Majors and Minors

Choose your own academic adventure.

A College of Charleston education is a personalized education. We offer 67 majors and 81 minors. In addition, you can pursue undergraduate certificates in three areas of specialty, including project management. At the College, you'll have the freedom to mix and match your academic interests to create a unique, intellectually stimulating course of study.

We even offer 25 interdisciplinary minors such as Environmental and Sustainability Studies, Crime, Law and Society and Data Science, the first undergraduate program of its kind in the nation. These programs draw professors and resources from several different schools and departments in order to approach each topic from all academic angles.

No matter which major or minor you choose, you'll be taught by exceptional professors whose top priority is your success. 

Explore the full list of academic programs below, check out degree requirements in the catalog, and get excited about your intellectual future.


The College of Charleston is a future-focused, innovative institution well equipped to prepare you to thrive in a rapidly changing world. With more than 60 majors to choose from, you’ll have every opportunity to achieve your academic goals.


Special Programs

At the College of Charleston, we’ll prepare you for a career in healthcare, law or nursing by providing personalized advising. Explore the career paths available to you in the healthcare sector or get advice on navigating law school. 


When it comes to creating a personalized course of study, you've got so many options. Add a minor – or two – to your program of study and cultivate a passion or discover something new. In addition, you can complete any two minors and qualify for a Bachelor in Integrated Studies degree.

Interdisciplinary Minors

College is your time to expand your world view. Interdisciplinary minors can help. These programs draw resources from several different academic disciplines to approach topics from all angles.


You may want to add a certificate to your academic plan if you’re interested in learning a specific skill set, like project management. While a certificate is broadly applicable, it’s usually narrower in focus than a minor.