Undergraduate Programs of Study

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These program of study pages provide a summary overview of NDSU's various undergraduate majors, minors and certificate programs.  Majors include a sample program guide for a 4-year program.  The sample program guide is an informal curriculum offering a suggested sequence of courses by semester. Sample program guides are intended to be flexible based on a number of individual student factors and should never replace the official curriculum. A link to the official curriculum is included in each overview.  

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


Accounting M,m

Advertising and Design C

Aerospace Studies m

Aging Studies C

Agribusiness* M,m

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering* M

Agricultural Communication M,m

Agricultural Economics* M

Agricultural Education M

Agricultural Systems Management m

Animal Science M,m

Anthropology M,m

Apparel, Retail Merchandising and Design M,m,C

Architecture M

Art M,m

Art Education M

Artificial Intelligence 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 Analytics C

Business Education M


Certificate of Completion: First-Year Spanish CC

Certificate of Completion: Second-Year Spanish CC

Certificate of Completion: Third-Year Spanish CC

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,C

Computer Science and Mathematics D

Computer Science and Physics D

Computer Science Foundations C

Computing Systems C

Construction Engineering* M

Construction Management M

Core Computer Science Competencies C

Creative Writing m

Criminal Justice* M,m

Crop and Weed Science M,m

Cultural Diversity m

Cybersecurity M,C


Data Science C


Earth Science Education M

Economic Computation C

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

Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies m

Equine Science M,m

Event Management C

Exercise Science M

Extension Education m


Family and Consumer Sciences Education M

Family Financial Planning C

Finance M,C

Food Science* M

Food Science and Technology m

Fraud Investigation m

Fundamentals of Computing & Security C


General Agriculture M,m

Gerontology m

GIS and Remote Sensing C

Global Business M (2nd major only)


Health Education M

Health Services M

History M,m

History Education M

Horticulture and Urban Agricultural M,m

Hospitality & Tourism Management m

Human Development and Family Science* M,m


Industrial Engineering and Management M,m

Interior Design M

International Studies M (2nd major only),m,C


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 Education M

Mathematics and Computer Science D

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; BMUS) M,m

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


Natural Resources Management M,m

Neuroscience m

Nursing M

Nutrition Science M


Organizational Leadership C


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

Philosophy, Ethics, and Applied Humanities M, m

Physical Education M

Physics* M,m

Physics Education M

Physics and Computer Science D

Physics and Mathematics D

Political Science M,m

Precision Agriculture Technology & Management M,m

Pre-Law m

Private Enterprise C

Professional Ethics m, C

Professional Selling m, C

Professional Writing C

Psychology M,m

Public Health m

Public History M

Public Policy 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

Software Development C

Software Engineering M,C

Spanish M,m

Spanish Education M

Spanish Studies m

Sport Management M

Statistics M,m

Statistics and Mathematics D

Strategic Communication M,m

Supply Chain Management 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


 NDSU offers combined/accelerated degree programs for highly-qualified students to earn both a bachelor's and master's degree in a cost-effective, quality, and timely manner with department approval.  These disciplines are currently available as combined/accelerated programs.