Academic Departments and Majors

The course is the basic unit of instruction and measurement of academic progress at Guilford. Almost all courses carry four credits (the equivalent of four semester hours). Exceptions include some sport studies courses, physical education courses, independent study projects, internships and seminars.

Normally, 100-level courses are introductory courses, 200-level courses are sophomore courses, and 300- and 400-level courses are junior and senior courses. First-year students may not enroll in 300- or 400-level courses unless they demonstrate exceptional maturity or background in the discipline.

Courses are generally offered by academic departments, there is to  which make available coherent patterns of courses for students to take to complete the requirement for a major. Interdisciplinary majors are also available.

ProgramsMajorDepartmentDegree Offered
Programs Academic Departments and MajorsDegree Offered BS
Programs Accounting MajorMajor AccountingDepartment AccountingDegree Offered BS
Programs African and African American Studies MajorMajor African & African American StudiesDepartment African & African American StudiesDegree Offered AB
Programs Art Major: Ceramics FocusMajor ArtDepartment ArtDegree Offered AB, BFA
Programs Art Major: Drawing FocusMajor ArtDepartment ArtDegree Offered AB, BFA
Programs Art Major: Painting FocusMajor ArtDepartment ArtDegree Offered AB, BFA
Programs Art Major: Photography FocusMajor ArtDepartment ArtDegree Offered AB, BFA
Programs Art Major: Printmaking FocusMajor ArtDepartment ArtDegree Offered AB, BFA
Programs Art Major: Sculpture FocusMajor ArtDepartment ArtDegree Offered AB, BFA
Programs Biology MajorMajor BiologyDepartment BiologyDegree Offered AB, BS
Programs Business Administration MajorMajor BusinessDepartment Business AdministrationDegree Offered BS
Programs Chemistry MajorDegree Offered AB, BS
Programs Community and Justice Studies MajorMajor Justice and Policy StudiesDepartment Justice and Policy StudiesDegree Offered BS
Programs Comprehensive Secondary Science Education MajorMajor Education StudiesDepartment Comprehensive Secondary Science EducationDegree Offered BS
Programs Computing Technology and Information Systems MajorMajor Computing Technology & Information SystemsDepartment Computing Technology & Information SystemsDegree Offered BS
Programs Creative Writing MajorMajor English and Creative WritingDepartment English and Media StudiesDegree Offered AB
Programs Criminal Justice MajorMajor Justice and Policy StudiesDepartment Justice and Policy StudiesDegree Offered BS
Programs Cyber and Network Security MajorMajor Computing Technology & Information SystemsDepartment Computing Technology & Information SystemsDegree Offered BS
Programs Earth Sciences MajorMajor Geology & Earth SciencesDepartment GeologyDegree Offered AB, BS
Programs Economics MajorMajor EconomicsDepartment EconomicsDegree Offered AB
Programs Education Studies MajorMajor Education StudiesDepartment Education StudiesDegree Offered AB
Programs English and Media Studies MajorMajor English and Creative WritingDepartment English and Media StudiesDegree Offered AB
Programs Environmental Studies MajorMajor Environmental and Sustainability StudiesDepartment Environmental and Sustainability StudiesDegree Offered AB
Programs Exercise and Sport Sciences MajorsMajor Sport StudiesDepartment Exercise & Sport StudiesDegree Offered BS
Programs Experience Design MajorDepartment Experience DesignDegree Offered AB
Programs Forensic Biology MajorMajor BiologyDepartment BiologyDegree Offered AB, BS
Programs Health Sciences MajorMajor Health SciencesDepartment Health SciencesDegree Offered BS
Programs History MajorMajor HistoryDepartment HistoryDegree Offered AB
Programs Integrative Studies MajorMajor Integrative StudiesDepartment Integrative StudiesDegree Offered AB
Programs International Studies MajorMajor International StudiesDepartment International StudiesDegree Offered AB
Programs Mathematics MajorMajor MathematicsDepartment MathematicsDegree Offered BS
Programs Modern Language Studies Major: French TrackMajor FrenchDepartment Modern Language StudiesDegree Offered AB
Programs Modern Language Studies Major: German/German Studies TracksMajor GermanDepartment Modern Language StudiesDegree Offered AB
Programs Modern Language Studies Major: Japanese Studies TrackMajor JapaneseDepartment Modern Language StudiesDegree Offered AB
Programs Modern Language Studies Major: Spanish Track Major SpanishDepartment Modern Language StudiesDegree Offered AB
Programs Music MajorMajor MusicDepartment MusicDegree Offered AB, BM
Programs Peace and Conflict Studies MajorMajor Peace & Conflict StudiesDepartment Peace & Conflict StudiesDegree Offered AB
Programs Philosophy MajorMajor PhilosophyDepartment PhilosophyDegree Offered AB
Programs Physics MajorMajor PhysicsDepartment PhysicsDegree Offered BS
Programs Political Science MajorMajor Political ScienceDepartment Political ScienceDegree Offered AB
Programs Psychology MajorMajor PsychologyDepartment PsychologyDegree Offered BS
Programs Public Health MajorMajor Public HealthDepartment Public HealthDegree Offered BS
Programs Religious Studies MajorMajor Religious StudiesDepartment Religious StudiesDegree Offered AB
Programs Sociology and Anthropology MajorMajor Sociology & AnthropologyDepartment Sociology & AnthropologyDegree Offered AB
Programs Sport Management MajorMajor Sport StudiesDepartment Exercise & Sport StudiesDegree Offered BS
Programs Sustainable Food Systems MajorMajor Environmental and Sustainability StudiesDepartment Environmental and Sustainability StudiesDegree Offered AB
Programs Theatre Studies MajorMajor Theatre StudiesDepartment Theatre StudiesDegree Offered AB
Programs Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies MajorMajor Women’s, Gender & Sexuality StudiesDepartment Women’s, Gender & Sexuality StudiesDegree Offered AB