College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: 2022-2023

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Anthropology

  • Anthropology (Bachelor of Arts)
  • Anthropology (Bachelor of Science)

Biological Sciences

  • Biological Sciences

Chemistry and Biochemistry

  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry for Pre-professional
  • Chemistry - Secondary Teaching

Communication and Journalism

  • Communication Studies:
    • Advocacy and Public Communication (Bachelor of Arts)
    • Advocacy and Public Communication (Bachelor of Science)
    • Media Studies (Bachelor of Arts)
    • Media Studies (Bachelor of Science)
    • Organizational/Corporate Communication (Bachelor of Arts)
    • Organizational/Corporate Communication (Bachelor of Science)
  • Journalism (Bachelor of Arts)
  • Journalism (Bachelor of Science)

Computer Science

  • Computational Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Software Development

Economics

  • Economics (Bachelor of Arts)
  • Economics (Bachelor of Science)

English

  • English - Literary Studies (Bachelor of Arts)
  • English - Literary Studies (Bachelor of Science)
  • English - Secondary Teaching (Bachelor of Arts)
  • English - Secondary Teaching (Bachelor of Science)
  • English - Studies in Writing (Bachelor of Arts)
  • English - Studies in Writing (Bachelor of Science)

Environmental Studies

  • Biodiversity and Environmental Restoration
  • Energy Studies
  • Environmental Policy (Bachelor of Arts)
  • Environmental Policy (Bachelor of Science)
  • Nature in Society (Bachelor of Arts)
  • Nature in Society (Bachelor of Science)
  • Sustainable Food Systems
  • Water Sciences
  • Environmental Science - Educator Licensure

Geography

  • Geography (Bachelor of Arts)
  • Geography (Bachelor of Science)
  • Meteorology

Geology and Environmental Geosciences

  • Earth Science Education
  • Environmental Geosciences
  • Geology

History

  • History (Bachelor of Arts)
  • History (Bachelor of Science)
  • History - Educator Licensure

Mathematical Sciences

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computational Math
  • General Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education

Nonprofit and NGO Studies

  • Nonprofit and NGO Studies (Bachelor of Arts)
  • Nonprofit and NGO Studies (Bachelor of Science)

Philosophy

  • Philosophy (Bachelor of Arts)
  • Philosophy (Bachelor of Science)

Physics

  • Applied Physics
  • Physics Education (Educator Licensure)
  • Professional Physics

Political Science

  • International Politics (Bachelor of Arts)
  • International Politics (Bachelor of Science)
  • Justice and Democracy (Bachelor of Arts)
  • Justice and Democracy (Bachelor of Science)
  • Politics (Bachelor of Arts)
  • Politics (Bachelor of Science)
  • Public Administration and Service (Bachelor of Arts)
  • Public Administration and Service (Bachelor of Science)
  • Public Law (Bachelor of Arts)
  • Public Law (Bachelor of Science)

Psychology

  • Psychology (Bachelor of Arts)
  • Psychology (Bachelor of Science)

Pre-professional Studies

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary Medicine

Sociology

  • Sociology - Criminology (Bachelor of Arts)
  • Sociology - Criminology (Bachelor of Science)
  • Sociology - General Emphasis (Bachelor of Arts)
  • Sociology - General Emphasis (Bachelor of Science)

Statistics and Actuarial Science

  • Actuarial Science
  • Probability and Statistics

Woman, Gender and Sexuality Studies

  • Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies (Bachelor of Arts)
  • Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies (Bachelor of Science)

World Languages

  • French and Francophone Studies
  • German Studies
  • Spanish and Hispanic Studies

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