Majors and Concentrations

Columbia University School of General Studies offers the following majors and concentrations. Students at GS must complete a major to receive a bachelor’s degree. 

Students may also wish to pursue a concentration, which is optional and provides students the opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge in a secondary field. Most academic departments offer both a major and a concentration.

A few areas of study, which are marked with an *, are offered exclusively as concentrations.