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College of Liberal Arts
University of Mississippi

College of Liberal Arts Majors and Minors

Current Undergraduates  /  Advising & CLA Student Services  ⟩  CLA Majors and Minors

The College offers four degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
  • Bachelor of Music (BM)
  • Bachelor of Science (BS)

We offer a wide range of majors and minors, as listed below. Those majors and minors with separate admission or enrollment requirements are indicated with an asterisk (*) and are hyperlinked to more information.


Undergraduate Programs of Study Minor Major Emphasis or Concentration Accelerated Law (any BA or BS degree) Accelerated Master’s
Aerospace Studies
African American Studies BA History, Political Institutions, Culture
Allied Health Studies BA
Anthropology BA
Arabic BA
Art BA
Art BFA Fine Art Concentration (emphases in Ceramics, Painting, or Sculpture); Expanded Media Arts Concentration (emphases in Graphic Design or Printmaking & Imaging Arts)
Art History BA
Biochemistry BA
Biological Science BA
BA (emphases in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Molecular, Cellular, & MicroBio, Organismal Biology, and Pre-Health Biological Sciences)
BS (emphases in Integrative Biology, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Molecular, Cellular, & MicroBio, Organismal Biology, and Pre-Health Biological Sciences)
Chemistry BA
BS (emphases in Biochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, or Physical Chemistry)
Chinese BA
Cinema Studies
Classics BA Classical Civiliation, Greek, Latin
Computer Science BA
Creative Writing BFA
Digital Media Studies
East Asian Studies
Economics BA
Financial Economics, Law & Economics
English BA Creative Writing; Editing, Writing & Publishing; Literature, Justice & Society
Environmental Studies
Ethics & Values
Film Production* BFA
Forensic Chemistry BS
French BA
Gender Studies Queer Studies
German BA
History BA
Interdisciplinary Studies BA
International Studies* BA Regional concentration (East Asia, Europe, Latin America, or Middle East) and Thematic Concentration (Global Economics & Business, Global Health, International Governance & Politics, or Social & Cultural Identity)
Linguistics BA
Mathematics BA
Medieval Studies
Military Science
Museum Studies
Music* BA
Music* BM Music Education, Music Performance; concentrations in instrumental, keyboard, vocal
Naval Science
Philosophy BA Religious Studies
Physics BA
BS (emphases in Astrophysics and Biophysics)
Political Science BA Campaigns & Elections; International Conflict & Cooperation; Politics of Developing Countries; Law & Courts
Professional Writing
Psychology BA
Public Policy Leadership* BA
Religious Studies
Rhetoric, Writing, and Speech Communication BA
Society & Health*
Sociology BA
Southern Studies BA
Spanish BA
Teaching English as a Second Language
Theatre Arts BA
Theatre Arts* BFA Acting for Stage & Screen; Design and Theatre Production


Approved Minors Outside the College Minor
Applied Gerontology
Business Administration
Communication Science & Disorders
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Data Science
Global Security Studies
Higher Education*
Hospitality Management
Intelligence & Security Studies*
Law Studies
Recreation Administration
Recreational Therapy*
Sport Administration