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Academics

Lyon believes that a meaningful, well-rounded education is foundational for the personal growth and development of each student. Guided by a comprehensive strategic plan, Lyon continues to set new goals for an exceptional education and seek ways to expand its curricular and co-curricular offerings in ways consistent with its mission statement.


Academic Programs

With challenging and relevant programs, Lyon offers Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in 18 majors, 24 minors, and 14 concentrations. Students may also choose to complete a pre-professional program or pursue an individualized major. A complete list of majors, minors, and concentrations and pre-professional programs are at the link below.

Academic Programs


Core Curriculum

Through the Core curriculum, students develop an understanding of the intellectual and practical skills essential for engaged citizenship, the historical and cultural heritages that have shaped modern society, an appreciation for the differences within communities and regions around the world, and the personal responsibilities necessary for service and community engagement.

Core Curriculum


Course Catalog

Are you ready to select your classes for next semester? Or, are you planning for an upcoming semester when you have a chance to take the class that sparks your interest? The Course Catalog contains class names, credit hours, and short descriptions for each course offered at Lyon. Visit the current course catalog below.

Course Catalog


Honors Fellows

Designed to challenge, motivate, and inspire skilled students to excel, the Honors Fellow Program offers a demanding, yet rewarding opportunity to develop critical research skills and freely exchange thoughts. The program’s students work collaboratively alongside Lyon faculty to further enhance the scope of traditional undergraduate curriculum.

Honors Fellows


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Are you considering Lyon College as an option for your undergraduate experience? We invite you to take a tour of our campus, connect with select staff members and students, and envision life as a Scot. We hope to see you soon.

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