Sample Independent Majors

Berea College encourages students to explore independent majors when their academic and/or vocational interests cannot adequately be pursued through a traditional academic program. In recent years, Berea students have constructed majors in the following areas:

  • American Studies
  • Appalachian Studies
  • Classical Civilization
  • Classical Studies
  • Ecological Design
  • Film and Video Studies
  • Graphic Communication
  • Interior Design
  • International Political Economics
  • International Studies
  • Media Administration
  • Outdoor Education & Recreation
  • Peace and Social Justice Studies
  • Sustainable Environmental Studies