Undergraduate Programs of Study

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A program of study provides a summary overview of the major and a sample 4-year plan of study (or 5-year or 6-year depending on program).  The plan of study is an informal curriculum offering a suggested sequence of courses by semester. Plans of study are intended to be flexible based on a number of individual student factors. A link to the official curriculum is included in each overview.  

M=Major, m=minor, C=Certificate, D=Dual major, 2nd=Second Major only


Accounting M,m

Advertising and Design C

Aerospace Studies m

Agribusiness* M,m

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering M

Agricultural Communication M,m

Agricultural Economics* M

Agricultural Education M

Agricultural Systems Management M,m

Animal Science M,m

Anthropology M,m

Apparel, Retail Merchandising and Design M,m,C

Architecture M

Art M,m

Art Education M


Banking m

Behavioral Statistics M

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology M,m

Biological Sciences* M,m

Biological Sciences Education M

Biomedical Engineering m

Biotechnology M,m

Botany m

Business Administration M,m

Business Education M


Chemistry M,m

Chemistry Education M

Civil Engineering M

Coatings and Polymeric Materials* m

Community Development m

Comprehensive Science Education M

Computer Engineering* M

Computer Science* M,m

Computer Science and Mathematics D

Computer Science and Physics D

Construction Engineering M

Construction Management M

Creative Writing m

Criminal Justice* M,m

Crop and Weed Science M,m


Dietetics* M


Earth Science Education M

Economics* M,m

Electrical Engineering* M

Electrical Engineering & Physics D

Elementary Education & Human Development and Family Science (Dual Degree Program with Valley City State University) D

Emergency Management M,m

English M,m

English Education M

Entrepreneurship m, C

Environmental Design M

Environmental Engineering M

Environmental Geology m

Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies m

Equine Science M,m

Exercise Science M

Extension Education m


Family and Consumer Sciences Education M

Finance M,C

Food Safety m

Food Science* M

Food Science and Technology m

Fraud Investigation m

French M,m

French Education M

French Studies m


General Agriculture M,m

Geography m

Geology M,m

German m

German Studies m

Gerontology m

Global Business 2nd


Health Education M

Health Services M

History M,m

History Education M

Honors Program m

Horticulture M,m

Hospitality and Tourism Management M,m

Human Development and Family Science* M,m


Industrial Engineering and Management M,m

Interior Design M,m

International Studies 2nd


Journalism M,m


Landscape Architecture m

Large Animal Veterinary Technology m

Logistics Management m


Management M

Management Communication M,m

Management Information Systems M,m

Managerial Psychology m

Manufacturing Engineering M,m

Marketing M

Mathematics M,m

Mathematics and Computer Science D

Mathematics Education M

Mathematics and Physics D

Mathematics and Statistics D

Mechanical Engineering* M

Mechanical Engineering and Physics D

Medical Laboratory Science M

Microbiology M,m

Military Science m

Music - BS/BA & Bachelor of Music programs (instrumental, piano, and vocal) M,m

Music Education - Bachelor of Music programs (instrumental and vocal) M,m


Natural Resources Management M,m

Neuroscience m

Nursing M


Pharmacy (includes the pre-pharmacy requirements and the B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences) M

Philosophy/Humanities M,m

Physical Education M

Physics* M,m

Physics and Computer Science D

Physics Education M

Physics and Mathematics D

Political Science M,m

Precision Agriculture M,m

Pre-Law m

Professional Selling C

Psychology M,m

Public Health m

Public History M

Publishing C


Radiologic Science M

Range Science m

Reliability Engineering m

Religion m

Respiratory Care M

Robotics m


Social Science Education M

Social Work & Human Development and Family Science (Dual Degree Program with Minot State University) D

Sociology M,m

Soil Science m

Spanish M,m

Spanish Education M

Spanish Studies m

Sport Management M

Statistics M,m

Statistics and Mathematics D

Strategic Communication M,m


Theatre Arts M,m

Tribal and Indigenous Peoples Studies m


University Studies M


Veterinary Technology M


Wellness m

Women and Gender Studies M,m


Zoology m