Majors & Degrees

Majors & Minors

With more than 60 areas of study, you’ll easily find the right degree course to meet your career and personal goals. Take a look at the unique majors, minors and emphases available to you as a Lander student. 

Undergraduate Majors

Area of Study Type of Degree Emphases Notes
Biology B.S.
  • Genetics
  • Medical Technology
CIP:260101
Business Administration B.S.
  • Accounting
  • Financial Services
  • Health Care Management
  • Management/Marketing
CIP:520201
Chemistry B.S.
  • Engineering/Chemistry, Dual Degree
  • Forensic Science
  • Chemistry Education, Secondary Certification
CIP:400501
Computer Information Systems B.S.
  • Engineering/Computer Information Systems Dual Degree
  • Networking
  • Software Development
CIP:110101
Criminology B.S.   CIP:450401
Early Childhood Education B.S.
  • Montessori
Teacher Certification Available, CIP:131210
Elementary Education B.S.
Teacher Certification Available, CIP:131202
English B.A.
  • Professional Writing
  • Secondary Teacher Certification
Teacher Certification Available, CIP:230101
Environmental Science B.S.
CIP:030104
Exercise Science B.S.
CIP:310505
History B.A., B.S.
  • Secondary Social Studies Teacher Certification
Teacher Certification Available, CIP:540101
Interdisciplinary Studies B.A., B.S.
  • Allied Health Studies
  • Educational Psychology for Special Populations
  • Environmental Health
  • Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies
  • Financial Services and Public Relations
  • Graphic Design and Marketing
  • International Environment and Sustainability
  • Management, Public Relations
  • Studies in Early Childhood Education and Psychology
  • Studies in Early Childhood with Special Needs
  • Teaching and Learning for Diverse Elementary Students (Reading/Media)
CIP:240101
Mass Communications and Media Studies B.S.
CIP:090102
Mathematics B.S.
  • Mathematics/Dual Engineering
  • Secondary Teacher Certification
Teacher Certification Available, CIP:270101
Music B.S.
  • Instrumental
  • Keyboard
  • Vocal
  • K-12 Teacher Certification, Choral
  • K-12 Teacher Certification, Instrumental
  • K-12 Teacher Certification, Keyboard
Teacher Certification Available, CIP:500901
Nursing B.S.N.
  • Second Degree (Not RN)
  • Prelicensure
  • Completion for RN
CIP:513801
Physical Education/K-12 Teacher Certification B.S.
Teacher Certification Available, CIP:131314
Political Science B.S.
  • Public Administration
CIP:451001
Psychology B.S.
CIP:420101
Sociology B.S.
  • Criminal Justice
CIP:451101
Spanish B.A.
CIP:160905
Special Education B.S.
Teacher Certification Available, CIP:131001
Visual Arts B.S.
  • Business
  • Graphic Design
  • K-12 Teacher Certification
Teacher Certification Available, CIP:500701

Graduate Studies

Area of Study Type of Degree Notes
Montessori Education Master of Education (M.Ed.) CIP:131207
Nursing, Clinical Nurse Leader Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) CIP:513820
Teaching & Learning Master of Education (M.Ed.) CIP:131299
Emergency Management
Master of Science (M.S.)
CIP:430302

Pre-Professional Programs

Area of Study
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Occupational Therapy
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Physician’s Assistant
Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Certificates

Area of Study Type of Degree Notes
Health Care Management
Certificate (CERT)
CIP:520201
Warfare, Military, and Diplomatic Studies Certificate (CERT) CIP:450902

Signature Programs

  • Biology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cybersecurity
  • Exercise Science
  • Financial Services
  • Forensic Studies
  • Government Administration
  • Health Care Management
  • Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • Management/Marketing
  • Mass Communications
  • Nursing
  • Pre-Professional Studies
  • Psychology
  • Teaching (K-12)

List of Minors

  • African American Studies
  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cybersecurity Electronic Art
  • English
  • English-Professional Writing
  • Environmental Science
  • Film Studies
  • French
  • Health Care Management
  • History
  • Homeland Security
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • International Business
  • International Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Mass Communications
  • Mathematics
  • Military Science and Leadership
  • Music
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Philosophy 
  • Political Science
  • Public Relations
  • Pre-Law
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Religion
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Speech and Theatre
  • Therapeutic Horsemanship
  • Visual Arts