Academics

An Education of Enduring Worth

Some call it the liberal arts. Others call it teaching for 21st century skills. Augustana University specializes in providing an education designed for the innovators and entrepreneurs of tomorrow.  

Learning from a faculty of renowned professors, students build a foundation of knowledge, discover their passions, explore their vocation, develop specialties and realize the significance and meaning of serving others. 

Students have the option to pursue multiple majors and minors while building experience through choice hands-on learning opportunities.

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At Augustana University, the academic sector is organized around a College of Arts & Sciences and four schools — the Sharon Lust School of Education, School of Business, School of Health Professions and School of Music.


Affiliations

An affiliation includes all of the faculty within a division of the College of Arts & Sciences and its schools.


College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts & Sciences consists mainly of traditional liberal arts undergraduate programs. Undergraduate students enter the university through the College of Arts & Sciences and then may participate in programs within the affiliated schools. 


Divisions & Schools

Three divisions — humanities, natural sciences and social sciences — and departments exist within the College of Arts & Sciences. Each of the divisions is led by a division chair.

Four schools contain programs with similar disciplinary interests; typically, these have professional emphases and graduate-level programs. Each of the four schools is led by a dean.


 

HUMANITIES AFFILIATION

NATURAL SCIENCES AFFILIATION

SOCIAL SCIENCES AFFILIATION

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

HUMANITIES DIVISION

 NATURAL SCIENCES DIVISION

 SOCIAL SCIENCES DIVISION

DEPARTMENT
 Anthropology

PROGRAM OF STUDY
    Anthropology
 

DEPARTMENT
 Biology 

PROGRAMS OF STUDY
 Bioinformatics
 Biology
 Medical Laboratory Science

DEPARTMENT
 Economics 

PROGRAMS OF STUDY
 Economics
 Quantitative Economics
 

DEPARTMENT
Art

PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Art
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

DEPARTMENT
Chemistry & Biochemistry

PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Biochemistry
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Chemistry (ACS)

DEPARTMENT
Government & International Affairs

PROGRAM OF STUDY
Government & International Affairs

DEPARTMENT
Communication & Media Studies

PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Communication Studies
Media Studies
Strategic Communication & Leadership

DEPARTMENT
Computer Science

PROGRAM OF STUDY
Computer Science & Software Engineering
Data Science

DEPARTMENT
History

PROGRAM OF STUDY
History

DEPARTMENT
English & Journalism

PROGRAMS OF STUDY
English
Journalism

DEPARTMENT
Mathematics

PROGRAM OF STUDY
Mathematics
Statistics

DEPARTMENT
Psychology

PROGRAM OF STUDY
Psychology

DEPARTMENT
Languages, Literatures & Cultures

PROGRAMS OF STUDY
French
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Spanish

DEPARTMENT
Physics

PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Dual-Degree Engineering
Engineering Physics
Physics

DEPARTMENT
Sociology

PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Criminal Justice
Sociology

DEPARTMENT
Religion/Philosophy/Classics

PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Classics
Philosophy
Religion
Religion/Philosophy

 

 

DEPARTMENT
Theatre

PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Theatre

 

 

CENTER FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Environmental Studies
Neuroscience

SCHOOLS

SCHOOL OF MUSIC

SCHOOL OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

SHARON LUST SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Multimedia Entrepreneurship
 Music
 Music Education

PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Exercise & Sport Sciences
Fitness Management
Nursing (BSN, Accelerated)
Strength & Conditioning

GRADUATE PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Graduate Nursing (MSN, PGC)
Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT)
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling (MSGC)

PROGRAMS OF STUDY
 Accounting
 Augustana University Fintech Program by Pathward™
 Business Administration
 Computer Information Systems (CIS)
 Finance
 Management
 Marketing
Sport Management 

GRADUATE PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
 Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA)
Master of Sports Administration & Leadership (MSAL)

PROGRAMS OF STUDY
 Augie Access
 Communication Disorders
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
 Sign Language Interpreting
 Teacher Education
including: 
All Grades & Secondary Education
Education Studies
Elementary Education
Special Education
Special Education Studies 

GRADUATE PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
 Master of Education in Special Education (M.Ed. in SPED)
Master of Education in Special Education — Applied Behavior Analysis (M.Ed. in SPED — ABA)