Majors & Academics

Consider the possibilities

Our academic majors offer students valuable opportunities. Whether you are studying across disciplines and broadening your knowledge base or conducting research with award-winning faculty in areas that address some of the most pressing issues facing our society and the planet, you are acquiring skills that will help you achieve your goals. Select a major below to learn more about that particular academic program and which careers you are especially well-suited for if you graduate with that degree.

School of Engineering

School of Natural Sciences

School of Social Sciences,
Humanities and Arts

Bioengineering, B.S.
- Innovating health care
- Diagnostic devices
- Molecular characterization

Computer Science & Engineering, B.S.
- Pioneering computer technology
- Research opportunities
- Computing mathematical simulations
- Understanding computer-based systems

Environmental Engineering, B.S.
- Environmental sustainability
- Protecting human health and ecological integrity
- Environmental management systems

Materials Science & Engineering, B.S.
- Safe extractions of raw materials
- Health with prolonging the life of equipment
- Surgical tools

Mechanical Engineering, B.S.
- Automotive industry
- Food processing
- Biomechanics and biosensors


Applied Mathematics, B.S.
- Computational & Data Sciences
- Computational biology
- Computer science
- Economics
- Engineering
- Physics

Biological Sciences, B.S.
- Developmental biology
- Ecology and evolutionary biology
- Human biology
- Microbiology
and Immunology
- Molecular and cell biology

Chemical Sciences, B.S.
- Biological chemistry
- Chemistry
- Environmental chemistry
- Materials chemistry

Earth Systems Science, B.S.
- Climate change
- Water and soil pollution
- Conservation of biological diversity
- Management of natural resources

Physics, B.S.
- Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
- Biophysics
- Mathematical physics

Anthropology, B.A.
- Market research
- Regional planning
- Discover new cultures

Cognitive Science, B.S./B.A.
- Study human thought and behavior
- Neuroscience
- Study law or education

Economics, B.A.
- Allocate resources
- Business relations
- Labor economics

English, B.A.
- Study the interactions of culture and literature
- Facilitate cross-cultural interactions

History, B.A.

Management and Business Economics, B.S.

Political Science, B.A.

Psychology, B.A.

Public Health, B.A.

Sociology, B.A.

Spanish, B.A.

 Prehealth/Pre-med Programs



Research Opportunities

American Studies

Applied Mathematical Sciences



Chemical Sciences

Chicano/a Studies

Cognitive Science


Environmental Science and Sustainability



Natural Sciences Education



Political Science


Public Health 

Services Science