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The University of Akron

382 Carroll Street Akron, OH 44325
(330) 972-7111

Here you will find excellence in the breadth and quality of our 300 academic degree programs, and in the highly talented faculty who will help mold you into a critical thinker. Here you will find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy, and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community. Most important, here you will discover energy, in the high-tech classrooms of our new academic buildings, in our new Student Union and Student Recreation and Wellness Center, and among the 200 student organizations on campus.

Excellence, opportunity and energy. You will find all three at The University of Akron.

Admissions

The University of Akron is a comprehensive research and teaching university at the heart of a dynamic regional economy. At UA, students can choose from more than 200 undergraduate majors and areas of study. UA also has more than 110 master's and doctoral programs , a law degree with four tracks and an accelerated medical education offered in partnership with the Northeast Ohio Medical University .

On this site, you can learn more about the breadth and quality of the academic programs , vibrant campus life , opportunities for real-world experience and much more. Start your journey below, where you will discover the opportunities waiting for you in our degree programs for undergraduates, graduates, international students and law students.

College Life

The classroom isn't the only place you should open your mind. Our campus abounds with opportunities to discover new interests, new talents and new friends.

There are more than 200 registered student organizations on campus, ranging from Associated Student Government to the Ski and Snowboard Club to the Future Physicians Club. You'll find groups focused on academic interests, hobbies, politics, faith, ethnicity, music and careers. There are societies, clubs, councils, choirs, teams, bands, ministries, fraternities, sororities and governments.

We have 13 intramural sports and clubs, including traditional favorites like volleyball, basketball and flag football, as well as some new things to try, like innertube water polo, futsol and ultimate frisbee. Many intramural sports are held in the new Student Recreation and Wellness Center, so after the game, grab your friends and some floaties and chill out in the recreational pool's lazy river.

Choosing a Degree Program

Our students can choose from more than 200 undergraduate majors and area of study. Whether your dreams involve the stage, studio, classroom, laboratory or clinical setting, we'll provide the experiences and education to help make them a reality. Here, you will learn how to turn your aspirations into accomplishments, and your talents into tools to change the world.

Below you will find a list of the programs available at UA. Click on a program to learn more about it.


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Majors & Minors

Program College Department Major/Minor Degree
Accounting College of Business Administration George W. Daverio School of Accountancy major BSA
Adolescent to Young Adult or P-12 Specialty Programs College of Education Curricular and Instructional Studies major BS
Aerospace Systems Engineering College of Engineering Mechanical Engineering major BS
Applied Mathematics Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Mathematics major minor BS
Art Education College of Creative & Professional Arts Myers School of Art major BA
Art History College of Creative & Professional Arts Myers School of Art major minor BA
Associate of Arts Summit College Department of Associate Studies major AA
Athletic Training College of Education Sport Science and Wellness Education major BS
Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology Summit College Engineering & Science Technology major BS
Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Medicine (B.S./M.D.) Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Medicine Degree major BS
Biochemistry Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Chemistry major BS
Biology Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Biology major minor BS
Biomedical Engineering (Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Track) College of Engineering Biomedical Engineering major BS
Biomedical Engineering (Biomechanics Track) College of Engineering Biomedical Engineering major BS
Biomedical Engineering (Instrumentation, Signals and Imaging Track) College of Engineering Biomedical Engineering major BS
Business Administration Minor for Non-Business Majors College of Business Administration College of Business Administration minor
Business Management Technology Summit College Business Technology major AAB
Business Management Technology Wayne College Business Management Technology major AAB
Business Minor for Engineering Majors College of Business Administration College of Business Administration minor
Ceramics College of Creative & Professional Arts Myers School of Art major minor BFA
Chemical Engineering and Biomolecular Engineering College of Engineering Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering major BS
Chemistry Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Chemistry major minor BA BS
Chemistry (B.S. in Natural Sciences w/Polymer Chemistry Concentration and M.S. in Polymer Science) Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering Department of Chemistry major BS
Chemistry - Polymer Option Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Chemistry major minor BS
Child Life Specialist College of Health Sciences & Human Services School of Family and Consumer Sciences major minor BA
Child/Family Development College of Health Sciences & Human Services School of Family and Consumer Sciences major minor certificate BA
Civil Engineering College of Engineering Civil Engineering major BS
Communication College of Creative & Professional Arts School of Communication major minor BA
Community Services Technology
Fundamentals
Summit College Public Service Technology major minor certificate AAS
Computer Engineering College of Engineering Electrical and Computer Engineering major BS
Computer Information Systems
(Associate Degree)
Summit College Business Technology major AAB
Computer Information Systems
(Bachelor's Degree)
Summit College Business Technology major BS
Computer Science Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Computer Science major minor BS
Construction Engineering Technology (Associate Degree) Summit College Engineering & Science Technology major AAS
Construction Engineering Technology (Bachelor's Degree) Summit College Engineering & Science Technology major BS
Consumer Marketing Minor College of Business Administration Department of Marketing minor
Corrosion Engineering College of Engineering Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering major BS
Criminal Justice Technology Summit College Public Service Technology major minor certificate AAS
Dance College of Creative & Professional Arts School of Dance Theatre and Arts Administration major BA BFA
Database Marketing Minor College of Business Administration Department of Marketing minor
Direct Interactive Marketing Minor College of Business Administration Department of Marketing minor
Drafting and Computer Drafting Technology Summit College Engineering & Science Technology major AAS
Early Childhood Development Summit College Public Service Technology major AAS
Early Childhood Education (Age 3 - Grade 3) College of Education Curricular and Instructional Studies major BA
Earth Science Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Geology and Environmental Science major BA
Economics Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Economics major minor BA
Electrical Engineering College of Engineering Electrical and Computer Engineering major BS
Electronic Engineering Technology (Associate Degree) Summit College Engineering & Science Technology major AAS
Electronic Engineering Technology (Bachelor's Degree) Summit College Engineering & Science Technology major BS
Emergency Management and Homeland Security Summit College Public Service Technology major minor certificate BS
Emergency Medical Services Technology Summit College Public Service Technology major AAS
Engineering Geology Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Geology and Environmental Science major BS
English Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of English major minor BA
Entrepreneurship Minor College of Business Administration Department of Management minor
Environmental Science Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Geology and Environmental Science major BA
Exercise Science College of Education Sport Science and Wellness Education major BS
Family and Consumer Sciences College of Health Sciences & Human Services School of Family and Consumer Sciences major BA BS
Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Education College of Health Sciences & Human Services School of Family and Consumer Sciences major BS
Fashion Merchandising College of Health Sciences & Human Services School of Family and Consumer Sciences major BA
Finance College of Business Administration Department of Finance major BBA
Finance Minor for Business Majors College of Business Administration Department of Finance minor
Financial Planning Minor College of Business Administration Department of Finance minor
Financial Services Minor for Non-Business Majors College of Business Administration Department of Finance minor
Fire Protection Technology Summit College Public Service Technology major minor certificate AAS
General Business College of Business Administration College of Business Administration major BBA
Geographic and Land Information Systems Summit College Engineering & Science Technology major AAS
Geography Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Geology and Environmental Science major minor BA BS
Geology Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Geology and Environmental Science major BA BS
Geophysics Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Geology and Environmental Science major BS
Graphic Design College of Creative & Professional Arts Myers School of Art major minor BFA
Health Care Office Management Wayne College Health Care Office Management major AAB
History Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of History major minor BA
Hospitality Management Summit College Business Technology major AAS
Human Resource Management College of Business Administration Department of Management major BBA
Human Resource Management Minor College of Business Administration Department of Management minor
Humanities Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences BCAS Dean's Office major BA
Information Systems Management College of Business Administration Department of Management major BBA
Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) College of Business Administration Department of Marketing major BBA
Interdisciplinary Anthropology Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Anthropology and Classical Studies major minor BA
Interdisciplinary Studies Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences College of Creative & Professional Arts Summit College Interdisciplinary Studies Committee major BA
Interior Design College of Health Sciences & Human Services School of Family and Consumer Sciences major BA
International Business College of Business Administration Department of Marketing major BBA
International Business Minor College of Business Administration Department of Marketing minor
Intervention Specialist (K-12); ECIS (Age 3-Grade 3) College of Education Curricular and Instructional Studies major BS
Labor Economics Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Economics major minor BS
Land Surveying (Associate Degree) Summit College Engineering & Science Technology major AAS
Management Information Systems Minor College of Business Administration Department of Management minor
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Summit College Engineering & Science Technology major AAS
Marketing and Sales Technology Summit College Business Technology major AAB
Marketing Management College of Business Administration Department of Marketing major BBA
Mathematics Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Mathematics major minor BS
Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering Mechanical Engineering major BS
Mechanical Engineering Technology (Associate Degree) Summit College Engineering & Science Technology major AAS
Mechanical Engineering Technology (Bachelor's Degree) Summit College Engineering & Science Technology major BS
Mechanical Polymer Engineering College of Engineering Mechanical Engineering major BS
Medical Assisting Technology Summit College Department of Allied Health Technology major AAS
Metalsmithing College of Creative & Professional Arts Myers School of Art major minor BFA
Middle Level Education (Grades 4-9) College of Education Curricular and Instructional Studies major BS
Modern Languages — French Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Modern Languages major minor BA
Modern Languages — Spanish Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Modern Languages major minor BA
Multi-age Education College of Education Curricular and Instructional Studies major BS
Music College of Creative & Professional Arts School of Music major BA
Natural Sciences Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences BCAS Dean's Office major BS
Nursing College of Nursing College of Nursing major BS BSN
Nutrition/Dietetics College of Health Sciences & Human Services School of Family and Consumer Sciences major BS
Organizational Supervision Summit College Business Technology major BS
Painting/Drawing College of Creative & Professional Arts Myers School of Art major minor BFA
Paralegal Studies Summit College Public Service Technology major minor certificate AAS
Philosophy Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Philosophy major minor BA
Photography College of Creative & Professional Arts Myers School of Art major minor BFA
Physical Education College of Education Sport Science and Wellness Education major BSE
Physics Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Physics major BS
Political Science Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Political Science major minor BA
Postsecondary Technical Education College of Education Educational Foundations and Leadership major certificate BS
Pre-MBA Minor for Non-Business Majors College of Business Administration College of Business Administration minor
Printmaking College of Creative & Professional Arts Myers School of Art major minor BFA
Psychology Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Psychology major minor BA
Radiologic Technology Summit College Department of Allied Health Technology major AAS
Respiratory Therapy (Bachelor's Degree) Summit College Department of Allied Health Technology major BS
Sales Management College of Business Administration Department of Marketing major BBA
Sales Management Minor College of Business Administration Department of Marketing minor
Sculpture College of Creative & Professional Arts Myers School of Art major minor BFA
Social Sciences Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences BCAS Dean's Office major BA
Social Services Technology Wayne College Social Services Technology major AAS
Social Work College of Health Sciences & Human Services School of Social Work major BA
Sociology Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Sociology major minor BA
Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology College of Health Sciences & Human Services School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology major BA
Sport Studies College of Education Sport Science and Wellness Education major BS
Statistics Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Department of Statistics major minor BA BS
Studio Art College of Creative & Professional Arts Myers School of Art major BA
Supply Chain/Operations Management College of Business Administration Department of Management major BBA
Supply Chain/Operations Management Minor College of Business Administration Department of Management minor
Surgical Technology Summit College Department of Allied Health Technology major AAS
Surveying and Mapping (Bachelor's Degree) Summit College Engineering & Science Technology major BS
Theatre Arts College of Creative & Professional Arts School of Dance Theatre and Arts Administration major BA
Women's Studies Minor Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences BCAS Dean's Office minor certificate
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