Majors & Minors

Explore your calling

Your college experience is a major investment in your future … you’re ready to find your passion, pursue your dreams and grow into who you will become. From your first campus visit to the moment you receive your diploma, you’ll find a supportive, nurturing environment at Bethel University.

Bethel University majors and minors

Areas of Study

As a liberal arts college, Bethel offers more than 50 areas of study on our northern Indiana campus in Mishawaka, to a vibrant Christian community of learners. So whether you know what you want to study, or you’re still figuring it out – we have a program for you.

English as a New Language (B.A., Minor)

English as a New Language (Leads to Licensure)

English Education (B.A.)

Exercise Science (B.A.)

Family Studies (Minor)

Financial Services (B.A.)

General Studies (A.A.)

Graphic Design (B.A., Minor)

Health/Physical Education (B.A.)

History (B.A., Minor)

Humanities (B.A.)

Information Systems (Minor)

Intercultural Studies (B.A., Minor)

Interdisciplinary Studies (B.A.)

Liberal Studies (B.A., A.A.)

Marketing (B.A.)

Mathematics (B.S., Minor)

Mathematics Education (B.S.)

Medicine (Pre-professional)

Ministry (M.A.)

Ministry Leadership (B.A., A.A.)

Multidisciplinary Studies (B.A.)

Music (General) (B.A., Minor)

Music Education (B.A.)

Music Performance (B.A.)

Musical Theatre (Minor)

Nursing (ADN, BSN, MSN)

Occupational Therapy (Pre-professional)

Optometry (Pre-professional)

Organizational Leadership (M.A.)

Organizational Management (B.S.)

Painting & Drawing (B.A., Minor)

Pastoral Ministries (B.A., M.A. Combined)

Pharmacy (Pre-professional)

Philosophy (B.A., Minor)

Physical Therapy (Pre-professional)

Physician Assistant (Pre-professional)

Physics (Minor)

Pre-Education (B.A.)

Pre-Law (B.A.)

Psychology (B.A., Minor)

Reading (Minor)


School Administration (Leads to Licensure)

Science Education – Biology (B.S.)

Science Education – Chemistry (B.S.)

Science Education – Physics (B.S.)

Secondary Education (B.A., B.S.)

Seminary (Pre-professional)

Sign Language Interpreting (B.A.)

Social Studies Education (B.A.)

Sociology (B.A., Minor)

Spanish (Minor)

Special Education (Leads to Licensure)

Special Education (Minor)

Sport Management (B.A., Minor)

Sport Studies (B.A.)

Teaching (M.A.T.)

TESOL (Minor)

Theatre (Minor)

Theological Studies (M.A.)

Undecided/Exploratory Studies

Veterinary Medicine (Pre-professional)

Worship Arts (B.A., Minor)

Worship Ministry Leadership (B.A.)

Youth Ministry (Minor)

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Career Services

If you are exploring your options, we have tools to help you make informed decisions about your area of study. Explore our resources and see where God takes you.

Student Life

Part of a Bethel University experience is connecting with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. Our on-campus students come from 32 states and 38 countries/territories, and we offer cultural opportunities in our study abroad and task force teams. You might take a trip to Spain to pursue your interest in Literature and Language or be part of a Task Force Team and serve in an impoverished community.

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