Programs of Study

The University's Programs of Study listed below are organized by School or College; then program name (or major);
then degrees, certificates, or minors when available. Names in blue link to the department or program page.

The university offers degree programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels, and a juris doctor degree
from the Law School. It also offers certificate programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels,
and a variety of additional academic programs. The latest approved degrees may be found at the Office of Planning,
Budget, and Analysis website at www.colorado.edu/pba/degrees/approve/OfficialCatalogApprovedDegreesList2014-15.htm.

CU-Boulder also provides dual-degree, double-degree, concurrent degrees, and interdisciplinary programs. Details
may be found through the specific program of study in this catalog or by contacting the sponsoring department.

Note: In the tables below, the designation (MS) or (MA) indicates master’s degree offered as part of the PhD program
only. The IBA is the International Bachelor of Arts degree.

Arts & Sciences, College of

Actuarial Studies and Quantitative Finance
   Actuarial Studies Certificate
   Quantitative Finance Certificate
 
certificate
certificate
Anthropology BA, IBA, MA, MA/MBA, PhD
Applied Mathematics (see also College of Engineering & Applied Science below) MS, PhD, minor
Art and Art History
   Art History
   Studio Arts
BA, MA
BA, BFA, MFA
Asian Languages and Civilizations
   Chinese
   Japanese
   South Asian Languages and Civilizations
   Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies
MA, PhD,
BA, minor
BA, minor
certificate
certificate
Asian Studies BA, minor
Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences
   Astronomy
(MS), PhD, minor
BA, IBA
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences MS, PhD, minor
British and Irish Studies certificate
Central and East European Studies certificate
Chemistry and Biochemistry
   Biochemistry
   Chemistry
   Chemical Physics
BA, IBA, (MS), PhD, minor
BA, IBA, (MS), PhD, minor
PhD
Classics BA, MA, PhD, minor
Cognitive Science Studies PhD
Communication BA, MA, PhD
Comparative Literature MA, PhD
Computer Science (see also Engineering & Applied Science below) BA
Distributed Studies BA
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology BA, IBA, MA, PhD, minor
Economics BA, (MA), PhD, minor
English
   Creative Writing
BA, MA, PhD
MFA, minor
Environmental Studies BA, IBA, MS, PhD
Ethnic Studies
   Comparative Ethnic Studies
BA, minor
PhD
Film Studies BA, BFA
French and Italian
   French
   Italian
BA, MA, PhD, minor
BA, minor
Geography BA, IBA, MA, PhD, minor
Geological Sciences
   Geology
   Geophysics
BA, IBA, MS, PhD, minor
PhD
Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures
   German Studies
   Hebrew Studies
   Nordic Studies (Scandinavian)
   Russian Studies
BA, MA, PhD, minor

minor
BA, minor

History BA, MA, PhD, minor
Humanities BA, minor
Integrative Physiology BA, IBA, MS, PhD
International Affairs BA, certificate
INVST Community Studies  
Jewish Studies
  
Hebrew and Israeli Studies
BA, minor
minor
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies certificate
Linguistics BA, MA, PhD, minor
Mathematics BA, MA, PhD, minor
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology BA, IBA, (MA), PhD
Museum and Field Studies
   Museology
MS
certificate
Peace and Conflict Studies certificate
Philosophy BA, MA, PhD, minor
Physics
  
Engineering Physics (see also Engineering & Applied Science below)
BA, IBA, MS, PhD, minor
BS
Political Science BA, MA, PhD, minor
Psychology and Neuroscience
   Psychology
   Neuroscience
BA, IBA, (MA), PhD
BA, certificate
Religious Studies BA, MA, minor
Sociology BA, (MA), PhD
Spanish and Portuguese
   Spanish
   Portuguese
BA, MA, PhD, minor
minor
Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
   Audiology
BA, IBA, MA, PhD
AudD
Theatre and Dance
   Theatre
   Dance
BA, BFA, MA, PhD
BA, BFA, MFA, minor
Western American Studies certificate
Western Civilization Studies certificate
Women and Gender Studies BA, minor, certificate
Writing and Rhetoric, Program for  

Business, Leeds School of

Business Administration BS, MS, MBA, PhD, minor, certificate

Education, School of

Curriculum and Instruction MA, MA + licensure, PhD
Elementary and Secondary Teacher Education undergraduate licensure, post-BA licensure
Education minor
Educational-Psychological Studies MA, PhD
Research and Evaluation Methodology PhD
Social, Multicultural, and Bilingual Foundations MA, PhD

Engineering & Applied Science, College of

Alliance for Technology, Learning, and Society (ATLAS) MS, PhD, minor, certificate
Aerospace Engineering Sciences BS, MS, PhD, certificate
Applied Mathematics (see also College of Arts & Sciences above) BS
Architectural Engineering BS, MS, PhD
Chemical and Biological Engineering BS
Chemical Engineering BS, ME, MS, PhD
Civil Engineering BS, MS, PhD
Computer Science (see also College of Arts & Sciences above) BS, ME, MS, PhD
Electrical and Computer Engineering BS
Electrical Engineering BS, ME, MS, PhD, certificate
Engineering Management ME, certificate
Engineering Physics (see also College of Arts & Sciences above) BS
Environmental Engineering BS
General Engineering Plus BS
Materials Science and Engineering MS, PhD
Mechanical Engineering BS, ME, MS, PhD
Telecommunications ME, MS, PhD, certificate

Environmental Design, Program in

Environmental Design (Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Design, and Planning) BEnvd, minor, certificate

Graduate School

Please see the complete degree listing of the Graduate School on their specific Programs of Study page.

Journalism & Mass Communication Program

Journalism
   Communication
BS, MA
PhD

Law School

Law
  
Master of Laws
JD
LLM

Music, College of

Music
   Arts in Music
   Music Education
   Musical Arts
BMus, MMus, PhD, certificate
BAMus, certificate
BMusEd, MMusED, certificate
DMusA

Other Academic Programs

Continuing Education
Leadership, Certificate in the Study and Practice of
Leadership Residential Academic Program
Library Research
Norlin Scholars Program
Preprofessional programs
Presidents Leadership Class
Reserve Officers Training Corps