The Bachelor of Science and Arts (BSA) degree has three main curricular components:
1) BSA General Education (Gen Ed)
The BSA General Education is a distinctive core curriculum that provides a foundation in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and mathematics. In addition, students are required to fulfill BXA-specific courses.
1. Mathematics (2 courses)
2. Science (3 courses)
3. First-year Courses (2 courses)
4. ENGAGE (3 courses)
5. Cultural/Global Understanding (1 course)
6. Humanities and Social Sciences (2 courses)
7. BXA Required Courses (5 courses)
BSA Gen Ed course requirements [PDF]
2) College of Fine Arts (CFA) Concentration
Students choose their fine arts concentration from among the five schools in CFA: Architecture, Art, Design, Drama, or Music. A student must meet entry requirements for the specific CFA school of their choice. While in the BSA Program, a student may change their CFA concentration only if they pass all admission requirements for that particular CFA school.
CFA concentration course requirements [PDF]:
Architecture | Art | Design | Drama | Music
3) Mellon College of Science (MCS) Concentration
Students choose their science concentration from among the departments in MCS: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Neurobiology, or Physics.
MCS concentration course requirements [PDF]:
| Chemistry |
Mathematical Sciences | Neurobiology | Physics
BSA DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
|BSA General Education
|+ 9-29 units
The BSA Curriculum can also be found in the Undergraduate Catalog along with BXA Academic Standards.