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Undergraduate Majors at Northern Illinois University

The most popular undergraduate major at Northern Illinois University is Speech Communication and Rhetoric followed by Psychology and Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. A list of all 54 available majors and annual graduates is presented below. Also of interest, median earnings for Northern Illinois University graduates by major.

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.