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Undergraduate Majors at Virginia Tech

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Advising Programs: Students interested in pre-professional preparation in areas such as medicine, dentistry, physical therapy, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, and law, may choose any major in any college, and may arrange to work with the appropriate pre-professional advisor to prepare for application and admission to the professional school of their choice.

t Applications accepted from incoming freshmen only; transfers may not choose these majors.
1 A maximum of 28 credits from the Agricultural Technology program can be applied toward a four-year degree in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
* Restricted major--one for which demand far exceeds available space. Students applying to these majors will automatically be considered for University Studies as a 2nd choice major.
P Additional options are available
n Students are admitted in fall semester only
m Education/Teaching option offered
< Portfolio required
Majors are identified by a letter code; options appear under the corresponding major.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
AGRI Agriculture (undecided) t
AAEC Agricultural and Applied Economics
Agribusiness Management; Community Economic Development; Env. Economics, Management & Policy; International Trade & Develpment; Veterinary Business Management
AT Agricultural Technology1 (2-yr program; apply separately through college)
Agricultural Business; Animal Agriculture; Crop Production; Landscape and Turf Management
APSC Animal and Poultry Sciences
Biotechnology; Production Business; Science Biotechnology; Science
BCHM Biochemistry
CSES Crop & Soil Environmental Sciences
Agroecology; Biotechnology; International Agriculture; Soil-Environmental; Turfgrass Management
DASC Dairy Science
Biotechnology; Biotechnology/Pre-Vet; Dairy Enterprise Mgt; Dual Emphasis; Production Mgt
ENSC Environmental Science
Aquatic Resources; Land Resources; Plant Resources; Waste Management
FST Food Science & Technology
Science; Technology; Pre-Vet
HNFE Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise
Dietetics; Consumer Foods; Community and International; Exercise and Health Promotion; Science of Food, Nutrition and Exercise
HORT Horticulture
Horticulture Crops; Horticulture Education; Horticulture Science; Horticulture Therapy; Landscape Contracting
College of Architecture and Urban Studies
ARCH Architecture (5-year program) n *
Land Development; Sustainability; Urban Design
Art History; Graphic Design<; Studio Art<
ARTF Art - Fine Arts < (4-year program)
Graphic Design; Studio Art
BC Building Construction
Land Development; Sustainablity; Urban Design
EPP Environmental Policy and Planning
Land Development; Sustainability; Urban Design
IDS Industrial Design n *
Land Development; Sustainability; Urban Design
ITDS Interior Design
LAR Landscape Architecture (5-yr. program) n
Land Development; Sustainability; Urban Design
PUA Public and Urban Affairs
Environ. Affairs; Development in a Global Perspective; Land Development; Public and Non-profit Mgt; Sustainability; Public Policy; Urban Design; Urban Studies
College of Engineering
GE General Engineering *
(ALL 1st year engineering students)
AE Aerospace Engineering
BSE Biological Systems Engineering
Bioprocess Engineering; Land & Water Resource Engineering
CHE Chemical Engineering
CE Civil Engineering
Environmental & Water Resources; Infastructure Systems; Structures, Foundations, and Construction
CPE Computer Engineering
CS Computer Science
EE Electrical Engineering
ESM Engineering Science and Mechanics
ISE Industrial and Systems Engineering
MSE Materials Science and Engineering
ME Mechanical Engineering
MINE Mining Engineering
OE Ocean Engineering
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
AGED Agricultural Education
Extension; Teaching
AHRM Apparel and Housing Resource Mgt
(replaces CT/HIDM Spring 2005)
Apparel Design; Merchandising Mgt; Consumer Studies; Family Financial Mgt; Residential Property Mgt.
CLA Classical Studies
COMM Communication
CT Clothing & Textiles (ends Fall 2004)
Apparel Design; Merchandising Management
ENGL English m
English Education
Effective Spring 2005: Creative Writing; Professional Writing; Literature Language & Culture
FL French, German, or Spanish m
Second Language Education
HIDM Housing, Interior Design, and Resource Management (ends Fall 2004)
Consumer Studies; Family Financial Management;Residential Property Management; Family & Cons. Sciences Teaching & Extension
HIST History m
Global/ Comparative History;Military/Diplomatic/ Political History; Social/ Cultural/Economic History; Social Studies Education; The History of Science/ Technology/The Environment
HD Human Services t*
IDST Interdisciplinary Studies P
IS International Studies
Business; Environ. Affairs; Global Development; World Politics and Planning
LAHS Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (undecided)t
MUS Music m (audition required)
Designed Liberal Arts; Designed Professional; Music Education; Performance; Theory/Composition
PHIL Philosophy Religion
PSCI Political Science
Environmental Affairs; Global Development; Legal Studies; World Politics and Planning
SOC Sociology
Crime/Deviance; Social Inequality; Workplace Relations; Social Studies Education
TA Theatre Arts
Additional Teacher Certification Programs
For Mathematics Education, Music Education, and Foreign Language Education, teacher licensure may be obtained at either the undergraduate or graduate level.
For Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, English Education, Science Education, Social Studies Education,and Special Education, teacher licensure is obtained at graduate level only.
Pamplin College of Business
BUS Business (undecided)
ACIS Accounting and Information Systems
Accounting; Accounting Information Systems--Assurance; Accounting Information Systems--Development
BIT Business Information Technology
Computer Decision Support Systems; E-Business Technology; Operations Management
ECON Economics (Business)
FIN Finance
HTM Hospitality and Tourism Management
MGT Management
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, & Technology Mgt; Human Resource Management
MKTG Marketing
College of Science
BIOC Biochemistry
BIOL Biology m
Biobusiness; Biotechnology; Clinical Laboratory Science; Ecology; Food Science; Microbiology; Pharmacy; Science Education
CHEM Chemistry m
Adhesion Science; Environmental Chemistry; Materials; Polymer Chemistry; Science Education
ECAS Economics ( Science)
Science Education
GEOS Geosciences
Earth Science Education; Geology; Geochemistry; Geophysics
MATH Mathematics m
Applied Computational Mathematics; Applied Discrete Mathematics; Mathematics Education
PHYS Physics m
Science Education
PSYC Psychology
STAT Statistics
College of Natural Resources
NR Natural Resources (undecided)
FSCI Fisheries Science
FORS Forestry
Environmental Resource Management; Forest Resource Management; Industrial Forestry Operations; Urban Forestry
GEOG Geography
Environmental Affairs; Global Development; Social Studies Education; Urbanization Planning and Policy; World Politics and Policy; Culture, Regions, & International Development (effective Spring 2005); Geospatial and Environmental Analysis (effective Spring 2005)
NRR Natural Resources Recreation
WSCI Wildlife Science
WOOD Wood Science and Forest Products
Forest Products Mktg & Mgt; Wood Science
University Studies
US University Studies (undecided) t