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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
  • 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    
  • World Languages and Cultures: B.A.
    • French Option
    • French/Spanish Option
    • Italian/Spanish Option
    • Spanish Option
  • 1Interdisciplinary majors

Minors

  • 2Interdisciplinary minors

Student Profiles

Denia Taylor '18 Political Science

Honors student Denia Taylor has overcome many challenges in order to pursue a degree in political science. She plans to take up a career that allows her to combine legal training and philosophy.

Coming into UMass Lowell, I had that mindset that I was going to work really hard and do as much as I could to learn as much as I could.