Dec 01, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Majors and Programs by Department


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View programs sorted by college  or program  name. Note: Programs primarily owned by colleges are not included in this list. Programs owned by multiple departments are only listed once.

Department of Accounting and Finance

Undergraduate Major(s)

Department of Aerospace Engineering

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Scholars

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Programs  programs are combined bachelor’s and master’s programs at SJSU (per University Policy F19-1). Sometimes they may also satisfy the requirements for a credential. Students in these programs pursue a bachelor’s and master’s degree simultaneously. These program allow students to earn graduate credit while in their junior and/or senior year, reducing the number of semesters required for completion of a master’s degree.

Department of Aerospace Studies (Air Force ROTC)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Department of African American Studies

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Scholars

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Programs  programs are combined bachelor’s and master’s programs at SJSU (per University Policy F19-1). Sometimes they may also satisfy the requirements for a credential. Students in these programs pursue a bachelor’s and master’s degree simultaneously. These program allow students to earn graduate credit while in their junior and/or senior year, reducing the number of semesters required for completion of a master’s degree.

Department of Anthropology

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Department of Applied Data Science

Master(s)

Department of Art and Art History

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Scholars

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Programs  programs are combined bachelor’s and master’s programs at SJSU (per University Policy F19-1). Sometimes they may also satisfy the requirements for a credential. Students in these programs pursue a bachelor’s and master’s degree simultaneously. These program allow students to earn graduate credit while in their junior and/or senior year, reducing the number of semesters required for completion of a master’s degree.

Department of Audiology Audiology AUD Video

Doctoral

Department of Aviation and Technology

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Department of Biological Sciences

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Certificate(s)

Two types of certificates are available: Advanced Certificates  and Basic Certificates . The description of each certificate program identifies the type of certificate. 

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Scholars

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Programs  programs are combined bachelor’s and master’s programs at SJSU (per University Policy F19-1). Sometimes they may also satisfy the requirements for a credential. Students in these programs pursue a bachelor’s and master’s degree simultaneously. These program allow students to earn graduate credit while in their junior and/or senior year, reducing the number of semesters required for completion of a master’s degree.

Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Scholars

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Programs  programs are combined bachelor’s and master’s programs at SJSU (per University Policy F19-1). Sometimes they may also satisfy the requirements for a credential. Students in these programs pursue a bachelor’s and master’s degree simultaneously. These program allow students to earn graduate credit while in their junior and/or senior year, reducing the number of semesters required for completion of a master’s degree.

Department of Chemistry

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Scholars

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Programs  programs are combined bachelor’s and master’s programs at SJSU (per University Policy F19-1). Sometimes they may also satisfy the requirements for a credential. Students in these programs pursue a bachelor’s and master’s degree simultaneously. These program allow students to earn graduate credit while in their junior and/or senior year, reducing the number of semesters required for completion of a master’s degree.

Department of Child and Adolescent Development

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Undergraduate Major(s)

Master(s)

Department of Communication Studies

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences

Undergraduate Major(s)

Master(s)

Department of Computer Engineering

Undergraduate Major(s)

Master(s)

Certificate(s)

Two types of certificates are available: Advanced Certificates  and Basic Certificates . The description of each certificate program identifies the type of certificate. 

Department of Computer Science

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Certificate(s)

Two types of certificates are available: Advanced Certificates  and Basic Certificates . The description of each certificate program identifies the type of certificate. 

Department of Counselor Education

Master(s)

Credential(s)

Credentials are primarily granted by the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing. This excludes the Credential in Spanish Language Counseling. 

Department of Design

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Department of Economics

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

SJSU Online

The mission of SJSU Online is to expand higher education access and degree attainment for learners requiring a fully online degree pathway. These upper division degree completion programs are offered through a special session that requires a separate application process. If interested, please contact one of our Enrollment Counselors for more information.

Department of Educational Leadership

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Certificate(s)

Two types of certificates are available: Advanced Certificates  and Basic Certificates . The description of each certificate program identifies the type of certificate. 

SJSU Online

The mission of SJSU Online is to expand higher education access and degree attainment for learners requiring a fully online degree pathway. These upper division degree completion programs are offered through a special session that requires a separate application process. If interested, please contact one of our Enrollment Counselors for more information.

Department of Electrical Engineering

Undergraduate Major(s)

Master(s)

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Scholars

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Programs  programs are combined bachelor’s and master’s programs at SJSU (per University Policy F19-1). Sometimes they may also satisfy the requirements for a credential. Students in these programs pursue a bachelor’s and master’s degree simultaneously. These program allow students to earn graduate credit while in their junior and/or senior year, reducing the number of semesters required for completion of a master’s degree.

Department of English and Comparative Literature

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Certificate(s)

Two types of certificates are available: Advanced Certificates  and Basic Certificates . The description of each certificate program identifies the type of certificate. 

Department of Environmental Studies

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Certificate(s)

Two types of certificates are available: Advanced Certificates  and Basic Certificates . The description of each certificate program identifies the type of certificate. 

Department of Film and Theatre

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Department of Geology

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Department of History

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Scholars

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Programs  programs are combined bachelor’s and master’s programs at SJSU (per University Policy F19-1). Sometimes they may also satisfy the requirements for a credential. Students in these programs pursue a bachelor’s and master’s degree simultaneously. These program allow students to earn graduate credit while in their junior and/or senior year, reducing the number of semesters required for completion of a master’s degree.

Department of Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management Video

Undergraduate Major(s)

Department of Humanities

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Scholars

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Programs  programs are combined bachelor’s and master’s programs at SJSU (per University Policy F19-1). Sometimes they may also satisfy the requirements for a credential. Students in these programs pursue a bachelor’s and master’s degree simultaneously. These program allow students to earn graduate credit while in their junior and/or senior year, reducing the number of semesters required for completion of a master’s degree.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Certificate(s)

Two types of certificates are available: Advanced Certificates  and Basic Certificates . The description of each certificate program identifies the type of certificate. 

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Scholars

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Programs  programs are combined bachelor’s and master’s programs at SJSU (per University Policy F19-1). Sometimes they may also satisfy the requirements for a credential. Students in these programs pursue a bachelor’s and master’s degree simultaneously. These program allow students to earn graduate credit while in their junior and/or senior year, reducing the number of semesters required for completion of a master’s degree.

Department of Justice Studies

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Certificate(s)

Two types of certificates are available: Advanced Certificates  and Basic Certificates . The description of each certificate program identifies the type of certificate. 

Department of Kinesiology Kinesiology Video

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Added Authorization(s)

Added Authorizations are granted by the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing and extend special authorization to specific audiences. 

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Scholars

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Programs  programs are combined bachelor’s and master’s programs at SJSU (per University Policy F19-1). Sometimes they may also satisfy the requirements for a credential. Students in these programs pursue a bachelor’s and master’s degree simultaneously. These program allow students to earn graduate credit while in their junior and/or senior year, reducing the number of semesters required for completion of a master’s degree.

Department of Linguistics and Language Development

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Certificate(s)

Two types of certificates are available: Advanced Certificates  and Basic Certificates . The description of each certificate program identifies the type of certificate. 

Department of Marketing and Business Analytics

Undergraduate Major(s)

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Department of Meteorology and Climate Science

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Department of Military Science (Army ROTC)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Packaging Nutrition, Food Science and Packaging Video

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Scholars

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Programs  programs are combined bachelor’s and master’s programs at SJSU (per University Policy F19-1). Sometimes they may also satisfy the requirements for a credential. Students in these programs pursue a bachelor’s and master’s degree simultaneously. These program allow students to earn graduate credit while in their junior and/or senior year, reducing the number of semesters required for completion of a master’s degree.

Department of Occupational Therapy Occupational Therapy Video

Master(s)

Doctoral

Certificate(s)

Two types of certificates are available: Advanced Certificates  and Basic Certificates . The description of each certificate program identifies the type of certificate. 

Department of Philosophy

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Certificate(s)

Two types of certificates are available: Advanced Certificates  and Basic Certificates . The description of each certificate program identifies the type of certificate. 

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Department of Political Science

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Department of Psychology

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Department of Public Health and Recreation Public Health and Recreation Video

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Department of Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Department of Special Education

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Certificate(s)

Two types of certificates are available: Advanced Certificates  and Basic Certificates . The description of each certificate program identifies the type of certificate. 

Credential(s)

Credentials are primarily granted by the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing. This excludes the Credential in Spanish Language Counseling. 

Added Authorization(s)

Added Authorizations are granted by the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing and extend special authorization to specific audiences. 

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Scholars

Spartan Accelerated Graduate Education (SAGE) Programs  programs are combined bachelor’s and master’s programs at SJSU (per University Policy F19-1). Sometimes they may also satisfy the requirements for a credential. Students in these programs pursue a bachelor’s and master’s degree simultaneously. These program allow students to earn graduate credit while in their junior and/or senior year, reducing the number of semesters required for completion of a master’s degree.

Department of Teacher Education

Master(s)

Credential(s)

Credentials are primarily granted by the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing. This excludes the Credential in Spanish Language Counseling. 

Added Authorization(s)

Added Authorizations are granted by the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing and extend special authorization to specific audiences. 

Department of Urban and Regional Planning

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Certificate(s)

Two types of certificates are available: Advanced Certificates  and Basic Certificates . The description of each certificate program identifies the type of certificate. 

Department of World Languages and Literatures

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Educational Leadership (EdD) Program

Doctoral

Interdisciplinary Engineering Program

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

SJSU Online

The mission of SJSU Online is to expand higher education access and degree attainment for learners requiring a fully online degree pathway. These upper division degree completion programs are offered through a special session that requires a separate application process. If interested, please contact one of our Enrollment Counselors for more information.

Lucas Graduate School of Business

Master(s)

Certificate(s)

Two types of certificates are available: Advanced Certificates  and Basic Certificates . The description of each certificate program identifies the type of certificate. 

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

Master(s)

School of Global Innovation and Leadership

Undergraduate Major(s)

School of Information

Undergraduate Major(s)

Master(s)

Certificate(s)

Two types of certificates are available: Advanced Certificates  and Basic Certificates . The description of each certificate program identifies the type of certificate. 

Credential(s)

Credentials are primarily granted by the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing. This excludes the Credential in Spanish Language Counseling. 

School of Information Systems and Technology

Undergraduate Major(s)

School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

School of Management

Undergraduate Major(s)

School of Music and Dance

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

School of Social Work Social Work Video

Undergraduate Major(s)

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

Credential(s)

Credentials are primarily granted by the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing. This excludes the Credential in Spanish Language Counseling. 

Science Education Program

Undergraduate Minor(s)

Master(s)

The Valley Foundation School of Nursing Nursing Video

Undergraduate Major(s)

Master(s)

Doctoral

Certificate(s)

Two types of certificates are available: Advanced Certificates  and Basic Certificates . The description of each certificate program identifies the type of certificate.