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
     
School 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)   
  Education Leadership and Administration  32
  Instructional Leadership   33
  Counseling  30
   - Counseling and Development
(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 Teacher  33-36
     
  Physical Education   
   - 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
   - Sport Management (non-certification)  33
    - Sport Management (certification)  33-36
   - 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
   - Community Counseling   33
     
  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
     
School of Liberal Arts    
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./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.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)   
     
Master of Liberal Arts (M.L.A.) Liberal Arts   30
     
Master of Sociology (M.A. or M.S.) 1 Sociology   30-36
     
School of Nursing    
B.S.N.
(Must be admitted to upper division
by the School of Nursing)
Nursing   121

 
     
Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) 2 M.S.N.   33-43
   - Nurse Educator   33
   - Primary Care Nurse Practitioner   43
     
School of Sciences     
B.S./Biology  Biology   120
   - Biology Pre-Health Sciences   
   - Clinical Laboratory Sciences/
Medical Technology 
 
   - General Biology   
   - Environmental Sciences   
   - Molecular Biology   
   - Public Health & Microbiology   

 - Biology (minor)  
     
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)  
     
B.S./Mathematics  Mathematics   120
   - Computer Sciences   
   - Mathematics/Economics   
   - Pre-Engineering  

Mathematics (minor)  
     
B.S./Organizational Leadership Organizational Leadership   120
  Organizational Leadership (minor)   
     
B.S./Physical Sciences  Physical Science   120
   - General Physical Science   
   - Chemistry   
   - Pre-Health Science   
     
B.S./Political Science Political Science
Political Science (Minor)
 122


 
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 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   
   - Judicial Administration   
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 Science in Psychology (M.S.P.G.) Psychology   45
     
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
     
1 Master's program in cooperation with Auburn University.  
2 Joint master's program with Auburn University.  
3 Includes dissertation hours.