Lawrence University organizes its curricular programs and offerings into divisions that are further described in the degree requirements. The divisions are as follows:
- Humanities: Chinese, Classics, English, French and Francophone Studies, German, History, Japanese, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Russian and Spanish.
- Natural sciences: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics and Computer Science and Physics.
- Social sciences: Anthropology, Economics, Education Studies, Government, and Psychology.
- Fine arts: Art and Art History, Music and Theatre Arts.
Interdisciplinary programs, such as Biomedical Ethics, East Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies and Linguistics are usually non-divisional. However, such non-divisional courses, as well as education and university courses may be assigned divisional affiliations when appropriate.