List of Majors and Colleges

The list below contains most available majors and has been condensed to facilitate locating major codes as requested on the application for admission. For complete information on all the majors available at Michigan State University, including certificates, minors, and specializations that may be used to complement a major or accommodate a student's interdisciplinary interest, consult the Academic Programs catalog. To learn more about the courses required in each major, visit the appropriate college's Web site or search MSU's Degree Navigator.


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Major Code College Level
Accounting 1056 Broad College of Business Undergraduate
Actuarial Science 7105 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Advertising 1353 College of Communication Arts and Sciences Undergraduate
Agribusiness Management 0483 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Agriculture and Natural Resources 0101 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education (this major is available starting Fall Semester 2014) 5379 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Animal Science 0267 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Anthropology (BA) 4309 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Anthropology (BS) 4310 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Apparel and Textile Design (BFA) 5679 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Apparel and Textiles (BA) 5676 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Applied Engineering Sciences 8011 College of Engineering Undergraduate
Arabic 1023 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Art Education 0999 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Art History and Visual Culture 5646 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Arts & Letters-General 0600 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Arts and Humanities 8503 Residential College in the Arts and Humanities Undergraduate
Astrophysics 3822 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Athletic Training 6710 College of Education Undergraduate
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 7021 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/Biotechnology 7024 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Biological Science Interdepartmental 3784 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Biomedical Laboratory Science 7100 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Biosystems Engineering 2445 College of Engineering Undergraduate
Chemical Engineering 2305 College of Engineering Undergraduate
Chemical Physics 3830 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Chemistry (BA) 3576 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Chemistry (BS) 3579 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Child Development (BA)
If a teaching application is
requested, enter a TE
app with major code
1903.
7708 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Chinese 5705 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Civil Engineering 2313 College of Engineering Undergraduate
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Use Biomedical Laboratory
Science major
code which is 7100.
3794 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Communication 1378 College of Communication Arts and Sciences Undergraduate
Comparative Cultures and Politics 2901 James Madison College Undergraduate
Composition 7303 College of Music Undergraduate
Computational Mathematics (BS) 3756 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Computational Mathematics (BA) 3753 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Computer Engineering 2354 College of Engineering Undergraduate
Computer Science 2337 College of Engineering Undergraduate
Construction Management 5257 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Criminal Justice 4320 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Crop and Soil Sciences 5360 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Dietetics 5269 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Earth Science Interdepartmental 3611 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Economics (BA) 4728 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Education (Elementary) 2237 College of Education Undergraduate
Electrical Engineering 2350 College of Engineering Undergraduate
Engineering-No Major 2371 College of Engineering Undergraduate
English 0648 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Entomology 0533 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Environmental Biology/Microbiology 3965 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Environmental Biology/Plant Biol 7059 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Environmental Biology/Zoology 3946 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Environmental Economics and Policy 0540 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Environmental Engineering 8062 College of Engineering Undergraduate
Environmental Geography (this major is available starting Fall Semester 2014) 7732 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Environmental Geosciences 3930 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Environmental Studies and Agriscience (this major is available through Summer Semester 2014) 5283 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Environmental Studies and Sustainability (this major is available starting Fall Semester 2014) 5382 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Experience Architecture 5743 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Finance 1267 Broad College of Business Undergraduate
Fisheries and Wildlife 0338 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Food Industry Management 0487 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Food Science 0349 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Forestry 0363 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
French 0916 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
General Management 6001 Broad College of Business Undergraduate
Genomics & Molecular Genetics 7062 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Geographic Information Science 7620 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Geography (BA) (this major is available through Summer Semester 2014) 4348 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Geography (BS) (this major is available through Summer Semester 2014) 4351 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Geological Sciences 3904 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
German 0725 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Global & Area Studies - Soc Sci (BA) 7626 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Global & Area Studies - Soc Sci (BS) 7629 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities 5694 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
History 7605 College of Social Science Undergraduate
History Education (BA) 7717 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Horticulture 0386 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Hospitality Business 1312 Broad College of Business Undergraduate
Human Biology 3969 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Human Development and Family Studies (BA) 7712 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Human Development and Family Studies (BS) 7715 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Human Geography (this major is available starting Fall Semester 2014) 7729 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Human Resource Management 1264 Broad College of Business Undergraduate
Humanities-Prelaw 0607 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Interdisciplinary Humanities 0987 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science (BA) 4567 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science (BS) 4568 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Social Science Education (BA) 7685 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Interior Design 5261 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
International Relations 2901 James Madison College Undergraduate
James Madison College 2901 James Madison College Undergraduate
Japanese 5709 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Jazz Studies 7319 College of Music Undergraduate
Journalism 1405 College of Communication Arts and Sciences Undergraduate
Kinesiology 2280 College of Education Undergraduate
Landscape Architecture 5265 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Linguistics 0715 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Lyman Briggs 3470 Lyman Briggs College Undergraduate
Marketing 6049 Broad College of Business Undergraduate
Materials Science and Engineering 2499 College of Engineering Undergraduate
Mathematics (BA) 3744 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Mathematics (BS) 3742 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Mathematics, Advanced (BA) 7114 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Mathematics, Advanced (BS) 7108 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Mechanical Engineering 2403 College of Engineering Undergraduate
Media and Information (BA) 1477 College of Communication Arts and Sciences Undergraduate
Media and Information (BS) 1480 College of Communication Arts and Sciences Undergraduate
Microbiology 3769 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Music 7300 College of Music Undergraduate
Music Education 7309 College of Music Undergraduate
Music Performance 7312 College of Music Undergraduate
Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism (this major is available through Summer Semester 2014) 5322 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Natural Science-No Major (do not choose this major if you have 42 or more transferrable semester credits) 3915 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Neuroscience (BS) 7111 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
No Preference (do not choose this major if you have 42 or more transferrable semester credits) 5151 Undergraduate University Division Undergraduate
Nursing (Online Program) - RN license required 4015 College of Nursing Undergraduate
Nursing (this major is not available for Freshman - see Prenursing - major code 4007) 4008 College of Nursing Undergraduate
Nursing - Accelerated Second Degree Program
This major is available only
for summer semesters.
4023 College of Nursing Undergraduate
Nutritional Sciences 5346 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Packaging 0405 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Philosophy 0894 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Physical Science Interdepartmental 3802 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Physics (BA) 3839 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Physics (BS) 3842 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Physiology 3862 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Plant Biology 7044 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Political Science (BA) 4388 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Political Science-Prelaw 4380 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy 2901 James Madison College Undergraduate
Predental (do not choose this major if you have 42 or more transferrable semester credits) 3807 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Premedical (do not choose this major if you have 42 or more transferrable semester credits) 3809 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Prenursing (do not choose this major if you have 42 or more transferrable semester credits) 4007 College of Nursing Undergraduate
Preoptometry (do not choose this major if you have 42 or more transferrable semester credits) 3806 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Preveterinary (do not choose this major if you have 42 or more transferrable semester credits) 4876 College of Veterinary Medicine Undergraduate
Professional Writing 5635 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Psychology (BA) 4416 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Psychology (BS) 4419 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Public Policy (BA) 7698 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Religious Studies 0900 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Residential College in the Arts and Humanities Residential College in the Arts and Humanities Undergraduate
Russian 0735 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Social Relations and Policy 2901 James Madison College Undergraduate
Social Work 4494 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Sociology (BA) 4537 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Sociology (BS) 4540 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Spanish (BA) 5726 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Special Education-Learning Disabilities 2262 College of Education Undergraduate
Statistics (BA) 3878 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Statistics (BS) 3881 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Studio Art (BA) 0566 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Studio Art (BFA) 0556 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Supply Chain Management 1328 Broad College of Business Undergraduate
Sustainable Parks, Recreation and Tourism (this major is available starting Fall Semester 2014) 5385 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate
Theatre (BA) 0974 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Theatre (BFA) 5655 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
Urban and Regional Planning 7616 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Veterinary Technology 4904 College of Veterinary Medicine Undergraduate
Women's and Gender Studies 5671 College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate
World Politics (BA) 7703 College of Social Science Undergraduate
Zoology (BA) 3891 College of Natural Science Undergraduate
Zoology (BS) 3890 College of Natural Science Undergraduate

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