Lebanese American University (LAU): Majors

 LAU The Lebanese American University is a leading, nonsectarian, private higher education institution in Lebanon. It operates under a charter from the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

In the fall 2015 semester, LAU had more than 8,300 students enrolled.

Academic Programs

Undergraduate Majors

Discipline Degree Offered in
Arabic Language and Literature B.A. Beirut and Byblos
Architecture B.Arch. Byblos[1]
Bioinformatics B.S. Beirut and Byblos
Biology B.S. Beirut and Byblos
Business B.S. Beirut and Byblos
Chemistry B.S. Beirut and Byblos
Communication Arts B.A. Beirut and Byblos
Civil Engineering B.E. Byblos[2]
Computer Engineering B.E. Byblos[2]
Computer Science B.S. Beirut and Byblos
Economics B.S. Beirut and Byblos
Education B.A. Beirut
Electrical Engineering B.E. Byblos[2]
English B.A. Beirut and Byblos
Fashion Design (in collaboration with ELIE SAAB) B.A. Beirut[3]
Fine Arts B.A. Beirut
Graphic Design B.S. Beirut and Byblos
History B.A. Beirut and Byblos
Hospitality and Tourism Management B.S. Beirut and Byblos
Industrial Engineering B.E. Byblos[2]
Interior Architecture B.A. Beirut and Byblos
Interior Design B.S. Beirut and Byblos
Mathematics B.S. Beirut and Byblos
Mechanical Engineering B.E. Byblos[2]
Mechatronics Engineering (upcoming*) B.E. Byblos[2]
Multimedia Journalism (upcoming*) B.A. Beirut
Nursing B.S. Byblos[4]
Nutrition B.S. Beirut and Byblos
Performing Arts (upcoming*) B.A. Beirut and Byblos
Petroleum Engineering (upcoming*) B.E. Byblos[2]
Nutrition and Dietetics Coordinated Program B.S. Beirut and Byblos
Pharmacy B.S. Byblos
Philosophy B.A. Beirut and Byblos
Political Science B.A. Beirut and Byblos
Political Science/International Affairs B.A. Beirut and Byblos
Psychology B.A. Beirut and Byblos
Social Work B.A. Beirut and Byblos
Teaching Diploma T.D. Beirut
Television and Film (upcoming*) B.A. Beirut and Byblos
Translation B.A. Beirut and Byblos

Undergraduate Minors

Areas of concentration that can be taken up concurrently with a major.

Discipline Offered in
Actuarial Science Beirut and Byblos
Advertising Beirut
Arabic Language and Literature Beirut
Biology Beirut and Byblos
Business Beirut and Byblos
Chemistry Beirut and Byblos
Computer Science Beirut and Byblos
Conflict Analysis and Resolution Beirut and Byblos
Digital Media Byblos
Economics Beirut and Byblos
English Beirut and Byblos
Environmental Science Beirut and Byblos
Fine Arts Beirut and Byblos
Gender Studies Beirut and Byblos
Hospitality and Tourism Management Beirut and Byblos
Islamic Art, Architecture and Design Beirut and Byblos
Legal Studies Byblos
Mathematics Beirut and Byblos
Nutrition Beirut and Byblos
Packaging Byblos
Philosophy Beirut
Political Science/International Affairs Beirut and Byblos
Psychology Beirut and Byblos
Sociology Beirut and Byblos
Visual Arts Beirut and Byblos

Graduate and Professional

Discipline Degree Offered in
Actuarial Science E.M.A. Beirut (Executive Center @ Solidere)
Applied Economics M.A. Beirut
Business Administration E.M.B.A. Beirut (Executive Center @ Solidere)
Business Administration M.B.A. Beirut
Business Law LL.M. Beirut
Civil and Environmental Engineering M.S. Byblos
Computer Engineering M.S. Byblos
Computer Science M.S. Beirut and Byblos
Economics of the Middle East(upcoming*) M.Sc. Multiple locations[5]
Education M.A. Beirut
Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management M.S. Byblos
International Affairs M.A. Beirut and Byblos
Islamic Art and Architecture (upcoming*) M.A. Beirut
Medicine M.D. Byblos
Migration Studies M.A. Beirut
Molecular Biology M.S. Byblos
Pharmacy Pharm.D. Byblos
Women and Gender Studies M.A. Beirut

[1] The first two years may be taken in Beirut.

[2] The first year may be completed in Beirut.

[3] Only the first (foundation) year may be taken in Byblos.

[4] Only the first semester of the sophomore year may be completed in Beirut.

[5] The programme is jointly offered by Philipps-Universität Marburg and Lebanese American University (LAU). Find out about the program location and duration.

* Pending completion of formalities with the New York State Education Department.