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Undergraduate Studies

The departments within the College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences offer programs leading to Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, and Bachelor of Liberal Arts degrees, coinciding with your specific major.

Please refer to the UMass Lowell Online Undergraduate Course Catalog for requirements specific to each degree. Please see below for more information on the College's full list of majors and minors.

Majors

  • American Studies1: B.A.
    • General Option
    • Thematic Option
  • Art: B.F.A.
    • Animation & Interactive Media Concentration 
    • Graphic Design Concentration
    • Studio Art Concentration
  • Criminal Justice: B.S.
    • General Option
    • Correction Option
    • Crime and Mental Health Option
    • Homeland Security Option
    • Information Technology Option
    • Police Option
    • Violence Option
  • Economics: B.A.
  • English: B.A.
    • Creative Writing Concentration
    • Journalism & Professional Writing Concentration
    • Literature Concentration
    • Theatre Arts Concentration
  • History: B.A.
  • Liberal Arts1: B.L.A.
  • Music Studies: B.M.
  • Music Performance: B.M.   
    • Instrumental Option
    • Voice Option
  • Music Business: B.M.
  • Peace & Conflict Studies1: B.A.
  • Philosophy: B.A.
    • General Option
    • Communications & Critical Thinking Option
    • Philosophy & Religious Studies Option
  • Political Science: B.A.
  • Psychology: B.A.
    • General Concentration
    • Behavior Analysis Concentration
    • Developmental Disabilities Concentration
    • Community Social Psychology Concentration
    • Clinical Psychology Concentration
    • Health Psychology Concentration   
  • Sociology: B.A.
    • General Concentration
    • Policy & Social Problems Concentration   
  • Sound Recording Technology: B.M.
  • World Languages and Cultures: B.A.
    • French Option
    • French/Spanish Option
    • Italian/Spanish Option
    • Spanish Option
  • 1Interdisciplinary majors

Minors

Student Profiles

Shaila Bornstein '19 Criminal Justice, Political Science

A semester in Washington, D.C., interning with a nonprofit that trains women to run for political office galvanized Shaila Bornstein. As soon as she finishes at UML, she plans to return to Washington to gain political experience so she can run for president.

The opportunities I’ve already gotten here are above and beyond what I could have gotten anywhere else.