Liberal Arts Advantage Degree Options Program

Undergraduate Degree Options

  • Undergraduate bachelor’s degree in four years
    The traditional college experience. Allows you the opportunity to maximize your college experience.

  • New - Degree in 3 Advantage - Undergraduate bachelor’s degree in three years
    Earn your bachelor's degree in three years. By maximizing banded tuition at IUPUI, you can save on your tuition and housing expenses to start your career early - or work toward your next step in education.
  • New - Dual Degree Advantage
    This new dual degree option offers undergraduate students across the IUPUI campus the chance to earn a liberal arts degree, while continuing to earn a degree in their first school, all without adding additional semesters toward graduation. The IU School of Liberal Arts will waive applicable baccalaureate competencies requirements to undergraduate students whose added major is in the IU School of Liberal Arts but whose first major is in another IUPUI school. Complete your first degree requirements and only the courses in your major of choice in Liberal Arts. Complete requirements for both degrees at the same time.


"Knowing that there are many biomedical engineering companies in Germany made me want to major in German. I think that I'll be a well rounded thinker. I'll have the problem solving aspect from biomedical engineering, but I'll have the written and oral communication skills from Liberal Arts."

Kaylee M. Crowell, Senior 
German/Biomedical Engineering 

  • Certificate 
    Complete a certificate on its own or grow your skill set and pair it with a bachelor’s degree.

  • Minors
    Add a minor to any bachelor’s degree to stretch your knowledge and skills.

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) /Master of Arts (M.A.)
    Accelerated program for highly motivated students to earn their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in 5 years. Programs available in Philosophy, Economics, and Communication Studies.

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)/Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.)
    The B.A./J.D. program is available for freshman students who would like to earn a bachelor’s degree in Law in Liberal Arts and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law in six years. Students complete undergraduate requirements during their first three years, then transition to law school to complete the remaining degree requirements and earn a law degree.

Graduate Degree Options

  • Graduate Certificates

  • Master of Arts (M.A.) or Master of Science (M.S.)
    Your master's degree is an outstanding way to advance your knowledge and field experience, building on your bachelor's degree program with a greater focus on current practice. 

  • Master of Arts (M.A.) in the Teaching of Spanish
    The graduate program in Spanish has been designed specifically for teachers or future teachers of Spanish.

  • Ph.D. in American Studies
  • Ph.D. in Economics
  • Ph.D. in Health Communications