Majors and Options

A student earns an undergraduate degree with at least one declared major.  Students complete major, core curriculum (Discovery or General Education Program), Writing Program, and degree requirements.

Within majors of four-year programs, students often have choice among two or more ‘options.’ An option is generally a set of 15-24 required credit hours of related courses within a particular major.1 The term ‘option’ is reserved for baccalaureate degrees. Options allow students to specialize within a discipline. The choice of option is recorded on the student's transcript.

1 College of Professional Studies-Online bachelor's degrees require a minimum of 32 credits in the major/option.