Majors & Academic Programs

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Take your mind in new directions

CU-Boulder offers more than 3,400 courses each year in approximately 150 areas of study. There are 85 academic majors available at the bachelor's level, 70 at the master's level, and 50 at the doctoral level. Our outstanding academic departments and programs include astrophysical and planetary sciences, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, engineering, English, entrepreneurial business, geography, integrative physiology, law, music, physics, and psychology.

Undergraduate Majors 

In addition to our 85 undergraduate majors, talented undergraduate students may participate in honors programs, the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, and 14 residential academic programs featuring small class environments.

Graduate Degree Programs

Opportunities for graduate study are available through the Graduate School, the Leeds School of Business, and Colorado Law School.

Combined Bachelor's/Master's Programs

Increase the return on your investment by earning a bachelor's degree and master's degree concurrently in five years.

Academic Enrichment Programs

Undergraduate students can take interests beyond the classroom through study abroad, honors, leadership, service learning, research, and more.

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