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Majors, Minors & Degrees

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If you can't find exactly the major you want, you have the option of creating your own individualized major that meets your interests and passions. With faculty support, you can literally create your own future.

We offer over 70 academic fields of study, as well as pre-professional preparation and Evening and Graduate Studies. We also offer internship and interdisciplinary study opportunities. View the fields of study we offer below:

Undergraduate Majors - B.A., B.S., and B.F.A. Degrees

Administration of Justice
Athletic Training
Business Administration
Concentrations in:

  • Accounting
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • General Management
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • Marketing

Communication Arts
Concentrations in:

  • Communication Arts
  • Sports Communication

Computer Science
Economics and Finance
Education: Elementary K-6
Education: Middle School 6-9
Specializations in:

  • Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies

Education: Special Education
Concentrations in:

  • Elementary
  • Middle & High School Language Arts
  • Middle & High School Mathematics
  • Middle & High School Science
  • Middle & High School Social Studies

Licensure Programs
Secondary Subjects (9-12)

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Comprehensive Science
  • Comprehensive Social Studies
  • English
  • Mathematics

Special Subjects (K-12)

  • Music
  • Health & Physical Education
  • Spanish
  • Theatre

Reading (add-on only)

Environmental Education
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Integrated Marketing Communication
Mathematical Finance
Concentrations in:

  • Music Business
  • Music Education
  • Music Performance
  • Popular Music
  • Sacred Music
  • Worship Arts

Musical Theatre
Physical Education
Concentrations in:

Religion and Philosophy
Concentrations in:

  • Christian Ministries
  • Theology and Philosophy

Sport Management
Sustainable Business & Community Development
Theatre Arts
Specializations in:

  • Theatre Arts
  • Performance
  • Design & Production

Theatre Arts Administration
Theatre Arts Education
Therapeutic Recreation


Undergraduate Minors

Athletic Coaching
Business Administration
Communication Arts
Creative Writing
Reading (K-12) Licensure (Add-on)
Secondary Education
Licensure for:

  • Biology
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Comprehensive Science
  • Comprehensive Social Studies

Special Subject Areas (K-12)
Licensure for:

  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Theatre Education


Evening Undergraduate Degrees

B.B.A, Business Administration
B.A.E., Education


Graduate Program - Masters Degree

M.Ed., Elementary Education


Pre-Professional Advising Programs


  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary Medicine

Pre-Law (offered as a major above)


Interdisciplinary & Cooperative Programs

Forestry and Environmental Studies
Sustainable Business & Community Development


Other Programs of Study

Summer School
Winter Term


Other Academic Units

Honors Program
Library Science


Departments & Schools

School of Arts & Sciences
School of Business
School of Education
School of Performing Arts
School of Evening & Graduate Studies


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Connecting Majors with Careers
What can you do with your major? For each major that interests you, view an outline of common career areas, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities, as well as a list of websites that provide information about the listed majors and related careers:

Most disciplines offer internship opportunities to enrich and supplement classroom experiences. Students today seek out internships and experiential learning opportunities to get a real life taste of their academic majors and to make valuable contacts that will be useful when they begin their job search after graduation: