Dec 10, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Schools and Academic Programs


Overview of Majors, Minors, and Concentrations

Merrimack College offers 41 major programs, with 35 specialized concentrations within those majors, and 61 minor programs. As noted above, a major is a specialized program of study, constituted by a focused set of courses, most of which typically are drawn from one discipline, the major discipline, but some of which may be drawn from closely related, or cognate, disciplines; for example, a major in Psychology requires not only Psychology courses but also a cognate course from Health Sciences. Some of the majors provide opportunities for students to specialize on a focused area within the major discipline and cognate courses. For example, students majoring in Biology choose from among three concentrations, in Integrative Biology, Ecology and Environmental Biology, and Molecular and Cellular Biology and Biotechnology. The Business major has six concentrations, in Accounting, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing, and Sport Management.

Minors are secondary specializations consisting of fewer courses that allow a student to focus on a part of a larger discipline. Many students choose a combination of one or more majors and/or minors to create an individualized curriculum of study based on their own interests and goals.

The following list includes all the possible majors with their concentrations, followed by a list of all the minors. The list indicates the School that houses that major/minor, or if a major involves multiple disciplines in an integrated fashion as an interdisciplinary program. Details on each program are provided after the list.

The first such detailed description, however, is of the Merrimack College Honors Program, which is not a major program of study, but a program offered to select students across all majors.

Merrimack College

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The Girard School of Business

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Minor

Department of Accounting

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Minor

Department of Finance

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Department of Marketing

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Minor

Department of Organization Studies and Analytics

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Minor

Department of Sport Management

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Minor

Department of Strategy and Operations

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Minor

The School of Education and Social Policy

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Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Bachelor of Arts

Minor

Department of Education and Community Studies

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Bachelor of Arts

Minor

The School of Health Sciences

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Bachelor of Science

Minor

The School of Liberal Arts

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Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Minor

Department of Communication and Media

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Bachelor of Arts

Minor

Department of Economics

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Bachelor of Arts

Minor

Department of English

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Bachelor of Arts

Minor

Department of History

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Bachelor of Arts

Minor

Department of Philosophy

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Bachelor of Arts

Minor

Department of Political Science

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Bachelor of Arts

Minor

Department of Psychology

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Bachelor of Arts

Minor

Department of Religious and Theological Studies

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Bachelor of Arts

Minor

Department of Sociology

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Bachelor of Arts

Minor

Department of Visual and Performing Arts

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Bachelor of Arts

Minor

Department of Women’s and Gender Studies

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Bachelor of Arts

Minor

Department of World Languages and Cultural Studies

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Bachelor of Arts

Minor

The School of Science and Engineering

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Department of Biology

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Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Minor

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Minor

Department of Civil Engineering

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Bachelor of Science

Department of Computer Science

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Bachelor of Science

Minor

Department of Electrical Engineering

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Bachelor of Science

Minor

Department of Mathematics

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Bachelor of Arts

Minor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Bachelor of Science

Department of Physics

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Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Minor