UNIVERSITY

Auburn University

Chartered in 1856, Auburn University opened in 1859 and has had four official names. The university started out as the East Alabama Male College, a Methodist institution. Classes were first held for 80 students with a faculty of six in 1859 at the East Alabama Male College, a Methodist institution. In 1872, the college became a state-owned, land-grant institution and was renamed the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama, changing from a private liberal arts school to a state-supported college with emphasis on new scientific and agricultural programs. As expansion continued, the Alabama Legislature decided in 1899 that a new name was needed to reflect the institution’s growth, and the college became the Alabama Polytechnic Institute. As Charles Thach, the university’s sixth president, stated, “The Alabama Polytechnic Institute, a high sounding phrase, is fit for legal documents and grave legislation, but not to conjure with and not to yell and not to dream with as is fair.” The Legislature agreed, and in 1960 the Alabama Polytechnic Institute became Auburn University.

Auburn University has developed into one of the largest universities in the South, remaining in the educational forefront with its traditional blend of arts and applied science and changing with the needs of today while living with a respect for the traditions and spirit that are Auburn.

Undergraduate program

Samuel Ginn College of Engineering

  • Aerospace Engineering – STEM designated
  • Biosystems Engineering – STEM designated
    • Bioprocess Engineering Option
    • Ecological Engineering Option
    • Forest Engineering Option
  • Chemical Engineering – STEM
  • Civil Engineering – STEM designated
  • Computer Engineering – STEM designated
  • Computer Science (BS) – STEM designated
  • Electrical Engineering – STEM designated
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering – STEM designated
  • Materials Engineering – STEM designated
  • Mechanical Engineering – STEM designated
  • Software Engineering – STEM designated
  • Wireless Engineering – STEM designated
    • Hardware Option

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business

  • Accountancy
  • Business Administration
  • Business Analytics
  • Finance (BSB)
  • Information Systems Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management

College of Agriculture

  • Agricultural Business & Economics
  • Agricultural Communications
  • Agricultural Science
  • Agriscience Education
  • Animal Sciences – STEM designated
    • Animal and Allied Industries Option
    • Equine Option
    • Meat Science Option
    • Pre-Vet/Pre-Professional Option
  • Applied Biotechnology – STEM designated
  • Biological and Agricultural Technology Management
  • Biosystems Engineering – STEM designated
    • Bioprocess Option
    • Ecological Engineering Option
    • Forest Engineering Option
  • Crops & Soils – STEM designated
    • Production Option
    • Science Option
    • Soil, Water & Land use Option
    • Turfgrass Management Option
  • Environmental Science – STEM designated
  • Fisheries, Aquaculture Option, and Aquatic Sciences
    • Fisheries and Aquaculture Option
    • Marine Resources Option
    • Pre-Professional Option
  • Horticulture Science – STEM designated
    • Fruit & Vegetable Production Emphasis
    • Landscape Horticulture Emphasis
    • Nursery & Greenhouse Science Emphasis
    • Pre-Landscape Architecture Emphasis 95-year degree)
  • Poultry Science – STEM designated
    • Poultry Production
    • Pre-Vet/Pre-Professional Option

College of Architecture, Design & Construction

  • Architecture
    • Summer Design (5 year degree)
  • Architecture/Interior Architecture
    • Summer Design (5 year degree)
  • Building Science – STEM designated
  • Environmental Design
    • Pre-Landscape Architecture
  • Graphic Design (5-year degree)
  • Industrial Design

College of Education

  • Agriscience Education
  • Business & Marketing Education
  • Chemistry Education
  • Collaborative Teacher Education, K-12
  • Early Childhood/Elementary Special Education
  • English Language Arts Education/English
  • Exercise Science – STEM designated
  • Foreign Language Education
    • French Education
    • German Education
    • Spanish Education
  • General Science Education
  • General Social Science Education/History
  • Mathematics Education
  • Music Education/Instrumental & Vocal
  • Physical Activity & Health – STEM designated
  • Physical Activity & Health – STEM designated
  • Physics Education
  • Pre-Early childhood Education
  • Pre-Elementary Education
  • Rehabilitation & Disability Studies

College of Human Sciences

  • Apparel Merchandising, Design & Production Management
    • Apparel Design & Production Management Option
    • Apparel Merchandising Option
  • Consumer and Design Sciences, ABM
  • Global Studies in Human Sciences
  • Hospitality Management
    • Culinary
    • Event Management Option
    • Hotel and Restaurant Management Option
  • Human Development & Family Studies
    • Human Development and Family Studies Option in Child Life
    • Human Development and Family Studies Option in Early Child Development
  • Interior Design
  • Nutrition – STEM designated
    • Nutrition Science Option
    • Nutrition/Dietetics Option
    • Wellness Option
  • Philanthropy and Non-Profit Studies

College of Liberal Arts

  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Art History
  • Art-Studio/Fine Arts
  • Communication
  • Communication Disorders
  • Economics
    • Primary Track
    • Literature
    • Professional & Public Writing
  • French
  • French International Trade
  • German
  • German International Trade
  • Health Services Administration
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary University Studies
  • International Studies
  • Journalism
    • Sports Production Option
  • Law & Justice
  • Media Studies
    • Visual Media Option
  • Music
  • Music Performance
    • Commercial Music
    • Composition and Technology
    • Instrumental
    • Piano
    • Voice
  • Neuroscience – STEM designated
    • Cognitive Neuroscience
    • Molecular Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Spanish International Trade
  • Theatre
    • Design/Technology
    • Management
    • Music Theatre
    • Performance
    • Theatre

College of Sciences and Mathematics

  • Applied Mathematics – STEM designated
    • Actuarial Science Option
    • Discrete Option
  • Biochemistry – STEM designated
  • Biomedical Sciences – STEM designated
    • Interdisciplinary Health Science Concentration
    • Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, Pre-Optometry Concentration
    • Pre-Pharmacy Concentration
    • Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Physical Therapy Concentration
  • Chemistry, BA – STEM designated
    • Forensics Concentration
    • Pre-Dental Concentration
    • Pre-Medicine Concentration
    • Pre-Optometry Concentration
  • Chemistry, BS – STEM designated
  • Genetics
    • Pre-Dental Concentration
    • Pre-Medicine Concentration
    • Pre-Optometry Concentration
  • Geography
  • Geology – STEM designated
    • Earth System Science Option
  • Laboratory Science
  • Marine Biology – STEM designated
  • Mathematics (BA) – STEM designated
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Microbial, Cellular & Molecular Biology – STEM designated
    • Cell & Molecular Biology Option (MCCM)
    • Microbiology Option (MCMB)
    • Pre-Vet Track
  • Microbiology
    • Pre-Dental Concentration
    • Pre-Medical Concentration
    • Pre-Optometry Concentration
    • Pre-Physical Therapy Concentration
    • Pre-Physician Assistant Concentration
    • Pre-Veterinary Concentration
  • Organismal Biology – STEM designated
    • Conservation & Biodiversity Option
  • Ecology, Evolution & Behavior Option
  • Integrative Biology Option
  • Pre-Dental Concentration
  • Pre-Medical Concentration
  • Pre-Optometry Concentration
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Concentration
  • Pre-Physician Assistant Concentration
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine Concentration
  • Physics – STEM designated

School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences

  • Forestry – STEM designated
  • Geospatial and Environmental Informatics – STEM designated
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Sustainable Biomaterials Packaging
  • Wildlife Ecology & Management – STEM designated
  • Wildlife Enterprise Management
  • Wildlife Pre-Vet – STEM designated

School of Nursing

  • Nursing – Traditional
    • RN-BSN

Graduate Degrees

Samuel Ginn College of Engineering

  • Aerospace Engineering (MS) – STEM designated
  • Biosystems Engineering (MS) – STEM designated
    • Available through the college of agriculture
  • Chemical Engineering (MS) – STEM designated
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering (MS) – STEM designated
  • Cybersecurity Engineering (MSCE) – STEM designated
  • Data Science & Engineering – STEM designated
    • Data Engineering Option (MS)
  • Materials Engineering (MS) – STEM designated
  • Mechanical Engineering (MS) – STEM designated
  • Polymer and Fiber Engineering (Non-thesis) – STEM designated

College of Education

  • Agriscience Education (MS)
  • Business/Marketing Education (MS)
  • Early Childhood Education (MS)
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (Med)
  • English Language Arts Education (MS)
  • Foreign Language Education (MS)
    • French
    • Spanish
  • Music Education (MS)
    • Instrumental
    • Vocal
  • Reading Education (MS)

College of Liberal Arts

  • Master of Community Planning (MCP)
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)

College of Sciences and Mathematics

  • Applied Mathematics (MAM) – STEM designated
    • Non-thesis program
  • Data science & Engineering (MS) – STEM designated
    • Data Science Option
  • Mathematics (MS) – STEM designated
    • Thesis program
  • Probability and Statistics (MProbS) – STEM designated
  • Statistics (MS) – STEM designated
    • Thesis program

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