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A major course of study usually refers to a four-year degree program, but here, we use the term MAJOR to help define the categories of all kinds of training porgrams that lead to employment.
designerChemistry, Generalmajor

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

advisorScience Teacher Education General Science Teacher Educationmajor

A program that prepares individuals to teach general science programs, or a combination of the biological and physical science subject matter areas, at various educational levels.

Marketing or Marketing Management GeneralintegratorMarketing or Marketing Management General
Special Education and Teaching GeneraladvisorSpecial Education and Teaching General
Social Studies Teacher EducationadvisorSocial Studies Teacher Education
advisorSpanish Language Teacher Educationmajor

A program that prepares individuals to teach Spanish language programs at various educational levels.

explorerPhysics Othermajor

Any instructional program in physics not listed above.

advisorMusic Generalmajor

A general program that focuses on the introductory study and appreciation of music and the performing arts. Includes instruction in music, dance, and other performing arts media.

Political Science and Government GeneraladvisorPolitical Science and Government General
advisorEnglish Language and Literature Generalmajor

A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.

integratorHorticultural Sciencemajor

A program that focuses on the scientific principles related to the cultivation of garden and ornamental plants, including fruits, vegetables, flowers, and landscape and nursery crops. Includes instruction in specific types of plants, such as citrus; breeding horticultural varieties; physiology of horticultural species; and the scientific management of horticultural plant development and production through the life cycle.

Soil Science and Agronomy, GeneralexplorerSoil Science and Agronomy, General
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business OperationsexplorerAgribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
integratorFood Sciencemajor

A program that focuses on the application of biological, chemical, and physical principles to the study of converting raw agricultural products into processed forms suitable for direct human consumption, and the storage of such products. Includes instruction in applicable aspects of the agricultural sciences, human physiology and nutrition, food chemistry, agricultural products processing, food additives, food preparation and packaging, food storage and shipment, and related aspects of human health and safety including toxicology and pathology.

explorerApplied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, Generalmajor

A program that focuses on the general production and processing of domesticated plants, shrubs, flowers, foliage, trees, groundcovers, and related plant materials; the management of technical and business operations connected with horticultural services; and the basic scientific principles needed to understand plants and their management and care.

investigatorEnvironmental Sciencemajor

A program that focuses on the application of biological, chemical, and physical principles to the study of the physical environment and the solution of environmental problems, including subjects such as abating or controlling environmental pollution and degradation; the interaction between human society and the natural environment; and natural resources management. Includes instruction in biology, chemistry, physics, geosciences, climatology, statistics, and mathematical modeling.

Computer Programming/Programmer, GeneralexplorerComputer Programming/Programmer, General
integratorInformation Science/Studiesmajor

A program that focuses on the theory, organization, and process of information collection, transmission, and utilization in traditional and electronic forms. Includes instruction in information classification and organization; information storage and processing; transmission, transfer, and signaling; communications and networking; systems planning and design; human interfacing and use analysis; database development; information policy analysis; and related aspects of hardware, software, economics, social factors, and capacity.

Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/TechnicianintegratorData Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and ManagementexplorerWildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
explorerComputer Programming, Specific Applicationsmajor

A program that prepares individuals to apply the knowledge and skills of general computer programming to the solution of specific operational problems and customization requirements presented by individual software users and organizational users. Includes training in specific types of software and its installation and maintenance.

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General ProductioninvestigatorGraphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Computer Systems Networking and TelecommunicationsdesignerComputer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
designerLandscape Architecturemajor

A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of landscape architecture and research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in geology and hydrology; soils, groundcovers, and horticultural elements; project and site planning; landscape design, history, and theory; environmental design; applicable law and regulations; and professional responsibilities and standards.

Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database AdministrationdesignerData Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/TechniciandesignerRadio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
designerAnimation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effectsmajor

A program that prepares individuals to use computer applications and related visual and sound imaging techniques to manipulate images and information originating as film, video, still photographs, digital copy, soundtracks, and physical objects in order to communicate messages simulating real-world content. Includes instruction in specialized camerawork and equipment operation and maintenance, image capture, computer programming, dubbing, CAD applications, and applications to specific commercial, industrial, and entertainment needs.

Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and AssistantdesignerPhotographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
Computer Systems Analysis/AnalystdesignerComputer Systems Analysis/Analyst
designerRecording Arts Technology/Technicianmajor

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the production of sound recordings as finished products or as components of film/video, broadcast, live, or mixed media productions. Includes instruction in sound equipment operation and maintenance; music, dialogue, and sound effects recording; sound track editing; dubbing and mixing; sound engineering; tape, disk, and CD production; digital recording and transmission; amplification and modulation; and working with producers, editors, directors, artists, and production managers.

Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources DesignexplorerWeb Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Network and System Administration/AdministratorintegratorNetwork and System Administration/Administrator
Digital Communication and Media/MultimediadesignerDigital Communication and Media/Multimedia
integratorComputer and Information Sciences, Generalmajor

A general program that focuses on computing, computer science, and information science and systems. Such programs are undifferentiated as to title and content and are not to be confused with specific programs in computer science, information science, or related support services.

integratorHigher Education/Higher Education Administrationmajor

A program that focuses on the principles and practice of administration in four-year colleges, universities and higher education systems, the study of higher education as an object of applied research, and which may prepare individuals to function as administrators in such settings. Includes instruction in higher education economics and finance; policy and planning studies; curriculum; faculty and labor relations; higher education law; college student services; research on higher education; institutional research; marketing and promotion; and issues of evaluation, accountability and philosophy.

Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum SupervisionintegratorEducational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry ChefintegratorBaking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
designerEngineering, Generalmajor

A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to solve a wide variety of practical problems in industry, social organization, public works, and commerce. Includes instruction in undifferentiated and individualized programs in engineering.

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space EngineeringdesignerAerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
advisorAgricultural Teacher Educationmajor

A program that prepares individuals to teach vocational agricultural programs at various educational levels.

Web/Multimedia Management and WebmasterexplorerWeb/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
Educational/Instructional TechnologyadvisorEducational/Instructional Technology
advisorTechnology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Educationmajor

A program that prepares individuals to teach technology education/industrial arts programs at various educational levels.

Computer and Information Systems Security/Information AssuranceintegratorComputer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
advisorChemistry Teacher Educationmajor

A program that prepares individuals to teach chemistry programs at various educational levels.

System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/ManagerdesignerSystem, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care SpecialistadvisorAesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
integratorCulinary Arts and Related Servicesmajor

Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 12.0500 - 12.0599.

designerEngineering Physics/Applied Physicsmajor

A program focusing on the use of physics principles in the analysis and evaluation of engineering problems and other scientific applications. Includes instruction in high- and low-temperature phenomena, computational physics, superconductivity, applied thermodynamics, molecular and particle physics applications, and space science research.

Bioengineering and Biomedical EngineeringdesignerBioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Environmental/Environmental Health EngineeringdesignerEnvironmental/Environmental Health Engineering
makerCivil Engineering, Generalmajor

A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of structural, load-bearing, material moving, transportation, water resource, and material control systems; and environmental safety measures.

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/TechniciandesignerElectrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
designerNuclear Engineeringmajor

A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems for controlling and manipulating nuclear energy, including nuclear power plant design, fission reactor design, fusion reactor design, reactor control and safety systems design, power transfer systems, containment vessels and structures design; and the analysis of related engineering problems such as fission and fusion processes, human and environmental factors, construction, and operational considerations.

designerElectrical and Electronics Engineeringmajor

A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification.

integratorIndustrial Engineeringmajor

A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, material, information, and energy. Includes instruction in applied mathematics, physical sciences, the social sciences, engineering analysis, systems design, computer applications, and forecasting and evaluation methodology.

designerManufacturing Engineeringmajor

A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, development, and implementation of manufacturing systems. Includes instruction in materials science and engineering, manufacturing processes, process engineering, assembly and product engineering, manufacturing systems design, and manufacturing competitiveness.

Architectural Engineering Technology/TechnicianintegratorArchitectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering TechnologyproducerElectromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/TechnicianinvestigatorOccupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
designerIndustrial Technology/Technicianmajor

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of industrial engineers and managers. Includes instruction in optimization theory, human factors, organizational behavior, industrial processes, industrial planning procedures, computer applications, and report and presentation preparation.

Computer Technology/Computer Systems TechnologydesignerComputer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Instrumentation Technology/TechnicianproducerInstrumentation Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/TechnicianmakerConstruction Engineering Technology/Technician
advisorFoods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, Generalmajor

A general program that focuses on the role of foods and nutrition in human health and wellness. Includes instruction in nutritional care and education, the planning and provision of food services, the development of consumable food products, life-span nutrition and wellness, the principles of nutritional assessment, and food safety and food composition.

Automotive Engineering Technology/TechniciansolverAutomotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/TechnicianinvestigatorPlastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/TechniciandesignerManufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
integratorEngineering/Industrial Managementmajor

A program that focuses on the application of engineering principles to the planning and operational management of industrial and manufacturing operations, and prepares individuals to plan and manage such operations. Includes instruction in accounting, engineering economy, financial management, industrial and human resources management, industrial psychology, management information systems, mathematical modeling and optimization, quality control, operations research, safety and health issues, and environmental program management.

Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADDdesignerMechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/TechnicianmakerHeating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/TechniciandesignerComputer Engineering Technology/Technician
designerArchitectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADDmajor

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to develop working drawings and electronic simulations for architectural and related construction projects. Includes instruction in basic construction and structural design, architectural rendering, architectural-aided drafting (CAD), layout and designs, architectural blueprint interpretation, building materials, and basic structural wiring diagramming.

Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, GeneralinvestigatorDrafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental TechnologymakerEnvironmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/TechnicianintegratorWater Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician
integratorSurveying Technology/Surveyingmajor

A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the delineation, determination, planning and positioning of land tracts, land and water boundaries, land contours and features; and the preparation of related maps, charts and reports. Includes instruction in applied geodesy, computer graphics, photointerpretation, plane and geodetic surveying, mensuration, traversing, survey equipment operation and maintenance, instrument calibration, and basic cartography.

designerCAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technicianmajor

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical skills and advanced computer software and hardware to the creation of graphic representations and simulations in support of engineering projects. Includes instruction in engineering graphics, two-dimensional and three-dimensional engineering design, solids modeling, engineering animation, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aided design (CADD), and auto-CAD techniques.

Energy Management and Systems Technology/TechniciandesignerEnergy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/TechniciandesignerMechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
designerPhysiology, Generalmajor

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the functional dynamics, morphology, and biochemical and biophysical communications within organisms and between living systems at all levels of complexity and integration. Includes instruction in reproduction, growth, hormonal action, vascular function, respiration, digestion, sensory perception and processing, sensorimotor integration, signal encoding and conveyance, homeostasis, physical function and malfunction, evolutionary physiology, and disease processes.


A program that focuses on scientific study of the biological mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of disease, host-pathogen interactions, and host response to disease. Includes instruction in antigen and antibody structure and function, effector mechanisms, receptors, histocompatibility, host-pathogen recognition, disease modeling, autoimmune systems, antibody formation, cytotoxic responses, regulation of immune response, virulence determinants, intercellular signaling, immunosuppression, immunotherapy, immunogenetics, disease markers, transplantation, antibody humanization, and microbial pathogenesis.

explorerMolecular Biologymajor

A program that focuses on the scientific study of the structure and function of biological macromolecules and the role of molecular constituents and mechanisms in supramolecular assemblies and cells. Includes instruction in such topics as molecular signaling and transduction, regulation of cell growth, enzyme substrates and mechanisms of enzyme action, DNA-protein interaction, and applications to fields such as biotechnology, genetics, cell biology, and physiology.


A program that focuses on the application of physics principles to the scientific study of the mechanisms of biological processes and assemblies at all levels of complexity. Includes instruction in research methods and equipment operation and applications to subjects such as bioenergetics, biophysical theory and modeling, electrophysics, membrane biology, channels, receptors and transporters, contractility and muscle function, protein shaping and folding, molecular and supramolecular structures and assemblies, and computational science.


A program that focuses on the scientific study of insect species and populations in respect of their life cycles, morphology, genetics, physiology, ecology, taxonomy, population dynamics, and environmental and economic impacts. Includes instruction in applicable biological and physical sciences as well as insect toxicology and the biochemical control of insect populations.

explorerBiomedical Sciences, Generalmajor

A general, program that focuses on the integrative scientific study of biological issues related to health and medicine, or a program in one or more of the biomedical sciences that is undifferentiated as to title. Includes instruction in any of the basic medical sciences at the research level; biological science research in biomedical faculties; and general studies encompassing a variety of the biomedical disciplines.

explorerBiological and Physical Sciencesmajor

A program that is either a general synthesis of one or more of the biological and physical sciences, or a specialization which draws from the biological and physical sciences.

designerMathematics, Generalmajor

A general program that focuses on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Includes instruction in algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.


A program that focuses on the interdisciplinary scientific study of the molecular, structural, physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of the brain and nervous system. Includes instruction in molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain science, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, molecular and biochemical bases of information processing, behavioral neuroscience, biology of neuropsychiatric disorders, and applications to the clinical sciences and biomedical engineering.

designerMathematics and Computer Sciencemajor

A program with a general synthesis of mathematics and computer science or a specialization which draws from mathematics and computer science.


A program that focuses on the human aging process and aged human populations, using the knowledge and methodologies of the social sciences, psychology and the biological and health sciences.

integratorApplied Mathematics, Generalmajor

A program that focuses on the application of mathematics and statistics to the solution of functional problems in fields such as engineering and the applied sciences. Includes instruction in natural phenomena modeling continuum mechanics, reaction-diffusion, wave propagation, dynamic systems, numerical analysis, controlled theory, asymptotic methods, variation, optimization theory, inverse problems, and applications to specific scientific and industrial topics.

Marine Biology and Biological OceanographydesignerMarine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/TechniciandesignerFire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
advisorPhysiological Psychology/Psychobiologymajor

A program that focuses on the scientific course study of the biological bases of psychological functioning, and their application to experimental and therapeutic research problems. Includes instruction in functional neuroanatomy, neural system development, biochemical neural regulatory mechanisms, neurological biophysics, memory storage and retrieval, physiology of cognition and perception, physiological bases of psychopathology and behavioral disorders, psychopharmacology, comparative psychobiology, and specialized experimental design and research methods.

designerPhysics, Generalmajor

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.

advisorEducational Psychologymajor

A program that focuses on the application of psychology to the study of the behavior of individuals in the roles of teacher and learner, the nature and effects of learning environments, and the psychological effects of methods, resources, organization and non-school experience on the educational process. Includes instruction in learning theory, human growth and development, research methods, and psychological evaluation.

Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory TechnicianexplorerBiology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
designerGeophysics and Seismologymajor

A program that focuses on the scientific study of the physics of solids and its application to the study of the earth and other planets. Includes instruction in gravimetric, seismology, earthquake forecasting, magnetrometry, electrical properties of solid bodies, plate tectonics, active deformation, thermodynamics, remote sensing, geodesy, and laboratory simulations of geological processes.

integratorCriminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administrationmajor

A program that prepares individuals to apply theories and practices of organization management and criminal justice to the administration of public law enforcement agencies and operations. Includes instruction in law enforcement history and theory, operational command leadership, administration of public police organizations, labor relations, incident response strategies, legal and regulatory responsibilities, budgeting, public relations, and organizational leadership.

designerMaterials Sciencemajor

A program that focuses on the general application of mathematical and scientific principles to the analysis and evaluation of the characteristics and behavior of solids, including internal structure, chemical properties, transport and energy flow properties, thermodynamics of solids, stress and failure factors, chemical transformation states and processes, compound materials, and research on industrial applications of specific materials.

producerMachine Tool Technology/Machinistmajor

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to plan, manufacture, assemble, test, and repair parts, mechanisms, machines, and structures in which materials are cast, formed, shaped, molded, heat treated, cut, twisted, pressed, fused, stamped or worked.

Diesel Mechanics Technology/TechnicianproducerDiesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, GeneralexplorerElectrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General
explorerEconomics, Generalmajor

A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance TechnologyproducerIndustrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/TechniciandesignerAutomobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the building, inspecting, and maintaining of structures and related properties.

Econometrics and Quantitative EconomicsexplorerEconometrics and Quantitative Economics
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, GeneralproducerElectrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/TechnicianmakerHeating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
solverComputer Installation and Repair Technology/Technicianmajor

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to assemble, install, operate, maintain, and repair computers and related instruments. Includes instruction in power supplies, number systems, memory structure, buffers and registers, microprocessor design, peripheral equipment, programming, and networking.

Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/TechniciandesignerAirframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/TechnicianinvestigatorAutobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the laying and/or setting of exterior brick, concrete block, hard tile, marble and related materials, using trowels, levels, hammers, chisels, and other hand tools. Includes instruction in technical mathematics, blueprint reading, structural masonry, decorative masonry, foundations, reinforcement, mortar preparation, cutting and finishing, and applicable codes and standards.

Industrial Electronics Technology/TechniciandesignerIndustrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/TechniciandesignerAircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
explorerBuilding/Property Maintenancemajor

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to keep a building functioning, and to service a variety of structures including commercial and industrial buildings and mobile homes. Includes instruction in the basic maintenance and repair skills required to service building systems, such as air conditioning, heating, plumbing, electrical, major appliances, and other mechanical systems.

Cinematography and Film/Video ProductiondesignerCinematography and Film/Video Production
Aviation/Airway Management and OperationsintegratorAviation/Airway Management and Operations
investigatorMedical Insurance Specialist/Medical Billermajor

A program that prepares individuals to perform and manage the medical and health insurance operations in a medical office, health care facility, health maintenance organization, or insurance provider. Includes instruction in health and medical insurance processes; health insurance law, policy, and regulations; insurance records and paperwork administration; insurance office administration; health/medical insurance software applications; personnel supervision; business mathematics; billing and collection procedures; medical terminology; and communications skills.

Health Information/Medical Records Technology/TechnicianinvestigatorHealth Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/AdministratorintegratorHealth Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
advisorMedical/Clinical Assistantmajor

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures.

Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and TechnologydesignerTechnical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Occupational Therapist AssistantadvisorOccupational Therapist Assistant
Health/Health Care Administration/ManagementintegratorHealth/Health Care Administration/Management
integratorMedical Office Management/Administrationmajor

A program that prepares individuals to manage the specialized business functions of a medical or clinical office. Includes instruction in business office operations, business and financial record-keeping, personnel supervision, medical and health care policy administration, conference planning, scheduling and coordination, public relations, and applicable law and regulations.

Cardiovascular Technology/TechnologistadvisorCardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Physical Therapy Technician/AssistantadvisorPhysical Therapy Technician/Assistant
advisorMedical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretarymajor

A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of special assistants and personal secretaries for practicing physicians and nurses, health care facilities and services administrators, and other health care professionals. Includes instruction in business and medical communications, medical terminology, principles of health care operations, public relations and interpersonal communications, software applications, record-keeping and filing systems, scheduling and meeting planning, applicable policy and regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight CrewinvestigatorAirline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and InstructornoneTruck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
Game and Interactive Media DesigndesignerGame and Interactive Media Design
integratorHospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Managementmajor

A program that prepares individuals to apply managerial principles to the administration of hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and other health care facilities. Includes instruction in facilities planning, building and operations management, business management, financial management and insurance, fund-raising and marketing, public relations, human resources management and labor relations, health care facilities operations, principles of health care delivery, and applicable law and regulations.

Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, GeneraldesignerAeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/PathologistadvisorAudiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/CoderinvestigatorMedical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
advisorDental Assisting/Assistantmajor

A program that prepares individuals to provide patient care, take dental radiographs (x-ray photographs), prepare patients and equipment for dental procedures, and discharge office administrative functions under the supervision of dentists and dental hygienists. Includes instruction in medical record-keeping, general office duties, reception and patient intake, scheduling, equipment maintenance and sterilization, basic radiography, pre- and post-operative patient care and instruction, chairside assisting, taking tooth and mouth impressions, and supervised practice.

advisorPsychiatric/Mental Health Services Technicianmajor

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, and other mental health care professionals, to provide direct patient care services, assist in developing and implementing treatment plans, administer medications, and perform related administrative functions. Includes instruction in mental health theory, applied psychopathology, patient communication and management, crisis intervention, psychotropic medication, mental health treatment procedures, substance abuse, record-keeping, clinical administrative skills, and applicable standards and regulations.

advisorPhysical Therapy/Therapistmajor

A program that prepares individuals to alleviate physical and functional impairments and limitations caused by injury or disease through the design and implementation of therapeutic interventions to promote fitness and health. Includes instruction in functional anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, neuroscience, pathological physiology, analysis of dysfunction, movement dynamics, physical growth process, management of musculoskeletal disorders, clinical evaluation and measurement, client assessment and supervision, care plan development and documentation, physical therapy modalities, rehabilitation psychology, physical therapy administration, and professional standards and ethics.

Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation TherapistadvisorMedical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
investigatorEnvironmental Healthmajor

A program that focuses on the application of environmental sciences, public health, the biomedical sciences, and environmental toxicology to the study of environmental factors affecting human health, safety, and related ecological issues, and prepares individuals to function as professional environmental health specialists. Includes instruction in epidemiology, biostatistics, toxicology, public policy analysis, public management, risk assessment, communications, environmental law, occupational health and safety emergency response, and applications such as air quality, food protection, radiation protection, solid and hazardous waste management, water quality, soil quality, noise abatement, housing quality, and environmental control of recreational areas.

Respiratory Care Therapy/TherapistadvisorRespiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Nuclear Medical Technology/TechnologistadvisorNuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/TechnologistadvisorClinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
advisorClinical/Medical Laboratory Technicianmajor

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of clinical laboratory scientists/medical technologists, to perform routine medical laboratory procedures and tests and to apply preset strategies to record and analyze data. Includes instruction in general laboratory procedures and skills; laboratory mathematics; medical computer applications; interpersonal and communications skills; and the basic principles of hematology, medical microbiology, immunohematology, immunology, clinical chemistry, and urinalysis.

advisorPhysician Assistantmajor

A program that prepares individuals to practice medicine, including diagnoses and treatment therapies, under the supervision of a physician. Includes instruction in the basic medical and clinical sciences and specialized preparation in fields such as family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology, general surgery, psychiatry, and behavioral medicine; the delivery of health care services to homebound patients, rural populations, and underserved populations; and community health services.

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)advisorEmergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Occupational Therapy/TherapistadvisorOccupational Therapy/Therapist
advisorCommunity Health Services/Liaison/Counselingmajor

A program that prepares individuals to serve as facilitators, advocates, and referral professionals linking health care and related social services with affected recipient communities. Includes instruction in public and community health, human and social services, health services administration, group counseling, health education, group advocacy, cross-cultural and multilingual communication, and applicable laws and policies.

advisorAdult Health Nurse/Nursingmajor

A program that prepares registered nurses to provide general care for adult patients. Includes instruction in adult primary care, adult pathophysiology, clinical management of medication and treatments, patient assessment and education, patient referral, and planning adult health maintenance programs.


A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

Small Business Administration/ManagementintegratorSmall Business Administration/Management
Operations Management and SupervisionintegratorOperations Management and Supervision
advisorLicensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Trainingmajor

A program that prepares individuals to assist in providing general nursing care under the direction of a registered nurse, physician or dentist. Includes instruction in taking patient vital signs, applying sterile dressings, patient health education, and assistance with examinations and treatment.

Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain ManagementintegratorLogistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Registered Nursing/Registered NurseadvisorRegistered Nursing/Registered Nurse
integratorE-Commerce/Electronic Commercemajor

A program that prepares individuals to plan, manage, supervise, and market electronic business operations, products, and services provided online via the Internet. Includes instruction in business administration, information technology, information resources management, web design, computer and Internet law and policy, computer privacy and security, e-trading, insurance, electronic marketing, investment capital planning, enterprise operations, personnel supervision, contracting, and product and service networking.

Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/AideadvisorNursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
integratorEntrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studiesmajor

A program that generally prepares individuals to perform development, marketing and management functions associated with owning and operating a business.

integratorNursing Practicemajor

A practice-focused program that prepares registered nurses for increasingly complex evidence-based nursing practice, including translating research into practice, evaluating evidence, applying research in decision-making, and implementing viable clinical innovations to change practice. Includes instruction in healthcare delivery systems, health economics and finance, health policy, research methods, translating evidence into practice, concepts in population health, and nursing leadership.

integratorManagement Information Systems, Generalmajor

A program that generally prepares individuals to provide and manage data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; select systems and train personnel; and respond to external data requests. Includes instruction in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, report preparation, computer facilities and equipment operation and maintenance, operator supervision and training, and management information systems policy and planning.


A program that prepares individuals to provide tax advice and management services to individuals and corporations. Includes instruction in tax law and regulations, tax record systems, individual and corporate income taxation, tax planning, partnerships and fiduciary relationships, estates and trusts, property depreciation, capital gains and losses, dispositions, transfers, liquidity, valuation, and applications to specific tax problems.