Explore Our Areas of Study
Our degrees and certificates are grouped into 11 Areas of Study so you can pick a topic you’re interested in and then work with your advisor to select your specific major. Take a few minutes to watch our video and learn how Areas of Study can help you narrow multiple choices down to a few categories of interest that get on the right academic pathway from the moment you apply. When you're ready to explore each in more detail, select an area below.
Art & Design
Leads to careers in art, music, theatre, graphic and web design, photography, and videography and film.
Biological & Physical Sciences
Leads to careers in biology, chemistry, physics, astronomy, geology, geography and environmental services.
Leads to careers in accounting, business, retail management, marketing, paralegal and real estate.
Computing & Engineering Technologies
Leads to careers in electronics, slot technology, telecommunications, computer security, information management, network systems and software development.
Leads to careers in teaching at the pre-school, elementary and secondary school levels.
Leads to careers in nursing, dental and health related occupations within the healthcare industry.
Hospitality & Culinary Arts
Leads to careers in management in the casino, food and beverage and hotel industries; culinary and pastry arts, and tourism, convention and event planning.
Humanities & Communication
Leads to careers in the humanities, journalism, deaf interpreter preparation and world languages.
Industry, Manufacturing, Construction & Transportation
Leads to careers in air conditioning, aviation, auto and diesel technology, construction management, water/wastewater treatment and welding.
Leads to careers in law enforcement, fire technology and emergency medical services.
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Leads to careers in anthropology, psychology, sociology, economics, history and politics.