Degree Programs

In the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences (CLASS), we offer courses and academic programs that provide students with the foundation for success in a dynamic, fast-paced, and diverse world. These foundational skills help students excel and lead in any career, cultivate the creativity and critical thinking to adapt to diverse environments, and resolve society’s most challenging problems in a culturally competent and ethical way. CLASS is focused on cultivating skills that are vital to the contemporary workplace - teamwork, critical thinking, communication, and leadership.


Art & Design

Degrees: Art Design/Studio (B.S.); Art Design/Studio (B.F.A. Concentrations in Teacher Education; Graphic Design; Studio Arts)
Minors: Art History, Studio Art.

Communication

Degrees: Broadcasting and Electronic Media (B.A. concentrations in Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Multimedia Journalism, Film Techniques and Technology), Communication Studies (B.A.), Public Relations (B.A.)
Minors: Multimedia Journalism, Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Communication Studies, Public Relations, and Visual Media
Certificates: Communication in the Workplace; Dispute Resolution; Sports Communication; Communication Studies

English

Degrees: General Studies (A.G.S. concentration in English); English (B.A.); English/Teaching (B.A.); English and History Teaching (B.A.); English (M.A. concentration in: English and Writing Professions); Creative Writing (M.F.A.).
Accelerated 3+2 Dual Degree Program: English, (B.A.) + English, (M.A. concentration in English and Writing Professions)
Minors: English, English Teaching
Endorsement: English as a Second Language

Government

Degrees: Paralegal Studies (A.A.S.); General Studies (A.G.S. concentration in: Political Science) Paralegal Science (B.A.); Political Science (B.A.); Globalization and International Affairs (B.A.); Public Administration (M.P.A.)
Accelerated 3+2 Dual Degree Program: Political Science (B.A.) + Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)
Minors: Globalization and International Affairs; Legal Studies; Paralegal Studies; Political Science; Public Administration.
Certificate: Applied Policy (Post-Baccalaureate); Nonprofit Management (Post-Baccalaureate); Community Development (Post-Baccalaureate)

History, Philosophy and Religious Studies

Degrees: General Studies (A.G.S. concentration in: History); History (B.A.); History/Teaching (B.A.); Philosophy (B.A.); History (M.A.);
Accelerated 3+2 Dual Degree Program: History (B.A. & M.A.)
Minor: African American Studies; Asian Studies; History; Philosophy
Certificate: African American Studies

Language & Cultural Studies, Anthropology, & Sociology

Degrees: General Studies (A.G.S. concentrations in: Anthropology, Sociology); Anthropology (B.A.); Sociology, (B.A.); Spanish (B.A.); Spanish/Teaching (B.A.)
Minors: Spanish; Anthropology; Archaeology; Sociology

Music

Degrees: Music (B.M. concentrations in: Education, Performance (Instrumental or Vocal); Music Industry; Music Industry - Recording Arts; Music Theory/Composition; Music Education (Instrumental or Vocal)); Music (M.M. concentrations in: Performance; Conducting; Music Education)
Minor: Music; Musical Theatre

Psychology

Degrees: General Studies (A.G.S. concentration in: Psychology); Psychology (B.S. concentrations in Psychology (General); Art Therapy; Brain & Cognitive Sciences; Child & Family Psychology; Developmental Disabilities/Autism Spectrum Disorders; Forensic Psychology; Psychiatric Rehabilitation; Substance Abuse; Psychology of the Workplace); Animal Studies (B.S.); General Psychology (M.S. Concentrations in Experimental Psychology; Applied Behavior Analysis); Industrial & Organizational Psychology (M.S.); Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.)
Minor: Psychology; Veteran Studies
Certificate: Autism Spectrum Disorders (Post-Baccalaureate); Applied Behavior Analysis (Post-Master's); Veteran Studies (Undergraduate).

Social Work

Degree: Social Work (B.S.W.); Social Work (M.S.W.)
Minor: Social Welfare; Appalachian Studies; Women and Gender Studies
M.S.W. Certificates: Addictions Intervention; Mental Health; Child and Family Services; Leadership and Management; Social Advocacy and Justice