Academic Structure

Division of Humanities and Social Studies

Department of American Sign Language and Interpreting

Department of Business

Department of Education

Department of History and Contemporary Society

Department of Literature and Language Studies

Department of Psychology

Department of Religion and Philosophy


Division of Arts and Sciences

Department of Art

Department of Biology and Chemistry

Department of Kinesiology

Department of Mathematics, Engineering, and Computer Science

Department of Music

Department of Theatre Arts

School of Nursing

Majors and Minors

Following are the degrees offered at Bethel University. Unless otherwise noted, majors and minors are on the baccalaureate degree. Endorsements are for teacher certification.

Accounting B.A. Major, Minor
American Sign Language Minor
Art Education B.A. Major
Behavioral and Social Science (Adult Program) B.S. Major
Bible & Ministry (Adult Program) A.A. Major
Biblical Languages Minor
Biblical Studies A.A. Major, Minor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology B.S. Major
Biology B.S. Major, Minor
Business Administration MBA Master
(Adult Online Program) B.A. Major
Business Minor
Business Management B.A., A.A. Major
Business Marketing  B.A. Major
Business A.A. Major
(Adult Online Program) A.A. Major
Chemistry B.S. Major, Minor
Christian Leadership B.A. Major
Christian Ministries B.A. Major
Biblical Studies Concentration
Children’s Ministries Concentration
Christian Ministries Concentration
Sports Ministries Concentration
TESOL Concentration
Youth Ministries Concentration, Minor
Communication B.A. Major, Minor
Computer Science B.S. Major, Minor
Computer and Information Sciences B.A. Major
Criminal Justice B.A. Major, A.A. Major, Minor
Cyber Security  B.S. Major
Deaf Studies A.A. Major
Design Minor
Early Childhood Education B.A. Major, A.A. Major
Economics & Finance B.A. Major, Minor
Economics Minor
Education M.A.T. Master, M.Ed. Master
Elementary Education B.A. Major
Engineering and Management B.S. Major
English as a New Language  B.A. Major, Minor 
English and Writing B.A. Major
English Minor
English Education B.A. Major
Exercise Science B.A. Major
Family Studies Minor
Financial Services  B.A. Major
General Studies (BUX Program) A.A. Major
Graphic Design B.A. Major
Health/Physical Education (see P.E.) B.A. Major
History B.A. Major, Minor
Humanities B.A. Major
Information Systems Minor
Intercultural Studies B.A. Major
Interdisciplinary Studies (Adult Program) B.A. Major, A.A. Major, Minor
International Health B.S. Major, Minor
Junior High/Middle School Elementary Endorsement
Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Standard Secondary License
Leadership Minor
Liberal Studies B.A. Major, A.A. Major
Marketing B.A. Major, Minor
Mathematics B.S. Major, Minor
Math/Physics (Engineering) B.S. Major
Mathematics Education B.S. Major
Ministry Master of Arts
Ministry Leadership (BUX Program)  A.A. Major
Church Music Minor
Music B.A. Major, Minor
Performance B.A. Major
Education (Choral/General) B.A. Major
Education (Choral, General, Instrumental) B.A. Major
Education (Instrumental/General) B.A. Major
Nursing Master of Science
B.S.N. Major, A.D.N. Major
(Adult Program) B.S.N. Completion
Organizational Leadership Master of Arts
Organizational Management (Adult Program) B.S. Major 
Pastoral Ministries Master of Arts, B.A. Major
Philosophy B.A. Major, Minor
Physical Education/Health (also see Sport Studies) All grades B.A. Major
Physics Minor
Psychology B.A. Major, Minor
Reading Minor
Science Education Biology B.S. Major

Science Education - Chemistry

B.S. Major
Science Education - Physics B.S. Major
Sign Language Interpreting B.A. Major
Social Studies Education B.A. Major
U.S. History & Government Required Core Concentration
World History Required Core Concentration
Economics Concentration
Geography Concentration
Psychology Concentration
Sociology Concentration
Sociology B.A. Major, Minor
Spanish Minor
Special Education Minor
Sport Management  B.A. Major, Minor 
Sport Studies B.A. Major
Studio Arts B.A. Major, Minor
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Minor
Teaching M.A.T. Master
Theatre Arts B.A. Major, Minor

Musical Theatre Minor
Theological Studies MATS, Master
Worship Arts B.A. Major, Minor
Youth Ministry Minor