Liberal Arts Advantage Degree Options


Pathway Minors

Explore vital social and trending issues of today through interdisciplinary liberal arts courses focused on a specific theme. Open to all IUPUI undergraduate students.

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Dual Degree Advantage

Earn a liberal arts degree while continuing to earn a degree in another IUPUI school, without adding additional time or cost. Open to all IUPUI undergraduate students.

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Undergraduate Degree Options

Study the world’s cultures and the human experience while gaining valuable critical thinking, communication, and writing skills. Check out the many degree options on this page and get the Liberal Arts Advantage.

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Undergraduate Degree Options

Traditional Undergraduate Bachelor of Arts

The traditional four-year college experience allows you the advantage to maximize your time and opportunities while earning your college degree.

Degree in 3 Advantage

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.

Dual Degree Advantage

Undergraduate students across the IUPUI campus have 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.

Pathway Minors in Liberal Arts 

A new kind of minor that allows you to take courses from multiple departments within liberal arts focused on a specific theme surrounding the vital social and trending issues of today.


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


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

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) /Master of Arts (M.A.)

This is an accelerated program for highly motivated students to earn a 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 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 is designed specifically for teachers or future teachers of Spanish.

PhD Programs 

PhD programs are available in American Studies, Economics, Applied Health Economics, and Health Communications.