2017-18 Academic Catalog
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List of Programs by Department

(Undergraduate, Graduate, and Program Certificates)

All undergraduate and graduate programs (degrees/majors/minors/program certificates) are listed within the specific department offering the program.

Interdisciplinary programs or programs under the supervision of a college (i.e., M.B.A. in the College of Business) or several colleges, several departments, or committee(s) (rather than a specific department) are listed in the “Interdisciplinary” section after the Department of History.

Alphabetical listing by departments

Department of Accounting

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Accounting
  • Graduate Major (Macc)
    • Master of Accounting

Applied Human Sciences, School of

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Family Services
    • Gerontology (also listed in Interdisciplinary section)
    • Interior Design
    • Textile and Apparel
  • Minors
    • Family Studies
    • Gerontology (also listed in Interdisciplinary section)
      • Long Term Care
      • Social Sciences
    • Textile and Apparel
  • Graduate Major (M.A.)
    • Counseling
      • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
      • School Counseling

Department of Art

  • Undergraduate Major (B.F.A.)
    • Art: Studio B.F.A.
  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Art-Studio Emphasis
    • Art-Art History Emphasis
    • Art Education-Teaching
    • Graphic Design
  • Minors
    • Art
    • Art History
  • Graduate Major (M.A.)
    • Art Education

Department of Biology

  • Undergraduate Major (B.S.)
    • Biology
  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Biology
    • Biology: Biomedical Emphasis
    • Biology: Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology Emphasis
    • Biology-Teaching
    • Combined B.A./M.S. or B.S./M.S. Program Biology
  • Minors
    • Biology
    • Biology-Teaching
  • Graduate Major (M.S.)
    • Biology
  • Graduate Majors (P.S.M.)
    • Biotechnology
    • Ecosystem Management

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.S.)
    • Biochemistry
    • Chemistry
  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Biochemistry
    • Chemistry
    • Chemistry-Teaching
  • Minors
    • Chemistry

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

  • Undergraduate Major (B.A.)
    • Communication Disorders
  • Graduate Major (M.A.)
    • Speech-Language Pathology

Department of Communication Studies

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Communication (Liberal Arts)
    • Communication-Theatre-Teaching (also listed in Department of Theatre)
    • Communication/Digital Media
    • Communication/Public Relations
    • Interactive Digital Studies
    • Political Communication (also listed in Department of Political Science)
  • Minors
    • Business Communication (also listed in Department of Marketing)
    • Communication Studies (Liberal Arts)
    • Communication-Theatre-Teaching (also listed in Department of Theatre)
    • Communication/Digital Journalism (Liberal Arts)
    • Communication/Public Relations
    • Interactive Digital Studies
  • Graduate Major (M.A.)
    • Communication Studies

Department of Computer Science

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.S.)
    • Computer Science
    • Networking and System Administration
  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Computer Science
  • Minors
    • Computer Science
  • Program Certificates
    • Certificate in Computer Applications
    • Certificate in Computer Science

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Early Childhood Education-Teaching
    • Elementary Education-Teaching (K-6 General Classroom Teacher)
    • Middle Level Education Dual Major-Teaching
  • Minors
    • Educational Technology
    • Literacy Education-Teaching
  • Graduate Majors (M.A.)
    • Instructional Technology
    • School Library Studies
  • Graduate Majors (M.A.E.)
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Elementary Education
    • Literacy Education
  • Graduate Major (Ed.D.)
    • Doctor of Education: Curriculum and Instruction intensive study area
  • Program Certificate
    • Education of the Gifted
    • Instructional Technology Facilitator
    • Advanced Studies Certificate: Literacy Coach
    • Advanced Studies Certificate: Reading Recovery Teacher Leader

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Earth Science
    • Earth Science-Teaching
    • Environmental Science
  • Minors
    • Air Quality
    • Astronomy
    • Earth Science
    • Earth Science-Teaching
    • Environmental Earth Science
    • Geology

Department of Economics

  • Undergraduate Major (B.A.)
    • Economics
  • Minor
    • Economics-Liberal Arts

Department of Educational Leadership and Postsecondary Education

  • Graduate Majors (M.A.)
    • Postsecondary Education: Student Affairs
    • Teacher Leadership for International Educators
  • Graduate Major (M.A.E.)
    • Principalship
  • Graduate Major (Ed.D.)
    • Doctor of Education: Educational Leadership intensive study area
  • Program Certificates
    • Advanced Studies Certificate in Educational Leadership
    • Emphasis: Principalship
    • Emphasis: Superintendency Preparation

Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations

  • Minor
    • Educational Studies
  • Graduate Majors (M.A.E.)
    • Educational Psychology: Context and Techniques of Assessment
    • Educational Psychology: Professional Development for Teachers
  • Graduate Major (Ed.S.)
    • Specialist in Education: School Psychology

Department of Finance

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Finance
    • Real Estate
  • Minors
    • Finance (for Business and Non-Business Majors)
    • Real Estate-Business
    • Real Estate
  • Program Certificate
    • Financial Analysis
    • Financial and Real Estate Sales for Business Majors (also listed in Department of Marketing)

Department of Geography

  • Undergraduate Major (B.S.)
    • Geographic Information Science
  • Undergraduate Major (B.A.)
    • Geography
  • Minor
    • Geography-Liberal Arts
  • Graduate Major (M.A.)
    • Geography
  • Program Certificate
    • Crime Mapping and Analysis (also listed in Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology)
    • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Cartography

Department of History

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • History-Liberal Arts
    • History-Teaching
  • Minor
    • History
    • Public History
  • Graduate Major (M.A.)
    • History
  • Program Certificate
    • Public History

Interdisciplinary Programs (under the supervision and jurisdiction of a college or several colleges, several departments, or committee)

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)/Minors
    • General Studies Major
    • Gerontology Major (also listed in School of Applied Human Sciences)
    • Global Studies Major
    • Humanities Major
    • Individual Studies Major
    • Interactive Digital Studies Major (requirements listed in Department of Communication Studies)
    • Interactive Digital Studies Minor (requirements listed in Department of Communication Studies)
    • Liberal Studies, Bachelor of
    • International Business Minor
    • International Business Minor (Non-Business Majors)
    • Russian and East European Studies Minor
    • Studies in Sexuality, Women and Gender Minor
  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.S.)
    • Managing Business and Organizations
    • Tactical Emergency Services with Vulnerable Populations (also listed in Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology)
  • Graduate Majors (M.A.)
    • Philanthropy and Nonprofit Development
    • Women’s and Gender Studies
  • Graduate Major (M.B.A.)
    • Master of Business Administration
  • Program Certificates
    • International Business, Culture, and Language (also listed in Department of Languages and Literatures)
    • Leadership Foundations
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Graduate Certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies
    • Sustainability

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School of Kinesiology, Allied Health and Human Services

  • Division of Athletic Training
    • Undergraduate Major (B.A.)
      • Athletic Training
    • Graduate Major (M.ATR.)
      • Masters of Athletic Training
    • Graduate Major (M.S.)
      • Athletic Training 
  • Division of Health Promotion and Education
    • Undergraduate Major (B.A.)
      • Health Promotion
    • Minors
      • Health Education-Teaching
      • Health Promotion
    • Graduate Major (M.A.)
      • Health Education
    • Program Certificates
      • Environmental Health
      • Global Health and Humanitarian Assistance
  • Division of Physical Education
    • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
      • Movement and Exercise Science
      • Physical Education-Teaching
    • Minors
      • Coaching
    • Graduate Major (M.A.)
      • Physical Education 
  • Division of Leisure, Youth and Human Services
    • Undergraduate Major (B.A.)
      • Leisure, Youth and Human Services
    • Minor
      • Leisure, Youth and Human Services
    • Graduate Major (M.A.)
      • Leisure, Youth and Human Services
    • Program Certificates
      • Aquatics Specialization
      • Nonprofit Management
      • Outdoor Recreation
      • School-Age Care Leadership
      • Tourism
  • College of Education
    • Graduate Major (Ed.D.)
      • Doctor of Education: Allied Health, Recreation and Community Services intensive study area

Department of Languages and Literatures 

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • English
    • English-Teaching
    • Spanish
    • Spanish-Teaching
    • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
    • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)-Teaching
    • TESOL/Modern Language-Teaching
  • Minors
    • English
    • English-Teaching
    • Interdisciplinary Language Studies: French
    • Spanish
    • Spanish-Teaching
    • Spanish/English Translation
    • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
    • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)-Teaching
    • Writing
  • Graduate Majors (M.A.)
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Teaching English in Secondary Schools
    • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
    • TESOL/Modern Language
  • Program Certificates
    • French Language Studies
    • German Language Studies
    • Hispanic Cultures
    • International Business, Culture, and Language (also listed in Interdisciplinary section)
    • International Commerce
    • Post-Colonial and Multicultural Literary Studies
    • Spanish Language Studies
    • Spanish for Special Purposes
    • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
    • Translation: Spanish

Department of Management

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Management
    • Management Information Systems
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Business Teaching
  • Minors
    • General Business Concepts
    • Organizational Leadership

Department of Marketing

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Marketing
  • Minors
    • Business Communication (also listed in Department of Communication Studies)
    • Marketing (Non-Business Majors)
  • Program Certificates
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Financial and Real Estate Sales for Business Majors (also listed in Department of Finance)

Department of Mathematics

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Mathematics
    • Mathematics-Statistics/Actuarial Science
    • Mathematics-Teaching
  • Minors
    • Mathematics
    • Mathematics-Teaching
    • Mathematics (K-8)-Teaching (also listed in Department of Curriculum and Instruction)
    • Statistics and Actuarial Science
  • Graduate Majors (M.A.)
    • Mathematics
      • Mathematics
      • Secondary Teaching
      • Community College Teaching
    • Mathematics for the Middle Grades (4-8)
  • Graduate Majors (P.S.M.)
    • Industrial Mathematics
  • Program Certificate
    • Statistical Computing

Department of Military Science

  • Minor
    • Military Science Minor

Music, School of

  • Undergraduate Major (B.A.)
    • Music
  • Minors
    • Jazz Studies
    • Music
  • Undergraduate Majors (B.M.)
    • Composition-Theory
    • Music Education
    • Performance
  • Graduate Major (M.A.)
    • Music
  • Graduate Majors (M.M.)
    • Composition
    • Conducting
    • Jazz Pedagogy
    • Music Education
    • Music History
    • Performance
    • Piano Performance and Pedagogy
  • Program Certificates
    • Artist Diploma I
    • Artist Diploma II

Department of Philosophy and World Religions

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Philosophy
    • Study of Religion
  • Minors
    • Ethics
    • Philosophy
    • Religion

Department of Physics

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.S.)
    • Physics
  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Physics
    • Physics-Teaching
  • Minors
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
    • Physics
  • Program Certificate
    • Physics Teaching

Department of Political Science

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Political Communication (also listed in Department of Communication Studies)
    • Political Science-Liberal Arts
    • Public Administration
  • Graduate Majors (M.P.P.)
    • Master of Public Policy
  • Minors
    • International Affairs-Liberal Arts
    • Political Science-Liberal Arts
    • Politics and Law
  • Program Certificates
    • International Peace and Security
    • Public Administration
    • State and Local Government

Department of Psychology

  • Undergraduate Major (B.A.)
    • Psychology
  • Minor
    • Mental Health
    • Psychology
  • Graduate Major (M.A.)
    • Psychology
  • Program Certificate
    • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    • Military Psychology

Science Education

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Comprehensive Secondary Science Teaching
    • Middle-Level Science Teaching Dual
  • Minor
    • Basic Science (K-8)-Teaching (also listed in Department of Curriculum and Instruction)
    • STEM Education
  • Graduate Major (M.A.)
    • Science Education

Social Science

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Social Science-Teaching-Plan A - Specialist
    • Social Science-Teaching-Plan B - All Social Science
  • Graduate Major (M.A.)
    • Social Science

Department of Social Work

  • Undergraduate Major (B.A.)
    • Social Work
  • Minor
    • Social Welfare
  • Graduate Major (M.S.W.)
    • Social Work
  • Program Certificates
    • Child Welfare
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Social Work
    • Substance Abuse Counseling Certificate

Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Anthropology
    • Criminology
    • Sociology
  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.S.)
    • Criminal Justice
    • Tactical Emergency Services with Vulnerable Populations (also listed in Interdisciplinary section)
  • Minors
    • Anthropology
    • Criminology
    • Sociology
  • Program Certificates
    • Crime Mapping and Analysis (also listed in Department of Geography)
    • Sociology of Inequality
    • Sociology of Family and Life Course
    • Sociology of Gender and Culture
    • Sociology of Race/Ethnicity and Immigration

Department of Special Education

  • Minors
    • Early Childhood Special Education-Teaching
    • Special Education-Teaching
    • Instructional Strategist
    • Instructional Strategist I: Mild/Moderate K-8 Emphasis (also listed in Department of Curriculum and Instruction)
    • Instructional Strategist I: Mild/Moderate 5-12 Emphasis
    • Instructional Strategist II: Mental Disabilities K-12 Emphasis
  • Graduate Majors (M.A.E.)
    • Special Education
  • Program Certificate
    • Inclusive Education
    • Special Education Instructional Coaching

Department of Teaching

The Department of Teaching is responsible for the administration of multi-faceted programs.

Department of Technology

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.S.)
    • Construction Management
    • Electrical Engineering Technology (EET)
    • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
    • Technology and Engineering Education-Teaching
  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Graphic Technologies
    • Technology Management
    • Combined B.A./M.S. or B.S./M.S.-Technology
  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.S.)
    • ​Technology
  • Minors
    • Electrical and Electronics Technology (EET)
    • Graphic Technologies
    • Manufacturing Technology Design
    • Technology Education - Teaching
    • Technology Management
  • Graduate Major (M.S.)
    • Technology
  • Graduate Major (D.I.T.)
    • Doctor of Industrial Technology
  • Program Certificates
    • Technology Management

Department of Theatre

  • Undergraduate Majors (B.A.)
    • Communication-Theatre-Teaching (also listed in Department of Communication Studies)
    • Theatre
  • Minors
    • Communication-Theatre-Teaching (also listed in Department of Communication Studies)
    • Theatre