Academic Programs and Offerings
We'll help you make sense of—and good decisions about—the various types of degree options available to you.
A&S | Maxwell offers more than 50 majors in the humanities, natural sciences, math and the social sciences. With more than 100 minors across the University and four integrated learning majors, you can completely customize your learning experience. Take a look at the list below and talk to your advisor about what's best for you.
Single Degree Program
One major, one school/college. Typically a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree.
Single Degree Program with Double Major
Two majors simultaneously pursued (a) in the same school/college or (b) in two separate schools/colleges.
Interdisciplinary Learning Majors (ILMs)
Combines a traditional major with related coursework across disciplines, such as. ILMs include: energy and its impacts; environment, sustainability and policy; ethics; forensic science and neuroscience.
Majors and minors that cut across traditional departments in A&S and other schools/colleges.
Selected Studies Program
Provides considerable freedom but requires great responsibility of the student, who develops a four-year curriculum based on well-defined academic goals. Please contact the Director of Advising for more information.
Five-Year Baccalaureate-Master's Degree Programs
A&S and the School of Education offer a combined, five-year Baccalaureate-Master's Degree program in English education, mathematics education, science education, social studies education, Spanish education and more. Requires a special application process.
Leads to two degrees and requires at least 30 credits beyond the minimum requirement for a single degree. A&S offers a combined degree with the Syracuse University College of Engineering and Computer Science. Requires a special application process.