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 1, 2024

[1] College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

  • Africana Studies – See Interdisciplinary Programs
  • Anthropology – BS, minor
  • 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
  • Chinese (Mandarin) – minor (see also Modern Languages)
  • Creative Writing – BA, MFA, minor
  • Criminology – BS, minor
  • English – BA, MA, minor
  • Film – BA, MFA, minor
  • French – minor (see also Modern Languages)
  • General Education – See Interdisciplinary Programs
  • General Studies – See Interdisciplinary Programs
  • History – BA, BS, minor
  • Interior Design – BA, BS
  • International Studies – BA, minor
    • International Affairs and Security – BA concentration
    • International Development and Globalization – BA concentration
    • Regional and Cultural Studies – BA concentration
  • Journalism – BA, minor
    • Broadcast Journalism – BA concentration
    • Online Journalism – BA concentration
    • Print Journalism – BA concentration
  • Legal Studies – minor
  • 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
  • Music – BA, BM, BME, GC, MM, minor (non-teaching)
    • Performance – BM concentration
    • Composition – BM concentration
    • Piano Pedagogy – BM concentration
    • Jazz and Studio Music – BM concentration
    • Music Education, Instrumental / Woodwind – BME concentration
    • Music Education, Instrumental / Brass – BME concentration
    • Music Education, Instrumental / Percussion – BME concentration
    • Music Education, Instrumental / String – BME concentration
    • Music Education, Piano/Vocal – BME concentration
    • Music Education, Piano/Instrumental – BME concentration
    • Music Education, Vocal – BME concentration
    • Music Education – MM concentration
    • Instrumental Performance – MM concentration
    • Piano Performance – MM concentration
    • Vocal Performance – MM concentration
    • Instrumental Conducting – MM concentration
    • Choral Conducting – MM concentration
    • Music Theory – MM concentration
    • Music (Professional Studies) – GC
  • Philosophy – BS, minor
  • Political Science – BA, BS, minor
  • Public Administration – BPA, minor
  • Public Relations – BA, minor
  • Religious Studies – See Interdisciplinary Programs
  • Social Studies (History) – BSE
  • Sociology – BS, minor
  • Spanish – minor (see also Modern Languages)
  • Theatre – BA, minor
  • Writing, Rhetoric, and Information Design – BA, minor
    • Writing Studies – BA concentration, minor
    • Technical and Professional Writing – BA concentration, minor

[2] College of Business

  • Accounting – TC, BBA, MAcc, minor
    • Data Analytics – GC-DA (see below) with MAcc
  • Actuarial Studies – minor
  • Applied Data Analytics – TC, BS, MS (see also Data Analytics)
  • Business Administration – MBA
    • Finance – MBA concentration
    • Health Care Administration – MBA concentration
    • Information Management – MBA concentration
    • International Business – MBA concentration
    • Data Analytics – GC-DA (see below) with MBA
  • Computer Information Systems – BBA, minor
    • Business Analysis – BBA concentration
  • Cybersecurity Management – BS
  • Data Analytics – GC, minor (see also Applied Data Analytics)
  • Economics – BBA, BA, BS, minor
    • International Trade – BA concentration, BBA concentration
    • Pre-Law – BS concentration
  • Finance – BBA
  • Financial Literacy – TC
  • Financial Services – minor
  • General Business – ABA (pending), BBA, minor
  • Information Systems – BS
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship – BBA, minor
  • Insurance and Risk Management – BBA, minor
    • Personal and Financial Planning – BBA concentration
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management – BBA, minor
  • Management – BBA, minors
    • Human Resource Management – BBA concentration, minor
  • Marketing – BBA, minor

[3] College of Education

  • Advanced Studies in Teacher Leadership – MSE
    • Gifted and Talented Endorsement – GC, MSE concentration
    • Generalist/Content Area – MSE Concentration
    • English as a Second Language – MSE Concentration
    • Dyslexia Endorsement – MSE Concentration
    • Online Teaching Endorsement – MSE Concentration
  • College Student Personnel Administration – MS
  • Digital Age Teaching and Learning – EdS
  • Educational Leadership – EdS
    • District-Level Administration – PMC
  • Elementary Education K–6 – BSE
  • Instructional Technology – MS
    • Computer Science Teaching and Learning – GC, MS track
    • Leadership and Technology in Instructional Design – GC, MS track
    • Online Teaching and Learning – GC, MS track
  • Leadership for Equity and Inclusion – PhD
    • K-12 Education Leadership
    • Digital Age Curriculum and Instruction
    • Community Leadership and Change
  • Library Media and Information Technology – MS
  • Master of Arts in Teaching – MAT
  • Math Education – minor
  • Middle Level Education (4-8) – BSE
  • Literacy with Dyslexia Endorsement – MSE
    • Dyslexia Endorsement – GC
  • School Counseling – MS
  • School Leadership, Management, and Administration – MS
    • Gifted and Talented Program Administrator – PMC
    • Special Education Program Administration – PMC
    • Curriculum Administration – PMC
    • Building Administration – PMC
  • Special Education – BSE, GC, MAT, MSE, minor (non-licensure)
    • 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 Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences: Art, Music, Modern Languages [Chinese, French, Spanish]; College of Health and Behavioral Sciences: Physical Education)
  • 7–12 Teacher Preparation Programs (College of Health and Behavioral Studies: Family and Consumer Sciences; College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences: English, Social Studies-History; College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics: STEMteach – Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science [Biology, Chemistry], Mathematics, Physics)

[4] College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

  • Addiction Studies – BS
    • Prevention – BS concentration
    • Treatment – BS concentration, minor
  • Athletic Training – MS
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders – BS, MS
  • Community Nutrition – BS
  • Dietetics/Nutrition – BS, MS
  • Exercise Science – BS, MS
    • Clinical Exercise Science – BS concentration
    • Pre-Athletic Training – BS Concentration
    • Sport Marketing and Commerce – GC with MS (pending)
  • Family and Consumer Sciences – BS, BSE, MS, minor
  • Health Promotion – BS, MS, minor
    • Health Coaching – CP
  • Healthcare Administration – BS (pending)
  • Medical Laboratory Science – BS
  • Mental Health Counseling – MS
  • Military Science – minor
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology – BS
  • Nursing – BSN, MSN, PMC, DNP
    • Bridge2BSN – BSN concentration (pending)
    • Family Nurse Practitioner – PMC
    • Nurse Educator – MSN concentration, PMC
    • Post-MSN – DNP concentration
    • BSN-to-DNP Nurse Practitioner – DNP concentration
  • Nutrition Science – BS
  • Occupational Therapy – OTD
  • Physical Education (Physical Education Teacher Education) – BSE
  • Physical Therapy – DPT, PhD
  • Psychology – BS, minors
    • Cognitive Neuroscience – minor
    • Health Psychology – minor
    • Multicultural Psychology, Diversity, and Inclusion – minor
    • Psychology – minor
    • Sports Psychology – minor
  • Psychology – PhD
    • Counseling Psychology – PhD concentration
  • Radiography – BS
  • School Psychology – EdS
  • Sport Management – MA
    • Sport Marketing and Commerce – GC with MA (pending)
  • Sport Marketing and Commerce – GC (pending)

[5] College of Science and Engineering (name pending)

  • Biology – BS, MS, minor
  • Chemistry – BS, minor
  • Computer Engineering – BS
  • Computer Science – BS, MS, minor
    • Data Science – BS concentration
  • Cybersecurity – See Interdisciplinary Programs
  • Data Science – BS
    • Computer Science – BS concentration
    • Statistics – BS concentration
    • Business – BS concentration
  • Engineering Physics – BS
  • Environmental Science – See Interdisciplinary Programs
  • General Science – See Interdisciplinary Programs
  • Geographic Information Systems – GC, MGIS
  • Geography – BS, minor
    • Geographic Information Science – minor
    • Geospatial Technology – BS concentration
  • Mathematics – BS, MA, MS, minor
    • Pure Mathematics – BS concentration
    • Applied Mathematics – BS concentration
    • Mathematics Education – 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

[6] Interdisciplinary Programs

  • Africana Studies (name pending) – 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
  • Latin American and Latino Studies – minor
  • Religious Studies – BA, BS, minor
  • Southern and Arkansas Studies – minor

[7] Pre-Professional Training

  • Pre-Cardio Respiratory Care
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Dental Hygiene
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Physician Assistant
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine

[9] Honors at UCA

See Recognition of Academic Achievement.