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Degrees, Minors, and Certificates

The Colleges of Arts and Sciences offer undergraduate and graduate degrees, minors, and certificate programs in the following areas. Changes in programs and degrees approved after December 2012 may not be reflected in this listing

Field - Degree or Certificate
American Studies - Min, BA, MA, PhD
Anthropology - Min, BA, MA, PhD
Art and Art History - Min, BA, BFA, MA, MFA
Astronomy - Min, BA, MS, PhD
Astrophysics - Min, BS
Biochemistry - BA, BS
Biology - Min, BA, BS
Botany - Min, BA, BS, MS1, PhD1
Chemistry - Min, BA, BS, MS, PhD
Chinese - U Cert, Min, BA, MA2, PhD2
Classics - U Cert, BA
Clinical Psychology - G Cert
Communication - BA, MA, G Cert, PhD
Communicology - Min, BA, MA
Computer Science - Min, BS, MS, PhD
Conflict Resolution - G Cert
Creative Media - BA
Dance - Min, BA, BFA, MA, MFA
Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance - G Cert
East Asian Languages and Literatures - MA2, PhD2
Economics - Min, BA, MA, G Cert, PhD
English - Min, BA, MA, PhD
Environmental Studies - U Cert, BA4
Ethnic Studies - U Cert, BA
Ethnobotany - BS10
Filipino - U Cert6, Min, BA7
French - U Cert, BA, MA3
Geography - Min, BA, MA, PhD
German - U Cert, BA
Hindi - U Cert6, BA5
Historic Preservation - G Cert
History - Min, BA, MA, PhD
Ilokano - U Cert6, Min, BA7
Indonesian - U Cert6, BA5
Indo-Pacific Languages - U Cert6, BA5
Information and Computer Sciences - BA
Islamic Studies - U Cert
Japanese - U Cert, Min, BA, MA2, PhD2
Journalism - BA
Khmer (Cambodian) - U Cert
Korean - U Cert9, Min, BA9, MA2, PhD2
Languages and Literatures of Europe and the Americas - MA3
Latin America & Iberian Studies - U Cert
Law and Society - U Cert
Library and Information Science - G Cert, MLISc
Linguistics - BA4, MA, PhD
Marine Biology - BS, MS11, PhD11
Marine Option Program - U Cert
Mathematical Biology - U Cert
Mathematics - Min, BA, BS, MA, PhD
Microbiology - Min, BA, BS, MS, PhD
Molecular Cell Biology - BS
Museum Studies - G Cert
Music - U Cert, Min, BA, BEd, BMus, MA, MMus, PhD
Ocean Policy - G Cert8
Peace Studies - U Cert, BA4, G Cert
Philosophy - Min, BA, MA, PhD
Philippine Language and Literature - BA
Physics - Min, BA, BS, MS, PhD
Planning Studies - G Cert
Political Science - Min, BA, MA, PhD
Psychology - BA, BS, MA, PhD
Public Administration - G Cert, MPA
Public Affairs and Policy Studies - BA4
Religion - Min, BA, MA
Russian - U Cert, BA
Samoan - U Cert6, BA5
Sanskrit - U Cert6, BA5
Second Language Studies - BA, MA, G Cert12, PhD
Sociology - Min, BA, MA, G Cert, PhD
Spanish - U Cert, BA, MA3
Tahitian - U Cert6
Telecommunications Information Resource Management - G Cert
Thai - U Cert6, BA5
Theatre - Min, BA, MA, MFA, PhD
Urban and Regional Planning - G Cert, MURP, PhD
Vietnamese - U Cert6, BA5
Women’s Studies - U Cert, BA, G Cert
Zoology - Min, BA10, BS10, MS, PhD

1 The MS and PhD in botanical sciences are offered in botany.
2 The MA and PhD in East Asian languages and literatures are offered in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.
3 The MA in languages and literatures of Europe and the Americas is offered in French and Spanish.
4 Students can receive a BA in interdisciplinary studies in environmental studies, European cultural studies, Indo-Pacific languages, linguistics, peace studies, and public affairs and policy studies. In addition, students can design their own majors utilizing this program.
5The BA in interdisciplinary studies for Indo-Pacific languages has several concentrations: Hindi, Indonesian, Samoan, Sanskrit, Thai, and Vietnamese.
6 The Certificate in Indo‑Pacific Languages is offered in Filipino, Hindi, Ilokano, Indonesian, Khmer, Samoan, Sanskrit, Tahitian, Thai, and Vietnamese.
7 BA in Philippine Language and Literature with concentration in Filipino or Ilokano.
8 The Department of Economics coordinates the Graduate Certificate in Ocean Policy.
9 The Undergraduate Certificate in Korean in East Asian Languages and Literatures and BA in Korean in East Asian Languages and Literatures also has a concentration in Korean for Professionals.
10There is no admittance to the BA and BS in Zoology degrees effective Spring 2013.
11The MS and PhD in marine biology are offered in the Marine Biology Graduate Program (College of Natural Science/SOEST).
12The Advanced Graduate Certificate in Second Language Studies has a track in Spanish Applied Linguistics.

BA—bachelor of arts
BFA—bachelor of fine arts
BMus—bachelor of music
BS—bachelor of science
G Cert—graduate certificate
MA—master of arts
MFA—master of fine arts
Min—minor
MLISc—master of library and information science
MMus—master of music
MPA—master of public administration
MS—master of science
MURP—master of urban and regional planning
PhD—doctor of philosophy
U Cert—undergraduate certificate