University Of Minnesota Undergraduate Majors, Sorted By College

The University of Minnesota is a world-class research university, offering 150 majors. These majors are housed within several colleges at the University of Minnesota. This page lists majors by U of M college. (Sort A-Z instead.)

(If you would like advice about which college is best for you, please contact us.)

College Of Biological Sciences (CBS)

Biochemistry*

Biology*

Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior

Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development

Microbiology*

Neuroscience*

Plant Biology*

College Of Design

Apparel Design

Architecture*

Graphic Design

Interior Design

Landscape Design and Planning*

Product Design*

Retail Merchandising*

College Of Education And Human Development (CEHD)

Business and Marketing Education

Early Childhood

Elementary Education Foundations

Family Social Science* (pathway to social work)

Human Resource Development

Kinesiology

Recreation Administration

Special Education

Sport Management*

Youth Studies*

College Of Food, Agricultural And Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS)

Agricultural Education

Agricultural and Food Business Management*

Agricultural Communication and Marketing

Animal Science*

Applied Economics*

Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering (joint program with CSE)

Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management*

Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation*

Food Science*

Food Systems

Forest and Natural Resource Management*

Nutrition*

Plant Science

Sustainable Systems Management

College Of Liberal Arts (CLA)

Acting

African American and African Studies*

American Indian Studies*

American Studies*

Anthropology*

Art*

Art History*

Asian Languages and Literatures*

Astrophysics* (also in CSE)

Biblical Studies*

Biology, Society, and Environment

Chemistry* (also in CSE)

Chicano-Latino Studies*

Child Psychology*

Cinema and Media Culture, Studies in*

Classics

Communication Studies*

Computer Science* (also in CSE)

Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature*

Dance

Earth Sciences

Economics*

English*

French and Italian Studies

French Studies*

Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies*

Geography*

German, Scandinavian, & Dutch Studies

Global Studies*

History*

Individualized Studies, Bachelor of

Individually Designed Interdepartmental

Italian Studies*

Jewish Studies*

Journalism

Linguistics*

Mathematics* (also in CSE)

Music*

Music Education

Music Performance

Music Therapy

Philosophy*

Physics* (also in CSE)

Physiology

Political Science*

Psychology*

Religious Studies*

Russian*

Sociology*

Sociology of Law, Criminology, and Deviance*

Spanish and Portuguese Studies

Spanish Studies*

Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences*

Statistical Practice

Statistical Science

Technical Writing and Communication*

Theatre Arts*

Urban Studies*

Management, Carlson School Of

Accounting*

Agricultural & Food Business Management (joint program with CFANS)

Entrepreneurial Management*

Finance*

Finance & Risk Management Insurance

Human Resources and Industrial Relations

International Business*

Management Information Systems*

Marketing*

Public & Nonprofit Management

Supply Chain & Operations Management*

College Of Science And Engineering (CSE)

Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics

Astrophysics (also in CLA)

Biomedical Engineering

Bioproducts & Biosystems Engineering (joint program with CFANS)

Chemical Engineering

Chemistry (also in CLA)

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer Science (also in CLA)

Earth Sciences (also in CLA)

Electrical Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Geoengineering

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Mathematics (also in CLA)

Mechanical Engineering

Physics (also in CLA)

Upper Division Majors

For these majors, 1-2 years of completed college coursework is required for admission. If you are interested in one of the following programs, please contact the Office of Admissions for advice regarding which freshman-admitting college(s) will help you prepare for admission after your freshman or sophomore year.

Construction and Facility Management*

Dental Hygiene

Health Services Management

Information Technology Infrastructure

Inter-College Program

Manufacturing Operations Management*

Medical Laboratory Sciences

Mortuary Science

Multidisciplinary Studies

Nursing (See Freshman Nursing Guarantee program)

Professional Degree Preparation

Interested in one of the fields below? You will choose a major from the list above, and your adviser will help you select the courses you need to complete to prepare for graduate-level admission to this professional program.

Architecture

Audiology

Dentistry

Education (Teaching Licensure)

Graduate School (Master's or Ph.D.)

Landscape Architecture

Law

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Medicine (Medical Doctor)

Occupational Therapy

Pharmacy

Physical Therapy

Public Health

Veterinary Medicine

Also available as a minor.

Note: Majors and programs may change, merge, or move to different U of M colleges. Consult the Undergraduate Catalog for up-to-date information.

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