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Majors, Minors, & Specializations

Our scholarly community of more than a dozen academic disciplines coalesces around a common passion for thoughtful engagement with the world. Each of our programs fosters close mentorship and maximum access to hands-on experiential learning. Our students graduate with deep knowledge and flexible liberal arts skills, ready to pivot toward every new opportunity in an unpredictable and rapidly changing world.

Discover the exciting range of possibility across our school: majors, self-designed majors, and specializations within the major; minors; and teacher education programs.


Majors

African American Studies

Bachelor of Arts in African American Studies


Criminology

Bachelor of Arts in Criminology


English

Bachelor of Arts in English Liberal Arts
Bachelor of Arts in English Secondary Education*
Bachelor of Science in Education and English Dual Majors**
Bachelor of Arts in English/7-Year Medical Program


History

Bachelor of Arts in History Liberal Arts
Bachelor of Arts in History Secondary Education (Social Studies)*
Bachelor of Science in Education and History Dual Majors**
Bachelor of Arts in History/7-Year Medical Program


International Studies

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies


Philosophy, Religion & Classical Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy/7-Year Medical Program
Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies (self-designed major)
Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies (self-designed major)


Political Science

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science


Psychology

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Education and Psychology Dual Majors**


Sociology & Anthropology

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology (self-designed major)
Bachelor of Science in Education and Sociology Dual Majors**


Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Bachelor of Science in Education and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Dual Majors**


World Language and Cultures

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
Bachelor of Science in Education and Spanish Dual Majors**
Bachelor of Arts in Arabic (self-designed major)
Bachelor of Arts in Chinese (self-designed major)
Bachelor of Arts in French (self-designed major)
Bachelor of Arts in German (self-designed major)
Bachelor of Arts in Italian (self-designed major)
Bachelor of Arts in Japanese (self-designed major)
Bachelor of Arts in Russian (self-designed major)

*Students interested in earning teacher certification to teach these subjects in grades 6-12 matriculate through the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

**Students interested in teacher certifications other than secondary education matriculate into a dual-major program through the School of Education.

Minors

Minors

  • African American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic
  • Business and Society
  • Central Eurasian Studies
  • Chinese
  • Classical Studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Environmental Studies
  • European Studies
  • French
  • German
  • History
  • Holocaust and Genocide Studies
  • International Studies
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Law, Politics and Philosophy
  • Linguistics
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy Analysis and Management
  • Quantitative Criminology
  • Religion
  • Russian
  • Sexuality and Queer Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • United States Studies
  • Women’s and Gender Studies


Specializations

Specializations

History Thematic Fields

  • Ancient Civilizations
  • Atlantic World
  • Cold War
  • Gender and History
  • Global Migrations
  • Islamic World
  • Religion and History
  • Revolutionary Movements


International Studies Specializations

  • African Studies
  • Asian Studies
  • Chinese Studies
  • Diplomacy
  • European Studies
  • Global Health, Development and Environment
  • International Economics and Trade
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Middle Eastern Studies


Philosophy Concentrations

  • Law and Philosophy
  • Ethics


Psychology Specializations

  • Biopsychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Counseling and Clinical Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Social Psychology


Sociology Specializations

  • Anthropology
  • Health and Environment
  • Nonprofit and Community Development
  • Urban and Ethnic Studies


Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Concentrations

  • Women and Gender
  • Gender and Violence
  • Gender, Nation, Democracy
  • Sexualities
  • Women in Learning and Leadership


World Languages and Culture, Language Programs 

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Linguistics
  • Russian Studies
  • Spanish

School of Education Programs

These dual-major programs are offered in collaboration with the School of Education and lead to teacher certification.

Learn more about Teacher Education Programs.


Early Childhood Education

  • Early Childhood Education/English
  • Early Childhood Education/History
  • Early Childhood Education/Psychology
  • Early Childhood Education/Sociology
  • Early Childhood Education/Spanish
  • Early Childhood Education/Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies


Elementary Education

  • Elementary Education/English
  • Elementary Education/History
  • Elementary Education/Psychology
  • Elementary Education/Sociology
  • Elementary Education/Spanish
  • Elementary Education/Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies


Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education

  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education/English
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education/History
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education/Psychology
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education/Sociology
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education/Spanish
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education/Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies


Special Education

  • Special Education/English
  • Special Education/History
  • Special Education/Psychology
  • Special Education/Sociology
  • Special Education/Spanish
  • Special Education/Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies


Urban Education

  • Urban Education/English
  • Urban Education/History
  • Urban Education/Spanish
  • Urban Education/Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies


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