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Butler University Bulletin

Majors, Degrees, and Concentrations

Butler University’s six colleges offer the following undergraduate and graduate degrees:

Degree College
Accounting, BS, MPAcc LSB
Actuarial Science, BA, BS LAS
Anthropology, BA LAS
Anthropology and Religion, BA LAS

Art

  • BA in Art + Design
  • BS in Arts Administration—Art
  • BS in Arts Administration—Art History
JCA

Arts Administration

  • BS in Arts Administration
  • BS in Dance (Arts Administration)
  • BS in Arts Administration—Art
  • BS in Arts Administration—Art History
  • BS in Arts Administration—Music
  • BS in Arts Administration—Theatre
JCA
Astronomy and Astrophysics, BA, BS LAS
Biochemistry, BA, BS LAS
Biology, BA, BS LAS
Business Administration, MBA LSB
Chemistry, BA, BS LAS
Chinese, BA LAS

Classics, BA

  • Ancient Languages Track
  • Greek and Roman Culture Track
LAS
Communication Sciences and Disorders, BA CCOM
Computer Science, BA, BS LAS
Creative Media and Entertainment, BA CCOM
Creative Writing, MFA LAS
Criminology, BA LAS
Criminology and Psychology, BA LAS
Critical Communication and Media Studies, BA CCOM

Dance 

  • BA in Dance (Pedagogy)
  • BFA in Dance—Performance
  • BS in Dance (Arts Administration)
JCA

Doctor of Medical Science, DMS

  • Concentration in Healthcare Practice and Administration
  • Concentration in PA Educator
COPHS
Economics, BA, BSE LAS, LSB
Educational Administration, MS (EPPSP) COE

Elementary Education, BS

  • K–6 Elementary Education
  • Pre-K Early Childhood
COE

English Literature, BA 

  • Concentration in Literature
  • Concentration in Creative Writing
  • Concentration in Literary Theory, Culture, and Criticism
  • Concentration in Public and Professional Writing
LAS
English, MA LAS
Entrepreneurship and Innovation, BS LSB

Environmental Studies, BA, BS

  • Concentration in Applied Local Food Systems

LAS
Finance, BS LSB
French, BA LAS
General Program, AA, AS LAS
German, BA LAS
Healthcare Business, BSHS COPHS
Health Sciences, BSHS COPHS
History, BA LAS
History and Anthropology, BA LAS
History and Classics, BA LAS
History and Political Science, BA LAS
Individualized Major, BA, BS LAS
International Business, BS LSB

International Studies, BA 

LAS
Journalism, BA CCOM
Management Information Systems, BS LSB
Marketing, BS LSB
Master of Arts in Management (MIM), MA LSB
Master of Science in Risk & Insurance (MSRI), MS LSB
Mathematics, BA, BS LAS

Middle/Secondary Education, BS

  • Biology Education
  • Chemistry Education
  • English Education
  • Human Movement and Health Science Education
  • Physical Education
  • Health Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Modern Foreign Languages Education—French, German, Spanish
  • Physics Education
  • Social Studies Education
  • Special Education
COE
Multilingual, BA LAS
Music, BA JCA

Music, BM 

  • BM in Composition
  • BM in Jazz Studies
  • BM in Music Education (Choral/General, Instrumental/General,
    or Area—5-year program)
  • BM in Performance (Instrumental, Piano, or Voice)
  • BM in Performance and Music Education (5-year program)
JCA
Music, BMA JCA
Music, BS in Arts Administration—Music JCA

Music, Graduate Degrees 

  • MA in Musicology
  • MM in Composition
  • MM in Conducting (Choral or Instrumental)
  • MM in Music Education
  • MM in Performance (Instrumental, Piano, or Voice)
  • MM in Piano Pedagogy
  • MM with a double major
JCA
Music Industry Studies, BA CCOM
Organizational Communication & Leadership, BA CCOM
Peace and Conflict Studies, BA LAS

Pharmaceutical Sciences, MS 

  • Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacy Administration, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Clinical Sciences
COPHS
Pharmacy, PharmD COPHS
Pharmacy, PharmD/MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences COPHS
Pharmacy, PharmD/MBA COPHS/LSB
Philosophy, BA LAS
Philosophy and Psychology, BA LAS
Philosophy and Religion, BA LAS
Physician Assistant, MPAS COPHS
Physics, BA, BS LAS
Political Science, BA LAS
Political Science and Psychology, BA LAS
Psychology, BA LAS
Psychology and Anthropology, BA LAS
Public Accounting, BS, MPAcc LSB
Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, BA LAS

Religion, BA

  • Religious Studies Track
  • Religious Leadership Track
LAS
Risk and Insurance, MS LSB
Risk Management and Insurance, BS LSB
School Counseling, MS COE

Science, Technology, and Society, BA, BS

  • Concentration in Technology Studies
  • Concentration in Health Studies
  • Concentration in Justice, Equity, and Democracy
LAS
Sociology, BA LAS

Sociology, BA

  • Specialization in Social Work and Social Policy
LAS
Sociology and Criminology, BA LAS

Sociology and Criminology, BA 

  • Specialization in Social Work and Social Policy
LAS

Sociology and Psychology, BA 

  • Specialization in Social Work and Social Policy
LAS
Software Engineering, BA, BS LAS
Spanish, BA LAS
Sports Media, BA CCOM
Strategic Communication: Public Relations and Advertising, BA CCOM
Strategic Communication, MA CCOM
Strategic Communications, Graduate Certificate CCOM
Statistics, BA, BS LAS

 Theatre

  • BA in Theatre
JCA
Web Design and Development, BA CCOM
Youth and Community Development, BS COE

Undergraduate students may choose to add a minor to their study. Minors are posted to the student’s transcript along with the major and degree earned.

Minors

Actuarial Science
African Studies
Anthropology
Art + Design
Art History
Astronomy
Biology
Business Administration
Business Law
Chemistry
Chinese
Classics
Communication Science and Disorders
Computer Science
Creative Media and Entertainment
Criminology
Critical Communication and Media Studies
Dance
Data Science
Digital Media Production
Diverse Learners
Economics
Education
English as a New Language
English Creative Writing
English Literature
English Public and Professional Writing
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Environmental Studies
Esports Communication
Ethics
Film Studies
French
Geography

German
Healthcare Management
History
Human Communication and Organizational Leadership
International Business
International Studies
Jazz Studies
Journalism
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Music
Music Industry Studies
Neuroscience
Peace and Conflict Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration: A Sociological Perspective
Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Recreation and Sports Studies
Religion
Risk Management and Insurance
Science, Technology, and Society
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education—Mild Interventions
Sport Coaching
Strategic Communication
Theatre
Web Design and Development