Majors by topic

This is a list of UW-Seattle undergraduate majors and minors, grouped according to subject. Options and concentrations are listed when available. Some majors admit students in good academic standing at any time (open), while others have requirements before admission (minimum) or limited capacity for applicants (capacity-constrained).

open
minimum
capacity-constrained
The Arts
  • Architectural Design
  • Architecture
  • Art
    Interdisciplinary Visual Art
    Painting and Drawing
    Photomedia
    Three Dimensional Forum: Ceramics, Glass, Sculpture
  • Art History
  • Composition (Music)
  • Dance
    Creative Studies
    Dance Studies
  • Design
    Industrial Design
    Interaction Design
    Visual Communication Design
  • Drama
    History, Theory, and Criticism
    Performance
    Design
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Guitar
  • Jazz Studies
  • Music
    Music History
    Voice
    Early Music
    Music Theory
    Instrumental
  • Music Education
  • Orchestral Instruments
  • Organ (Music)
  • Piano
  • String Instruments
  • Voice (Music)
  • Biological & Environmental Sciences
  • Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
  • Atmospheric Sciences
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Quality
    Climate
    Meteorology
  • Biology
    Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation
    General (BA)
    General (BS)
    Molecular, Cellular, and Development
    Physiology
    Plant
  • Environmental Science and Terrestrial Resource Management
    Natural Resource and Environmental Management
    Restoration Ecology and Environmental Horticulture
    Sustainable Forest Management
    Wildlife Conservation
  • Environmental Studies
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Marine Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Oceanography
    Oceanography (BA)
    Oceanography (BS)
  • Business
  • Business Administration
    Accounting
    Entrepreneurship
    Finance
    Human Resources Management
    Information Systems
    Marketing
    Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Computational Finance and Risk Management
  • Construction Management
  • Economics
  • Computing
  • Business Administration
    Accounting
    Entrepreneurship
    Finance
    Human Resources Management
    Information Systems
    Marketing
    Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
    Data Science
  • Human Centered Design and Engineering
  • Informatics
    Biomedical and Health Informatics
    Data Science
    Human-Computer Interaction
    Information Architecture
    Information Assurance and Cybersecurity
    Student-Designed Concentration
  • Engineering
  • Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Bioengineering
    Data Science
    Nanoscience and Molecular Engineering
  • Bioresource Science and Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
    Nanoscience and Molecular Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
    Nanoscience and Molecular Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Human Centered Design and Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
    Nanoscience and Molecular Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Biomechanics
    Mechatronics
    Nanoscience and Molecular Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • Environmental Health
  • Food Systems, Nutrition, and Health
  • Health Informatics and Health Information Management
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Nursing
  • Public Health - Global Health
    Public Health - Global Health (BA)
    Global Health (BA)
    Health Education and Promotion (BA)
    Public Health - Global Health (BS)
    Nutritional Sciences (BS)
  • Speech and Hearing Sciences
  • Language & Literature
  • Chinese
  • Cinema & Media Studies
  • Classical Studies
  • Classics
  • Comparative History of Ideas
  • Danish
  • English
    Creative Writing
  • Finnish
  • French
  • Germanics
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Japanese
    Linguistic
    Literature
  • Korean
  • Latin
  • Linguistics
    Romance Linguistics
  • Near Eastern Languages and Civilization
    Near Eastern Culture and Civilization
    Comparative Islamic Studies
    Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies
  • Norwegian
  • Scandinavian Studies
  • Slavic Languages and Literatures
    Russian Language, Literature, and Culture
    Eastern European Languages, Literatures, and Culture
  • South Asian Languages and Literature (Hindi and Sanskrit)
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Math
  • Applied and Computational Mathematical Sciences
    Biological and Life Sciences
    Discrete Mathematics and Algorithms
    Engineering and Physical Sciences
    Mathematical Economics and Quantitative Finance
    Scientific Computing and Numerical Algorithms
    Social and Behavioral Sciences
    Data Sciences and Statistics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computational Finance and Risk Management
  • Mathematics
    Comprehensive (BS)
    Philosophy (BA)
    Standard (BA)
    Teacher Preparation (BA)
  • Statistics
  • Physical Sciences
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Quality
    Climate
    Meteorology
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
    Chemistry (BA)
    Chemistry (BS)
    Chemistry - ACS certified (BS)
  • Earth and Space Sciences
    Biology
    GeoScience
    Geology
    Physics
  • Oceanography
    Oceanography (BA)
    Oceanography (BS)
  • Physics
    Comprehensive Physics
    Applied Physics
    Biophysics
    Teacher Preparation
  • Social Sciences
  • American Ethnic Studies
    African American Studies
    Asian/Pacific American Studies
    Chicano Studies
    Comparative American Ethnic Studies
  • American Indian Studies
  • Anthropology
    Anthropology of Globalization
    Archaeological Sciences
    Human Evolutionary Biology
    Medical Anthropology and Global Health
    Indigenous Archaeology
  • Asian Studies
  • Canadian Studies
  • Communication
    Journalism
  • Community, Environment, and Planning
  • Comparative Religion
  • Early Care and Education (Online Option)
  • Early Childhood and Family Studies
  • Economics
  • Education, Communities, and Organizations
  • European Studies
  • Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
  • Geography
    Data Science
    Cities, Citizenship, and Migration
    Environment, Economy, and Sustainability
    Globalization, Health, and Development
    GIS, Mapping, and Society
  • History
    History of Empire and Colonialism
    History of Religion and Society
    History of Race, Gender, and Power
    History of War and Society
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • Integrated Social Sciences
  • International Studies
  • Jewish Studies
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Law, Societies, and Justice
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
    Political Economy
    International Security
  • Psychology
  • Social Welfare
  • Sociology