Academic Programs and Organization

This list includes undergraduate and graduate programs and aims to be up-to-date for the stated list date. For additional information about undergraduate programs, see program descriptions in the current Undergraduate Bulletin (UBulletin). For additional information about graduate programs, see the Graduate Bulletin (GBulletin) or contact the Graduate School on the web at uca.edu/graduateschool/ or by telephone: (501) 450-3124.

Looking for a graduate certificate program? See Graduate Certificates by College.

Gainful Employment links in the following list are updated as more recent information becomes available.

Program list updated: April 15, 2017

[1] College of Business

  • Accounting – BBA, MAcc, minor
  • Actuarial Studies – minor
  • Business Administration – BBA, MBA, minor
    • Finance – MBA concentration
    • Health Care Administration – MBA concentration
    • Information Management – MBA concentration
    • International Business – MBA concentration
  • Economics – BBA, BA, BS, minor
    • International Trade – BA concentration, BBA concentration
  • Finance – BBA
  • Information Systems – BS
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship – BBA, minor
  • Insurance and Risk Management – BBA
    • Personal and Financial Planning – BBA concentration
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management – BBA, minor
  • Management – BBA, minor
  • Management Information Systems – BBA, minor
    • Application Development (web development, programmer/analyst, GIS) – BBA concentration
    • Telecommunications and Computer Networking – BBA concentration
    • Business Analysis – BBA concentration
  • Marketing – BBA, minor
  • Criminal Justice Institute Higher Education Program (for sworn law-enforcement officers only)
    • Crime Scene Investigation – CP, TC, AAS
    • Law Enforcement Administration – CP, TC, AAS

[2] College of Education

  • Advanced Studies in Teacher Leadership – MSE
    • Gifted and Talented Education – GC
       → Gainful Employment Information – Graduate Certificate in Gifted and Talented Education: 2014-15 | 2013-14 
  • College Student Personnel Services and Administration – MS
  • Educational Leadership – EdS
    • PK–12 – EdS option
    • Post-Secondary Education – EdS option
    • District-Level Administration – PMC
       → Gainful Employment Information – Post-Master’s Certificate in District-Level Administration: 2014-15 | 2013-14 
  • Elementary Education K–6 – BSE
  • Instructional Technology – MS
    • Distance Education – GC, MS track
       → Gainful Employment Information – Graduate Certificate in Instructional Technology: Distance Education: 2014-15 | 2013-14 
    • Media Design and Development – GC, MS track
       → Gainful Employment Information – Graduate Certificate in Instructional Technology: Media Design and Development: 2014-15 | 2013-14 
    • Technical Support – GC, MS track
       → Gainful Employment Information – Graduate Certificate in Instructional Technology: Technical Support: 2014-15 | 2013-14 
  • Leadership Studies – PhD
  • Library Media and Information Technology – MS
  • Master of Arts in Teaching – MAT
  • Middle Level Education (4-8) – BSE
  • Reading – MSE
    • Dyslexia Interventionist – GC
       → Gainful Employment Information – Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia Interventionist: 2017-18 | 2016-17 
  • School Counseling – MS
  • School Leadership, Management, and Administration – MS
    • Gifted and Talented Program Administrator – PMC
       → Gainful Employment Information – Post-Master’s Certificate in School-Based Leadership: Gifted and Talented Program Administration: 2014-15 | 2013-14 
    • Special Education Program Administration – PMC
       → Gainful Employment Information – Post-Master’s Certificate in School-Based Leadership: Special Education Program Administration: 2014-15 | 2013-14 
    • Adult Education Program Administration – PMC
       → Gainful Employment Information – Post-Master’s Certificate in School-Based Leadership: Adult Education Program Administration: 2014-15 | 2013-14 
    • Curriculum Administration – PMC
       → Gainful Employment Information – Post-Master’s Certificate in School-Based Leadership: Curriculum Administration: 2014-15 | 2013-14 
    • Building Administration – PMC
       → Gainful Employment Information – Post-Master’s Certificate in School-Based Leadership: Building Administration: 2014-15 | 2013-14 
  • Special Education – BSE, GC, MAT (pending final approval), MSE, minor (non-licensure)
    • Special Education K–12 – GC
       → Gainful Employment Information – Graduate Certificate in Special Education K–12: 2017-18 | 2016-17 
    • Integrated Early Childhood Education (B–K) – GC
       → Gainful Employment Information – Graduate Certificate in Integrated Early Childhood Education (B–K): 2017-18 | 2016-17 
  • Teaching and Learning (teacher licensure) – minor
  • K–12 Teacher Preparation Programs (College of Fine Arts and Communication: Art, Music; College of Health and Behavioral Sciences: Kinesiology and Physical Education; College of Liberal Arts: Modern Languages [Chinese, French, Spanish])
  • 7–12 Teacher Preparation Programs (College of Health and Behavioral Studies: Family and Consumer Sciences; College of Liberal Arts: English, Social Studies-History; College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics: STEMteach – Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science [Biology, Chemistry], Mathematics, Physics)

[3] College of Fine Arts and Communication

  • Art – BA, minor
    • Fine Art – BA concentration
    • Art Education – BA concentration
    • Art History – BA concentration, minor
  • Communication – BA, BS, minor
  • Creative Writing – BA, MFA, minor
  • Film – BA, BS, MFA, minor (name change pending final approval)
  • Journalism – BA, BS, minor
    • Broadcast Journalism – BA/BS concentration
    • Online Journalism – BA/BS concentration
    • Print Journalism – BA/BS concentration
  • Music – BA, BM, GC, MM, minor (non-teaching)
    • Music Education – BM concentration, MM concentration
    • Performance – BM concentration, MM concentration
    • Composition – BM concentration
    • Instrumental Conducting – MM concentration
    • Choral Conducting – MM concentration
    • Music Theory – MM concentration
    • Music (Professional Studies) – GC
  • Public Relations – BA, BS, minor
  • Studio Art – BFA
    • Ceramics – BFA concentration
    • Graphic Design – BFA concentration
    • Painting – BFA concentration
    • Photography – BFA concentration
    • Printmaking – BFA concentration
    • Sculpture – BFA concentration
  • Theatre – BA, BS, minor
  • Writing – BA, minor
    • Writing Studies – BA concentration, minor (name change pending final approval)
    • Professional Writing – BA concentration, minor

[4] College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

  • Addiction Studies – BS, minor
    • Prevention – BS concentration
    • Treatment – BS concentration, minor
  • Athletic Training – BS
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders – BS, MS, PhD
  • Exercise Science – BS, MS
    • Clinical Exercise Science – BS concentration (pending final approval)
    • Pre-Athletic Training – BS Concentration (pending final approval)
  • Family and Consumer Sciences – BS, BSE, MS, minor
  • Health Education – BS, minor
  • Health Sciences – BS, MS
    • Health Services Administration – BS concentration
    • Physical Therapy – BS concentration
  • Interior Design – BA, BS
  • Kinesiology and Physical Education (Physical Education Teacher Education) – BSE
  • Medical Laboratory Science – BS (name change pending final approval)
  • Mental Health Counseling – MS
  • Military Science – minor
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology – BS
  • Nursing – BSN, MSN, PMC, DNP
    • Clinical Nurse Leader – MSN concentration, PMC
    • Adult Nurse Practitioner – MSN concentration, PMC
    • Family Nurse Practitioner – MSN concentration, PMC
    • Nurse Educator – MSN concentration, PMC
  • Nutrition/Dietetics – BS, post-baccalaureate internship
  • Occupational Therapy – MS, OTD (the OTD will replace the MS degree)
  • Physical Therapy – DPT, PhD
  • Professional Studies – BPS
  • Psychology – BA, BS, minor
    • Cognitive Neuroscience – minor
    • Health Psychology – minor
    • Sports Psychology – minor
  • Psychology – PhD
    • Counseling Psychology – PhD concentration
    • School Psychology – PhD concentration
  • Radiography – BS
  • School Psychology – MS, PMC
     → Gainful Employment Information – Post-Master’s Certificate in School Psychology: 2014-15 | 2013-14 
  • Sport Management – MA (pending final approval)

[5] College of Liberal Arts

  • African/African-American Studies – See Interdisciplinary Programs
  • Anthropology – BA, BS, minor
  • Chinese (Mandarin) – minor (see also Modern Languages)
  • Criminology – BA, BS, minor
  • English – BA, MA, minor
    • Language Arts – MA concentration
    • Literature – MA concentration
    • Medieval and Renaissance Literature – MA concentration
  • French – minor (see also Modern Languages)
  • General Education – AA
  • German – minor
  • History – BA, BS, MA, minor
  • Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies – See Interdisciplinary Programs
  • International Studies – BA, minor
    • International Politics and Diplomacy – BA concentration
    • International Political Economy and Development – BA concentration
    • Regional Studies – BA concentration
  • Linguistics – BA, minor
    • Language – BA concentration
    • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) – BA concentration, minor
    • Computer Science – BA concentration
    • General Linguistics – BA concentration
  • Modern Languages – BA
    • French (traditional, teacher education, business) – BA concentrations
    • Mandarin Chinese (traditional, teacher education, business) – BA concentrations
    • Spanish (traditional, teacher education, business) – BA concentrations
  • Philosophy – BA, BS, minor
  • Political Science – BA, BS, minor
  • Public Administration – BA, BS, minor
  • Religious Studies – See Interdisciplinary Programs
  • Social Studies, History concentration – BSE
  • Sociology – BA, BS, minor
  • Spanish – GC, MA, minor (see also Modern Languages)
     → Gainful Employment Information – Graduate Certificate in Spanish: 2017-18 | 2016-17 
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL), minor

[6] College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

  • Biology – BS, MS, minor
  • Chemistry – BS, minor
  • Computer Engineering – BS (pending approval)
  • Computer Science – BS, MS, minor
  • Environmental Science – See Interdisciplinary Programs
  • General Science – See Interdisciplinary Programs
  • Geographic Information Systems – GC, MGIS
     → Gainful Employment Information – Graduate Certificate in GIS: 2014-15 | 2013-14 
  • Geography – BA, BS, minor
    • Geographic Information Science – minor
    • Geospatial Technology – BA/BS concentration
  • Mathematics – BA, BS, MA, MS, minor
    • Pure Mathematics – BS concentration
    • Applied Mathematics – BS concentration
    • STEMteach Mathematics Education – BS concentration
    • STEMteach Pure Mathematics – BS concentration
    • STEMteach Applied Mathematics – BS concentration
    • Data Science – BS concentration
  • Physics – BS, minor
    • Physics – BS concentration
    • Biological Physics – BS concentration
    • Chemical Physics – BS concentration
    • Mathematical Physics – BS concentration
    • Physical Science – BS concentration, minor
    • Engineering Physics – BS concentration (pending final approval)
  • Statistics – minor
  • STEM Education / STEMteach – see Interdisciplinary Programs

[7] Interdisciplinary Programs

  • African/African-American Studies – BA, minor
  • Asian Studies – minor
  • Environmental Science – BS
    • Biology – BS track
    • Chemistry – BS track
    • Planning and Administration – BS track
  • Gender Studies – minor
  • General Science – BS
  • Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies – BA
  • Latin American and Latino Studies – minor
  • Public Scholarship and Community Engagement – minor
  • Religious Studies – BA, BS, minor
  • Southern and Arkansas Studies – minor

[8] Pre-Professional Training

  • Pre-Cardio Respiratory Care
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Dental Hygiene
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine

[9] Honors at UCA

See Recognition of Academic Achievement.