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What Can I Do With A Major In...?

Trying to choose a major?
Wondering what you can do with the major you've chosen? 
Not sure how college, careers and skills relate?

This page is here to help you connect the dots, linking CWU majors and careers, using materials created by the University of Tennessee.

Clicking on the program name will take you to information about the required coursework for that program (using the current catalog--if you are using a previous catalog, the course requirements may have changed). Clicking on a link below that title (e.g. "See Accounting") will take you to the career information related to that program.

Not all of CWU's majors have direct correlation with the resources provided by University of Tennessee, although we have done our best to match them as closely as possible. If you have questions about the information provided, please email us at career@cwu.edu.

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Accessibility Studies Minor/Certificate

Accounting Major/Minor
See Accounting

Actuarial Science Major
See Business Analytics

Administrative Management Minor or Certificate

Adventure Leadership Minor

Advertising Minor
See Advertising

Aerospace Studies Minor

Africana and Black Studies Minor
See African Studies

American Indian Studies Minor

American Sign Language Minor

Anthropology Major/Minor
See Anthropology/Archeology

Apparel Design Minor

Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising Major/Minor

Applied Computer Science Minor
See Computer Science

Applied Mathematics Major
See Mathematics

Art BFA, Graphic Design Specialization
See Graphic Design

Art BFA, Studio Art Specialization
See Art

Art History Minor
See Art History

Art Major, BA
See Art

Art Studio Minor
See Art

Asia/Pacific Studies Major/Minor
See Asian Studies

Asian Business Certificate

Astronomy Minor

Aviation Management BS, Aviation Management Specialization
See Aviation

Aviation Management BS, Maintenance Management Specialization
See Aviation

Aviation Management Minor
See Aviation

Aviation Professional Pilot Minor
See Aviation

Aviation: Professional Pilot BS, Commercial Pilot Specialization
See Aviation

Aviation: Professional Pilot BS, Flight Officer Specialization
See Aviation

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Bilingual Education/Teaching English as a Second Language Minor
See English
See Education

Biology BS, Biology Teaching Specialization
See Education
See Biological Sciences

Biology BS, Biomedical Science Specialization
See Biological Sciences
See Healthcare Sciences
See Engineering

Biology BS, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Specialization
See Biological Sciences
See Marine Science

Biology BS, General Biology Specialization
See Biological Sciences

Biology BS, Molecular and Cell Biology Specialization
See Biological Sciences
See Healthcare Sciences

Biology Major/Minor
See Biological Sciences

Biology: Teaching Secondary Minor
See Education
See Biological Sciences

BSBA, Finance Specialization
See Finance
See Business Studies
See Management

BSBA, General Business Specialization
See Business Studies
See Management

BSBA, Human Resource Management Specialization
See Business Studies
See Human Resource Management
See Management

BSBA, Leadership and Management Specialization
See Business Studies
See Management

BSBA, Marketing Management Specialization
See Business Studies
See Marketing

BSBA, Personal Financial Planning Specialization
See Business Studies
See Finance

BSBA, Supply Chain Management Specialization
See Business Studies
See Logistics/Supply Chain

Business Analytics Minor of Certificate
See Business Analytics

Business and Marketing Education Major
See Education
See Business Studies
See Marketing

Business Minor
See Business Studies
See Management

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Captive Primate Care Certificate

Career and Technical Education Certificate/Program

Chemistry Major, Biochemistry Specialization
See Biochemistry
See Chemistry

Chemistry Major/Minor
See Chemistry

Child Development Minor or Certification
See Child-Family Studies

Chinese Minor
See Foreign Language

Cinema Studies Minor
See Cinema Studies

Clinical Physiology Major

Communication Minor
See Communication Studies

Communication Studies Major
See Communication Studies

Computer Science Major/Minor
See Computer Science

Construction Management Major
See Construction Science

Construction Safety Minor
See Construction Science

Craft Beer Trade Certificate

Craft Brewing, BS

Creative Writing Minor
See English

Cybersecurity Minor or Certificate
See Management Information Systems

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Dance Major, BA
See Dance

Dance Performance Minor
See Dance

Digital Forensics and Incident Response Minor or Certificate

Digital Journalism Major BA, Broadcast Journalism Specialization
See Electronic Media/Broadcasting
See Journalism
See Communication Studies

Digital Journalism Major BA, Journalistic Writing and Reporting Specialization
See Electronic Media/Broadcasting
See Communication Studies
See Journalism

Dual-degree Physics/Engineering Program
See Physics
See Engineering

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Early Childhood Education Major/Minor
See Education

Economics BS, Economic and Business Forecasting Specialization
See Business Analytics
See Economics

Economics BS, General Economics Specialization
See Economics

Economics BS, Managerial Economics Specialization
See Economics

Economics Minor I, II
See Economics

Educating Highly Capable Learners Minor

Electronic Engineering Technology Major
See Engineering

Elementary Education Major
See Education

EMS Paramedicine Major

Energy Studies Minor
See Engineering

English Language and Literature Major/Minor
See English

English Language Arts Teaching Major
See English
See Education

English Professional and Creative Writing, BA
See English
See Journalism

Entrepreneurship Minor

Environmental Geological Sciences Major
See Environmental Studies/Science
See Geology

Environmental Sciences, Environmental Biology Specialization
See Environmental Studies/Science
See Biological Sciences

Environmental Sciences, Environmental Chemistry Specialization
See Environmental Studies/Science
See Chemistry

Environmental Sciences, Environmental Geography Specialization
See Environmental Studies/Science
See Geography

Environmental Sciences, Environmental Geology Specialization
See Environmental Studies/Science
See Geology

Environmental Studies, Environmental Policy Specialization
See Environmental Studies/Science

Environmental Studies Minor
See Environmental Studies/Science

Ethics Minor

Ethnic Studies Minor

Event Planning Minor
See Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism

Exercise Science Major/Minor
See Kinesiology

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Family and Child Life Major, Child Life Specialization
See Child-Family Studies

Family and Child Life Major BS, Family Science Specialization
See Child-Family Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences Career and Technical Education Teaching Major, BS
See Education

Family and Consumer Sciences Education Minor
See Education

Family and Consumer Sciences Major/Minor
See Child-Family Studies

Family Science Minor
See Child-Family Studies

Film Major, BA
See Cinema Studies

Film Production Minor

Finance Minor
See Finance

Food Science and Nutrition BS, Dietetics Specialization
See Nutrition
See Food Science

Food Science and Nutrition BS, Foods and Nutrition Specialization
See Nutrition
See Food Science

Food Service Management Minor
See Hotel, Restaurant, & Tourism

Forensics Certificate
See Forensic Science

French Major/Minor
See Foreign Language

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General Education Program 2018-2019

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate
See Geography

Geography BS, Environmental and Resource Geography Specialization
See Geography
See Environmental Studies/Science

Geography BS, GIScience Specialization
See Geography

Geography Major/Minor
See Geography

Geology Major/Minor
See Geology

German Minor
See Foreign Language

Global Cultural Training Certificate

Global Literacy Development Certificate
See English

Global Wine Trade
Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism

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History Major/Minor
See History

History Social Studies Teaching, BA
See History
See Education

Human Resource Management Minor
See Human Resource Management

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Individual Studies

Industrial Engineering Technology Major
See Engineering

Industrial Technology Minor
See Engineering

Innovation Through IT Minor or Certificate
See Management Information Systems

Instructional Foundations
See Education

Integrated Energy Management BS, Integrated Energy Business Specialization
See Biosystems Engineering

Integrated Energy Management BS, Integrated Energy Policy Specialization
See Biosystems Engineering

Integrated Energy Management BS, Integrated Power Systems Specialization
See Biosystems Engineering

Interdisciplinary Honors Minor

Interdisciplinary Studies-Social Sciences
See Humanities/Liberal Studies

International Studies Minor
See Global/International Studies

International Theatre Experience Certificate

ITAM, Administrative Management Specialization
See Management Information Systems
See Management
See Business Analytics

ITAM, Cybersecurity Specialization
See Management Information Systems
See Management
See Business Analytics

ITAM, Information Technology Specialization
See Management Information Systems
See Management
See Business Analytics

ITAM, Administrative Management Specialization
See Management Information Systems
See Management
See Business Analytics

ITAM, Network Administration and Management Specialization
See Management Information Systems
See Management
See Business Analytics

ITAM, Project Management Specialization
See Management Information Systems
See Retail/Merchandising
See Business Analytics

ITAM, Retail Management and Technology Specialization
See Management Information Systems
See Retail/Merchandising
See Business Analytics

ITAM, Web and Database Administration and Management Specialization
See Management Information Systems
See Management
See Business Analytics

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Japanese Major/Minor
See Foreign Language

Jazz Studies Certificate

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Latin American Business Certificate
See Business Studies
See Latin American Studies

Latino and Latin American Studies Minor
See Latin American Studies

Law and Justice Major/Minor
See Criminal Justice

Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt Certificate

Library and Information Science Minor or Certificate
See Information and Library Sciences

Linguistics Minor
See Linguistics

Literacy Minor
See Education
See English

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Mathematics Major/Minor
See Mathematics

Mathematics: Middle-Level Education
See Mathematics
See Education

Mathematics: Teaching Secondary Major
See Education
See Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering Technology Major
See Engineering

Middle-level English Minor (Non-Endorsement)
See English
See Education

Middle-level Humanities Teaching Major
See Humanities/Liberal Studies
See Education

Middle-level Science Teaching Major
See Education

Middle-level Social Studies Minor (Non-Endorsement)
See Education

Military Science Minor

Modern IT Applications Minor or Certificate
See Education

Museum Studies Minor
See Art History

Music Composition Major
See Music

Music Education Major
See Music
See Education

Music Major/Minor
See Music

Music Performance Major
See Music

Musical Theatre Major
See Music
See Theatre

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Non-profit Organization Management Minor or Certificate
See Communication Studies

Nutrition Minor
See Nutrition

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Organizational Communication Minor
See Communication Studies

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Personal Financial Planning Major or Certificate
See Finance

Philosophy Major/Minor
See Philosophy

Physical Activity and Recreation Programming Minor
See Recreation and Leisure Studies

Physical Education - Dance Minor
See Education
See Dance

Physical Education - Dance: Teaching Minor
See Education
See Dance

Physical Education and School Health Major
See Education
See Athletics and Sports

Physical-Rehabilitation Therapy Minor

Physics Major, Biophysics Specialization
See Physics

Physics Major/Minor
See Physics

Political Science Major/Minor
See Political Science and Government

Pre-Chiropractic
See Kinesiology
See Medical Fields

Pre-Dentistry
See Medical Fields
See Healthcare Sciences

Pre-Dietetics

Pre-Engineering
See Engineering

Pre-Law
See Law
See Criminal Justice

Pre-Medical Technology
See Healthcare Sciences

Pre-Medicine
See Medical Fields

Pre-Nursing in Public Health
See Public Health
See Nursing

Pre-Occupational Therapy
See Kinesiology
See Athletics and Sport
See Healthcare Sciences

Pre-Pharmacy
See Medical Fields

Pre-Physical Therapy
See Kinesiology
See Healthcare Sciences

Pre-Physician Assistant
See Medical Fields

Pre-Respiratory Therapy

Pre-Veterinary
See Animal Science
See Medical Fields

Primate Behavior and Ecology Major

Professional Education Program
See Education

Professional Sommelier Certificate
See Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism

Professional Tax Minor or Certificate

Professional Writing Certificate
See English
See Communication Studies

Program Development Minor

Project Management Minor or Certificate
See Business Studies

Psychology Major/Minor
See Psychology
See Counseling

Public Health, Population Health Specialization
See Public Health

Public Health, Pre-Nursing Specialization
See Public Health
See Nursing

Public Health Minor
See Public Health

Public Policy Major 
See Public Administration

Public Relations Major
See Public Relations

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Recreation, Tourism and Events, Event Management Specialization
See Recreation and Leisure Studies
See Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism

Recreation, Tourism and Events, Recreation Management Specialization
See Recreation and Leisure Studies

Recreation, Tourism and Events, Tourism Management Specialization
See Recreation and Leisure Studies

Religious Studies Major/Minor
See Religious Studies

Retail Management and Technology Minor or Certificate
See Retail/Merchandising

Risk Management Minor

Robotics and Automation Minor

Russian Major/Minor
See Foreign Language

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Safety and Health Management Major/Minor
See Construction Science

Science Education - Broad Area Science Teaching Minor
See Education

Science Education K-8 Minor
See Education

Science: Middle-Level Education

Screenwriting Minor
See Communications
See Theater
See English

Social Services Major/Minor
See Social Work

Sociology Major/Minor
See Sociology

Spanish Major/Minor
See Foreign Language

Spanish Translation and Interpretation Certificate
See Foreign Language

Special Education Major/Minor(P-12)
See Education

Sport Business Minor or Certificate
See Athletics and Sport
See Sport Management

Sport Management, Recreation Management Specialization
See Recreation and Leisure Studies
See Sport Management

Sport Management, Sport Business Specialization
See Sport Management

Sport Management, Sport Coaching Specialization
See Sport Management

STEM Teaching Program

Structures of Data Analytics for IT Managers Minor or Certificate
See Business Analytics

Supply Chain Management Major, Minor or Certificate
See Logistics/Supply Chain

Sustainable Tourism Minor
See Environmental Studies
See Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism

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Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Minor
See Education
See English

Technical Writing Minor

Technology Education Major
See Education
See Engineering

Theatre Arts Minor
See Theater

Theatre Design and Production Major
See Theater

Theatre Education Major
See Theatre
See Education

Theatre Performance Major
See Theater

Theatre Studies Major
See Theater

Tourism Management Minor
See Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism

Traffic Safety Education Minor
See Education

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Web Design and Management Minor or Certificate
See Management Information Systems

Wine Trade and Tourism Minor
See Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism

Wine Trade Professional Certificate
See Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Major/Minor
See Women’s Studies

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