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A

Accounting*

Actuarial Mathematics, Mathematics, BS

Advocacy Studies, Child and Adult (certificate, designed for working professionals)

Advocacy Studies, Child and Adult (minor, designed for current students)

African Studies, see Pan-African Studies

Animation and Game Development, see Communications Media

Anthropology
Anthropology, BA*
Applied Anthropology, Anthropology, BA *
Archaeology, Anthropology, BA *

Applied Physics, see Physics, Applied Track

Archaeology, see Anthropology, Archaeology Track

Art
Art Education*
Art, History Track
Art, Studio Track (BA)
Art Studio (BFA)

Asian Studies, BA

Athletic Training, see Pre-Athletic Training

Audio Production (certificate)

Audiology, see Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

B

Baking and Pastry Arts

Biochemistry, BS

Biology
Biology, BA*
Biology, BS (Family Medicine Concentration and Honors Track available)
Cell and Molecular Biology, Biology, BS*
Environmental Health, Biology, BS *
Ecology, Conservation, and Environmental Biology, Biology, BS*
Pre-Medical, Biology, BS *
Pre-Veterinary, Biology, BS*
Biology Education, BSEd *

Broadcast Communications, see Communications Media

Business
Accounting*
Business Education*
Finance*
Human Resource Management*
International Business *
Management, General Management Track*
Management, Energy Management Track *
Management, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Track*
Management, Supply Chain Management Track *
Management Information Systems*
Marketing *

Business Computing, see Management Information Systems

Business Education, BSEd*

Business Information Systems, see Management Information Systems

Business, International, see International Business

Business, MBA

Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, Honors Program

C

Cartography, see Geography and Geographic Information Science, BA

Cell and Molecular Biology, see Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology Track

Ceramics, see Art, Studio Track (BA) or Art Studio (BFA)

Certified Respiratory Therapist, Respiratory Care

Chemistry
Pre-Pharmacy, Chemistry, BS
Interdisciplinary Chemistry, Chemistry, BS
Chemistry, BS*
Biochemistry, BS
Pre-Medical, Chemistry, BS*
Chemistry Education, BSEd

Child and Adult Advocacy Studies, Certificate, designed for working professionals

Child and Adult Advocacy Studies, Minor, designed for current students

Child Development and Family Relations, see Human Development and Family Science, BS

Chiropractic, see Pre-Chiropractic, Natural Science, BS

Medical Technology, BS

Coding, see Computer Science, Computer Science, Cyber Security Track, Computer Science, Languages and Systems Track, or Computer Science, Software Engineering Track

Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services

Communications Media, BS

Community Health Education, Health and Physical Education, BSEd

Computer Networking, see Management Information Systems or Computer Science, Software Engineering Track

Computer Science
Computer Science, BA
Cyber Security, Computer Science, BS
Languages and Systems, Computer Science, BS
Software Engineering, Computer Science, BS

Conservation, see Biology, Ecology, Conservation, and Environmental Biology Track

Consumer Sciences, see K-12 Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Counseling, see Psychology*

Criminology
Criminology
Criminology, Track

Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts, Baking, see Baking And Pastry Arts

Culinary Dietetics, see Nutrition, Culinary Dietetics

Cultural Studies, see English, Literary, Textual, and Cultural Studies Track; Anthropology, Applied Track; Anthropology, General Track; Political Science, International Studies Track

Cyber Security, see Computer Science, Cyber Security Track

Cytology, see Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology Track (BS)

D

Dentistry, see Pre-Dentistry, Natural Science, BS

Design, see Art, Studio Track (BA) or Art Studio (BFA)

Developer, see Computer Science, Computer Science, Applied Track, Computer Science, Cyber Security Track, or Computer Science, Languages and Systems Track

Dietetics, see Nutrition, Dietetics Track

Dietetics, Culinary, see Nutrition, Culinary Dietetics

Digital Media, see Communications Media

Disability Services, BS

Disability Services Sociology, see Sociology, Sociology of Disability Services Track

Drawing, see Art, Studio Track (BA) or Art Studio (BFA)

E

Early Child/Child Development and Family Relations, see Child Development and Family Relations

Early Childhood Special Education, BSEd*

Urban, Early Childhood Special Education, BSEd*

Earth and Space Science Education, BSEd*

Ecology, see Biology, Ecology, Conservation, and Environmental Biology Track

Economics
Economics, BA*

Economic Geography, see Geography, Human Geography Track

Education*
Art Education
Biology Education
Business Education
Chemistry Education
English Education
Early Childhood/Special Education
Early Childhood/Special Education (Urban Track)
Earth and Space Science Education
K-12 Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Health and Physical Education
Mathematics Education
Music Education
Physics Education
Spanish Education K-12
Social Science Education
Sociology Concentration
Social Studies Education
Economics Track
Geography Track
History Track
Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, BS
Vocational-Technical Education

Educational Psychology (minor only)

Energy
Geography and Geographic Information Science, BA
Geology, Energy Resources Track
Management, Energy Management Track

Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Pre-Engineering, Physics, BS

English
English Education, BSEd*
Literature/Culture, English, BA*
Pre-Law, English, BA *
Writing Studies, English, BA *

Entrepreneurship, see Management, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Track

Environmental Biology, see Biology, Ecology, Conservation, and Environmental Biology Track

Environmental Engineering

Environmental Geography, see Geography and Geographic Information Science, BA

Environmental Geology, see Geology, Environmental Track

Environmental Health, see Biology, Environmental Health Track

Environmental Planning, see Regional Planning, Environmental Planning Track

Environmental Science, see Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences

Exercise Science, Physical Education and Sport

F

Family and Consumer Sciences Education*

Family Medicine, see Pre-Medical, Biology, BS,

K-12 Family Relations, see Child Development and Family Relations

Fashion Design, see Fashion Merchandising

Fashion Merchandising

Fibers, see Art, Studio Track (BA) or Art Studio (BFA)

Film Studies, see English, Literature/Culture Track (Film Studies Focus)

Finance, BS*

Fine Arts, Interdisciplinary, see Interdisciplinary Fine Arts, Musical Theater Track

Fitness and Wellness, see Physical Education and Sport

Food and Nutrition, see Nutrition, Nutrition Track (BS)

Furniture Design, see Art, Studio Track (BA) or Art Studio (BFA)

G

Gender Studies, see Women's and Gender Studies

General Studies, BA

Genetics, see Biology (BS) or Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology Track (BS)

Geography
Geography and Geographic Information Science, BA*

Geography Education, see Social Studies Education, Geography Track

Geology
Environmental Geology, Geology, BS
Energy Resources, Geology, BS
Geology, Geology, BS
Geology, Geoscience, BS

GIS, see Geography and Geographic Information Science, BA, or Regional Planning, Environmental Planning Track

Government Administration, see Political Science

Graphic Design, see Art, Studio Track (BA) or Art Studio (BFA)

H

Health and Physical Education*

Health and Safety, see Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences

Health, Public, see Public Health (BS)

Healthy Eating, see Nutrition, Dietetics Track (BS), Nutrition, Culinary Dietetics Track (BS), or Nutrition, Nutrition Track (BS)

Histology, see Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology Track (BS)

History
History, BA*
Pre-Law, History, BA*

History Education, see Social Studies Education, History Track

History of Art, see Art, History Track

Home Economics, see Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Hospitality Management
Hospitality Management, AS
Hospitality Management, BS

Hotel Management, see Hospitality Management

Human Development and Family Science, BS

Human Resource Management, BS*

Human Services, see Sociology, Human Services Track

I

Industrial Safety, see Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences

Information Assurance, see Computer Science, Cyber Security Track

Information Systems, see Management Information Systems, Information Systems Track*

Information Technology, see Management Information Systems, Information Technology Track*

Interdisciplinary Fine Arts
Interdisciplinary Fine Arts, Musical Theater Track

Interior Design

International Business, BS*

International Studies/Political Science

I.T., see Management Information Systems, Information Technology Track*

J

Job Safety, see Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences

Journalism and Public Relations, BA

Jewelry, see Art, Studio Track (BA) or Art Studio (BFA)

K

Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science

L

Laboratory Science, see Nursing, Clinical Laboratory Science

Land Use Planning, see Regional Planning, Community Planning and Development Track

Languages, see Spanish

Languages and Systems, see Computer Science, Languages and Systems Track

Language Pathology, see Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Language Studies, see English, Language Studies Track

Law, see Criminology, Pre-Law TrackEnglish, Pre-Law Track, History/Pre-Law Track, or Political Science, Pre-Law Track 

Leadership Studies, see Military Leadership Minor

LGBT&Q Studies (minor only)

Literary Studies, see English, Literature/Culture Track

Licensed Practical Nurse, see Nursing, Licensed Practical Nurse Track

M

Management
Energy Management, Management, BS*
Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Management, BS*
General Management, Management, BS
*
Human Resource Management
*
International Business*
Supply Chain Management, Management, BS*

Management Information Systems*
Information Systems, Management Information Systems, BS *
Information Technology, Management Information Systems, BS *

Marketing*

Mathematics
Mathematics, BS
Actuarial Mathematics, Mathematics, BS
Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, BS
Mathematics Education, BSEd *

Media Promotion, see Communications Media

Medical Imaging
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Echocardiography
Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Medical Technology

Medicine
Pre-Medical, Biology, BS
Pre-Medical, Chemistry, BS

Mental Health, see Psychology*

Military Leadership, Minor

Multimedia Production,see Communications Media

Music
Music, General Studies Track
Music Education *
Music Performance

Musical Theater, see Theater, Musical Theater Track

N

Nanomanufacturing, see Physics, Nanomanufacturing Technology Track

Natural Resource Management, see Professional Land and Resources Management

Natural Science
Natural Science, BS
Pre-Chiropractic, Natural Science, BS
Pre-Dentistry, Natural Science, BS
Pre-Optometry, Natural Science, BS
Pre-Pharmacy, Natural Science, BS
Pre-Physical Therapy, Natural Science, BS
Pre-Podiatry, Natural Science, BS

Nursing
Nursing
Clinical Laboratory Science
Licensed Practical Nurse Track
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Respiratory Care
Respiratory Care, Certified Respiratory Therapist Track

Nutrition
Nutrition, Culinary Dietetics
Nutrition, Dietetics Track
Nutrition, Nutrition Track

O

Occupational Safety, see Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences

Oceanography, see Geology, Geology Track; Geology, Environmental Track

Operations Management, see Management, Supply Chain Management Track

Optometry (Pre-Optometry, Natural Science, BS)

P

Painting, see Art, Studio Track (BA) or Art Studio (BFA)

Paleontology, see Geology, Geology Track

Pan-African Studies (minor only)

Pastry, see Baking and Pastry Arts

Performance, see Music Performance

Pharmacy (see Pre-Pharmacy, Natural Science, BS or Pre-Pharmacy, Chemistry, BS)

Philosophy
Philosophy, BA*

Photography, see Communications Media

Physical Education
Exercise Science, Physical Education and Sport
Physical Education and Sport
Sport Administration, Physical Education and Sport

Physical Therapy, see Pre-Physical Therapy, Natural Science, BS

Physics
Physics, BS
Applied Physics, Physics, BS
Nanomanufacturing Technology, Physics, BS
Pre-Engineering, Physics, BS
Physics Education, BSEd *

Podiatry (Pre-Podiatry, Natural Science, BS)

Political Science
Political Science, BA
Pre-Law Track, Political Science, BA
International Studies, Political Science, BA

PreK, see Early Childhood Education/Special Education, Child Development and Family Relations, Special Education BSEd, PreK–12

Pre-Athletic Training

Pre-Chiropractic, Natural Science, BS

Pre-Dentistry, Natural Science, BS

Pre-Engineering, see Pre-Engineering, Physics, BS

Pre-Law, see Criminology, Pre-Law Track, English, Pre-Law Track, History/Pre-Law Track, or Political Science, Pre-Law Track

Pre-Medicine, see Pre-Medical, Biology, BS or Pre-Medical, Chemistry, BS

Pre-Optometry, see Pre-Optometry, Natural Science, BS

Pre-Pharmacy, see Pre-Pharmacy, Natural Science, BS or Pre-Pharmacy, Chemistry, BS

Pre-Physical Therapy, see Pre-Physical Therapy, Natural Science, BS

Pre-Podiatry, see Pre-Podiatry, Natural Science, BS

Preprofessional
Pre-Chiropractic, Natural Science, BS
Pre-Dentistry, Natural Science, BS
Pre-Optometry, Natural Science, BS
Pre-Pharmacy, Natural Science, BS
Pre-Physical Therapy, Natural Science, BS
Pre-Podiatry, Natural Science, BS
Pre-Engineering, Physics, BS

Pre-Veterinary, see Pre-Veterinary, Biology, BS

Printmaking, see Art, Studio Track (BA) or Art Studio (BFA)

Print Media, see Art, Studio Track (BA) or Art Studio (BFA)

Programming, see Computer Science, Computer Science, Cyber Security Track, Computer Science, Languages and Systems Track, or Computer Science, Software Engineering Track

Psychology, BA*

Public Administration, see Political Science

Public Health (BS)

Public Relations, see Journalism and Public Relations

R

Radio, Television and Film, see Communications Media

Recreation and Leisure Studies, Health and Physical Education, BSEd

Regional Planning
Community Planning and Development, Regional Planning, BS*
Environmental Planning, Regional Planning, BS*

Religious Studies*

Respiratory Care, see Nursing, Respiratory Care and Respiratory Care, Certified Respiratory Therapist Track

Restaurant Management, see Hospitality Management

S

Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences, Safety Sciences, BS

Sculpture, see Art, Studio Track (BA) or Art Studio (BFA)

Social Science Education
Sociology, Social Science Education, BSEd*
Geography, Social Studies Education *
History, Social Studies Education, BSEd*

Social Work, see Sociology, Human Services track (BA)

Sociology
General Sociology, Sociology, BA*
Human Services, Sociology, BA*
Sociology of Disability Services, Sociology, BA *

Sociology Education, see Social Science Education, Sociology Concentration

Software Engineering, see Computer Science, Software Engineering Track

Space Science, see Earth and Space Science Education

Spanish
Spanish, BA*
Spanish Education K-12, BSEd *

 

Special Education, see Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services, Early Childhood Education/Special Education, Early Childhood Education/Special Education, Urban Track, or Special Education BSEd, PreK–12

Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, BS*

Sport Administration, Physical Education and Sport

Statistics, see Mathematics, Applied Track (BS)

Studio Art, see Art, Studio Track (BA) or Art Studio (BFA)

Supply Chain Management, BS

Sustainability Studies (minor only)

Systems, see Computer Science, Languages and Systems Track

T

Teacher, see Education

Technical Education, see Vocational-Technical Education

Television Production, see Communications Media

Textile Design, see Fashion Merchandising

Theater

Theater, Musical, see Theater, Musical Theater Track

Thin Film Technology, see Physics, Nanomanufacturing Technology Track (BS)

Tourism, see Hospitality Management

V

Veterinary, see Pre-Medical, Biology, BS or Pre-Veterinary, Biology, BS

Video Production, see Communications Media

Vocational Education, BSEd

W

Woodworking, see Art, Studio Track (BA) or Art Studio (BFA)

Women's and Gender Studies (minor)

Worker Safety, see Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences

World Affairs, see Political Science, International Studies Track

Writing Studies, see English, Writing Studies Track

Z

Zoology, see Pre-Medical, Biology, BS or Pre-Veterinary, Biology, BS

*Honors track available.