Peruse the list below to identify which advising division to consult about a particular field of study. Also included are the degree options and home department/professional school for each subject. The fields listed are intended to guide you to the proper resources and may not match the exact wording of the corresponding degree.

Majors and minors marked with an ‘*’ require admission. Most of these are based in professional schools.

Links to Divisions: Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences and STEM.
Links for Departments and Schools.

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Fields of Study

Advising Division

Degree options

Home Department/School

ADVERTISING/PUBLIC RELATIONS Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA*, minor* School of Journalism & Mass Communication*
AFRICAN & AFRO-AMERICAN STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor African, African American and Diaspora Studies
AFRICAN STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor African, African American and Diaspora Studies
AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor American Studies
AMERICAN STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor American Studies
ANCIENT/MEDIEVAL HISTORY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA History
ANTHROPOLOGY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Anthropology
APPLIED SCIENCE STEM BS Biomedical Engineering
ARAB CULTURES, ARABIC Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Asian Studies
ARCHAEOLOGY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Curriculum in Archeology
ARCHAEOLOGY, CLASSICAL Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Classics
ART HISTORY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Art
ASIAN STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Asian Studies
ASTRONOMY, ASTROPHYSICS STEM BA, BS, minor Physics & Astronomy
ATHLETIC TRAINING STEM BA* Exercise & Sport Science
BIOCHEMISTRY STEM BS Chemistry
BIOLOGICAL PHYSICS STEM BA Physics & Astronomy
BIOLOGY STEM BA, BS, minor Biology
BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING STEM BS Biomedical Engineering
BIOSTATISTICS STEM BS* Gillings School of Global Public Health*
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BS*, minor* Kenan Flagler Business School*
BUSINESS JOURNALISM Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA*, minor* School of Journalism & Mass Communication*
BUSINESS: HEALTH POLICY & MANAGEMENT STEM BS* Gillings School of Global Public Health*
BUSINESS: SPORT ADMINISTRATION STEM BA Exercise & Sport Science
CHEMISTRY STEM BA, BS, minor Chemistry
CHILD DEVELOPMENT & FAMILY STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA* School of Education*
CHINESE Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Asian Studies
CHRISTIANITY & CULTURE Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor Religious Studies
CLASSICAL ARCHEOLOGY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Classics
CLASSICAL CIVILIZATION Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Classics
CLASSICAL HUMANITIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor Classics
CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE STEM BS* School of Medicine*
COACHING EDUCATION STEM minor* Exercise & Sport Science
COGNITIVE SCIENCE STEM minor Psychology
COMMUNICATION STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Communication Studies
COMPARATIVE LITERATURE Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor English & Comparative Literature
COMPOSITION, RHETORIC & DIGITAL LITERACY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor English & Comparative Literature
COMPUTER SCIENCE STEM BA, BS minor Computer Science
CONTEMPORARY EUROPEAN STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Curriculum in Contemporary European Studies
CREATIVE WRITING Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor English & Comparative Literature
CULTURAL STUDIES (INTERDISCIPLINARY) Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Communication Studies
DENTAL HYGIENE STEM BS* School of Dentistry*
DRAMATIC ART Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Dramatic Art
EARTH SYSTEMS, SCIENCE STEM BA, BS Geological Sciences
ECOLOGY, SOCIETY, NATURAL RESOURCES STEM BA, BS Curriculum for Environment & Ecology
EAST EUROPEAN LANGUAGES & CULTURES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Germanic & Slavic Languages & Literatures
ECONOMICS Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Economics
EDITING & GRAPHIC DESIGN Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA* School of Journalism & Mass Communication*
EDUCATION Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA prof, Minor School of Education*
EDUCATION, HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE STEM BA, BS School of Education*
EDUCATION, MUSIC Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA* School of Education*
ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA*, minor* School of Journalism & Mass Communication*
ENGLISH Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor English & Comparative Literature
ENERGY STEM BA Physics & Astronomy
ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY STEM BA, BS, minor Curriculum for Environment & Ecology
ENTREPRENEURSHIP Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor Economics
ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH STEM BS Curriculum for Environment & Ecology
ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY STEM BS Geological Sciences
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES STEM BS Gillings School of Global Public Health*
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES & STUDIES STEM BA, BS, minor Curriculum for Environment & Ecology
EUROPEAN HISTORY, MODERN Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA History
EUROPEAN STUDIES, CONTEMPORARY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Curriculum in Contemporary European Studies
EXERCISE & SPORT SCIENCE STEM BA Exercise & Sport Science
FITNESS PROFESSIONAL STEM BA Exercise & Sport Science
FOLKLORE Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor American Studies
FRENCH & FRANCOPHONE STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Romance Languages & Literatures
GENDER & WOMEN’S HISTORY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA History
GEOGRAPHY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Geography
GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES STEM BA, BS, minor Geological Sciences
GEOPHYSICS STEM BA Physics & Astronomy
GERMAN Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Germanic & Slavic Languages & Cultures
GLOBAL CINEMA Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor English & Comparative Literature
GLOBAL ECONOMICS Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Curriculum in Global Studies
GLOBAL HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Curriculum in Global Studies
GLOBAL HISTORY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA History
GLOBAL STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Curriculum in Global Studies
GREEK, ANCIENT Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Classics
HEALTH POLICY & MANAGEMENT Natural Sciences & Mathematics BS* Gillings School of Global Public Health*
HEBREW, MODERN Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor Asian Studies
HEBREW, BIBLICAL Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Religious Studies
HINDI-URDU Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor Asian Studies
HISPANIC STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Romance Languages & Literatures
HISTORY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor History
INFORMATION SCIENCE Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BS* School of Information & Library Science*
INFORMATION SYSTEMS Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor* School of Information & Library Science*
INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Prof. James Thompson BA* Office of Undergraduate Curricula
INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor American Studies
INTERNATIONAL FILM & LITERATURE Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA English & Comparative Literature
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA English & Comparative Literature
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Curriculum in Global Studies
INTERPERSONAL & ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Communication Studies
ISLAMIC & MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor Religious Studies
ITALIAN Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Romance Languages & Literatures
JAPANESE Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Asian Studies
JEWISH STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Religious Studies
JOURNALISM & MASS COMMUNICATION Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA* Journalism & Mass Communication*
KOREAN Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor Asian Studies
LATIN Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Classics
LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Latin American Studies
LATINA/O STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor English & Comparative Literature
LINGUISTICS Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Lingustics
MANAGEMENT & SOCIETY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Sociology
MARINE SCIENCES STEM minor Marine Sciences
MASS COMMUNICATION & SOCIETY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor* School of Journalism & Mass Communication*
MATHEMATICAL DECISION SCIENCES STEM BS, minor Statistics & Operations Research
MATHEMATICS STEM BA, BS, minor Mathematics
MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY STUDIES & PRODUCTION Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Communication Studies
MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor Anthropology
MEDICINE, LITERATURE & CULTURE Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor English & Comparative Literature
MEDIEVAL & EARLY MODERN STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor History
MILITARY SCIENCE Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor Military Science
MODERN HEBREW Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor Asian Studies
MULTIMEDIA Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA* School of Journalism & Mass Communication*
MUSIC Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, BMusc, minor Music
NAVAL SCIENCE Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor Naval Science
NURSING STEM BS* School of Nursing*
NUTRITION STEM BS* Gillings School of Global Public Health*
PEACE, WAR & DEFENSE Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Curriculum in Peace, War & Defense
PERFORMANCE STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Communication Studies
PHARMACY STEM PharmD Eschelman School of Pharmacy*’
PHILOSOPHY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Philosophy
PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS, & ECONOMICS MINOR Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor Philosophy
PHYSICS STEM BA, BS, minor Physics & Astronomy
POLITICAL SCIENCE Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Political Science
POLYMER CHEMISTRY STEM BS Chemistry
PORTUGUESE Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Romance Languages & Literatures
PSYCHOLOGY STEM BA, BS Psychology
PUBLIC POLICY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Public Policy
PUBLIC RELATIONS Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor* School of Journalism & Mass Communication*
RADIOLOGIC SCIENCE STEM BS* School of Medicine*
RECREATION ADMINISTRATION STEM minor Exercise & Sport Science
RELIGIOUS STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Religious Studies
RHETORICAL STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Communication Studies
ROMANCE LANGUAGES & LITERATURES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Romance Languages & Literatures
RUSSIAN LANGUAGE & CULTURE Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Germanic & Slavic Languages & Cultures
SEXUALITY STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor Women’s & Gender Studies
SLAVIC & EAST EUROPEAN LANGUAGES & CULTURES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Germanic & Slavic Languages & Cultures
SOCIAL & ECONOMIC JUSTICE Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor Sociology
SOCIOLOGY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Sociology
SOUTH ASIAN STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA Asian Studies
SOUTHERN STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor American Studies
SPANISH Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor(*) Romance Languages & Literatures
SPEECH & HEARING SCIENCES STEM minor School of Medicine
SPORT ADMINISTRATION STEM BA Exercise & Sport Science
STATISTICS & OPERATIONS RESEARCH STEM BS, minor Statistics & Operations Research
STUDIO ART Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, BFA Art
SUSTAINABILITY STEM BA, BS, minor Curriculum for Environment & Ecology
THEATRICAL DESIGN, PRODUCTION Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor Dramatic Art
THIRD WORLD/NON-WESTERN HISTORY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA History
UNDECIDED All Divisions none none
UNITED STATES HISTORY Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA History
URBAN STUDIES & PLANNING Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor City & Regional Planning
WOMEN’S & GENDER STUDIES Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences BA, minor Women’s & Gender Studies
WRITING FOR SCREEN & STAGE Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences minor Communications, Drama, English

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