College Majors at Friends University


College of Business, Arts, Sciences and Education Majors


Friends University is a liberal arts institution providing more than 40 majors in our traditional college. Many of our faculty in the College of Business, Arts, Sciences and Education have Ph.D.s and oversee the curriculum within each major to keep it relevant and enticing for student learning. Since we are a teaching institution, our faculty members not only perform research, but also have great passion for their area of discipline, which makes them excellent teachers.

Business and Information Technology






Business Administration


  • Management Concentration
  • Operations Management Concentration


Computer Science and Information Systems






International Business



Management Information Systems









Art Education



Biology Education



Business Education



Elementary Education



English Language Arts Education



History and Government Education



Math Education



Music Education



Physical Education



Physical Education Teacher Education



Psychology Endorsement



Spanish Education



Speech/Theatre Education



Fine Arts





  • Computer Graphics Concentration
  • Graphic Design Concentration
  • Studio Concentration








Music Performance


  • Instrumental Jazz Performance Concentration
  • Instrumental Performance Concentration
  • Piano Performance Concentration
  • Vocal Performance Concentration





Natural Science and Mathematics









Field Biology



Forensic Science


  • Biology Concentration
  • Chemistry Concentration


Health Management



Health Sciences





  • Pre-engineering Concentration
  • Computer Science Concentration
  • Professional Mathematics Concentration


Radiologic Technology



Zoo Science



Religion and Humanities



Christian Spiritual Formation (2nd Major Only)





  • Literature Concentration
  • Writing Concentration


Religion and Philosophy


  • Youth Ministries Concentration
  • Christian Spiritual Formation Concentration





Social and Behavioral Sciences



Criminal Justice






Human Services — Psychology



Human Services — Sociology



Political Science








  • Journalism Concentration
  • Media Studies Concentration
  • Visual Communications (Graphics) Concentration




In addition to choosing a major, Friends University students also have the option of picking a minor to complement their studies.

According to the catalog: "Optional minors consist of a minimum of 18 hours with 'C' or above grades in all courses applied to the minor. Specific minor programs proposed by divisions are approved by the faculty. Recognition of minors cannot be added to the student transcript after the initial degree is awarded."

The following minors are available within the College of Business, Arts, Sciences and Education:


Business and Information Technology






Fine Arts






Natural Science and Mathematics



Religion and Humanities



Social and Behavioral Sciences


Need more information? Request information now to learn more about the minor programs available at Friends University. You can also contact the Admissions Office at 316-295-5100 or

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