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Undergraduate Majors

Accountancy

Is offered by the Department of Accounting and Information Systems which is part of the College of Business.

Aerospace Engineering

Is offered by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, which is part of the College of Engineering.

Agricultural and Extension Education

Is offered by the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education.

Agricultural Biology

Is offered by the Department of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Weed Science, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business

Is offered by the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Agriculture and Community Development

Is offered by the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Agronomy

Is offered by the Department of Plant and Environmental Science,which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Animal Science

Is offered by the Department of Animal and Range Sciences, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Animation and Visual Effects

Is offered by the Creative Media Institute, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Anthropology

Is offered by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Applied Studies

Is offered by the College of Extended Learning.

The Bachelor of Applied Studies (BAS) is designed for students with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or equivalent degree from an accredited institution. Building on prior education, the BAS provides students with broader experiences in technical career areas. The student population targeted for this program differs significantly from traditional degree programs at NMSU. Many students seeking admission to this program are employed or have been employed in an industry. Thus, the prime candidate for the BAS program is a mature student with real-world work experience. The BAS affords new opportunities to prospective students and helps minimize credit loss for students holding associate degrees in technical and applied areas when transferring to NMSU.

Art

Is offered by the Department of Art, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Athletic Training

Is offered by the Department of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, which is part of the College of Education.

Biochemistry

Is offered by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Biology

Is offered by the Department of Biology, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Chemical Engineering

Is offered by the Department of Chemical Engineering, which is part of the College of Engineering.

Chemistry

Is offered by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Civil Engineering

Is offered by the Department of Civil, Agricultural, and Geological Engineering, which is part of the College of Engineering.

Clothing, Textiles and Fashion Merchandising

Is offered by the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Communication Disorders

Is offered by the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, which is part of the College of Education.

Communication Studies

Is offered by the Department of Communication Studies which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Community Health

Is offered by Public Health Sciences, which is part of the College of Health and Social Services.

Computer Science

Is offered by the Department of Computer Science, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Conservation Ecology

Is offered by the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Criminal Justice

Is offered by the Department of Criminal Justice, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Dance

Is offered by the Department of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, which is part of the College of Education.

Digital Film Making

Is offered by the Creative Media Institute,which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Early Childhood Education

Is offered by the Department of Curriculum and Instruction which is a part of the College of Education.

Economics

Is offered by the Department of Economics and International Business in the College of Business.

Students majoring in economics may enroll in the College of Business Administration and Economics and pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration degree or a Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree, --OR-- they may enroll in the College of Arts and Sciences and pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Economics and Policy

Is offered by the Department of Economics and International Business in the College of Business.

Students majoring in economics may enroll in the College of Business Administration and Economics and pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration degree or a Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree, --OR-- they may enroll in the College of Arts and Sciences and pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Electrical Engineering

Is offered by the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, which is part of the College of Engineering.

Elementary Education

Is offered by the Department of Curriculum and Instruction which is a part of the College of Education.

Elementary Education majors at NMSU can pursue endorsements in various academic areas as well as in bilingual education and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

Engineering Physics

Is offered jointly by the College of Engineering and the Department of Physics (College of Arts & Sciences).

Engineering Technology - Civil

Is offered by the Department of Engineering Technology, which is part of the College of Engineering.

Engineering Technology - Electronics and Computer

Is offered by the Department of Engineering Technology, which is part of the College of Engineering.

Engineering Technology - Information

Is offered by the Department of Engineering Technology, which is part of the College of Engineering.

Engineering Technology - Mechanical

Is offered by the Department of Engineering Technology, which is part of the College of Engineering.

English

Is offered by the Department of English, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Environmental Sciences

Is offered by the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Family and Consumer Science Education

Is offered by the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Finance

Is offered by the Department of Finance, which is part of the College of Business.

Food Science and Technology

Is offered by the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Foreign Languages

Is offered by the Department of Languages and Linguistics, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

General Agriculture

Is a major offered by the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

General Business

Is offered by the Department of Management, which is part of the College of Business.

Genetics

Is offered by the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Geography

Is offered by the Department of Geography, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Geology

Is offered by the Department of Geological Sciences, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Government

Is offered by the Department of Government, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

History

Is offered by the Department of History, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Horticulture

Is offered by the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management

Is offered by the School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Human Nutrition and Dietetic Science

Is offered by the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Individualized Studies

Is offered by the College of Extended Learning.

The Bachelor of Individualized Studies (BIS) degree provides an alternative for students who have interdisciplinary educational objectives that can only be met by an individually tailored program of study. This major bridges academic disciplines and gives a student the opportunity to develop a course of study appropriate to their unique educational and career goals.

Industrial Engineering

Is offered by the Department of Industrial Engineering, which is part of the College of Engineering.

Information and Communication Technology

Is offered by the Department of Engineering Technology, which is part of the College of Engineering

Information Systems

Is offered by the Department of Accounting & Information Systems, which is part of the College of Business

International Business

Is offered by the Department of Economics and International Business, which is part of the College of Business.

Journalism and Mass Communications

Is offered by the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Kinesiology

Is offered by the Department of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, which is part of the College of Education.

Management

Is offered by the Management Department, which is part of the College of Business.

MarketingMathematics

Is offered by the Department of Mathematics, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Mechanical Engineering

Is offered by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, which is part of the College of Engineering.

Microbiology

Is offered by the Department of Biology, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Music

Is offered by the Department of Music, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Music Education

Is offered by the Department of Music, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Natural Resource Economics and Policy

Is offered by the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Nursing

Is offered by the Nursing Department, which is part of the College of Health and Social Services.

Philosophy

Is offered by the Department of Philosophy, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Physics

Is offered by the Department of Physics, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Psychology

Is offered by the Department of Psychology, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Rangeland Resources

Is offered by the Department of Animal and Range Sciences, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Secondary Education

Is offered by the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, which is part of the College of Education.

Secondary Education majors at NMSU can pursue the following endorsements:

  • Business Education
  • Foreign Languages (Spanish, French, or German)
  • General Science (Life Sciences, Earth Sciences, Chemistry, or Physics)
  • Language Arts (Communication Studies, English, Journalism and Mass Communication, or Theatre Arts)
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Social Studies (Economics, Geography, Government, History, Sociology, or Anthropology)
Social Work

Is offered by the School of Social Work, which is part of the College of Health and Social Services.

Sociology

Is offered by the Department of Sociology, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Soil Science

Is offered by the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Special Education

Is offered by the Department of Special Education/Communication Disorders, which is part of the College of Education.

Surveying Engineering

Is offered by the Department of Surveying Engineering, which is part of the College of Engineering.

Theatre Arts

Is offered by the Department of Theatre Arts, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Turfgrass Science and Management

Is offered by the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Wildlife Science

Is offered by the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

Women's Studies

Is offered by the College of Arts & Sciences.