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MAJORS, MINORS, AND CONCENTRATIONS

With more than 80 majors, minors, and concentrations, Rockford University ties academic experience with practical applications. We challenge and support our students with rich academic opportunities, practical experiences, and global perspectives, so they develop the knowledge, values, and skills that impact our lives and our world.

Rockford University’s programs, which feature day, evening, and weekend classes, are flexible and may be shaped to accommodate almost any schedule. Your faculty advisor will help you tailor a schedule of courses that meets your needs, so that you are truly able to design a learning journey that has meaning for you and your future.

For more information on our programs, please see the Academic Catalog.

College of Arts and Humanities

Art and Art History

Majors
Art (B.A., B.F.A.)

2-Dimensional Art
3-Dimensional Art
Graphic Design

Art History (B.A.)
Minors
Art
Art History
Graphic Design

English

Major
English (B.A.)
Minor
English

History

Major
History (B.A., B.S.)
Minors
History

Secondary Education

Humanities

Major
Humanities (B.A.)

International Studies

Major
International Studies (B.A., B.S.)

Area Studies
Arts & Peoples
Environment & Development
Ideas & Religions
Politics & Economy
Security & Peace Studies 

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Majors
Classics (B.A.)
French (B.A.)
German (B.A.)
Latin (B.A.)
Romance Languages (B.A.)
Spanish (B.A.)
Minors
Ancient and Medieval Studies
Classics
Classical Civilization
French
Gender Studies
German
Greek
Latin
Latin American, Caribbean & Iberian Studies
Religious Studies
Spanish

 

Performing Arts

Majors
Dance (B.A., B.F.A.)
Music (B.A.)
Theatre (B.F.A.)

Acting/Dancing
Design/Tech
Musical Theatre Performance
Theatre Management

Theatre Arts (B.A.)
Minors
Dance
Music
Theatre Arts
Theatre Management

Philosophy

Major
Philosophy (B.A.)
Minors
Ethics
Philosophy

College of Social Sciences, Commerce and Education

Economics, Business and Accounting

Majors
Accounting (B.A., B.S.)
Business Administration (B.A., B.S.)

Finance
Management
Marketing

Economics (B.A., B.S.)

Finance
International Economics
Public Policy

Management Studies (B.S.M.S.)

Human Resources

Minors
Accounting
Business Administration
Economics
Entrepreneurship
Certificate
Finance
Human Resources
Leadership
Marketing
Operations Management
Graduate Certificates
Finance
Healthcare Administration
Project Management
Graduate Programs
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Education

Majors
Early Childhood Education (B.A., B.S.)
Elementary Education (B.A., B.S.)
Middle Grades Education (B.A., B.S.)
Special Education (B.A., B.S.)
Minors
Bilingual Education
K-12 Education
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Secondary Education
Special Education
Graduate Programs
Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)
Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Physical Education

Major
Physical Education (B.A., B.S.)

Exercise Science
Sport Management
Teaching

Minors
Coaching
Exercise Science
Health
Physical Education
Sport Management

Political Science

Major
Political Science (B.A., B.S.)

American Studies
Constitutional Studies
Legal Studies
Political Ideas
Politics & Culture
War & Peace

Minor
Political Science

Social Science

Major
Social Science (B.A., B.S.)

Sociology and Criminal Justice

Majors
Criminal Justice (B.A., B.S.)
Sociology (B.A., B.S.)
Minors
Criminal Justice
Peace & Conflict Studies
Sociology

College of Science, Math and Nursing

Chemical and Biological Sciences

Majors
Biochemistry (B.S.)

ACS Certified

Biology (B.A., B.S.)

Cellular and Molecular Biology
Evolution and Ecology
Organismal Biology

Chemistry (B.A., B.S.)

ACS Certified

Minors
Biology
Chemistry

Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics

Majors
Computer Science (B.A., B.S.)

Management Information Systems
Web Development

Mathematics (B.A., B.S.)

Computational

Science and Mathematics (B.A., B.S.)
Minors
Management Information Systems
Mathematics
Physics
Web Development

Nursing

Major
Nursing (B.S.N.)
Pre-Professional
Dental
Medical
Pharmacy
Physical Assistant
Veterinary

Psychology

Majors
Psychology (B.A., B.S.)
Human Development (B.A., B.S.)

Child/Adolescent Development
Research
Gerontology

Minors
Psychology
Human Development

Child/Adolescent Development
Gerontology
Life Span

Certificate
Geropsychology