Interest Areas and Academic Programs
Discover an academic program that matches your interests and goals. Browse our programs by interest area or by using our A-Z listing to find where you fit in.
What are Interest Areas?
An interest area is a group of related academic programs. They help students create a structured path to reach their educational and career goals. They also make it easier for students to meet and study with other students who share similar interests.
Find Programs by Interest Area
We have nine interest areas that encompass more than 150 degree and certificate options.
If you enjoy working with your hands and are curious about modern technology, our Applied Technology studies might be your answer. Look at our programs and see what fits your interests the best.
Business and Innovation
Do you dream of starting your own business? Are you a natural entrepreneur? Do you want to be a better businessperson? Consider one of our Business and Innovation programs.
Earth and Environment
Do you see a career helping the environment? Are you interested in agriculture, sustainability, or natural science? Check out our Earth and Environment programs to find out more.
Working with children is an important and rewarding career choice. If you’re interested in becoming a teacher, social worker or professional in the field of child care, look into our programs for education and human development.
Language and Literature
There are endless career possibilities for you if you enjoy language and literature. Learn more about the world by studying languages and the written word.
People, Culture and Society
From anthropology to humanities to sociology and everything else in between, our programs in People, Culture and Society will prepare you to be a citizen of the world. Learn about various societies and systems that impact the world and our everyday lives.
Public Safety, Health and Wellness
Help people become the healthiest versions of themselves. Take up a career as a nurse, fitness trainer, policymaker or one of the many professions in Public Safety, Health and Wellness.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) degrees can lead to lucrative, in-demand careers. Understand how the world works and how to transform your interest into a career.
Visual and Performing Arts
Turn your creativity into a career. Dive into your passion with one of our Visual and Performing Arts programs.
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Browse our academic programs to find where you fit in.
A to Z List of Academic Programs
A – Ed
- Administration of Justice
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Allied Health
- Applied Art and Design
- Art History
- Automotive Technology
- Biological Sciences
- Building Industries
- Chicana and Chicano Studies
- Communication Studies and Journalism
- Computer Science
- Deaf Studies
- Earth Science
En – M
- English as a Second Language (ESL)
- Ethnic Studies
- Environmental Sciences and Sustainability
- Firefighter Academy
- Fire Technology
- Health Education
- Health Sciences
- Human Development and Family
- Information Technology (IT)
- Liberal Arts
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Studies
- Medical Assisting
N – Z
- Natural Science
- Nursing – ADN to BSN Merger Track
- Nursing – LVN to RN Upward Mobility Program
- Nursing – Precertification Nursing Assistant Training Program
- Nursing – Registered Nursing
- Nutrition and Food Science
- Political Science
- Recreation Management
- Theatre Arts
- Welding Technology
- Women and Gender Studies
- World Languages