What is a major?

The primary academic focus of a program. It is generally a defined set of courses in a subject area. For each declared single degree, a major must be declared. For the BASc, two majors must be declared. For Combined Degrees, two majors must be declared, i.e., one major for each degree sought.

The Faculty of Arts & Science offers 37 undergraduate majors and 7 professional transfer programs, many of which are interdisciplinary in nature. Please refer to the list below for majors available for the various degree programs offered by the Faculty of Arts and Science. Majors are listed alphabetically, and each entry links through to the associated website. Please refer to the current U of L calendar for a comprehensive report on the requirements for each major.