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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)DegreeRequirementsCollegeApply
Accounting Bachelor of AccountancyRequirementsBusinessApply
Aerospace Engineering Bachelor of Science in Aerospace EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Agricultural and Community Development Bachelor 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 Agricultural Business Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
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 Effects Bachelor of Creative MediaRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Anthropology Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Applied Studies Bachelor of Applied StudiesRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Art (Art History)Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Art (Studio Art)Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Art (Museum Conservation)Bachelor of Fine ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Athletic Training Bachelor of Science in Athletic TrainingRequirementsEducationApply
Biochemistry Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Biology Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Biology Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Chemical Engineering Bachelor of Science in Chemical EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Chemistry Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Chemistry Bachelor 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
Communication Disorders Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Communication Studies Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Computer Science Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Computer Science (Computer Networking)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 (Software Development)Bachelor 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
Conservation Ecology Bachelor of Science in Conservation EcologyRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Conservation Ecology Bachelor of Science in Conservation EcologyRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Counseling and Community Psychology Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsEducationApply
Criminal Justice Bachelor of Criminal JusticeRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Cybersecurity Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Dance (Contemporary Dance)Bachelor of Arts in DanceRequirementsEducationApply
Dance (Dance Sport)Bachelor of Arts in DanceRequirementsEducationApply
Dance (Spanish Dance)Bachelor of Arts in DanceRequirementsEducationApply
Digital Film Making Bachelor of Creative MediaRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Early Childhood Education Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Economics Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Economics Bachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
Economics Bachelor of Arts in EconomicsRequirementsBusinessApply
Educational Leadership Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsEducationApply
Electrical Engineering (Communications and Signal Processing)Bachelor of Science in Electrical EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Electrical Engineering (Computers and Microelectronics)Bachelor of Science in Electrical EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Electrical Engineering (Control & Power)Bachelor of Science in Electrical EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Electrical Engineering (Electromagnetics and Photonics)Bachelor of Science in Electrical EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Electrical Engineering (Space Systems)Bachelor of Science in Electrical EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
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 (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
English (Creative Writing)Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Environmental Science Bachelor of Science in Environmental ScienceRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Family and Child Science Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer SciencesRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Family and Consumer Sciences Education Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer SciencesRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Fashion Merchandising and Design Bachelor 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 (Wildlife Ecology and Management)Bachelor of Science in Fish, Wildlife and Conservation EcologyRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Fisheries and Wildlife Science (Aquatic Ecology and Management)Bachelor of Science in Fish, Wildlife and Conservation EcologyRequirementsAgricultural, 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
Food Science and Technology (Culinary Science)Bachelor of Science in Food Science and TechnologyRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Foreign Languages (Spanish)Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Foreign Languages (French)Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Foreign Languages (German)Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Gender and Sexuality Studies Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
General Agriculture Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
General Business Bachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
General Business (Entrepreneurship)Bachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
Genetics and Biotechnology Bachelor of Science in GeneticsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Genetics and Biotechnology Bachelor of Science in GeneticsRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Geography (Geographic Information Science & Tech)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Geography (Human/Environment Relationships)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Geology (Geological Sciences)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Geology (Earth and Environmental Sciences)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Geology (Earth Science Education)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Geomatics Bachelor of Science in GeomaticsRequirementsEngineeringApply
Government Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
History Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Horticulture Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsAgricultural, 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 Studies Bachelor of Individualized StudiesRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Industrial Engineering Bachelor of Science in Industrial EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Information and Communication Technology Bachelor of Information and Communication TechnologyRequirementsEngineeringApply
Information Systems Bachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
International Business Bachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
Journalism and Media Studies Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Justice, Political Philosophy and Law Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
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 & Supply Chain Management)Bachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
Management (Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship)Bachelor of Business AdministrationRequirementsBusinessApply
Marketing Bachelor 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 (Foundations)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Mathematics (General Mathematics)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Mathematics (Secondary Mathematics Education)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor of Science in Mechanical EngineeringRequirementsEngineeringApply
Microbiology Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Music (Vocal Performance)Bachelor of MusicRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Music (Instrumental Performance)Bachelor of MusicRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Music (Piano 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 Resource Economics and Policy Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Nursing Bachelor of Science in NursingRequirementsHealth and Social ServicesApply
Philosophy Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Physics Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Physics (Geophysics)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Physics (Materials Science)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Physics (Optics)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Physics (Applied Physics)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Physics (Computational Physics)Bachelor of ScienceRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Psychology Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Public Health Bachelor of Public HealthRequirementsHealth and Social ServicesApply
Range Science Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Secondary Education (Secondary Education General Science)Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Secondary Education (Secondary Education Language Arts)Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Secondary Education (Secondary Education Math)Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Secondary Education (Secondary Education Social Studies)Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Social Work Bachelor of Social WorkRequirementsHealth and Social ServicesApply
Sociology Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and 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
Soil Science (Environment and Resource Management)Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Special Education (Elementary Education)Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Special Education (Secondary Education)Bachelor of Science in EducationRequirementsEducationApply
Theatre Arts Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Theatre Arts (Musical Theatre)Bachelor of ArtsRequirementsArts and SciencesApply
Turfgrass Science and Management Bachelor of Science in AgricultureRequirementsAgricultural, Consumer, and Environmental SciencesApply
Zero-to-Four (Early Childhood)Bachelor of Applied StudiesRequirementsEducationApply