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.

Undergraduate Majors

  • General Option
  • Thematic Option
Art: B.F.A.
  • Animation & Interactive Media Concentration 
  • Graphic Design Concentration
  • Studio Art Concentration
  • General Option
  • Correction Option
  • Crime and Mental Health Option
  • Homeland Security Option
  • Information Technology Option
  • Police Option
  • Violence Option
Economics: B.A.
Education: B.A.
  • Elementary and Moderate Disabilities Concentration
English: B.A.
  • Creative Writing Concentration
  • Journalism & Professional Writing Concentration
  • Literature Concentration
  • Theatre Arts Concentration
History: B.A.

Music
  • General Option
  • Communications & Critical Thinking Option
  • Philosophy & Religious Studies Option
  • 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    
  • French Option
  • French/Spanish Option
  • Italian/Spanish Option
  • Spanish Option
1Interdisciplinary majors

Undergraduate Minors

2Interdisciplinary minors

Student Profiles

The band members of Flight of Fire onstage at the 2018 Hollywood Music in Media Awards
Maddie May Scott '19
Music Performance & World Languages

During her final semester at UMass Lowell, Maddie May Scott’s band was invited by rock royalty Melissa Etheridge to join the all-star lineup playing on Etheridge’s annual seven-night spring cruise.

The thing I like about this school is that it is so balanced. There’s a lot of variety on campus. And there are things going on all the time.
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David Todisco, center, with Hilary Clinton on the left and Senator Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire on the right
David Todisco '18
Political Science

David Todisco says his political science classes, internships and experiences through UML's partnership with The Washington Center are helping him forge a political career.

The Political Science Department here is phenomenal. The faculty all have so much experience they bring to the table.
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SGA President Lisa Degou and student Trustee Lindy Reed chat with Chancellor Jacquie Moloney at their monthly lunch.
Lisa Degou '18
Political Science & Mathematics

As Student Government Association president, Lisa Degou meets with Chancellor Moloney every month to negotiate for student interests.

I fell in love with all the opportunities and the diversity here.
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Sarah Golding sits in a colorful cafe at a table with her laptop
Sarah Golding '19
Human Services Administration

Sarah Golding works with young people transitioning to adulthood while coping with mental illness. She says the Master of Public Administration program is giving her the right balance of core administrative skills and deep knowledge to help her advocate for her clients.

There’s so much flexibility and it’s so interdisciplinary that you can take the classes that will best serve your needs.
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Melodie Armand sitting on a bench
Melodie Armand '22
Bachelor of Liberal Arts

Melodie Armand turned a setback into greater success.

I’m on a different path, but I’m on the right path.
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