Departments of Study

Berea College offers majors in thirty-four (34) fields of study, some offering multiple curricula that, upon successful completion, lead to Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and/or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees. Most degree programs require a minimum of 32 earned course credits; the Nursing Department typically requires a minimum of 34 earned course credits. Because of the sequential nature of some degree programs, students interested in a particular major should read carefully the requirements and recommendations outlined in the this publication. A Curriculum Guide for each major is made available to students and advisors through the Office of Registrar, but the descriptions in this publication remain the official source for information concerning degree requirements. Descriptions of all current majors and minors can be found here.

 African & African American Studies  Foreign Languages
 Agriculture and Natural Resources  Health and Human Performance
     Forest Resource Management Minor  History
 Appalachian Studies  Mathematics
 Art (Art History and Studio Art)  Music
 Asian Studies  Nursing
 Biology  Peace and Social Justice Studies
 Business  Philosophy
 Chemistry  Physics
 Child and Family Studies  Political Science
 Communication  Psychology
     Broadcast Journalism Minor  Sociology
 Computer & Information Science  Studies of Religions and Spirituality
 Economics  Sustainability and Environmental Studies
 Education Studies  Theatre
 Engineering Technologies and Applied Design           Film Production Minor
 English  Women’s and Gender Studies
 Interdisciplinary Minors  
 Broadcast Journalism Minor  

 Digital Media Minor

 Environmental Science Minor

 Film Production Minor  
 Forest Resource Management Minor  

 Law, Ethics, and Society