Majors

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

Accounting

Business Administration

  • Management Concentration
  • Operations Management Concentration

Computer Science and Information Systems

Finance

International Business

Management Information Systems

Marketing

Education

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

Art

  • Computer Graphics Concentration
  • Graphic Design Concentration
  • Studio Concentration

Ballet

Music

Music Performance

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

Theatre

Natural Science and Mathematics

Biology

Chemistry

Field Biology

Forensic Science

  • Biology Concentration
  • Chemistry Concentration

Health Management

Health Sciences

Mathematics

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

Radiologic Technology

Zoo Science

Religion and Humanities

Christian Spiritual Formation (2nd Major Only)

English

  • Literature Concentration
  • Writing Concentration

Religion and Philosophy

  • Youth Ministries Concentration
  • Christian Spiritual Formation Concentration

Spanish

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Criminal Justice

History

Human Services — Psychology

Human Services — Sociology

Political Science

Interdisciplinary

Communications

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

Minors

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

Education

Fine Arts


Interdisciplinary

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 learn@friends.edu.