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MAJORS AND MINORS

The minimum requirement for a standard major in courses above the introductory level in the subject area is 18 credits; these courses must include a Senior Seminar or capstone course in the subject area. In addition, the major may require a number of prerequisite courses as well as courses outside the major field, not to exceed 30 credits. A minor consists of a minimum of 12 credits above the introductory level with the exception of Biology, Dance, and Mathematics. A minor is not required for graduation. Students may count one course (3 credits) from the core major requirements toward a minor.

Bachelor of arts majors

Biology

Early Childhood Education:

Public Relations

Communication

DESE Licensure Track

Sociology

Community Education

DEEC Licensure Track

Special Education:

Criminal Justice

Early Intervention Track

Registered Behavior Technician Track

Elementary Education:

Studio Arts

Education Support Professional Track

Transformative Justice

Psychology

bachelor of science majors

Accounting

Computer Science

Marketing

Biochemistry

Environmental Science

Nursing

Biology

Forensic Science

Public Health and Wellness

Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Graphic Design

Sport and Recreation Management

Business Administration

Some majors may be supplemented by concentrations in:

Communication Studies

Human Resources

Substance Abuse Counseling

Critical Inequality Studies

Law Enforcement

Survivor/Witness/Victim Advocacy

Early Intervention

Multimedia Journalism

Television/Digital Video

Entrepreneurship/Small Business

Radio/Audio Production

Theatre

Film

Residential Property Management

Video Game Studies

Gerontology

Sports Communication

Youth Advocacy

Sports/Youth Recreation Programming

minors

Accounting

Early Intervention

Psychology

Art History

Education

Public Relations

Art Therapy:

Environmental Studies

Science Education (Grades 5-8)

Psychology Emphasis

Finance

Social Work

Studio Arts Emphasis

Forensic Science

Sociology

Biology

Forensics Investigations

Spanish

Black Studies

Gerontology

Special Education

Business Administration

Graphic Design

Sport and Recreation Management

Business Analytics and Information Systems

International Studies

Sports/Youth Recreation Programming

Chemistry

Law and Society

STEM Education (Grades 1-6)

Coaching

Marketing

Studio Arts

Communication

Mathematics

Substance Use Counseling

Creative Writing

Mathematics Education

Theatre

Criminal Justice

Music

Video Game Studies

Critical Inequality Studies

Physics

White-Collar Crime

Cybercrime

Photography

Youth Advocacy

Dance

Data Analytics

certificate is available in:

Restorative Justice Practices

DESE Licensure is available in:

Early Childhood: Teacher (PreK-2)

Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities: Special Needs (PreK-8)

Advanced Standing Credentialing for Early Intervention by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Elementary: Teacher (1-6)

graduate programs

Master of Arts in Criminal Justice*

Master of Education*

Master of Science in Nursing

Master of Business Administration*

Master of Science in Accounting

Programs denoted with an * are offered as 5th Year programs where students can obtain both an undergraduate and master’s degree within five years. Graduate program curriculum can be found in the Continuing Education & Graduate Studies section of this catalog. Questions regarding 5th Year Programs can be directed to Continuing Education & Graduate Studies or the specific Graduate Program Director noted on page 28.