Undergraduate Majors at University of Akron Main Campus

The most popular major at University of Akron Main Campus is Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse followed by Psychology and Accounting. A list of all 150 available majors and annual graduates is presented below.

List of undergrad majors offered at University of Akron Main Campus

Computer and Information Sciences

Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst 61
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications 1
Computer Science 23
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design 1
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration 2
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 31

Personal and Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Chef Training 15


Special Education and Teaching 25
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 14
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 44
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 90
Art Teacher Education 16
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 22
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education 2
Mathematics Teacher Education 7
Music Teacher Education 7
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 34
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 6
Social Studies Teacher Education 28
Technical Teacher Education 13
French Language Teacher Education 1
Spanish Language Teacher Education 5
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 1
Education, Other 6


Engineering 3
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 20
Chemical Engineering 20
Civil Engineering 48
Computer Engineering 10
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 30
Mechanical Engineering 64
Polymer/Plastics Engineering 4

Engineering Technology

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 37
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 15
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 59
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 77
Surveying Technology/Surveying 36
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician 6

Foreign Languages

French Language and Literature 4
Spanish Language and Literature 11
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation 14

Work and Family Studies

Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies 4
Housing and Human Environments 18
Family Systems 46
Child Development 36
Apparel and Textiles 16

Legal Professions

Legal Assistant/Paralegal 16

English and Literature

English Language and Literature 48

Liberal Arts and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 49
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 2


Biology/Biological Sciences 101
Biochemistry 5
Microbiology 1
Zoology/Animal Biology 1
Animal Physiology 3
Ecology 2


Mathematics 4
Applied Mathematics 40
Statistics 5

General Studies

Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 8
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 3

Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies

Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 56

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy 13


City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 7

Physical Sciences

Chemistry 5
Geology/Earth Science 10
Geophysics and Seismology 1


Psychology 117

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting

Corrections 1
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 2
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 70
Forensic Science and Technology 1
Criminal Justice/Police Science 80
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician 30
Fire Protection, Other 33

Human Services

Community Organization and Advocacy 11
Social Work 77

Social Sciences

Social Sciences 5
Anthropology 13
Criminology 37
Economics 6
Applied Economics 4
Geography 1
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 10
International Relations and Affairs 18
American Government and Politics (United States) 34
Political Science and Government, Other 1
Sociology 32

Ethnic Studies

African Studies 3

Visual and Performing Arts

Dance 7
Graphic Design 44
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts 7
Photography 7
Fine/Studio Arts 21
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 3
Sculpture 1
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics 2
Metal and Jewelry Arts 3
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 4
Music 10
Music Performance 11
Music Theory and Composition 2
Voice and Opera 1
Jazz/Jazz Studies 1
Stringed Instruments 3

Health Professions

Communication Sciences and Disorders 58
Medical Office Management/Administration 2
Medical/Clinical Assistant 28
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 51
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 23
Surgical Technology/Technologist 16
Athletic Training/Trainer 21
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 23
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 15
Physical Therapy/Therapist 25
Dietetics/Dietitian 36
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 248


Business Administration and Management 60
Office Management and Supervision 3
Operations Management and Supervision 26
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce 4
Accounting 117
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 10
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 1
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 1
Small Business Administration/Management 5
Finance 80
Financial Planning and Services 19
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other 3
Hospitality Administration/Management 2
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 11
Restaurant/Food Services Management 3
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration 53
International Business/Trade/Commerce 32
Management Information Systems 18
Marketing/Marketing Management 106
Marketing, Other 3
Real Estate 2
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 30
Merchandising and Buying Operations 1
Retailing and Retail Operations 1
Selling Skills and Sales Operations 12
Fashion Merchandising 2


History 51


Speech Communication and Rhetoric 29
Journalism, Other 11
Radio and Television 32
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other 33
Organizational Communication 136
Public Relations/Image Management 83

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=200800 IPEDS survey data for University of Akron Main Campus.