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American Sign Language

The World Language Department offers the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in American Sign Language, with concentrations in American Sign Language/English Interpreting and in Deaf Studies.

American Studies Minor

Welcome to the American Studies Minor, an interdisciplinary program that invites you to explore the rich tapestry of American culture, history, and society.

Anthropology Minor

Welcome to the Anthropology Minor, a program that invites you to explore the vast diversity of human cultures, past and present.

Apparel Design Minor

Welcome to the Apparel Design Minor, a program crafted for students passionate about fashion and the creative process behind clothing design.

Art History

Framingham State University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Art Minor

Welcome to the Art Minor, a program designed for students eager to explore their creative potential and deepen their appreciation for visual arts.


Do you have an interest in exploring the causes of disease in humans, plants, and animals? Biochemistry may be the right major for you.


Biology is built upon several fundamental concepts that serve as the building blocks of our understanding of life's complexities.

Biotechnology Major

Biotechnology is a branch of science that combines biology and technology with the aim of improving quality of life across a number of applications.

Business Management

The Business Management major at Framingham State University will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to lead an organization.

Business Minor

The business minor provides students with a strong overview of business, from financial accounts and macroeconomics, to organizational behavior and marketing principles.


Chemists are leading the way in solving the world's energy and environmental problems to make an impact on the future health of our planet.

Child and Family Studies

The Child and Family Studies major is designed for students interested in working with children, families, and learners of all ages as teachers or administrators.

Communication Arts

Are you intrigued by social media, video production, performing, or film? Our department will prepare you to communicate effectively through all of these media.

Computer Science

If you're fascinated by the endless possibilities of technology, we invite you to embark on an exhilarating journey into the world of computer science with our esteemed department.

Creative Writing Minor

Do you have a passion for writing and an interest in developing the skills needed to write your own creative stories, poetry or prose?


If you love watching shows like CSI or listening to true crime podcasts, then Framingham State’s interdisciplinary Criminology Program might be a great choice for you.

Diversity Studies Minor

Framingham State's Diversity Studies minor is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate and contribute to an increasingly diverse and interconnected world.

Earth System Science

Earth System Science is the study of the interconnected components of our environment and how they interact to produce an integrated whole.


Economics includes the study of labor, goods and services, investments, taxes, and government spending.

Elementary Education

Research demonstrates that children who receive a high-quality elementary education are more likely to thrive later in life as valuable and engaged members of society.


Come find your voice as an English major! A degree in English allows you to pursue your passion, while gaining the career-readiness skills employers value the most.

Enterprise Systems

The Certificate in Enterprise Systems provides needed training in Enterprise computing to supply the shortage of mainframe trained employees.

Entrepreneurship Minor

If you've ever thought about starting your own business in the future, than our minor in Entrepreneurship is a great option for you.

Environmental Science

Do you have a passion for science and an interest in preserving natural resources across the world? Our Environmental Science major focuses on how science can improve the natural world.

Excellence in School Nutrition

The John C. Stalker Institute of Food and Nutrition at FSU offers a leadership opportunity for those working in school nutrition programs in Massachusetts and the USDA's New England Region.

Fashion Design

Framingham State is proud to be the only Massachusetts public university with a fashion program. Come join like-minded students and faculty that also have a passion for the world of fashion design.

Fashion Studies Minor

The minor in Fashion Studies offers students a path to become knowledgeable about fashion products, theory, history, culture, and business practices.

Film Studies Minor

The English Department's minor in Film Studies is perfect for anyone interested in the history and language of film.


Finance is a crucial component of virtually every organization, from small businesses to large multinational corporations.

Gender Studies Minor

Framingham State University's minor in Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary program with a wide variety of course options offered across several different departments.

Geographic Information Science

Our GIS minor is designed for students who are passionate about geography, technology, and data analysis, and who are eager to apply these skills in a diverse range of fields.

Geography Minor

A great options for students interested in studying the Earth's landscapes, environments, and the relationships between people and their environments.

Geospatial and Data Analysis

Are you comfortable with problem solving? Do you have an interest in maps and a desire to combat environmental issues? Come join us in the Geospatial and Data Analysis major!

Global Studies

Do you have a desire to travel the world and learn about foreign languages and cultures? Then the interdisciplinary Global Studies major could be a perfect fit for you.

Graphic Design Minor

Framingham State University's minor in Graphic Design is great for anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of branding, web design, typography, and user experience.

International Business

A strong understanding of how the global economy operates is an in-demand skill for the growing number of businesses that have an international footprint.

Journalism Minor

A minor in journalism is a great choice if you are interested in learning about what it takes to be a successful journalist in the 21st century.

Law and Politics Minor

U.S. public policy is constrained by our legal system, and conversely, our legal system is sometimes modified by political interests. This interesting minor focuses on that intersection.

Liberal Studies

Are you eager to begin cultivating a broad set of professional skills, but aren’t sure exactly what specific career you want to pursue? Then Liberal Studies is a great choice.


As an FSU Mathematics student, you’ll gain valuable life and career skills in critical thinking and problem-solving as well as an understanding of logic and reasoning.

Media, Culture & Society Minor

The Media, Culture, and Society minor offers students the opportunity to explore the intimate connection between media platforms and institutions on the one hand, and society and culture on the other.

Music Minor

The Music Minor at Framingham State University offers students a rich and diverse curriculum designed to complement any major.

Neuroscience Minor

Neuroscience is an interdisciplinary science that combines aspects of Biology, Psychology, Philosophy, and Chemistry.


Our RN-to-BS Nursing Program helps Registered Nurses with an associates degree expand their career options as they advance.

Nutrition and Dietetics (DPD)

The DPD program provides the dietetic undergraduate element as well as the faculty mentorship to compete competitively for acceptance into an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and

Philosophy Minor

Discover the profound and timeless questions that have shaped human thought through the Philosophy Minor at Framingham State University.

Physics Minor

Designed for students who are captivated by the mysteries of the universe and eager to develop a deep understanding of the physical laws that govern space and time.

Political Science

As a Political Science major, you will examine critical issues such as public policy, globalization, terrorism, the environment, civil rights, political development, and foreign policy.

Portuguese Minor

This minor allows students to develop fluency in the Portuguese language and gain an understanding of the history of the Brazilian, Portuguese, and Cape Verdean communities in the United States.

Pre-Veterinary Medicine Major

Do you have a passion for animals and people, enjoy science and problem solving, and crave variety in your future day-to day career? A career in veterinary medicine may be the path for you.

Professional Writing Minor

Strong writing skills are important to nearly any profession. The Professional Writing minor will provide you with a strong foundation in expository and professional writing.


Psychology is one of the most popular majors at Framingham State University and for good reason; students study the way the mind works and what motivates people to do the things they do.

Public Administation Minor

The Public Administration minor addresses the purpose, function, and behavior of public sector agencies and the management of government and non-profit organizations.

Science Communication Minor

A program that bridges the gap between science and society, equipping students with the skills to effectively communicate complex scientific ideas to diverse audiences.

Secondary Education

Specialize in teaching your favorite subject with our Secondary Education programs in Visual Art, Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Planetary Systems, English, History or Mathematics.

Social Studies Minor

Designed for students who are passionate about exploring the complexities of human behavior, social structures, and cultural dynamics.


As social scientists, sociologists apply scientific reasoning and methodologies to understanding the array of formidable problems facing our country and our world.

Software Engineering

The Certificate in Software Engineering allows students to receive a thorough grounding in the skills required of software engineers.


In a world that is growing smaller by technology, with over 400 million Spanish speakers worldwide, a degree in Spanish will prepare you to succeed in the global marketplace.

Sports Management

You don’t need to be a professional athlete in order to start a successful and fulfilling career working in sports. Fuel your passion for athletics by majoring in FSU's Sports Management program.

Theatre Minor

Do you have a passion for the stage? At FSU we believe in the transformative power of theatre to inspire, educate, and create a profound understanding of the human experience.

Writing Minor

The Writing minor is a program designed for students who are passionate about the written word and eager to refine their skills across a variety of genres and contexts.