Concentration Areas

The major facilitates a well-rounded knowledge base with emphasis areas chosen from three different disciplines (18 hours in each area, 54 hours total). Two disciplines must be from the below Category I list.

The 18-hour concentrations must include the courses required for the minor unless an alternate sequence of courses has been approved.

If you have questions concerning concentration requirements, please contact your BAIS advisor.

Category I options:

  • Art (studio)
  • Art History
  • Digital Graphics
  • Photography
  • English (Literature)
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • Linguistics
  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Geography
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Music
  • Non-Profit Leadership Studies [requires approval]
  • Theatre Arts
  • Dance
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Race and Ethnicity Studies
  • Political Science
  • Presidential Studies
  • International Studies
  • Legal Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Professional and Technical Writing [Rhetoric]
  • Any currently-existing minor not listed above may be used as the third concentration area.  Disciplines outside of Category I available for study include, but are not limited to: Film Studies, Business, Accounting, Geology, Mass Communication, Criminal Justice, Health Science, Math, and any discipline within the sciences (Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and more).