List of Undergraduate Majors

This is a list of UW-Seattle undergraduate majors and minors. Options and concentrations are shown when available. Each major links to the General Catalog, where you can learn more about its admission and graduation requirements.

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).

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College of Arts and Sciences


  • Art
    Interdisciplinary Visual Art
    Painting and Drawing
    Three Dimensional Forum: Ceramics, Glass, Sculpture
  • Art History
  • Composition (Music)
  • Dance
    Creative Studies
    Dance Studies
  • Design
    Industrial Design
    Interaction Design
    Visual Communication Design
  • Drama
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Guitar
  • Jazz Studies
  • Music
    Music History
    Early Music
    Music Theory
  • Music Education
  • Orchestral Instruments
  • Organ (Music)
  • Percussion
    Orchestral Percussion
    Mallet Keyboard
  • Piano
  • Voice (Music)
  • Humanities

  • Asian Languages and Culture
  • Chinese
  • Cinema & Media Studies
  • Classical Studies
  • Classics
  • Comparative History of Ideas
  • Danish
  • English
    Creative Writing
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German Studies
  • Global Literary Studies
  • Greek
  • Japanese
  • Jewish Studies
  • 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
  • Natural Sciences

  • 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
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
    Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation
    General (BA)
    General (BS)
    Molecular, Cellular, and Development
  • Chemistry
    Chemistry (BA)
    Chemistry (BS)
    Chemistry - ACS certified (BS)
  • Computational Finance and Risk Management
  • Computer Science
    Data Science
  • Mathematics
    Comprehensive (BS)
    Philosophy (BA)
    Standard (BA)
    Teacher Preparation (BA)
  • Microbiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Physics
    Comprehensive Physics
    Applied Physics
    Teacher Preparation
  • Psychology
  • Speech and Hearing Sciences
  • Statistics
  • 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
  • Communication
    Journalism and Public Interest Communication
  • Comparative Religion
  • Economics
  • 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
  • Global and Regional Studies
  • 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
  • Individualized Studies
    Disability Studies
  • Integrated Social Sciences
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Law, Societies, and Justice
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
    Political Economy
    International Security
  • Sociology
  • College of Built Environments

  • Architectural Design
  • Architecture
  • Community, Environment, and Planning
  • Construction Management
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Real Estate
  • College of Education

  • Early Care and Education (Online Option)
  • Early Childhood and Family Studies
  • Education Studies
  • Education, Communities, and Organizations
  • College of Engineering

  • Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Bioengineering
    Data Science
    Nanoscience and Molecular Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
    Nanoscience and Molecular Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Human Centered Design and Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
    Nanoscience and Molecular Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Nanoscience and Molecular Engineering
  • College of the Environment

  • Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
  • Atmospheric Sciences
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Quality
  • Bioresource Science and Engineering
  • Earth and Space Sciences
  • Environmental Science and Terrestrial Resource Management
    Natural Resource and Environmental Management
    Restoration Ecology and Environmental Horticulture
    Sustainable Forest Management
    Wildlife Conservation
  • Environmental Studies
  • Marine Biology
  • Oceanography
    Oceanography (BA)
    Oceanography (BS)
  • Information School

  • Informatics
    Biomedical and Health Informatics
    Data Science
    Human-Computer Interaction
    Information Architecture
    Information Assurance and Cybersecurity
    Student-Designed Concentration
  • Michael G. Foster School of Business

  • Business Administration
    Human Resources Management
    Information Systems
    Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • School of Medicine

  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • School of Nursing

  • Nursing
  • School of Public Health

  • Environmental Public Health
  • Food Systems, Nutrition, and Health
  • Health Informatics and Health Information Management
  • 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)
  • School of Social Work

  • Social Welfare