Undergraduate Majors at Northern Illinois University

The most popular major at Northern Illinois University is Speech Communication and Rhetoric followed by Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse and Accounting. A list of all 54 available majors and annual graduates is presented below.

List of undergrad majors offered at Northern Illinois University

Computer and Information Sciences

Graduates
Computer Science 69

Education

Graduates
Special Education and Teaching 57
Elementary Education and Teaching 170
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 37
Art Teacher Education 18
Health Teacher Education 18
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 71

Engineering

Graduates
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 30
Mechanical Engineering 67
Industrial Engineering 14
Engineering Technology 63

Engineering Technology

Graduates

Foreign Languages

Graduates
Russian Language and Literature 1
German Language and Literature 3
French Language and Literature 7
Spanish Language and Literature 33

Work and Family Studies

Graduates
Human Development and Family Studies 131
Apparel and Textiles 29

English and Literature

Graduates
English Language and Literature 141

Liberal Arts and Humanities

Graduates
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 113

Biology

Graduates
Biology/Biological Sciences 115

Mathematics

Graduates
Mathematics 64

Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies

Graduates
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 52

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Graduates
Philosophy 16

Physical Sciences

Graduates
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology 19
Chemistry 20
Geology/Earth Science 19
Physics 8

Psychology

Graduates
Psychology 222

Social Sciences

Graduates
Anthropology 30
Economics 86
Geography 49
Political Science and Government 134
Sociology 149

Visual and Performing Arts

Graduates
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts 35
Art/Art Studies 13
Fine/Studio Arts 64
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 6
Music 2
Music Performance 28

Health Professions

Graduates
Communication Sciences and Disorders 42
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 29
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 127
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling 120
Dietetics/Dietitian 83
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 187

Business

Graduates
Business Administration and Management 160
Operations Management and Supervision 76
Accounting 172
Finance 110
Management Science 74
Marketing/Marketing Management 142

History

Graduates
History 115

Communication

Graduates
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 283
Journalism 56

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=147703 IPEDS survey data for Northern Illinois University.