Actuarial Science, BS
Learn to examine risk through the lens of mathematics, so you can enjoy a career in which you can provide creative solutions that minimize risk and maximize reward.
African and African American Studies, BA
Follow your passions by taking a broad selection of courses that allow you to explore important issues from different historical, cultural, sociological, political and psychological perspectives. Then allow that passion and knowledge to benefit others in any of a variety of arenas.
American Indian Studies, BS
Are you interested in topics in Indigenous sovereignty, self-determination and human rights? In this dynamic, comprehensive program, you explore the rich cultural knowledge and lived experiences of American Indians. You learn to address complex issues while reinvigorating and sustaining the well-being and intellectualism of Indigenous peoples worldwide.
What is America? What is the American experience? How do the answers to these questions vary depending on who is being asked? Learn to think deeply and critically about these questions and about the role of the U.S. in matters near and far.
Are you intrigued by the wider world and looking for a program that considers the big picture of humans in all times and all places? This degree is for doers --- those wanting to get involved and help make the world a better place.
Are you torn between which to study: history or biology? You can explore both while learning about human origins, ancient cultures and what it means to be human. Obtain in-depth knowledge of human evolution, adaptability and behavior, and you'll have an edge when pursuing your chosen career.
Do you want to help prevent disease outbreaks, disasters or addictions? Today, we have access to more data than ever before, making math crucial to understanding and improving human safety, health and security. Learn the practical theories, models and approaches of this new scientific movement.
Asia Studies (East Asia), BA
Immerse yourself in the history of East Asia. Whether it's the Forbidden City of China or the mountain temples of Japan, study the histories of bustling cities in this region and gain insight into the culture today while also preparing for your future career.
Asia Studies (South Asia), BA
Explore the history of South Asia, from the Ganges River of India to the ancient cultures of Pakistan. Examination of transdisciplinary issues of the past gives you a clear understanding of current and future matters in South Asia, an understanding that complements any career you pursue.
Asia Studies (Southeast Asia), BA
Dive deep into the history of Southeast Asia, from the beaches of Vietnam to the ornate temples of Thailand. Explore the region through transdisciplinary courses and examine contemporary political, social and cultural issues in Asia to gain a strong understanding that aids in any career you pursue.
Asian Languages (Chinese), BA
China is one of the world's oldest continuous civilizations and newest economic giants, and when you've studied Chinese language and culture you'll have gained a competitive edge in the dynamic frontier of international business and relations as well as in the arts and sciences.
Asian Languages (Japanese), BA
Imagine the new opportunities open to you after studying Japanese. Whether you are interested in foreign service, teaching, international business, diplomacy, science and technology, entertainment or anything in between, knowledge of Japanese takes you to the next level as you expand your network personally and professionally.
Asian Pacific American Studies, BA
Engage in the histories and experiences of one of the fastest growing ethnic communities in the U.S. and examine how those experiences reflect local and global processes affecting our society and communities. Develop valuable analytical and applied skills via community-focused research and engagement.
Explore humanity's place in the universe, from a near-Earth orbit to the edge of the observable universe. In the process of your scientific inquiry, you develop critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills.
Biochemistry (Medicinal Chemistry), BS
Learn about the molecular processes of life, how medicine works at the molecular level to benefit human health, and build your problem-solving skills. The skills you gain through the molecular and life sciences courses in this program help prepare you for a variety of careers.
Discover the secret chemical processes of living organisms at the molecular and atomic levels. Through courses in the physical sciences, life sciences and liberal arts, you build life and problem-solving skills that prepare you for a wide range of careers.
Want to explore and learn about life from a molecular perspective at the atomic level? You can do that and build problem-solving skills through a range of courses in the physical, quantitative and life sciences. You will be prepared for a wide variety of careers.
Biological Sciences (Biology and Society), BS
How does science shape the way we understand our world? Explore the social context of science while developing the skills needed to navigate the ethical complexities of scientific discovery. Discover how policy decisions are shaped by biological research and investigate the significance of the sciences in understanding our complex world.
Biological Sciences (Biomedical Sciences), BS
Are you passionate about attending medical school or doing biomedical research? Gain a strong foundation and experience in ground-breaking research for a valuable edge when you take the next steps toward your future.
Are you concerned about environmental challenges such as climate change and habitat destruction? You can combine a biological approach to ecology with a human perspective rooted in the social sciences, to develop an understanding of the complex problems threatening our world. You'll also acquire the strong background necessary for advanced study.
Experience the excitement of scientific discovery. Learn how genetic information is organized and transmitted across generations and study how genes can affect change at the cellular level and in organisms.
Are you interested in animals and animal behavior? Do you plan to enter the neuroscience field, apply to medical or veterinary school, or conduct biomedical research? This concentration helps you build strong foundations in biology, chemistry, physics and math --- your first step toward your goals.
Biological Sciences, BS
Your involvement in innovative research with award-winning faculty enables you to gain critical thinking skills and develop key lab techniques. You'll be prepared to jump-start your career in science or to continue on to graduate or professional education.
Are you interested in quantitative sciences but also have a passion for understanding life? Learn how physics, chemistry and biology intersect and be prepared to solve today's mysteries in life sciences and medicine.
Do you want to solve today's environmental challenges? Study materials at the molecular level to build an approach that provides enormous leverage for change. Take courses in environmental chemistry that will create a foundation of critical thinking and problem-solving skills and an Earth-centric perspective that will benefit the planet and your career.
Do you want to help tackle current societal challenges related to energy, the environment, medicine and new materials? When you learn how to address problems at the atomic and molecular levels, you'll develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills that are useful in many types of careers.
Chemists investigate matter to help solve important societal problems. In this chemistry program, you will develop the skills to find global solutions in the fields of medicine, energy, technology, environmental quality and more.
Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, BA
Do you want to help reshape society? With the skills you gain from this solid academic foundation, you leave ASU prepared to meet today's challenges, whether you create foreign or domestic policy, build a nonprofit that strengthens communities, or lead a business that impacts the lives of many.
Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, BS
Whether your dream career includes helping to create foreign or domestic policy, building a nonprofit or leading a business, a degree in civic and economic thought and leadership indicates you're ready to meet the challenges.
As you explore the complex role of human communication in everyday life, you gain strong foundations in the humanities and social sciences that will be valuable assets in whichever direction you wish to go in life.
As you explore the complex role of human communication in everyday life, you gain the critical analytical skills that will be valuable assets in whichever direction you wish to go in life.
Computational Mathematical Sciences, BS
Do you have a passion for math but also love technology? This program combines math with new developments in science and technology, giving you foundational skills and tools to apply when you tackle some of today's most challenging problems in computation and information.
Prepare to meet the challenges of the future in this unique and innovative degree program in which you improve your cultural competence and harness new and emerging technology to develop humanistic solutions for environmental, societal and global issues.
Learn to use data to solve issues. With a growing shortage of data analysts in the U.S., this high-demand field allows you to perform exciting functions, such as predicting consumer behavior and extracting information from medical images, in a dynamic career that inspires global change.
Life and the future of human civilization depend on people who think broadly from a science-driven perspective about how we interact with our planet. Pursue earth and environmental studies to link your interest in science and the environment with complementary fields like sustainability, advocacy and public policy.
Explore the chemistry and geology of life on earth, especially life in extreme environments, and make astronomical observations while developing tools to study the habitability of other planets. Foster a unique, interdisciplinary view of the Earth and the universe beyond by combining the fields of Earth science, chemistry and astrophysics in this program.
Do you want to be at the edge of exploration, making new discoveries about our planet, our solar system and our universe? As an astrophysics major, you could be discovering new planets, exploring cosmology, designing and building space-flight hardware, and engineering new instruments for telescopes and satellites.
As an earth and space exploration major, you will be crossing the boundaries of science and engineering while preparing for a new era of exploration. In the exploration systems design concentration you can build space-flight hardware, engineer solutions to explore extreme environments and take a systems-based approach to scientific discovery.
Explore earth by applying field and laboratory techniques to understand how rocks form, mountains are built, volcanoes erupt and earthquakes happen. You learn to solve scientific problems aimed at understanding the fundamental processes responsible for the evolution of our planet.
As an earth and space exploration major, you learn about our planet, solar system and universe by combining science, engineering and education. You could be involved in building space-flight hardware; making astronomical observations; discovering new microbes; exploring volcanoes, oceans and glaciers; investigating Earth-climate interactions; and setting the stage for a new era of exploration.
Economics (Politics and the Economy), BS
Economics examines how societies, businesses and individuals deal with scarcity. This concentration adds the insights of political science to policies such as antitrust, taxation, environment and health care. Understanding the connections between these fields can prepare you to appreciate and engage in economic and public policymaking decisions.
When you are equipped with the rigorous tools that enable you to analyze human behavior, evaluate policies, and make informed market predictions, you'll be ready to apply your knowledge of economics in areas as diverse as the price of gasoline and the effects of immigration.
English (Creative Writing), BA
ASU's creative writing concentration gives you an opportunity to develop a literary voice that serves your academic, professional and artistic goals. Renowned, award-winning writers guide your engagement in supportive and rigorous workshops that enable your expressive growth.
English (Linguistics), BA
Prepare yourself to thrive in a global society by exploring the origin and use of language in a variety of cultures. Enter an exciting field of study that prepares you for a variety of careers or for graduate study, including ASU's accelerated English linguistics program, BA/MTESOL or BA/MA in linguistics or applied linguistics.
English (Literature), BA
Travel a world of literature as you read and analyze classic and modern texts. Begin your adventure here, where your studies will expose you to new cultures and perspectives, encouraging you to consider humanity and your place within it.
English (Secondary Education), BA
Inspire the minds of future leaders by teaching English at the high school level. Leading education scholars mentor you in methods of teaching English, which you put to use during professional field experiences and student teaching, preparing you for certification in the state of Arizona.
English (Writing, Rhetorics and Literacies), BA
Enact social change by creating compelling arguments, engaging in collaborative problem-solving and transforming words into action. This program is for those who want to be on the cutting edge of knowledge. You can use technology, language and design to make a lasting impact.
You can explore all areas of English --- literature, creative writing, linguistics and creative nonfiction --- from anywhere in the world. The online English degree program is flexible and dynamic, allowing you to tailor your program of study to your unique needs and interests.
Do you have a passion for improving the lives of children and families? You'll want to first learn about the stages of development and gain understanding of how human relationships work. With these foundational skills, you'll be prepared to make a difference in a variety of settings.
Do you wonder how film and media shape our ever-changing world? Explore how film and media are made and interpreted and how they impact our society, through courses that engage with the creative, historical and technical practices of film and media.
Learn one of the most widely spoken and important languages in the world. Study abroad in fascinating places and encounter many different cultures. Your experiences as a French major prepare you for a variety of creative and international professions.
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, BA
The exceptional interdisciplinary training you receive in this program is necessary preparation for applying a gender lens in divergent career paths.
Geographic Information Science, BS
Learn skills to better understand the concept of location as it relates to current issues facing our global society, and be ready to help solve some of the most pressing challenges facing our world.
Geography (Meteorology-Climatology), BS
Do you know, from a technical perspective, why storms, monsoons and haboobs build on the horizon? When you better understand climate change, you are prepared for an impactful career as a meteorologist or climatologist.
Dive into the phenomena, features and inhabitants of planet Earth. Learn about humanistic and cultural traditions while absorbing the physical aspects of the world, especially climate and landscape dynamics.
Develop your understanding of climate, landforms and biogeography. Learn about the world around you, from the sky to the bottom of the ocean, and how humans impact landscapes across various geographic regions.
Whether you are intrigued by Germans' success in the business world; want to learn how environmental and social justice movements are approached in Germany; or are imagining a career in the natural sciences, performing arts, sustainability or the humanities, a major in German helps you translate the world from a new perspective.
Global Health, BA
Do you want to improve lives around the world by advancing human health? Explore how history, culture and environment intertwine to play a critical role in today's health problems and their solutions. Prepare for a service-oriented career in global health policy, community health practice, disaster management, health education and beyond.
Are you concerned about global health issues? Passionate about changing the world? Go beyond fighting disease and health disparities by digging deeper into their sociocultural and evolutionary roots. Pick up where medical practice leaves off and create evidence-based, contextually-informed and far-reaching solutions to localized and universal health concerns.
Global Studies, BA
Study how cultures, economics, institutions and social issues shape our increasingly globalized world. Through a global experience or an internationally focused internship, you can put your learning to work as you help to address real-world challenges.
Love history? Prepare yourself for a career inside or outside the classroom by developing your skills in abstract and critical thinking, writing, oral presentation and reading comprehension. This program provides a solid foundation for whatever your post-graduate dreams entail.
Learn about the past while preparing for your future. In one of the largest undergraduate history programs in the country, you can explore a variety of time periods and regions, like Ancient Greece and modern Mexico, and topics such as sports, engineering and health.
With approximately 420 million speakers around the world, Arabic is rooted in influential and emerging economies, ancient history and modern politics. When you know this strategic language, you will also have the cultural intelligence and competency that gives you a competitive edge and a pathway into a number of fields.
Knowing the past gives a new perspective on the present. Once you have studied the myths, history and culture of ancient Greece and Rome, you'll always see the big picture. The long-term thinking and distinctive viewpoint of the classical civilization graduate is prized in education, business, law and creative fields.
Engage diverse cultures past and present by studying the classics that fueled the Renaissance. Delve into the literature, art, history and philosophy of the ancient Greeks and Romans, this rich transdisciplinary field that continues to provide an intellectual foundation for innovative and influential people.
Become a person of culture --- multiple cultures. As a virtual citizen of the world, you'll be in demand for a variety of careers and disciplines.
Italian unlocks the doors to Italy's culture and language as well as to careers in design, fashion, food, sustainability, health and wellness, manufacturing, computer services, and the aerospace and automotive sectors. Due to Italy's rich history, quality of life and industrial leadership, Italian is the fourth most studied language globally.
Jewish Studies, BA
Cultivate a global and transdisciplinary perspective on the humanities through the lens of the Jewish experience. Develop a nuanced understanding of both Jews and Judaism as well as the Jewish social and cultural contributions to the societies in which they live, from antiquity until the present.
Justice Studies, BA
Do you want to create meaningful change in the world? Justice studies offers you a broad education in justice complemented by a solid foundation of liberal arts and social sciences courses that prepare you to promote social, economic and political justice wherever you are.
Justice Studies, BS
Do you believe in promoting social, economic and political justice? Are you looking for the tools to create meaningful change in the world? In this program, you have the opportunity to conduct quantitative and analytical research that will lead to better understanding of the complexities of social justice.
Do you remember what ignited your passion for math? You may remember your favorite teacher who inspired you to understand more about how the world works. After studying mathematics through the lens of an educator, you'll have the same opportunity to inspire others and open their eyes to the world of mathematics.
Mathematics (Statistics), BS
Every time someone clicks on a link or Googles a phrase, information is being collected. But how many people truly know what to do with that data? You can. With the data analytics skills you learn in this program, you can be an asset to any enterprise.
Do you have a passion for both math and language? This math degree includes a foreign language, making it a great option for you if you're interested in travel and a global career.
Did you know you can use math to help change the world? Whether you want to manage the impacts of climate change or reduce the spread of disease, learn critical thinking skills that can be applied to almost any problem. This degree program prepares you for many top-rated jobs.
Microbiology (Medical Microbiology), BS
Is your goal to have a health-related career? When you possess the important critical thinking skills and competencies pertinent to the biomedical sciences and the curricular background that's applicable to the changing world of medicine, you'll be prepared for advanced education in the health area of your choice.
Are you fascinated by the incredible way the tiniest organisms can impact our lives? Are you eager to make a difference in science, health and medicine? Explore the wonders of microbiology, and set yourself up for success in your future career.
Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology, BS
Do you want to make a difference in the world? In molecular biosciences, you can help produce ground-breaking research in biology, biochemistry, biophysics, genetics, genomics and immunology.
Whether your career goal is in bioengineering, medicine or allied health professions, pharmaceuticals, clinical science, or pure neuroscience or neuroimaging research, this degree provides the foundations and the flexibility you need to help take your first steps. The program encompasses training across four foundational areas in neuroscience.
Philosophy (Morality, Politics and Law), BA
Liberty, equality and justice are the basis of many legal systems. Combining courses of philosophy, law, politics and policy enables you to tackle these topics, and when moral questions arise concerning politics and law, you will be able to explore the answers philosophically.
Natural and social sciences raise interesting philosophical questions. How do science and pseudo-science differ? Can a physical system be conscious? How should we think about climate change and new technologies? Combine your interest in science, nature and the mind with philosophical thinking to better understand our complex world.
Become a better thinker by strengthening your foundational skills, such as reading comprehension, and by developing skills in reasoning and argument construction. Studying philosophy prepares you to answer moral and ethical questions that relate to a variety of careers.
Expand your understanding of the universe on a deep, fundamental level by participating in innovative research areas and cross-disciplinary collaborations that are at the forefront of today's most compelling questions. If you are interested in immediate practical applications, this bachelor's degree program lays the foundation for success.
Learn nature's most fundamental laws to understand the world around us. Through rigorous foundational coursework, you learn to analyze complex problems and gain valuable quantitative reasoning skills that can be applied to any technical field.
Political Science, BA
Interested in politics and public issues in the United States and abroad? Do you see yourself heading to law school or working in political campaigns or as a diplomat? This degree is an excellent springboard for a wide variety of careers, both inside and outside of government.
Political Science, BS
Interested in politics and public issues in the United States and abroad? Do you see yourself heading to law school or working in political campaigns or as a diplomat? This degree is an excellent springboard for a wide variety of careers, both inside and outside of government.
Politics and the Economy, BS
Would you like a deeper understanding of political and economic problems in the global context? You can gain a solid foundation in both economics and political science while using quantitative analysis and modeling to learn how you can make a difference in addressing important world issues.
Do you want to conduct scientific research? Do you ever wonder what it would feel like to be in a research lab studying the mind, brain or addiction? Get hands-on experience that enables you to understand behavior from a scientific perspective.
Do you ever wonder why people act the way they do? Do you think that there might be different ways to interpret someone's thoughts and actions? This program teaches the critical thinking and analysis skills necessary to understand behavior from different perspectives.
Why do some people suffer from addiction or mental illness, while others don't? How do mental, biological and social processes influence behavior? You can learn how to use scientific data to understand why people act the way they do.
Look around and you will see religion everywhere. By studying a variety of materials, you gain an understanding of the role of religion in shaping the past, present and future of human societies and cultures, an understanding which will aid you in any field you decide to pursue.
This major provides you with valuable skills in interdisciplinary research, cross-cultural understanding, empathy, critical analysis and communication that will enable you to address crucial contemporary issues, including globalization, health care, human rights, immigration and the meaning of life. These skills are useful in a wide variety of careers.
Stand out. Choose Russian. Thrill to some of the world's greatest art in the original language. Study abroad with prestigious scholarships. Travel Eurasia with the lingua franca. Stand in Red Square. Learn a strategic language. Serve in government, NGOs and international organizations and take your place on the world stage.
Discover the exciting world of sociology. Gain valuable insight into social institutions and human social behavior --- ideal for a career in business, social services and community advocacy. Continue your studies in a variety of areas, including social work, law, counseling and sociological research.
Fluency in Spanish coupled with critical-thinking and analytical skills affords you an unparalleled competitive edge in today's job market and our increasingly diverse society. Traveling, living and working in Spanish-speaking communities around the world provides a wide array of personal and professional opportunities for embracing life in a globalized world.
Are you ready to become a leader in the science and technology fields of the future? Learn key skills in collaborative research, technology design and interdisciplinary leadership, which prepare you to solve tomorrow's most challenging problems.
Latinos make up 18% of the U.S. population, accounting for half of the population growth in the U.S. in the past decade. Become a changemaker in the Latino community through this interdisciplinary, individualized program that allows you to pursue your passions through many fields of study surrounding the transborder experience.
Urban Planning, BSP
Do you want to shape how our cities, states and communities operate; how people navigate the globe; and how cities are planned for success? Learn about future-changing strategies like alternative transportation, housing diversity and urban revitalization. When entering the job market, you'll have access to the support of a rich professional network.