Academic Programs and Organization

This list includes undergraduate and graduate programs and aims to be up-to-date for the stated list date; programs pending approval are noted. For additional information about undergraduate programs, see program descriptions in the current Undergraduate Bulletin (UBulletin). For additional information about graduate programs, see Field of Study pages in 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.

Program list updated: July 11, 2019

[1] College of Business

  • Accounting – TC, BBA, MAcc, minor
    • Accounting – TC
    • Data Analytics – GC-DA (see below) with MAcc
  • Actuarial Studies – minor
  • Business Administration – BBA, MBA, minor
    • Finance – MBA concentration
    • Health Care Administration – MBA concentration
    • Information Management – MBA concentration
    • International Business – MBA concentration
    • Data Analytics – GC-DA (see below) with MBA
  • Data Analytics – GC
  • 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, minor
    • Insurance and Risk Management – minor (pending final approvals)
    • 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
    • Business Analysis – BBA concentration
    • Network and System Administration – BBA concentration (formerly Telecommunications and Computer Networking)
  • 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
  • College Student Personnel Administration – MS
  • Educational Leadership – EdS
    • District-Level Administration – PMC
  • Elementary Education K–6 – BSE
  • Instructional Technology – MS
    • Computer Science Teaching and Learning – GC, MS track (GC pending final approval)
    • Media Design and Development – GC, MS track
    • Online Teaching and Learning – GC, MS track (formerly Distance Learning)
  • 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
  • School Counseling – MS
  • School Leadership, Management, and Administration – MS
    • Gifted and Talented Program Administrator – PMC
    • Special Education Program Administration – PMC
    • Adult Education Program Administration – PMC
    • Curriculum Administration – PMC
    • Building Administration – PMC
  • Special Education – BSE, GC, MAT, MSE, minor (non-licensure)
    • Special Education K–12 – GC
    • Integrated Early Childhood Education (B–K) – GC
  • Teaching and Learning (for content area majors with 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
  • Art/Studio Art – BFA
    • Ceramics – BFA concentration
    • Graphic Design – BFA concentration
    • Painting – BFA concentration
    • Photography – BFA concentration
    • Printmaking – BFA concentration
    • Sculpture – BFA concentration
  • Communication – BA, BS, minor
  • Creative Writing – BA, MFA, minor
  • Film – BA, BS, MFA, minor
  • Journalism – BA, BS, minor
    • Broadcast Journalism – BA/BS concentration
    • Online Journalism – BA/BS concentration
    • Print Journalism – BA/BS concentration
  • Music – BA, BM, BME, GC, MM, minor (non-teaching)
    • Music Education – MM concentration
    • Performance – BM concentration, MM concentration
    • Composition – BM concentration
    • Music Education, Instrumental – BME concentration
    • Music Education, Piano/Vocal – BME concentration
    • Music Education, Piano/Instrumental – BME concentration
    • Music Education, Vocal – BME concentration
    • Instrumental Conducting – MM concentration
    • Choral Conducting – MM concentration
    • Music Theory – MM concentration
    • Music (Professional Studies) – GC
  • Public Relations – BA, BS, minor
  • Theatre – BA, BS, minor
  • Writing – BA, minor
    • Writing Studies – BA concentration, minor
    • 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 – MS
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders – BS, MS, PhD
  • Community Nutrition – BS (pending final approvals)
  • Dietetics/Nutrition – BS, post-baccalaureate internship, MS
  • Exercise Science – BS, MS
    • Clinical Exercise Science – BS concentration
    • Pre-Athletic Training – BS Concentration
  • Family and Consumer Sciences – BS, BSE, MS, minor
  • Health Education – BS, minor
  • Health Promotion – MS (formerly Health Sciences)
  • Health Sciences – BS
    • Health Services Administration – BS concentration
  • Interior Design – BA, BS
  • Kinesiology and Physical Education (Physical Education Teacher Education) – BSE
  • Medical Laboratory Science – BS
  • Mental Health Counseling – MS
  • Military Science – minor
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology – BS
  • Nursing – BSN, MSN, PMC, DNP
    • Clinical Nurse Leader – MSN concentration, PMC
    • Family Nurse Practitioner – PMC
    • Nurse Educator – MSN concentration, PMC
  • Nutrition Science – BS (pending final approvals)
  • Occupational Therapy – OTD
  • Physical Therapy – DPT, PhD
  • Professional Studies – BPS
  • Psychology – BS, minors
    • Cognitive Neuroscience – minor
    • Health Psychology – minor
    • Multicultural Psychology, Diversity, and Inclusion – minor (pending final approvals)
    • Psychology – minor
    • Sports Psychology – minor
  • Psychology – PhD
    • Counseling Psychology – PhD concentration
    • School Psychology – PhD concentration
  • Radiography – BS
  • School Psychology – EdS
  • Sport Management – MA

[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 – See Interdisciplinary Programs
  • 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
  • Legal Studies – minor (pending final approvals)
  • Linguistics – BA, minors
    • 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) – BSE
  • Sociology – BA, BS, minor
  • Spanish – GC, MA, minor (see also Modern Languages)

[6] College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

  • Biology – BS, MS, minor
  • Chemistry – BS, minor
  • Computer Engineering – BS
  • Computer Science – BS, MS, minor
    • Data Science – BS concentration
  • Cybersecurity – See Interdisciplinary Programs
  • Environmental Science – See Interdisciplinary Programs
  • General Science – See Interdisciplinary Programs
  • Geographic Information Systems – GC, MGIS
  • 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, minors
    • Physics – BS concentration, minor
    • Biological Physics – BS concentration
    • Chemical Physics – BS concentration
    • Mathematical Physics – BS concentration
    • Physical Science – BS concentration, minor
  • Statistics – minor
  • STEM Education / STEMteach – See Interdisciplinary Programs

[7] Interdisciplinary Programs

  • African/African-American Studies – BA, minor
  • Asian Studies – minor
  • Cybersecurity – BS
    • Cyberphysical Security – BS concentration
    • Management of Cybersecurity – BS concentration
    • Cybersecurity Strategic Policy – BS concentration
  • Environmental Science – BS
    • Biology – BS track
    • Chemistry – BS track
    • Planning and Administration – BS track
  • Gender Studies – minor
  • General Education – AA
  • General Science – BS
  • General Studies – BGS
  • Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies – BA
  • Latin American and Latino Studies – minor
  • Religious Studies – BA, BS, minor
  • Southern and Arkansas Studies – minor
  • STEM Education / STEMteach – 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.