Academics Majors + Minors

A major to fit your goals

UW-Eau Claire offers 80+ majors and minors and 14 graduate programs (including one doctorate program). You'll find great opportunities no matter what major you choose — from studying abroad to doing research alongside faculty experts. Start here and find your way to a meaningful future.

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80+

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14

Graduate Programs

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M = major, m = minor

Accounting (M, m)
Accounting (M, m)
Accounting - Audit and Control (m)

Actuarial Science (M, m)
Math - Actuarial Science (M, m)

American Indian Studies (M, m)
American Indian Studies (M, m)

Art & Design (M, m)
Art - Art History (M, m)
Art - Ceramics (M)
Art - Digital Media (M)
Art - Drawing and Painting (M)
Art - Graphic Communications (M)
Art - Graphic Design (M)
Art - Illustration (M)
Art - Photography (M)
Art - Printmaking (M)
Art - Sculpture (M)
Art - Studio Art (M, m)

Athletic Training (M)
Kinesiology - Athletic Training (M)

Biochemistry/Molecular Biology (M)
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology (M)

Biology (M, m)
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology (M)
Biology - Ecology and Environmental Biology (M)
Biology - Liberal Arts (M, m)
Biology - Marine Science (m)
Biology - Microbiology (M)
Biology - Teaching (M, m)
Environmental Science (m)

Business Administration (M, m)
Business Administration (M, m)

Business Communication

Business Economics (M)
Economics - Business Economics (M)

Business Finance (M, m)
Business Finance (M, m)

Chemistry (M, m)
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology (M)
Chemistry - Business (M)
Chemistry - Liberal Arts (M, m)
Chemistry - Teaching (M, m)
Chemistry, A.C.S. (M)
Chemistry, A.C.S. - Biochemistry (M)
Physical Science - Teaching (M)

Chemistry - Business Emphasis (M)
Chemistry - Business (M)

Communication (M, m)
Communication - Communication Studies (M, m)
Communication - Organizational Communication (M, m)

Communication Sciences and Disorders (M)
Communication Sciences and Disorders (M)

Computer Science (M, m)
Computer Science (M, m)
Computer Science - Software Engineering (M)

Criminal Justice (M)
Criminal Justice (M)

Economics (M, m)
Economics - Business Economics (M)
Economics - Liberal Arts (M, m)
Economics - Teaching (M, m)

Education - Early Childhood: Special and Regular Education (M)
Special Education - Unified Early Childhood (birth to 9 years) (M)

Education - Elementary
Education - Secondary and K-12
Education - Special Education (M, m)
Learning Disabilities - Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence (m)
Special Education - Specific Learning Disabilities and Intellectual Disabilities (M)
Special Education - Specific Learning Disabilities and Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence (M, m)
Special Education - Unified Early Childhood (birth to 9 years) (M)

English (M, m)
English - Creative Writing (M, m)
English - Critical Studies in Literatures, Cultures, and Film (M, m)
English - Linguistics (M)
English - Rhetorics of Science, Technology and Culture (M, m)
English - Teaching: Early Adolescent and Adolescent (grades 6-12) (M, m)
Interdisciplinary Linguistics (m)

Environmental Public Health (M, m)
Environmental Public Health (M)
Environment, Society, Culture (m)
Environmental Science (m)
Public Health (m)

Exercise Science (M)
Kinesiology - Exercise Science (M)

Geography (M, m)
Environment, Society, Culture (m)
Geography - Environmental Geography (M)
Geography - Geospatial Analysis and Technology (M)
Geography - Liberal Arts (M, m)
Geography - Teaching (m)
Geography - Transnational Geography (M)

Geology (M, m)
Geology (M)
Geology - Earth and Space Science Teaching (M)
Geology - Liberal Arts (M, m)
Geology - Liberal Arts: Dual Degree Geological Engineering (M)
Geology - Liberal Arts: Environmental Science (M)
Geology - Liberal Arts: Hydrogeology and Water Chemistry (M)
Geology - Teaching (m)

Geospatial Analysis & Technology (M)
Geography - Geospatial Analysis and Technology (M)

Health Care Administration (M)
Health Care Administration (M)

History (M, m)
European Studies (m)
History - Liberal Arts (M, m)
History - Public History (M)
History - Teaching (M, m)

Information Systems (M, m)
Information Systems (M, m)

Integrated Strategic Communication (M, m)
Integrated Strategic Communication - Advertising (M)
Integrated Strategic Communication - Liberal Arts (m)
Integrated Strategic Communication - Public Relations (M)

International Business (M, m)
International Business (M, m)

Journalism (M, m)
Journalism (M, m)

Kinesiology (M, m)
Adaptive Physical Education (m)
Kinesiology (m)
Kinesiology - Athletic Training (M)
Kinesiology - Exercise Science (M)
Kinesiology - Physical Education Teaching (M)
Kinesiology - Rehabilitation Science (M)
Science of Coaching (m)

Languages (M, m)
Ancient Studies (m)
French - Liberal Arts (M, m)
French - Teaching (M, m)
German - Liberal Arts (M, m)
German - Teaching (M, m)
Japanese - Liberal Arts (m)
Spanish - Health Professions (m)
Spanish - Liberal Arts (M, m)
Spanish - Teaching (M, m)
Spanish - Teaching, Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence (m)
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) (m)

Latin American Studies (M, m)
Latin American Studies - Culture and Society (M)
Latin American Studies - Language (M)
Latin American Studies - Liberal Arts (m)

Liberal Studies (M)
Liberal Studies (M)

Management (M, m)
Management - Entrepreneurship (M, m)
Management - General Management (M, m)
Management - Human Resource Management (M)
Management - Operations/Supply Chain Management (M)
Military Leadership (m)

Marketing (M, m)
Marketing (M, m)
Marketing - Marketing Analytics (M)
Marketing - Professional Sales (M)
Military Leadership (m)

Materials Science and Engineering (M)
Materials Science - Liberal Arts (M)
Materials Science and Engineering (M)

Mathematics (M, m)
Math - Actuarial Science (M, m)
Math - Liberal Arts (M, m)
Math - Liberal Arts: Applied/Statistics (M)
Math - Liberal Arts: Research (M)
Math - Teaching (Grades 6-12) (M, m)
Math - Teaching, Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence (m)

Music (M, m)

Music - Applied Instrumental (M)
Music - Applied Voice (M)
Music - Choral and General Music Teaching (M)
Music - Instrumental and General Music Teaching (M)
Music - Composition (M)

Music - Liberal Arts (M, m)
Theatre Arts - Musical Theatre (M)

Neuroscience (M, m)

Neuroscience (M, m)

Nursing - Marshfield pre-licensure program (M)
Nursing - Marshfield Program - Bachelor of Science (BSN) (M)

Nursing - Traditional pre-licensure program (M)
Nursing - Bachelor of Science (BSN) (M)

Nursing BSN Completion

Philosophy (M, m)
Philosophy - Liberal Arts (M, m)

Physics (M, m)
Physical Science - Teaching (M)
Physics - Applied (M)
Physics - Liberal Arts (M, m)
Physics - Teaching (M, m)
Physics/Math - Teaching (M)

Physics and Engineering Dual Degree (M)
Physics and Engineering Dual Degree (M)

Political Science (M, m)
Political Science - Legal Studies (M)
Political Science - Liberal Arts (M, m)
Political Science - Teaching (M, m)
Political Science - World Politics (M)

Pre-Engineering
Pre-Law

Pre-Professional Health Sciences
Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Chiropractic
Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Med
Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Occupational Therapy
Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Optometry
Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Physician’s Assistant
Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Psychology (M, m)

Psychology - Behavioral Analysis (M)
Psychology - Liberal Arts (M, m)

Rehabilitation Science (M)
Kinesiology - Rehabilitation Science (M)

Religious Studies (M, m)
Religious Studies - Liberal Arts (M, m)

Social Work (M, m)

Gerontology (m)
Social Work - Liberal Arts (M)

Sociology (M, m)
Sociology - Early Adolescence/Adolescence Teaching (m)
Sociology - Liberal Arts (M, m)

Theatre Arts (M, m)

Theatre Arts - Liberal Arts (M, m)
Theatre Arts - Musical Theatre (M)

Undeclared

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (M, m)
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (M, m)

Actuarial Science (M, m)
Math - Actuarial Science (M, m)

Biochemistry/Molecular Biology (M)
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology (M)

Biology (M, m)
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology (M)
Biology - Ecology and Environmental Biology (M)
Biology - Liberal Arts (M, m)
Biology - Marine Science (m)
Biology - Microbiology (M)
Biology - Teaching (M, m)
Environmental Science (m)

Chemistry (M, m)
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology (M)
Chemistry - Business (M)
Chemistry - Liberal Arts (M, m)
Chemistry - Teaching (M, m)
Chemistry, A.C.S. (M)
Chemistry, A.C.S. - Biochemistry (M)
Physical Science - Teaching (M)

Computer Science (M, m)
Computer Science (M, m)
Computer Science - Software Engineering (M)
Geography (M, m)
Environment, Society, Culture (m)

Geography - Environmental Geography (M)
Geography - Geospatial Analysis and Technology (M)
Geography - Liberal Arts (M, m)
Geography - Teaching (m)
Geography - Transnational Geography (M)

Geology (M, m)
Geology (M)
Geology - Earth and Space Science Teaching (M)
Geology - Liberal Arts (M, m)
Geology - Liberal Arts: Dual Degree Geological Engineering (M)
Geology - Liberal Arts: Environmental Science (M)
Geology - Liberal Arts: Hydrogeology and Water Chemistry (M)
Geology - Teaching (m)

Materials Science and Engineering (M)
Materials Science - Liberal Arts (M)
Materials Science and Engineering (M)

Mathematics (M, m)
Math - Actuarial Science (M, m)
Math - Liberal Arts (M, m)
Math - Liberal Arts: Applied/Statistics (M)
Math - Liberal Arts: Research (M)
Math - Teaching (Grades 6-12) (M, m)
Math - Teaching, Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence (m)

Physics (M, m)
Physical Science - Teaching (M)
Physics - Applied (M)
Physics - Liberal Arts (M, m)
Physics - Teaching (M, m)
Physics/Math - Teaching (M)
Physics and Engineering Dual Degree (M)
Physics and Engineering Dual Degree (M)

Pre-Engineering
Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Chiropractic

Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Med
Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Occupational Therapy
Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Optometry
Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Physician’s Assistant
Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Pre-Veterinary Medicine

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