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Auburn University offers more than 150 formal undergraduate majors, which are housed in 12 colleges and schools. We are proud to have a wide range of nationally competitive programs taught by world-class faculty who regularly receive national awards and research grants for outstanding instruction and research. While at Auburn University, you will obtain a first-rate education in a friendly, comfortable, small-town environment with the resources, service, and opportunities of a first-rate research institution. The AU Career Center can assist you in exploring majors and developing an academic plan to fit your career goals.
The College of Agriculture traces its roots back to 1872 with the establishment of the Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical College as a land-grant college. Throughout its 150-year history, the college has helped advance Alabama's agricultural economy while improving the nutrition, health and standard of living for all citizens.
The college comprises the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, the McWhorter School of Building Science, and the Department of Industrial and Graphic Design. We offer undergraduate programs in architecture, building science, environmental design, graphic design, industrial design, interior architecture, and pre-landscape architecture.
The Harbert College of Business is one of the country's most prestigious, innovative and dynamic business schools. We offer world-class business education in a world-class community. With programs, research centers, and faculty that lead the nation, our business complex is a leadership hub dedicated to guiding you to the top of your field. Visit our site to learn how our research is changing business, our students are learning beyond the classroom, and our graduates are ready for any challenge.
The College of Education is an NCATE-accredited, top-30 percent U.S. News school of education offering degrees in teacher certification degree areas, in addition to degree areas preparing professionals in school administration and health professions. We are dedicated to ensuring that our graduates enter their chosen profession as competent, committed and reflective professionals, as outlined by our Conceptual Framework. By building on our nearly 100-year history, we pride ourselves in meeting the present needs of education issues and addressing future needs through our instruction, research and outreach.
Auburn University has been offering engineering courses since 1872 and has a long and rich tradition of excellence in engineering education. We rank in the top 50 institutions nationally in research expenditures. This research powers the local, state, regional and national economies. Employers tell us that our emphasis on fundamentals, hands-on engineering and a strong work ethic sets Auburn engineering graduates apart as leaders in the workplace and the community.
Auburn University's College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment brings unparalleled expertise, passion and commitment to address society’s needs for enhanced quality of life and sustainable development of our renewable natural resources. We are an integral part of sound economic development of the state, region, nation and world.
The College of Human Sciences strives to create a learning environment where intellectual discovery and social responsibility converge in pursuit of a sustainable world – a world that enhances human health and well-being.
The College of Liberal Arts academically shapes the core of the well-rounded Auburn student through study of the humanities and the human arts. Courses and programs such as those we offer in the arts, communications, history, languages, literature, philosophy, psychology, political science, social sciences, and speech, for example, give students the opportunity to acquire tangible knowledge, while becoming critical thinkers and creative spirits who learn how educated and engaged citizens contribute more fully to the overall quality of life.
The Auburn University School of Nursing (AUSON), established in 1979, is one of the newest of Alabama's nine publicly supported baccalaureate nursing programs. As such, the school has a responsibility to prepare nurses to deliver health care services in diverse settings in the state and region and to provide leadership in health education and research for the University and the state. Since many of the rural counties surrounding Auburn University are designated as medically underserved areas, the Auburn University School of Nursing also assumes responsibility for improving health care access and upgrading primary, secondary and tertiary health services for underserved populations.
The James I. Harrison, Sr. School of Pharmacy, established in 1885, is the oldest professional school at Auburn University. It is the only public pharmacy school in Alabama and is also the only institution in the State that offers a graduate program in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Post-graduate education and continuing education are provided to practitioners across Alabama. Each year, the School receives two to three applications for every admission seat in the professional program. The Harrison School of Pharmacy faculty is a highly qualified group of educators who are nationally recognized for teaching, research and scholarship.
The mission of the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) is to provide an environment that ensures excellence in the biological, physical and mathematical sciences for the purpose of:
(1) preserving, interpreting and conveying existing knowledge (teaching);
(2) creating, integrating and applying new knowledge (research); and,
(3) fostering educational exchange within the University, the Alabama community and society as a whole.
Auburn University established the department of veterinary science and physiology in 1892. Since 1909, the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine has graduated more than 6,100 Doctors of Veterinary Medicine. The College of Veterinary Medicine, known for its collegial atmosphere and strong traditions, provides a broad-based education that prepares students to enter a variety of careers in veterinary medicine.
- Aerospace Engineering
- Agricultural Business & Economics, ABM*
- Agricultural Communications
- Agricultural Science
- Agriscience Education
- Animal Sciences
- Apparel Merchandising, Design and Production Management
- Applied Biotechnology
- Architecture, Interior
- Art History
- Art-Studio/Fine Arts
- Aviation Management
- Actuarial Science
- Biological and Agricultural Technology Management
- Biomedical Sciences
- Biosystems Engineering
- Building Science
- Business Administration
- Business Analytics
- Business and Marketing Education
- Chemical Engineering
- Chemistry Education
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Science
- Collaborative Teacher Education, K-12
- Communication Disorders
- Consumer and Design Sciences, ABM*
- Early Childhood Education
- Early Childhood Special Education, P-6
- Electrical Engineering
- Elementary Education
- English Language Arts Education/English
- Entrepreneurship and Family Business
- Environmental Design, ABM*
- Environmental Design, Post-Baccalaureate
- Environmental Science
- Exercise Science
- Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures, ABM*
- Fitness, Conditioning and Performance
- Food Sciences
- Foreign Language Education, French
- Foreign Language Education, German
- Foreign Language Education, Spanish
- French International Trade
- General Science Education
- General Social Science Education/History
- Geography, ABM*
- Geology - Earth System Science Option
- Geospatial and Environmental Informatics
- German International Trade
- Global Studies in Human Sciences
- Graphic Design
- Health Services Administration
- Horticulture, ABM*
- Hospitality Management
- Human Development and Family Studies
- Human Resources Management
- Industrial Design
- Industrial and Systems Engineering, ABM*
- Information Systems Management
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Interior Design
- International Business
- Laboratory Technology
- Law and Justice
- Materials Engineering, ABM*
- Mathematics Education
- Mechanical Engineering
- Marine Biology
- Medical Laboratory Sciences
- Media Studies
- Microbial, Cellular and Molecular Biology
- Music Education/Instrumental and Vocal
- Music Performance
- Music Theater
- Natural Resources Management
- Nutrition, ABM*
- Organismal Biology
- Philanthropy and Non-Profit Studies
- Physical Education/Teacher Education
- Physical Activity and Health
- Physics, ABM*
- Physics Education
- Political Science
- Poultry Science, ABM*
- Pre-Dentistry and Pre-Medicine
- Pre-Physical Therapy
- Pre-Physician Assistant
- Pre-Veterinary Medicine/Wildlife Sciences
- Product Design and Production Management Option
- Professional Flight
- Public Administration, ABM*
- Public Relations
- Radio Television and Film
- Rehabilitation and Disability Studies
- Social Work
- Software Engineering
- Spanish International Trade
- Supply Chain Management
- Sustainable Biomaterials and Packaging
- Veterinary Medicine**
- Wildlife Ecology and Management
- Wildlife Sciences
- Wireless Engineering
- Wildlife Enterprise Management
*ABM Available - The Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's program offers outstanding students the opportunity to earn both a bachelor's and master's degrees in five years and at a lower cost. Visit grad.auburn.edu/abm for more information.
**Indicates professional programs with undergraduate pre-professional plans of study available.***The Exploratory Advising Center is the home for first-time freshmen who have not selected a specific major within a college upon admission. Exploratory (EXPL) freshmen will receive two semesters of customized assistance from academic and career counselors. By the end of the students' second semester, they will be required to choose a major (or at least a college).