policy and Administration

Major - Public Policy and Administration Catalog Four-Year Plan

Race and Ethnic Studies

Minor - Race and Ethnic Studies Catalog
Minor - African American Studies (Effective Fall 2017) Catalog
Minor - American Indian Studies (Effective Fall 2017) Catalog
Minor - Asian/Asian American Studies (Effective Fall 2017) Catalog
Minor - Latinx/Latin American Studies (Effective Fall 2017) Catalog

Social Work

Major - BA Social Work Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Social Work Catalog Four-Year Plan
Minor - Human Services Catalog

Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology

Major - BA Criminology Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Criminology Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Sociology Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Sociology Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Sociology Global Comparative Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Sociology Global Comparative Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BA Sociology Honors Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BS Sociology Honors Emphasis Catalog Four-Year Plan
Major - BSE Social Studies Broadfield Sociology Emphasis Catalog
Minor - Anthropology Catalog
Minor - Criminology Catalog
Minor - Family, Health and Disability Studies Catalog
Minor - Sociology Education Catalog
Minor - Sociology Catalog

Women's and Gender Studies

Major - BA Women's Studies Catalog Four-Year Plan
Minor - Gender and Ethnic Studies Catalog
Minor - Women's Studies Catalog

Pre-Professional Programs

Chiropractic
Dentistry
Law
Medicine
Optometry
Pharmacy
Physical Therapy
Veterinary Medicine

Certificates in the College of Letters and Sciences

Applied Research Certificate Leda Nath Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology
Corporate Social Responsibility Leda Nath Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology
Disability Studies Loren Wilbers Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology
Diversity Leadership Certificate Ellie Schemenauer Women's and Gender Studies
Forensics Science Certificate Pete Killoran Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Eric Compas Geography & Geology
Global Engagement Matt Lange Languages & Literatures
Lobbying Jolly Emrey Political Science
Paralegal Jolly Emrey Political Science
Professional Writing and Publishing Janine Tobeck Languages & Literatures
Web Site Development and Administration Athula Gunawardena Computer Science
Women's Studies Ellie Schemenauer Women's and Gender Studies

*A certificate is a 15-18 credit cluster of courses that provides additional expertise in an area.

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