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American University Majors

Undergraduate Majors at American University

The most popular major at American University is International Relations and Affairs followed by Political Science and Government and Speech Communication and Rhetoric. A list of all 57 available majors and annual graduates is presented below.

List of undergrad majors offered at American University

Communications Technology

Graduates
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 1

Computer and Information Sciences

Graduates
Computer Science 4

Education

Graduates
Elementary Education and Teaching 11
Secondary Education and Teaching 10

Foreign Languages

Graduates
Language Interpretation and Translation 26
Russian Language and Literature 2
German Language and Literature 2
French Language and Literature 8
Spanish Language and Literature 8

Legal Professions

Graduates
American/US Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence 41

English and Literature

Graduates
General Literature 49

Liberal Arts and Humanities

Graduates
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 9

Biology

Graduates
Biology/Biological Sciences 16
Biochemistry 5
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 2

Mathematics

Graduates
Mathematics 5
Applied Mathematics 1
Financial Mathematics 3
Statistics 6

Natural Resources Conservation

Graduates
Environmental Studies 17

General Studies

Graduates
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 28

Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies

Graduates
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 9

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Graduates
Philosophy 32
Religion/Religious Studies 2

Physical Sciences

Graduates
Chemistry 1
Physics 6
Acoustics 13

Psychology

Graduates
Psychology 54

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting

Graduates
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 29

Social Sciences

Graduates
Social Sciences 55
Anthropology 15
Economics 63
International Relations and Affairs 390
Political Science and Government 156
Political Science and Government, Other 9
Sociology 22

Ethnic Studies

Graduates
American/United States Studies/Civilization 5
Asian Studies/Civilization 4
Latin American Studies 9
Russian Studies 2
French Studies 4
German Studies 2
Women's Studies 4
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 2

Visual and Performing Arts

Graduates
Graphic Design 10
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts 11
Cinematography and Film/Video Production 47
Fine/Studio Arts 5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 9
Music 5
Music History, Literature, and Theory 4

Business

Graduates
Business Administration and Management 215
Accounting 6
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 2

History

Graduates
History 48

Communication

Graduates
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 90
Journalism 49

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=131159 IPEDS survey data for American University.