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The College of Letters, Arts & Sciences offers degrees of all levels, from bachelor's to doctorate programs. With a robust menu of departments and programs within the college, students can choose from a variety of majors and minors in humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

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Biology

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Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

  • Biology, M.S. - Focus Options:
    • Ecology and Evolution
    • Molecular and Cellular Biology

Communication


Chemistry & Biochemistry

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Undergraduate Programs


Graduate Programs


Economics


English

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Undergraduate Programs

  • English, B.A. - Emphasis Options:
    • Literature
    • Rhetoric & Writing
    • Secondary Education
    • Elementary Education
    • Special Education
  • English, B.A. (Online Program)
  • Minor in English - Emphasis Options: 
    • Literature
    • Rhetoric & Writing
    • Creative Writing

Geography & Environmental Studies (GES)


History


Interdisciplinary Studies


Languages & Cultures


Mathematics

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Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs


Philosophy

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Undergraduate Programs

  • Philosophy, B.A.
  • Philosophy and Psychology, Dual B.A.
  • Philosophy and Political Science, Dual B.A.
  • Philosophy and History, Dual B.A.
  • Philosophy and Sociology, Dual B.A.
  • Minor in Philosophy
  • Minor in Religious Studies
  • Minor in Classics
  • Minor in Asian Studies

Physics & Energy Science

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Undergraduate Programs

  • Physics, B.S. - Focus Options:
    • Energy Science
    • Solid State
    • Secondary Education
  • Minor in Physics

Graduate Programs

  • Physics, M.S. - Focus Options:
    • Thesis
    • Non-thesis
  • Physics, Ph.D.

Political Science

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Undergraduate Programs

  • Political Science, B.A. - Track Options:
    • American Politics & Public Law
    • Global Politics
    • Public Administration
  • Dual BA in Philosophy and Political Science
  • Minor in Political Science
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Civics

Psychology

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Undergraduate Programs

  • Psychology, B.A.
  • Psychology and Philosophy, Dual B.A.
  • Psychology and Sociology, Dual B.A.
  • Psychology and Women’s & Ethnic Studies, Dual B.A.
  • Psychology and Criminal Justice, Dual B.A.
  • Minor in Psychology

Graduate Degrees

  • Psychology, M.A. - Focus Options:
    • Psychological Science
    • Clinical Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology, Ph.D. - Focus Options:
    • Geropsychology
    • Trauma

Sociology

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Undergraduate Programs

  • BA in Sociology
  • Online BA in Sociology
  • Dual BA in Sociology and Philosophy
  • Dual BA in Sociology and Psychology
  • Dual BA in Sociology and Women’s & Ethnic Studies 
  • Dual BA in Sociology and Criminal Justice
  • Minor in Gerontology
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Criminology & Justice Studies
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Sociology of Diversity
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Disability Studies
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Family & Child Studies
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Social Dimensions of Health & Healthcare
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Civics: WEST & Sociology

Graduate Programs

  • Sociology, M.A.
  • Accelerated Master’s Program (concurrent BA/MA) in Sociology
  • Dual Degree: MPA in Public Administration/MA in Sociology
  • Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies
  • Graduate Certificate in Diversity
  • Graduate Certificate in Advanced Research Methods in Sociology
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching Sociology

Technical Communication & Information Design (TCID)


Visual & Performing Arts (VAPA)

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Undergraduate Programs

  • Visual & Performing Arts, B.A. - Track Options:
    • Art History
    • Film Studies
    • Music
    • Music/Creative Music Performance
    • Music/Composition & Sonic Arts
    • Theatre & Dance
    • Visual Art
  • Museum Studies & Gallery Practice, B.I.
  • Music, B.I.
  • Minor in Composition & Sound Design
  • Minor in Creative Music Performance
  • Minor in Music Technology
  • Minor in Music History
  • Minor in Music

Women's & Ethnic Studies (WEST)

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