Academics
Students in an Exercise Science class at Central College. Students in class, Vermeer Science Center at Central College.

Central offers a wide variety of academic majors. Our liberal arts curriculum prepares you for your future with in-depth knowledge in your chosen major area and integrated knowledge from a variety of perspectives.

When you graduate from Central, you'll leave with more than just a degree.

You’ll have an education that has prepared you with critical thinking skills, a cultural perspective and effective communication skills that will take you further than you ever dreamed.

Graduation Rate - 92%

92% of students who graduate do so in four years.

Average Class Size

Average class size is 15 students

Zero graduate assistants

Zero classes are taught by graduate assistants.

 

Curiosity Is encouraged

Academic Programs

Major Minor
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Anthropology (Cultural)
Art
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business management
  • Business Administration
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Student Designed
Chemistry
Chinese Studies
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Economics
Education (Elementary)
Education (Secondary)
Engineering
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Sustainability
Exercise Science
French
German Studies
History
Information Systems
Integrated Studies
  • Allied Health
  • American Studies
  • Arts Management
  • Food Systems
  • Gender Studies
  • Global Health
  • Global Sustainability
  • Not-for-profit Management
International Studies
  • African Studies
  • East Asian Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Western European Studies
Linguistics
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
  • Instrumental
  • Vocal
Natural Science
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Social Science
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
Undecided/Exploring
 
Pre-Professional Programs
Athletic Training
Chiropractic
Dentistry
Law
Medicine
Ministry
Pre-Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Optometry
Pharmacy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Podiatric Medicine
Veterinary Medicine

The Central Difference

At Central, we're dedicated to helping you meet your goals on time, no matter where you want your college path to lead. The close-knit Central community — your fellow students, professors and alumni — all contribute to your success.

76% of Central students complete an internship