Bachelor of Arts
The Bachelor of Arts degree programs primarily provide a broad liberal education along with a major in a specific field. Nearly all of the majors offered within the college of Liberal Arts lead to a Bachelor of Arts degree, with the exception of the Fine Arts, Music Education, and Neuroscience and Behavior majors (please see below).
Bachelor of Fine Arts
This curriculum provides training for fine arts students who plan to enter a professional graduate school.
Bachelor of Music
This curriculum provides professional training in music performance, musical theory, and music education, and it allows students to develop their talent to a standard equivalent to the one achieved at conservatories of music. Degrees include Music Education, Performance, and Theory.
Bachelor of Science
The College offers one major, Neuroscience and Behavior, that leads to a Bachelor of Science degree. This is an interdisciplinary program jointly housed in the College of Liberal Arts Psychology Department and the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture. This curriculum provides strong preparation for entry into graduate programs in neuroscience, behavior, pharmacology, and medicine.
Please see Degree Requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog for information on University requirements and follow the links under the Majors/Minors page on the College website for major requirements.
Proficiency in a Foreign Language
Please see the explication of this University requirement under Degree Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in the Undergraduate Catalog.
Within the College of Liberal Arts, only those students majoring in linguistics, psychology, theatre and dance, or women's studies may use American Sign Language (ASL) to fulfill their foreign language proficiency requirement. English teaching majors who plan to pursue deaf studies may petition the English department to use ASL to fulfill their foreign language proficiency requirement.