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Available Degrees

Bachelor of Arts Degrees | Bachelor of Science Degrees | Additional Degrees


All bachelor's degree programs at Anderson University require a general education component. This requirement stems from the institution's mission as a Christian liberal arts university and reflects the varied demands and diverse experience encountered in society. The goals of the general education program are as follows:

  • To achieve competence in the skills of oral and written communication, basic quantitative methodology, critical thinking and problem solving,

  • To acquire an understanding of the various modes of inquiry and expression in the broad areas of knowledge and experience -- humanities, social sciences, mathematics, natural sciences, history, religion and fine arts,

  • To develop an understanding of the principles and practices of healthful living,

  • To gain an understanding of ethics and Christian values and of the ways in which this understanding applies to all human activity -- public, private, individual and corporate,

  • To develop a permanent sense of intellectual curiosity and of the necessity for life-long learning,

  • To achieve an appreciation for cultural and ethnic diversity, and

  • To acquire an international perspective and an awareness of global interdependence.

Bachelor of Arts Degrees

  • Art, with concentrations in
    • Ceramics
    • Graphic Design
    • Painting and Drawing
    • Art Education (K-12)
  • Communication, with concentrations in
    •  Digital Media
    • Public Relations
  • Christian Ministry
  • Christian Theology
  • English
  • Education - Secondary English Education (9-12)
  • Education - Secondary English Education with add-on Certification in Theatre
  • Education - Secondary Social Studies Education (9-12)
  • History
  • Humanities and the Law (Pre-Law)
  • Interior Design
  • Music (BM also is available - see Additional Degrees below)
  • Psychology
  • Spanish
  • Theatre (BFA in Musical Theatre also is available)
    • Acting/Direction
    • Dance
    • Design

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Bachelor of Science Degrees 

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Business, with concentrations in
    • Accounting
    • Computer Information Systems
    • Financial Economics
    • Human Resource Management
    • Management
  • Early Childhood Education (K-3)
  • Education - Secondary Mathematics Education (9-12)
  • Elementary Education (2-6)
  • Elementary Education with add-on Certification in Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education with add-on Certification in Learning Disabilities (K-12)
  • Kinesiology
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education (K-12)
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Psychology
  • Nursing
  • Special Education - Multi-categorical Special Education (Learning Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Emotional/Behavioral Disorders)
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Additional Degrees

  • Bachelor of Music Education
    • Instrumental Music
    • Vocal/Choral Music
  • Bachelor of Music
    • Commercial Music Performance
    • Keyboard or Instrumental Performance
    • Vocal Performance
    • Worship Leadership
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Accelerated Program Only)
    • Computer Information Systems Concentration
    • Healthcare Management
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Emergency Management Services
    • Homeland Security Operations and Administration
    • Whole Community Emergency Management
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre
  • Bachelor of Human Services (Accelerated Program Only)
    • Behavioral Science    
  • Bachelor of Liberal Studies (Accelerated Program Only)
  • Bachelor of Organizational Leadership (Accelerated Program Only)
    • Human Resource Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood/Elementary Education (with or without certification) (Accelerated Program Only)

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Anderson University is accredited by the
Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
to award bachelor degrees (Level II), master degrees (Level III), and doctoral degrees (Level V).
Contact the Commission on Colleges at
 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033 - 4097
or call 404 - 679 - 4501 for questions about the status of Anderson University.

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