Majors, Degrees and CIP codes

Program Level Degree Type
Art Undergraduate B.A./B.S.
Biology Undergraduate/ Graduate B.A./ M.A.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Undergraduate B.S.
Bioinformatics Undergraduate B.S.
Business Administration Undergraduate B.S.
Chemistry Undergraduate/ Graduate B.A./ B.S./ M.A.
Clinical Psychology Graduate M.A.
Computer Science Undergraduate B.S.
Criminal Justice Undergraduate B.A.
Data Science Undergraduate B.A./ B.S.
Elected Studies Undergraduate B.A.
English Undergraduate B.A.
Healthcare Management Graduate M.A.
History Undergraduate B.A.
Homeland Security Undergraduate B.A.
Mathematics Undergraduate B.A.
Music/Music Education/Music Performance Undergraduate B.A./ B.S./ B.M.
Physics Undergraduate/ Graduate B.A./ B.S./ M.A.
Political Science Undergraduate B.A.
Psychology Undergraduate/ Graduate B.A./ M.A.
Social Justice Graduate M.A.
Sociology Undergraduate B.A.
Spanish Undergraduate B.A.
Special Education Undergraduate B.A.
Major CIP Code Major CIP Code
Art 50.0701 Biology 26.0101
A general program that focuses on the introductory study and appreciation of the visual arts. Includes instruction in art, photography, and other visual communications media. A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 26.021 Bioinformatics 26.1103
A program of study that combines the biological sub-disciplines of biochemistry and molecular biology. Includes instruction in general biology, general and organic chemistry, physics, biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, microbiology, genetics, and cellular biology. A program that focuses on the application of computer-based technologies and services to biological, biomedical, and biotechnology research. Includes instruction in algorithms, network architecture, principles of software design, human interface design, usability studies, search strategies, database management and data mining, digital image processing, computer graphics and animation, CAD, computer programming, and applications to experimental design and analysis and to specific quantitative, modeling, and analytical studies in the various biological specializations.
Business Administration 52.0201 Chemistry 40.0501
A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making. A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.
Clinical Psychology   Computer Science 11.0701
A program designed to enable the student to qualify for an appropriate master’s level professional position in the broad fields of human behavior and services. The clinical program has been modified from its original format to provide students with the necessary course work and practicum training for eligibility as Licensed Professional Counselors, to conform to revised licensure options within the State of Tennessee, Psychology Board of Examiners. A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.
Criminal Justice 43.0107   Data Science 30.7001
A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of police and public security officers, including patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control and public relations, witness interviewing, evidence collection and management, basic crime prevention methods, weapon and equipment operation and maintenance, report preparation and other routine law enforcement responsibilities. A program that focuses on the interdisciplinary field of scientific methods, processes, and systems to extract knowledge or insights from data. Virtually every area of our society is generating considerable data: social networking, business platforms, health care and personalized/precision medicine, digital humanities for literature and historical ‘excavation’, defense and security, manufacturing and supply chain, climate change forecasting, as examples. However, without data management, curation, analysis and visualization – these data do not inform new insights.
  Elected Studies 24.0102   English 23.0101
A program that focuses on the students who have clearly developed educational aims and find the usual range of available major fields inappropriate to those aims. Such students may propose individually designed majors by submitting, at least four semesters prior to the anticipated graduation date, a proposal to their faculty academic advisors. The faculty academic advisor refers the proposal to the appropriate department chairs for review. A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.
History 54.0101   Homeland Security 43.9999
A program that focuses on the general study and interpretation of the past, including the gathering, recording, synthesizing and criticizing of evidence and theories about past events. Includes instruction in historiography; historical research methods; studies of specific periods, issues and cultures; and applications to areas such as historic preservation, public policy, and records administration. Any instructional program in homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and related protective services not listed above.
Healthcare Management 51.0701 Mathematics 27.0101
A program that prepares individuals to apply managerial principles to the administration of hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and other health care facilities. Includes instruction in facilities planning, building and operations management, business management, financial management and insurance, fund-raising and marketing, public relations, human resources management and labor relations, health care facilities operations, principles of health care delivery, and applicable law and regulations. A general program that focuses on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Includes instruction in algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.
Music 50.0901 Music Education 13.1312
A general program that focuses on the introductory study and appreciation of music and the performing arts. Includes instruction in music, dance, and other performing arts media. A program that prepares individuals to teach music and music appreciation programs at various educational levels.
Music Performance 50.0901 Physics 40.0801
A program that prepares individuals to teach musical performance and music appreciation programs at various educational levels. A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.
Political Science 45.1001 Psychology 42.0101
A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes. A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.
Sociology 45.1101 Social Justice 45.1301
A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems. A program that focuses on the systematic study of education as a social and cultural institution, and the educational process as an object of humanistic inquiry. Includes instruction in such subjects as the philosophy of education, history of education, educational literature, educational anthropology, sociology of education, economics and politics of education, educational policy studies, and studies of education in relation to specific populations, issues, social phenomena, and types of work.
Spanish 16.0905 Special Education 13.1001
A program that focuses on the Spanish language and related dialects. Includes instruction in philology; Modern Castillan; Latin American and regional Spanish dialects; and applications in business, science/technology, and other settings. A general program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities, and that may prepare individuals to function as special education teachers. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.
Information provided by:
National Center for Education Statistics - Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)