Curriculum Requirements

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As you decide on a major, it is important to understand your program's curriculum. Below you will find information about your perspective colleges and degree requirements. Select a degree to explore what your next four years may look like!


All USA students must fulfill General Education requirements. Click on General Education Requirements for an overview of the core curriculum and course options.


Specific degree programs and college requirements may exceed any or all of the minimum general education requirements listed below. Since specific course requirements in general education/core curriculum vary from major to major, students must select these courses carefully by referring to the programs/degrees section of the USA Bulletin.


Select one of the below degrees to view a sample first semester schedule: 

Bachelor of Arts: Arts and Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dramatic Arts
  • English
  • Foreign Languages
  • History
  • International Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
    • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Arts
    • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts
    • Bachelor of Music
    • Bachelor of Social Work in Social Work


Bachelor of Sciences: Arts and Sciences

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Meteorology
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Physics

Bachelor of Science: Pre-Health

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Bachelor of Science in Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering

  • Chemical 
  • Civil
  • Computer
  • Electrical 
  • Mechanical

Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Bachelor of Science in Nursing