Majors, Education Co-Majors, & Minors

Majors

The following is a list of major concentrations or programs of study. Details are provided in the Curricula section in this catalog.
 
St. Thomas students may choose a major area of concentration that is not offered at St. Thomas through any of the four other institutions in the Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities (ACTC) Consortium: Augsburg College, Hamline University, Macalester College and St. Catherine University. The student must be accepted into the major by the appropriate department chair at the school where the major is offered and the proposed program of study must be submitted to the Committee on Studies at St. Thomas for its approval. Curricula involving other institutions in the ACTC consortium are indicated by [ACTC]. Unless otherwise noted, the degree granted is a bachelor of arts (B.A.).

An individualized major also may be proposed to the Committee on Studies for acceptance. Guidelines for such a proposal are available from the Academic Counseling.

Actuarial Science
Art History
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology (BS)
Biology of Global Health
Data Analytics
Bus Admin - Accounting
Bus Admin - Business Analytics
Bus Admin - Communication
Bus Admin - Entrepreneurship
Bus Admin - Financial Mgmt
Bus Admin - Gen Business Mgmt
Bus Admin - Human Resc Mgmt
Bus Admin - Intl Business
Bus Adm - Law & Compliance
Bus Admin - Leadership& Mgmt
Bus Admin - Marketing Mgmt
Bus Admin - Op&Supl Chain Mgmt
Bus Adm - Real Estate Studies
Catholic Studies
Civil Engineering
Geography - Geo Info Sys (GIS)
Chemistry (ACS Certified)
Chemistry
Classics - Culture
Classics - Language
Performer's Certificate
Computer Engineering
Communication Studies
Risk Management and Insurance
Computer Science (BS)
Info Systems (Masters Track)
Comp Science BS (Master Track)
Study of War & Society
Faith & Praxis
Digital Media Arts
Economics - Business
Economics - International
Economics - Mathematical
Economics
Economics - Public Policy
Creative Writing & Publishing
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Elem, Middle & Secondary Ed
Liberal Arts - Engineering
Liberal Arts - Engineering
English
English - Professional Writing
English - Teacher Ed (5-12)
Environmental Studies-Nat Sci
Environmental Studies-Soc Sci
Environ Studies-Humanities
Environmental Std-Business
Environmental Studies
English - Creative Writing
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Family Studies
Film Studies
French
Geology (BS)
Geography
Geology
German
Geography - Geo Info Sys (GIS)
History
Intl Studies - Economics
Intl Studies - History
Intl Studies - Pol Sci
International Studies
Journalism
Justice&Peace-Conflict Transfm
Justice&Peace-Public Policy
Justice&Peace-Ldrshp Soc Just
Justice & Peace Studies
Liberal Arts
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics (Applied Track)
Mathematics (Education Track)
Mathematics (Pure Track)
Mathematics (Statistics Track)
Music - Business
Music - Performance
Music
Nursing
Neuroscience
Health Promotion & Wellness
Philosophy
Physics (BS)
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Sociology
Criminal Justice
Social Work
Spanish Cultural/Literary St.
Spanish Linguistics/Lang. St.
Statistics
Strategic Communication
Sci, Tech, Engineering, & Math
Theology
Women/Gender/Sexuality Studies

Education Co-Majors

The following sets of majors (with specialty) require a second major. They cannot be “stand-alone” majors.

  • Elementary Education (K-6) - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
  • Middle/Secondary Education and Chemistry (9-12)
  • Middle/Secondary Education and Communication Arts and Literature (5-12)
  • Middle/Secondary Education and Earth and Space Science (9-12)
  • Middle/Secondary Education and Life Science (9-12)
  • Middle/Secondary Education and Physics (9-12)
  • Middle/Secondary Education and Social Studies (5-12) - (Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology)
  • Music Education - Instrumental Music Education (K-12) (B.M.)
  • Music Education - Vocal Music Education (K-12) (B.M.)

The following sets of majors constitute a double major when taken together. The education component cannot be a “stand-alone” major.

  • Middle/Secondary Education and Mathematics (5-12)
  • Middle/Secondary Education and Physical Education and Health Education (5-12)
  • K-12 Teaching Physical Education and Physical Education-Teaching (K-12)
  • K-12 World Languages & Cultures - French (K-12)
  • K-12 World Languages & Cultures - German (K-12)
  • K-12 World Languages & Cultures - Spanish (K-12)

Minors

Students may choose to complete a minor in addition to a major. A student may declare more than one minor.

A student may propose an individualized minor to meet a specific need or interest, subject to the approval of the Committee on Studies. Guidelines for such a proposal are available from Academic Counseling.

Actuarial Science
Aerospace Studies
American Culture & Difference
Applied Statistics
Art History
Biblical Studies Minor
Biology
Bus Admin - Entrepreneurship
Business Administration
Business of Healthcare
Catholic Health Care Ethics
Catholic Studies
Chemical Dependency Counseling
Chemistry
Classics - Culture
Classics - Language
Communication Studies
Community Health Education
Computer & Information Science
Criminal Justice
Data Analytics
Digital Media Arts
Economics
Education
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Education
English
English as Second Lang. (K-12)
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exception Spec & Gifted Educ
Exercise Science
Faith & Praxis
Faith Citizen & Common Good
Family Studies
Film Studies
French
General Engineering
Geography
Geography - Geo Info Sys (GIS)
Geology
German
Global Philosophy
History
Individualized
Individualized
Information & Decision Theory
Interfaith Leadership
Interreligious/Compar Theology
Journalism
Justice & Peace Studies
Latin Amer & Caribbean Studies
Legal Skills
Legal Studies
Material Science & Engineering
Mathematical Statistics
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Middle Eastern Studies
Museum Studies
Music
Music Composition
Music in Faith
Music Industry
Nutrition
Peace Engineering
Philosophy
Philosophy and Science
Philosophy of Law and Politics
Philosophy of Mind and Brain
Philosophy of Religion
Philosophy, Ethics, & Society
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Recording Arts
Renaissance Program
Russian
Science, Medicine, and Society
Social Service Management
Social Welfare
Sociology
Spanish
Special Educ Exceptionalities
Strategic Communication
Sustainability
Theology
Urban Studies
Women/Gender/Sexuality Studies