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Academics

Find your future in any of our amazing degree programs, designed to offer you a challenging and rewarding academic experience. An education from NMSU means you will graduate prepared to lead by experience. Possibilities to gain real-world know-how can be found on and off campus through undergraduate research opportunities and classroom projects.

Explore your options

Choosing a major is a big step toward deciding who you will become after graduation. At NMSU, you can start as an Exploratory Student and delve into different degree options while taking courses that will help keep you on track toward earning your bachelor’s degree.

During your first year at NMSU, you can choose a meta-major to explore. Each meta-major is a broad cluster of degree programs with common academic foundations including courses such as English and math, as well as course options that facilitate the discovery of other disciplines. To learn more, visit Exploratory Students.

Degree programs

Major (Concentration or Focus)DegreeRequirementsCollege 
AccountingBachelor of AccountancyRequirementsBusinessApply
Aerospace EngineeringBachelor of Science in Aerospace EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Agricultural and Community DevelopmentBachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Agricultural and Extension Education (Advanced Technology Education)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Agricultural and Extension Education (Agricultural Communications)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Agricultural and Extension Education (Agricultural Education Teaching)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Agricultural Biology (Applied Biology)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Agricultural Biology (Applied Microbiology)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Agricultural Biology (Entomology)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Agricultural Biology (Environmental Biology)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Agricultural Biology (Pest Biology and Management)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Agricultural Economics and BusinessBachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Agronomy (Crop Consulting)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Agronomy (General Agronomy)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Animal Science (Animal Industry)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Animal Science (Science)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Animation and Visual EffectsBachelor of Creative MediaRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
AnthropologyBachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Applied StudiesBachelor of Applied StudiesRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Applied Studies (Zero-to-Four [Early Childhood])Bachelor of Applied StudiesRequirementsEducationApply
Art (Art History)Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Art (Museum Conservation)Bachelor of Fine ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Art (Studio Art)Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Art (Studio Art)Bachelor of Fine ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Athletic TrainingBachelor of Science in Athletic TrainingRequirementsEducationApply
BiochemistryBachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
BiologyBachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
BiologyBachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Chemical EngineeringBachelor of Science in Chemical EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
ChemistryBachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
ChemistryBachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Civil Engineering (Environmental)Bachelor of Science in Civil EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Civil Engineering (General)Bachelor of Science in Civil EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)Bachelor of Science in Civil EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Civil Engineering (Structural)Bachelor of Science in Civil EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Civil Engineering (Water Resources)Bachelor of Science in Civil EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Clothing, Textiles and Fashion MerchandisingBachelor of Science in Family and Consumer SciencesRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Communication DisordersBachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Communication StudiesBachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Computer ScienceBachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Computer ScienceDual Degree: Bachelor of Science/Master of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Computer Science (Algorithm Theory)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Computer Science (Big Data and Data Science)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Computer Science (Bioinformatics)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Computer Science (Cybersecurity)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Computer Science (Human Computer Interaction)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Computer Science (Networking)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Computer Science (Software Development)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Conservation EcologyBachelor in Conservation EcologyRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Conservation EcologyBachelor in Conservation EcologyRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Counseling and Community PsychologyBachelor of ScienceRequirementsEducationApply
Criminal JusticeBachelor of Criminal JusticeRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Dance (Contemporary Dance)Bachelor of Arts in DanceRequirementsEducationApply
Dance (Dance Sport)Bachelor of Arts in DanceRequirementsEducationApply
Dance (Spanish)Bachelor of Arts in DanceRequirementsEducationApply
Digital Film MakingBachelor of Creative MediaRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Early ChildhoodBachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
EconomicsBachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
EconomicsBachelor of Arts in EconomicsRequirementsBusinessApply
EconomicsBachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
Electrical EngineeringDual Degree: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering/Master of Science in Electrical EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Electrical Engineering (Communications and Signal Processing)Bachelor of Science in Electrical EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Electrical Engineering (Computers and Electronics)Bachelor of Science in Electrical EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Electrical Engineering (Control and Power)Bachelor of Science in Electrical EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Electrical Engineering (Electromagnetics and Photonics)Bachelor of Science in Electrical EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Elementary Education (Bilingual/TESOL Endorsement)Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Elementary Education (Language Arts K-8)Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Elementary Education (Math K-8)Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Elementary Education (Science K-8)Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Elementary Education (Social Studies K-8)Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Engineering Physics (Aerospace)Bachelor of Science in Engineering PhysicsRequirementsEngineeringApply
Engineering Physics (Chemical)Bachelor of Science in Engineering PhysicsRequirementsEngineeringApply
Engineering Physics (Electrical)Bachelor of Science in Engineering PhysicsRequirementsEngineeringApply
Engineering Physics (Mechanical)Bachelor of Science in Engineering PhysicsRequirementsEngineeringApply
Engineering Technology - Civil (Construction Technology)Bachelor of Science in Engineering TechnologyRequirementsEngineeringApply
Engineering Technology - Civil (Geomatics)Bachelor of Science in Engineering TechnologyRequirementsEngineeringApply
Engineering Technology - Civil (Renewable Energy Technologies)Bachelor of Science in Engineering TechnologyRequirementsEngineeringApply
Engineering Technology - Civil (Transportation Technology)Bachelor of Science in Engineering TechnologyRequirementsEngineeringApply
Engineering Technology - Civil (Water/Wastewater Technology)Bachelor of Science in Engineering TechnologyRequirementsEngineeringApply
Engineering Technology - Electronics and Computer (Digital Forensics)Bachelor of Science in Engineering TechnologyRequirementsEngineeringApply
Engineering Technology - Electronics and Computer (Information Security Technology)Bachelor of Science in Engineering TechnologyRequirementsEngineeringApply
Engineering Technology - Electronics and Computer (Renewable Energy Technologies)Bachelor of Science in Engineering TechnologyRequirementsEngineeringApply
Engineering Technology - Information (Information Security Technology)Bachelor of Science in Engineering TechnologyRequirementsEngineeringApply
Engineering Technology - Mechanical (Renewable Energy Technologies)Bachelor of Science in Engineering TechnologyRequirementsEngineeringApply
English (Creative Writing)Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
English (English)Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
English (Literature, Language and Culture)Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
English (Rhetoric, Digital Media and Professional Communication)Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Environmental ScienceBachelor of Science in Environmental ScienceRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Family and Child ScienceBachelor of Science in Family and Consumer SciencesRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Family and Consumer Sciences EducationBachelor of Science in Family and Consumer SciencesRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Finance (Banking and Financial Planning)Bachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
Finance (Entrepreneurial Finance)Bachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
Finance (Financial Analyst)Bachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
Finance (Risk Management and Insurance)Bachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
Fisheries and Wildlife Science (Aquatic Ecology and Management)Bachelor of Science in Fish, Wildlife and Conservation EcologyRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Fisheries and Wildlife Science (Wildlife Ecology and Management)Bachelor of Science in Fish, Wildlife and Conservation EcologyRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Food Science and Technology (Culinary Science)Bachelor of Science in Food Science and TechnologyRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Food Science and Technology (Meat Science)Bachelor of Science in Food Science and TechnologyRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Food Science and Technology (Science, Technology and Engineering)Bachelor of Science in Food Science and TechnologyRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Foreign Languages (French)Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Foreign Languages (German)Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Foreign Languages (Spanish)Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Gender and Sexuality StudiesBachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
General AgricultureBachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
General Business (Entrepreneurship)Bachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
Genetics and BiotechnologyBachelor of Science in GeneticsRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Genetics and BiotechnologyBachelor of Science in GeneticsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Geography (Geographic Information Science and Technology)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Geography (Human/Environment Relationships)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Geology (Earth and Environmental Sciences)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Geology (Earth Science Education)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Geology (Geological Sciences)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
GeomaticsBachelor of Science in GeomaticsRequirementsEngineeringApply
GovernmentBachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
HistoryBachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Horticulture (Crop Consulting)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Horticulture (General Horticulture)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Horticulture (Horticulture Business)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Horticulture (Landscape Design)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Horticulture (Ornamental Horticulture)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism ManagementBachelor of Science in HRTMRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Human Nutrition and Dietetic Sciences (Nutrition Education)Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer SciencesRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Human Nutrition and Dietetic Sciences (Pre-Dietetics/Dietetics)Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer SciencesRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Individualized StudiesBachelor of Individualized StudiesRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Industrial EngineeringBachelor of Science in Industrial EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Information and Communication TechnologyBachelor of Information and Communication TechnologyRequirementsEngineeringApply
Information SystemsBachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
International BusinessBachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
Journalism and Media StudiesBachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Kinesiology (Clinical Exerise Science)Bachelor of Science in KinesiologyRequirementsEducationApply
Kinesiology (Exercise Science)Bachelor of Science in KinesiologyRequirementsEducationApply
Kinesiology (Performance Psychology)Bachelor of Science in KinesiologyRequirementsEducationApply
Kinesiology (Physical Education)Bachelor of Science in KinesiologyRequirementsEducationApply
Management (Human Resource Management)Bachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
Management (Project and Supply Chain Management)Bachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
Management (Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship)Bachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
MarketingBachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
Marketing (PGA Golf Management)Bachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
Mathematics (Actuarial Science and Insurance)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Mathematics (Applied Mathematics)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Mathematics (General Mathematics)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Mechanical EngineeringBachelor of Science in Mechanical EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
MicrobiologyBachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Music (Instrumental Performance)Bachelor of MusicRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Music (Piano Performance)Bachelor of MusicRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Music (Vocal Performance)Bachelor of MusicRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Music Education (K-12, Instrumental)Bachelor of Music EducationRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Music Education (K-12, Vocal)Bachelor of Music EducationRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Natural Resources Economics and PolicyBachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
NursingBachelor of Science in NursingRequirementsHealth and Social ServicesApply
PhilosophyBachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
PhysicsBachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
PhysicsDual Degree: Bachelor of Science/Master of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Physics (Applied Optics)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Physics (Applied Physics)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Physics (Computational Physics)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Physics (Geophysics)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Physics (Materials Science)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
PsychologyBachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Public HealthBachelor of Public HealthRequirementsHealth and Social ServicesApply
Range ScienceBachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Secondary Education (General Science)Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Secondary Education (Language Arts)Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Secondary Education (Math)Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Secondary Education (Social Studies)Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Social WorkBachelor of Social WorkRequirementsHealth and Social ServicesApply
SociologyBachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Soil Science (Environment and Resource Management)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Soil Science (Soil and Water Science)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Soil Science (Soils)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Special Education (Dual Licensure, Elementary Education)Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Special Education (Dual Licensure, Secondary Education)Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Theatre ArtsBachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Theatre Arts (Musical Theatre)Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Turfgrass Science and Management (Athletic Field Management Athletics)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Turfgrass Science and Management (Golf Course Management)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Turfgrass Science and Management (Turfgrass Business)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Turfgrass Science and Management (Turfgrass Science)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply