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2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
Providence College
  Jan 16, 2018
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Degree Programs

The College offers programs of study leading to the degrees of bachelor of arts; bachelor of science; master of arts in history, theology, biblical studies, and theological studies; master of arts in teaching (mathematics); master of business administration; and master in education. Advanced degree programs are described in the catalog of the Graduate Studies Program.

The bachelor of arts degree is offered with major programs of study in American studies, art history, biology, biology/optometry, biology/secondary education, chemistry, chemistry/secondary education, creative writing, economics (including business economics and quantitative economics), elementary/special education, English, English/secondary education, French, French/secondary education, global studies, history, history/secondary education, humanities, Italian, Italian/secondary education, mathematics, mathematics/secondary education, music, music education, philosophy, physics/secondary education, political science, psychology, public and community service studies, social science, social work, sociology, Spanish, Spanish/secondary education, studio art, theatre, theology, and women’s studies.

The bachelor of science degree is offered with major programs of study in accountancy, applied physics, biochemistry, biology, biology/optometry, biology/secondary education, chemistry, computer science, pre-engineering (3/2 combined program), finance, health policy and management, management, and marketing.

Minors are offered in accountancy, applied physics, art history, Asian studies, black studies, classics, computer science, dance, economics, evolutionary biology and ecology, film/video, finance, French, German, history, Italian, Latin American studies, mathematics, music, philosophy, political science, public and community service studies, sociology, Spanish, studio art, systems science, theatre, theology, women’s studies, and writing.

Certificate programs are offered in business studies, labor-management relations, neuroscience, and public administration. Interdisciplinary and non-departmental courses are offered to enhance the educational experience and allow for a variety of interests and initiatives. Information on general degree requirements is recorded in the section on Academic Policies .