Academic Program Guide 2015–2016

This page serves as an undergraduate Academic Program Guide for academic year 2015–2016. It includes nearly every undergraduate degree program and many of the variations possible within those degree programs, and it provides links to minor programs as well.

Browse through the Major Programs or Minor Programs table (select a tab below), or filter the table by searching to find the information you seek (use the Search box at top right of the table).

Major Programs

UCA Undergraduate Majors

The undergraduate majors table lists 139 programs of study in 79 degree programs. For information about non-degree pre-professional programs, see the Undergraduate Bulletin.

The Academic Maps (AMAPs) linked in the AMAP column of the table are the official, approved programs of study for undergraduate degrees for students beginning at UCA in fall 2015. The AMAPs are in PDF format. Note that some AMAPs are not yet ready to post: these are noted by a placeholder PDF that indicates the expected posting date. An omnibus collection of this year’s AMAPs is available from this link: 2015 AMAP Omnibus Collection.

Link Abbreviations: MAP8 = Eight-Semester Guaranteed AMAP; MAP2 = Two-Year AMAP (AA degree only; not guaranteed); AMAPO = other AMAP type (four-year, five-year, etc.; not guaranteed); BLTN = link to the Undergraduate Bulletin; DEPT = link to an academic department.
PROGRAM/OPTION TITLE DEGREE AMAP UBULLETIN DEPARTMENT
Accounting BBA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Addiction Studies, Prevention BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Addiction Studies, Treatment BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
African/African American Studies BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Anthropology BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Anthropology BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Art, Art Education BA MAPO BLTN DEPT
Art, Art History BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Art, Fine Art BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Art, Studio Art BFA MAPO BLTN DEPT
Athletic Training BS MAPO BLTN DEPT
Biology BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Business Administration (General) BBA MAPO BLTN DEPT
Chemistry, ACS Certified: Biochemistry BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Chemistry, ACS Certified: Standard BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Chemistry, Non-ACS Certified BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Communication BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Communication BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Communication Sciences and Disorders BS MAPO BLTN DEPT
Computer Science BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Creative Writing BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Criminology BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Criminology BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Digital Filmmaking BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Digital Filmmaking BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Economics BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Economics, International Trade BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Economics, International Trade BBA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Elementary Education (K-6) BSE MAPO BLTN DEPT
English BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
English, with Teaching Licensure BA MAPO BLTN DEPT
Environmental Science, Biology BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Environmental Science, Chemistry BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Environmental Science, Planning and Administration BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Exercise Science (formerly Kinesiology) BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Family and Consumer Sciences, General BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Family and Consumer Sciences Education BSE MAPO BLTN DEPT
Finance BBA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
General Education AA MAP2 BLTN DEPT
General Science, Option A BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
General Science, Option B BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Geography BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Geography, Geospatial Technology Concentration BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Geography BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Geography, Geospatial Technology Concentration BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Health Education BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Health Sciences, Health Services Administration BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Health Sciences, Physical Therapy BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
History BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
History BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Innovation and Entrepreneurship BBA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Insurance and Risk Management BBA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Insurance and Risk Management, Personal Financial Planning BBA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies BA MAPO BLTN DEPT
Interior Design BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Interior Design BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
International Studies BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Journalism, Broadcast Journalism BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Journalism, Broadcast Journalism BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Journalism, Mass Communication Research BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Journalism, Mass Communication Research BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Journalism, Online Journalism BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Journalism, Online Journalism BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Journalism, Print Journalism BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Journalism, Print Journalism BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Linguistics, Track 1: Spanish, French, German, or Chinese BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Linguistics, Track 2: TESOL BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Linguistics, Track 3: Computer Science BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Linguistics, Track 4: General Linguistics BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Management BBA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Management, Supply Chain Management BBA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
MIS, Application Development - E-Commerce BBA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
MIS, Application Development - GIS BBA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
MIS, Application Development - Programmer/Analyst BBA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
MIS, Business Analyst BBA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
MIS, Telecommunications BBA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Marketing BBA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Marketing, Supply Chain Management BBA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Mathematics, Applied Math BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Mathematics, Applied Math - STEMteach BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Mathematics, Math Education - STEMteach BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Mathematics, Pure BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Mathematics, Pure Math BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Mathematics, Pure Math - STEMteach BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Medical Technology BS MAPO BLTN DEPT
Middle Level Education, Language Arts + Mathematics BSE MAPO BLTN DEPT
Middle Level Education, Language Arts + Science BSE MAPO BLTN DEPT
Middle Level Education, Language Arts + Social Studies BSE MAPO BLTN DEPT
Middle Level Education, Mathematics + Science BSE MAPO BLTN DEPT
Middle Level Education, Mathematics + Social Studies BSE MAPO BLTN DEPT
Middle Level Education, Science + Social Studies BSE MAPO BLTN DEPT
Modern Languages, French BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Modern Languages, French - Business BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Modern Languages, French - ESL BA MAPO BLTN DEPT
Modern Languages, Spanish BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Modern Languages, Spanish - Business BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Modern Languages, Spanish - ESL BA MAPO BLTN DEPT
Music (non-performance) BA MAPO BLTN DEPT
Music, Composition BM MAPO BLTN DEPT
Music, Education, K-12 - Instrumental BM MAPO BLTN DEPT
Music, Education, K-12 - Piano / Instrumental BM MAPO BLTN DEPT
Music, Education, K-12 - Piano / Vocal BM MAPO BLTN DEPT
Music, Education, K-12 - Vocal BM MAPO BLTN DEPT
Music, Performance - Instrumental BM MAPO BLTN DEPT
Music, Performance - Piano BM MAPO BLTN DEPT
Music, Performance - Vocal BM MAPO BLTN DEPT
Nuclear Medicine Technology BS MAPO BLTN DEPT
Nursing BSN MAPO BLTN DEPT
Nutrition BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Philosophy BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Philosophy BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Physical Education Teacher Education BSE MAPO BLTN DEPT
Physics BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Physics, Applied Physics BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Physics, Biological Physics BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Physics, Chemical Physics BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Physics, Mathematical Physics BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Physics, Physical Science BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Political Science BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Political Science BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Professional Studies, Health and Safety BPS N/A BLTN DEPT
Professional Studies, Leadership and Technology BPS N/A BLTN DEPT
Psychology BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Psychology BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Public Administration BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Public Administration BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Public Relations BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Public Relations BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Radiography BS MAPO BLTN DEPT
Religious Studies BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Religious Studies BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Social Studies, History BSE MAPO BLTN DEPT
Sociology BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Sociology BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Special Education BSE MAPO BLTN DEPT
Theatre BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Theatre BS MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Writing, General BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Writing, Professional Writing BA MAP8 BLTN DEPT
Minor Programs

UCA Undergraduate Minors

The undergraduate minors table lists UCA’s 59 minor programs.

Link Abbreviations: BLTN = link to the Undergraduate Bulletin; DEPT = link to an academic department.
MINOR PROGRAM TITLE UBULLETIN DEPARTMENT
Accounting BLTN DEPT
Actuarial Studies BLTN DEPT
Addiction Studies, Treatment BLTN DEPT
African/African-American Studies BLTN DEPT
Anthropology BLTN DEPT
Art BLTN DEPT
Art History BLTN DEPT
Asian Studies BLTN DEPT
Biology BLTN DEPT
Business Administration BLTN DEPT
Chemistry BLTN DEPT
Cognitive Neuroscience BLTN DEPT
Communication BLTN DEPT
Computer Science BLTN DEPT
Creative Writing BLTN DEPT
Criminology BLTN DEPT
Digital Filmmaking BLTN DEPT
Economics BLTN DEPT
English BLTN DEPT
Family and Consumer Sciences BLTN DEPT
French BLTN DEPT
Gender Studies BLTN DEPT
Geographic Information Science BLTN DEPT
Geography BLTN DEPT
German BLTN DEPT
Health Education BLTN DEPT
History BLTN DEPT
Honors Interdisciplinary Studies BLTN DEPT
Innovation & Entrepreneurship BLTN DEPT
International Studies BLTN DEPT
Journalism BLTN DEPT
Latin American and Latino Studies BLTN DEPT
Linguistics BLTN DEPT
Management BLTN DEPT
Management Information Systems BLTN DEPT
Mandarin Chinese BLTN DEPT
Marketing BLTN DEPT
Mathematics BLTN DEPT
Military Science BLTN DEPT
Music BLTN DEPT
Philosophy BLTN DEPT
Physical Science BLTN DEPT
Physics BLTN DEPT
Political Science BLTN DEPT
Presidential Studies BLTN DEPT
Psychology BLTN DEPT
Public Administration BLTN DEPT
Public Relations BLTN DEPT
Religious Studies BLTN DEPT
Sociology BLTN DEPT
Southern and Arkansas Studies BLTN DEPT
Spanish BLTN DEPT
Special Education (non-licensure) BLTN DEPT
Sports Psychology BLTN DEPT
Statistics BLTN DEPT
Teaching and Learning BLTN DEPT
Theatre BLTN DEPT
Writing, General BLTN DEPT
Writing, Professional BLTN DEPT

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