Majors

Central College offers more than 70 strong academic programs, which include majors, minors and pre-professional advising.

If you don’t see your preferred major on the list, talk to us. You may work with your adviser to create your own major. Or, like many incoming students, you may want to start off in the exploring program, which provides opportunities to try out different areas before making your choice.

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

  • Health and Exercise Science
  • Health Promotion
  • Physical Education
  • Strength and Conditioning

French

German studies

History

Information systems

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

Pre-Professional Programs

Psychology

Religion

Self-Designed Studies

  • Allied Health
  • American Studies
  • Arts Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Food Systems
  • Gender Studies
  • Global Health*
  • Global Sustainability*
  • Not-for-profit Management
  • Sports Management

Social Science

Sociology

Spanish

Theatre

Undecided/Exploring

For students interested in dual-degree programs, Central College has articulation agreements with Allen College (nursing) and Palmer College of Chiropractic (chiropractic). For more information please contact the registrar’s office.

* Available as a minor only.

+ Central’s athletic training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101. The program has chosen to voluntarily withdraw its CAATE accreditation effective July 1, 2022.


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