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Library Information for New Students: Disciplines/Majors

This guide contains information about the Baylor Libraries and its resources. For students who are new to the libraries, this guide will help direct you to resources which will be help in your area of study.

Find your discipline/major

This page contains a listing of the majors/disciplines on campus.  These are categorized into the areas of Arts & Humanities, Social & Behavioral Sciences and Natural Sciences.  There is also a listing for any Schools which do not fall into these categories.  You can use this information to decide which area your discipline falls in.  This will help you locate electronic resources which will provide you with the information you need for class projects.


These are the schools located on the Baylor campus or within the city of Waco with the exception of the School of Nursing.  Contained in each school are the areas of study which are associated with that particular school:

  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Engineering & Computer Science
  • School of Music
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Social Work
  • George W. Truett Theological Seminary


Natural Sciences

The following disciplines are classified in the area of Natural Sciences:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry/Biochemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology/Neuroscience
  • Statistical Sciences

Arts & Humanities

The following disciplines are classified in the area of Arts & Humanities:

  • Art
  • Classics
  • Church State Studies
  • English
  • History
  • Modern Languages & Cultures
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Theatre Arts

Social & Behavioral Sciences

The following disciplines are classified in the area of Social & Behavioral Sciences:

  • Aerospace Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Archaeology
  • Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • Communication Studies
  • Family & Consumer Sciences
  • Journalism, Public Relations, New Media
  • Military Science
  • Museum Studies
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

University Libraries

One Bear Place #97148
Waco, TX 76798-7148

(254) 710-6702