Academics

Majors & Minors



 

 Undergraduate and Graduate

                                                                      




 

 

Length of Program
(in credit hours)





College of Business 

 

 

B.S.B.A. 

Accounting

 123

 

Accounting (minor) (for Business majors)

 

 

 

Accounting (minor) (for Non-Business majors)

 

 

 

Economics

 123

 

 - International Business Studies 

 

 

Economics (minor) (for Business majors) 

 

 

 

International Business Studies (for Economics majors) 

 

 

 

Finance

 123

 

Finance (minor) (for Business majors) 

 

 



General Business
 123

 

Human Resource Management

 123

 

Human Resource Management (minor) (for Business majors) 

 

 

 

Information Systems 

 123

 

 - Infrastructure Option

 

 

 - Application Option

 

 

Information Systems (minor) (for Business majors) 

 

 

 

Information Systems (minor) (for Non-Business majors)

 

 

 

Management

 123

 

Management (minor) (for Business majors) 

 

 

 

Marketing

 123

 

 - Hospitality and Tourism


 

 
Marketing (minor) (for Business majors)
 

 





 

Master of Business Administration
(M.B.A.) 


Business Administration 

 30-46.5

 

 

 

Master of Business Administration
(Executive M.B.A.) 


Executive Business Administration 

 30




 

 

Master of Science
(M.S.I.S.M.)


Information Systems Management

 30

 

 

 

College of Education 

 

 

B.S./Education
(Class B Certification) 


Elementary Education 

 



 - Childhood Education (P-6)
 131

 

 - Collaborative Teacher (K-6)
and Elementary Education (Dual) 


 134-136

 

 - Early Childhood Special Education (B-8)

 128-130

 

Secondary Education (6-12) 

 

 

 - Art (P-12)

 146

 

 - Collaborative Teacher (6-12)

 125-127

 

 - Exercise Science/Non-Certification

 136

 

 - Physical Education (P-12)

 139

 

 - Biology

 156

 

 - English Language Arts 

 129

 

 - History 

 135

 

 - History/Social Sciences

 138

 

 - Mathematics

 131

 

 - Physical Science/General Science

 148

 

 - Sport Leadership/Non-Certification

 129

 

 - Sport Management/Non-Certification

 128-129

 

 

 

Traditional Master of Education, M.Ed.
(Class A Certification)


Master of Education (Traditional)
 

 

Instructional Leadership 

 33

 

Counseling

 30

 

 - Clinical Mental Health Counseling
(non-certification) 


 

 

 - School Counseling 


 
Elementary Education (K-6)




 - Early Childhood Education (P-3)

 33-36

 

 - Elementary Education (K-6)

 33-36

 

 - Early Childhood Special Education
 33-36

 - Collaborative Teach (K-6)
 33-36


 - Reading Specialist

 33-36

 



 

 

Kinesiology


 

 

 - General Physical Education (P-12)

 32

 

 - Exercise Science (non-certification) 

 

 

 - Sport Management

 



 
 

Secondary Education (6-12)


 

 

 - Art (P-12)

 36-39

 

 - Biology 

 36-39

 

 - English Language Arts

 36-39

 

 - Exercise Science (non-certification)

 36-37

 

 - General Science

 36-39

 

 - History 

 36-39

 

 - Instructional Technology (non-certification)

 33

 

 - Mathematics

 36-39

 

 - Physical Education (P-12)

 33

 

 - Social Science 

 36-39



 - Collaborative Teacher (6-12) 

 33-36

 

 

 

Alternative Master of Education, M.Ed.
(Class A Certification) 


Master of Education (Alternative) 

 

 

Elementary Education

 

 

 - Childhood Education

 51

 

 - Special Education/Early Childhood (P-3)

 52

 

 - Special Education/Collaborative Teacher
(K-6)


 52

 




 

Secondary Education (6-12) 

 

 

 - Art (P-12)

 40-43

 

 - Biology

 40-43

 

 - English Language Arts 

 40-43

 

 - General Science

 40-43

 

 - History

 40-43

 

 - Mathematics 

 40-43 

 

 - Physical Education (P-12)

 46

 

 - Social Science 

 40-43

 

 - Special Education/Collaborative Teacher
(6-12)

 52

 

 

 

Education Specialist Ed.S.
(Class AA Certification) 


Education Specialist 

 

 

Counseling 

 

 

 - School Counseling

 33-36

 

 - Clinical Mental Health Counseling (non-certification)
 33

 

Instructional Technology

 30

 

Education Leadership and Administration

 

 

 - Instructional Leadership

 30-33

 

 

 

 

Elementary Education 

 

 

 - Early Childhood Education (P-3) 

 30-36

 

 - Elementary Education (K-6) 

 30-36

 

 - Collaborative Teacher (K-6)

 33-36

 



 

 

Secondary Education 

 

 

 - Physical Education (P-12) 

 33-36

 

 - Collaborative Teacher (6-12) 

 33-36

 

 

 

College of Arts and Sciences

 

 

B.A./Communication & Dramatic Arts 

Communication & Dramatic Arts 

 121-124

 

 - Communication 

 

 

 - Speech Pathology & Audiology 

 

 

 - Theatre

 




Theatre (minor)

 

 

 

 

B.A./English 

English 

 123



Creative writing (minor)



English Language and Literature (minor)
 
 

Philosophy (minor) 

 


Writing and Editing (minor)
 






 

 B.A./Fine Arts

 Art


 121

 

 - Graphic Design

 

 

 - Studio Art

 

 

 - Visual Art

 



Art History (minor)
 


Ceramics (minor)
 
 

Graphic Design (minor for art majors)

 

 

Graphic Design (minor for non-art majors) 

 

 

Music (minor) 

 

 

Painting (minor for art majors) 

 

 

Painting (minor for non-art majors) 

 



Photography (minor and emphasis)
 
 

Printmaking (minor for art majors)

Printmaking (minor for non-art majors)


 



Sculpture (minor for art majors)
 


Sculpture (minor for non-art majors)
 






 

B.A./History 

History

 121



History (minor)
 
 

Medieval Studies (minor)


 







 

B.A./World Languages and Cultures


World Languages and Cultures


 123

 

 - International Trade
French (minor)
International Studies (minor)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B.A./Spanish

Spanish (with Auburn University)


 




Spanish (minor)

 

 

 

 

Bachelor of Liberal Arts (B.L.A.)


Liberal Arts

 126


 

 - Religious Studies

 128

 

Gender Studies (minor) (interdisciplinary between Liberal Arts and Sciences)

 

 

Ethnic Studies (minor) (interdisciplinary between Liberal Arts and Sciences) 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 



 

 

B.S./Biology 

Biology 

 120

 

 - Biology Pre-Health Sciences 

 


- Biology (minor)

 

 - General Biology 

 

 

 - Environmental Sciences 

 

 

 - Molecular Biology 

 


 - Public Health & Microbiology
 




 
B.S./Mathematics 

Mathematics 

 120

 

 - Computer Sciences 

 

 

 - Mathematics/Economics 

 

 

 - Pre-Engineering

 



Mathematics (minor)

 


 

 

 

B.S./Chemistry

Chemistry

 120

 

 - General Physical Science 

 

 

 - Chemistry 

 

 

 - Pre-Health Science 

 

 

 

 

B.S./Psychology

Psychology 

 120




Psychology (minor)

 

 

 

 

Pre-Professional Programs:

Secondary Curriculum 

 

 

Pre-Dentistry 

 

 

Pre-Engineering 

 



Pre-Medical
 
 

Pre-Optometry 

 

 

Pre-Pharmacy 

 

 

Pre-Physical Therapy 

 

 

Pre-Veterinary 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Liberal Arts (M.L.A.)

Liberal Arts 

 30

 

 

 

Master of Science in Psychology (M.S.P.G.)

Psychology 

 45

 

 

 

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

 

 

B.S.N.
(Must be admitted to upper division
by the School of Nursing)


Nursing 

 121

Medical Laboratory Science
 

Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) 2

M.S.N. 

 33-43

 

 - Nurse Educator 

 33

 

 - Primary Care Nurse Practitioner 

 43

College of Public Policy and Justice

 

 

B.A./Sociology 

Sociology 

 123

 

 - Anthropology 

 

 

 - Marriage & Family 

 

 

 - Pre-Social Work

 

 

 - GIS (Certification) 

 

 

Anthropology (minor) 

 

 

Child Advocacy Studies (minor only) 

 

 

Geographic Information Systems
(minor or certificate)
 


 18

 

Geography (minor only) 

 

 

Sociology (minor)

 

B.S./Organizational Leadership

Organizational Leadership 

 120

 

Organizational Leadership (minor) 

 

B.S./Political Science

Political Science
Political Science (Minor)

 122

B.S./Justice & Public Safety 

Justice & Public Safety 

 120

 

 - Legal Studies (concentration and minor)

 

 

 - Criminal Justice 

 

 

Corrections (minor)

 

 

Juvenile Justice (minor) 

 

 

Law Enforcement (minor)

 

 

Security Administration (minor)

 

 

 

 

Master of Science in Cybersystems
and Information Security


Cybersystems and Information Security

 36

 

 

 

Master of Science in Justice
and Public Safety (M.S.J.P.)


Justice and Public Safety

 30-36

 

 - Homeland Security 

 

 

 - Criminal Justice 

 

 

 - Legal Studies

 

Master of Science in Homeland Security
and Emergency Management
(M.S.H.S.E.M.)



Homeland Security and
Emergency Management



 33







 

Master of International Relations (M.I.R.)

International Relations 

 30

 

 

 

Master of Political Science (M.P.S.)

Political Science 

 33

Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)

Public Administration 

 36

 

 

 

Doctorate of Public Administration
and Public Policy (Ph.D.)


Joint Ph.D. program with Auburn University

 493




 

2 Joint master's program with Auburn University.

 

3 Includes dissertation hours.