Your 4-Year Plan

We provide a range of opportunities to help any student develop a path to EXPLORE options, to get the skills that PREPARE them for a life beyond college, and CONNECT students to future career possibilities.


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A 4-year roadmap that details the range of opportunities students have develop a path to EXPLORE options, to get the skills that PREPARE them for a life beyond college, and CONNECT students to future career possibilities.  Our undergraduate affairs staff throughout the College is committed to student achievement, learning, graduation and, ultimately, preparation for life after college.  If student plans each year, you will get more out of your college experience.

Student Stories: Ryan Duda, image links to video. College of Arts & Letters student story.

Ryan Duda, a Theatre major and Honors College student, ignited his passion for teaching while working for 4th Wall Theatre company, a group that teaches performing arts to intellectually disabled students.

Student Stories: Terence Gipson, image links to video. College of Arts & Letters student story.

Terence Gipson, a Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities major, shares his story as an Alumni Board representative and playing an important role with the MSU Alumni Association.

Student Stories: Mina Hirzel, image links to video. College of Arts & Letters student story.

Mina Hirzel, Linguistics and neuroscience major and Baggett Fellowship recipient, is expanding her world of research and using those skills to understand childhood language learning.

The goal of the MSU College of Arts & Letters is to offer you a high-quality liberal arts education for the 21st century. We educate actors, artists, designers, filmmakers, linguists, philosophers, poets, teachers, translators, writers. Our majors help to build, shape, and sustain the arts, culture and the humanities.

Major Degrees

Click the options below for a detailed description of each major in the College of Arts & Letters.


To learn more about our programs, download our majors brochure.

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Minors


African American and African Studies

American Indian Studies

Arabic

Art History and Visual Culture

Arts and Cultural Management

Chinese

Cognitive Science

Dance

Digital Humanities

Fiction Film Production

Film Studies

French

German

Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities

Graphic Design

Italian

Japanese

Jewish Studies

Korean

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and  Sexuality Studies

Linguistics

Museum Studies

Musical Theatre

Philosophy

Philosophy and Law

Portuguese

Postcolonial and Diaspora Literature and Culture

Religion in the Americas

Religious Studies

Russian

Russian and Eurasian Studies

Spanish

Theatre

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Women’s and Gender Studies

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