University of Wisconsin–Madison

Undergraduate Majors

The Guide provides descriptions, requirements, and course offerings for all of the majors and certificates at UW–Madison. The list of majors below is subject to change, so please reference the Guide for the most current information, as well as information about certificates.

BUS = School of Business
EDU = School of Education
EGR = College of Engineering
CALS = College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
L&S = College of Letters & Science
NUR = School of Nursing
PHRM = School of Pharmacy
SoHE = School of Human Ecology

Majors (Fall 2020)

  • African Cultural Studies (L&S)
  • Afro-American Studies (L&S)
  • Agricultural and Applied Economics (CALS)
  • Agricultural Business Management (CALS)
  • Agronomy (CALS)
  • Animal Sciences (CALS)
  • Anthropology (L&S)
  • Applied Mathematics, Engineering and Physics (L&S)
  • Art (EDU)
  • Art Education (EDU)
  • Art History (L&S)
  • Asian Languages and Cultures (L&S)
  • Astronomy-Physics (L&S)
  • Athletic Training (EDU)
  • Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (L&S)
  • Biochemistry (L&S) (CALS)
  • Biological Systems Engineering (CALS)
  • Biology (L&S) (CALS)
  • Biomedical Engineering (EGR)
  • Botany (L&S)
  • Business: Accounting (BUS)
  • Business: Actuarial Science (BUS)
  • Business: Finance, Investment and Banking (BUS)
  • Business: Information Systems (BUS)
  • Business: International Business (BUS)
  • Business: Management and Human Resources (BUS)
  • Business: Marketing (BUS)
  • Business: Operations and Technology Management (BUS)
  • Business: Real Estate and Urban Land Economics (BUS)
  • Business: Risk Management and Insurance (BUS)
  • Business: Supply Chain Management (BUS)
  • Cartography and Geographic Information Systems (L&S)
  • Chemical Engineering (EGR)
  • Chemistry (L&S)
  • Chinese (L&S) (EDU)
  • Civil Engineering (EGR)
  • Classical Humanities (L&S)
  • Classics (L&S)
  • Communication Arts (L&S)
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders (L&S) (EDU)
  • Community and Environmental Sociology (CALS)
  • Community and Nonprofit Leadership (SoHE)
  • Computer Engineering (EGR)
  • Computer Sciences (L&S)
  • Conservation Biology (L&S)
  • Dairy Science (CALS)
  • Dance (EDU)
  • Data Science (L&S)
  • Dietetics (CALS)
  • Economics (L&S)
  • Education Studies (EDU)
  • Electrical Engineering (EGR)
  • Elementary Education (EDU)
  • Engineering Mechanics (EGR)
  • Engineering Physics (EGR)
  • English (L&S)
  • Entomology (CALS)
  • Environmental Sciences (L&S) (CALS)
  • Environmental Studies (Additional Major Only)
  • Food Science (CALS)
  • Forest Science (CALS)
  • French (L&S) (EDU)
  • Gender and Women’s Studies (L&S)
  • Genetics and Genomics (CALS)
  • Geography (L&S)
  • Geological Engineering (EGR)
  • Geology and Geophysics (L&S)
  • German (L&S) (EDU)
  • Global Health (CALS)
  • Health Promotion and Health Equity (EDU)
  • History (L&S)
  • Horticulture (CALS)
  • Human Development and Family Studies (SoHE)
  • Individual Major (CALS) (L&S) (SoHE) (EDU)
  • Industrial Engineering (EGR)
  • Interior Architecture (SoHE)
  • International Studies (L&S)
  • Italian (L&S) (EDU)
  • Japanese (L&S) (EDU)
  • Jewish Studies (L&S)
  • Journalism (L&S)
  • Kinesiology (EDU)
  • Landscape Architecture (L&S)
  • Landscape and Urban Studies (L&S)
  • Latin (L&S) (EDU)
  • Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (L&S)
  • Legal Studies (L&S)
  • Life Sciences Communication (CALS)
  • Linguistics (L&S)
  • Materials Science and Engineering (EGR)
  • Mathematics (L&S)
  • Mechanical Engineering (EGR)
  • Microbiology (L&S) (CALS)
  • Music (L&S)
  • Music: Education (L&S)
  • Music: Performance (L&S)
  • Naval Science (EGR)
  • Neurobiology (L&S)
  • Nuclear Engineering (EGR)
  • Nursing (NUR)
  • Nutritional Sciences (CALS)
  • Personal Finance (SoHE)
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences (PHRM)
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology (PHRM)
  • Philosophy (L&S)
  • Physical Education (EDU)
  • Physics (L&S)
  • Plant Pathology (CALS)
  • Polish (L&S)
  • Political Science (L&S)
  • Portuguese (L&S) (EDU)
  • Psychology (L&S)
  • Rehabilitation Psychology (EDU)
  • Religious Studies (L&S)
  • Retailing and Consumer Behavior (SoHE)
  • Russian (L&S)
  • Scandinavian Studies (L&S)
  • Social Welfare (L&S)
  • Social Work (L&S)
  • Sociology (L&S)
  • Soil Science (CALS)
  • Spanish (L&S) (EDU)
  • Special Education (EDU)
  • Statistics (L&S)
  • Textiles and Fashion Design (SoHE)
  • Theatre and Drama (EDU)
  • Wildlife Ecology (CALS)
  • Zoology (L&S)