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Fall 2021 Guides
This page is currently displaying the Fall guides to help you prepare for the Fall 2021 semester. 

Each guide has class registration suggestions for your first semester. These guides will tell you how to look up your previous credits and test scores, how to see how credits transfer to USU, how to know if USU has received AP and IB scores and how they count at USU, and much more. Feel free to click on your chosen major or click on multiple majors if you are interested in exploring different options. We have also put together a FAQ page that can help answer questions as well.

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Pre Health Guide
If you are interested in a Health Profession review the PreHealth guide before looking at your First Semester Registration Guide

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Use the search bar below to find the guide you are looking for, or browse the entire list. You can search by major names, colleges, or subjects. Once you open the guide you can even print a .pdf copy.

If you are unsure what major you want to study, feel free to check out the "Exploratory - Undeclared" guide to see recommended courses from our Exploratory advisors.

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Fall
Accountants communicate financial information about a business to shareholders, managers, and others. More than half of America’s accounting students are female, partly because technology enables many accountants to maintain a flexible schedule while work
Accounting

Accounting

Accountants communicate financial information about a business to shareholders, managers, and others. More than half of America’s accounting students are female, partly because technology enables many accountants to maintain a flexible schedule while work...

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Agribusiness is concerned with the financing, marketing, and management of food production. It is an important field because ag-related industry, from farming and livestock to food production and human nutrition, encompasses a significant portion of caree
Agribusiness (Various Emphasis Available)

Agribusiness (Various Emphasis Available)

Agribusiness is concerned with the financing, marketing, and management of food production. It is an important field because ag-related industry, from farming and livestock to food production and human nutrition, encompasses a significant portion of caree...

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This program combines courses in agriculture, communication and journalism to develop a well-rounded agricultural communication professional. There is a high demand for communication professionals with knowledge and background in agriculture because ag-re
Agricultural Communication

Agricultural Communication

This program combines courses in agriculture, communication and journalism to develop a well-rounded agricultural communication professional. There is a high demand for communication professionals with knowledge and background in agriculture because ag-re...

Logan
Fall
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This program combines courses in journalism and agriculture to develop a well-rounded agricultural communications professional. There is a high demand for communications professionals with knowledge and background in agriculture because ag-related industr
Agricultural Communication & Journalism

Agricultural Communication & Journalism

This program combines courses in journalism and agriculture to develop a well-rounded agricultural communications professional. There is a high demand for communications professionals with knowledge and background in agriculture because ag-related industr...

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The Community Based Agricultural Education Emphasis prepares students for outreach and education in non-formal settings. Students in this emphasis area will develop a diverse background in agriculture highlighting leadership, human relations, communicatio
Agricultural Education-Community Based

Agricultural Education-Community Based

The Community Based Agricultural Education Emphasis prepares students for outreach and education in non-formal settings. Students in this emphasis area will develop a diverse background in agriculture highlighting leadership, human relations, communicatio...

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The Community Based Agricultural Education Emphasis prepares students for outreach and education in non-formal settings. Students in this emphasis area will develop a diverse background in agriculture highlighting leadership, human relations, communicatio
Agricultural Education-Community Based

Agricultural Education-Community Based

The Community Based Agricultural Education Emphasis prepares students for outreach and education in non-formal settings. Students in this emphasis area will develop a diverse background in agriculture highlighting leadership, human relations, communicatio...

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USU offers both a one-year technology certificate and an associate’s degree in agricultural machinery technology. This program is the only one of its kind in the western United States and is endorsed by the Implement Dealer’s Association, which represents
Agricultural Machinery Technology - Associates

Agricultural Machinery Technology - Associates

USU offers both a one-year technology certificate and an associate’s degree in agricultural machinery technology. This program is the only one of its kind in the western United States and is endorsed by the Implement Dealer’s Association, which represents...

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The program combines an understanding of agricultural, biological, and physical sciences with technical and business managerial skills. Graduates may pursue numerous agricultural careers, such as working for an agricultural equipment corporation, managing
Agricultural Systems Technology

Agricultural Systems Technology

The program combines an understanding of agricultural, biological, and physical sciences with technical and business managerial skills. Graduates may pursue numerous agricultural careers, such as working for an agricultural equipment corporation, managing...

Logan
Fall
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The program combines an understanding of agricultural, biological, and physical sciences with technical and business managerial skills. Graduates may pursue numerous agricultural careers, such as working for an agricultural equipment corporation, managing
Agricultural Systems Technology - Agribusiness Composite

Agricultural Systems Technology - Agribusiness Composite

The program combines an understanding of agricultural, biological, and physical sciences with technical and business managerial skills. Graduates may pursue numerous agricultural careers, such as working for an agricultural equipment corporation, managing...

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Many key issues tied to the roots, development, and expression of American culture transcend the boundaries of traditional subject areas and are best explored from a variety of perspectives or disciplines. The American Studies program provides students wi
American Studies

American Studies

Many key issues tied to the roots, development, and expression of American culture transcend the boundaries of traditional subject areas and are best explored from a variety of perspectives or disciplines. The American Studies program provides students wi...

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The animal, dairy, and veterinary sciences degree includes all aspects of animal science, from livestock management to reproductive research and cloning. Students have many opportunities for hands-on experiences in feeding, breeding, handling, managing, a
Animal, Dairy & Veterinary Sciences - Animal & Dairy Science

Animal, Dairy & Veterinary Sciences - Animal & Dairy Science

The animal, dairy, and veterinary sciences degree includes all aspects of animal science, from livestock management to reproductive research and cloning. Students have many opportunities for hands-on experiences in feeding, breeding, handling, managing, a...

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The animal, dairy, and veterinary sciences degree includes all aspects of animal science, from livestock management to reproductive research and cloning. Students have many opportunities for hands-on experiences in feeding, breeding, handling, managing, a
Animal, Dairy & Veterinary Sciences - Biotechnology

Animal, Dairy & Veterinary Sciences - Biotechnology

The animal, dairy, and veterinary sciences degree includes all aspects of animal science, from livestock management to reproductive research and cloning. Students have many opportunities for hands-on experiences in feeding, breeding, handling, managing, a...

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The animal, dairy, and veterinary sciences degree includes all aspects of animal science, from livestock management to reproductive research and cloning. Students have many opportunities for hands-on experiences in feeding, breeding, handling, managing, a
Animal, Dairy & Veterinary Sciences - Bioveterinary Science

Animal, Dairy & Veterinary Sciences - Bioveterinary Science

The animal, dairy, and veterinary sciences degree includes all aspects of animal science, from livestock management to reproductive research and cloning. Students have many opportunities for hands-on experiences in feeding, breeding, handling, managing, a...

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The animal, dairy, and veterinary sciences degree includes all aspects of animal science, from livestock management to reproductive research and cloning. Students have many opportunities for hands-on experiences in feeding, breeding, handling, managing, a
Animal, Dairy & Veterinary Sciences - Equine Science

Animal, Dairy & Veterinary Sciences - Equine Science

The animal, dairy, and veterinary sciences degree includes all aspects of animal science, from livestock management to reproductive research and cloning. Students have many opportunities for hands-on experiences in feeding, breeding, handling, managing, a...

Logan
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Anthropology is the study of humans, past and present. To understand the full sweep and complexity of cultures across all of human history, anthropology draws and builds upon knowledge from the social and biological sciences as well as the humanities and
Anthropology

Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of humans, past and present. To understand the full sweep and complexity of cultures across all of human history, anthropology draws and builds upon knowledge from the social and biological sciences as well as the humanities and

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Agricultural economists analyze production, distribution, and consumption of farming goods. They help farmers maximize their gains and minimize their losses. The major helps students develop quantitative skills and a deeper understanding of economic theor
Applied Economics

Applied Economics

Agricultural economists analyze production, distribution, and consumption of farming goods. They help farmers maximize their gains and minimize their losses. The major helps students develop quantitative skills and a deeper understanding of economic theor...

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Students majoring in art at USU have a world of options at their disposal. Each emphasis features in-depth coursework that encourages students to develop their own artistic ideas and style, in addition to solid foundation knowledge of artistic traditions
Art Education

Art Education

Students majoring in art at USU have a world of options at their disposal. Each emphasis features in-depth coursework that encourages students to develop their own artistic ideas and style, in addition to solid foundation knowledge of artistic traditions

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The Art History Degree at USU is the study of human visual expression from its earliest manifestations in the Paleolithic to the present. Interdisciplinary to its core, art history seeks to describe the physical, visual, social, and philosophical dimensi
Art History

Art History

The Art History Degree at USU is the study of human visual expression from its earliest manifestations in the Paleolithic to the present. Interdisciplinary to its core, art history seeks to describe the physical, visual, social, and philosophical dimensi

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The Asian Studies program focuses on the study of peoples, cultures, and institutions of Asia. Coursework consists of history, geography, and Asian language classes. Students will obtain an understanding of the foundation and functioning of political, eco
Asian Studies

Asian Studies

The Asian Studies program focuses on the study of peoples, cultures, and institutions of Asia. Coursework consists of history, geography, and Asian language classes. Students will obtain an understanding of the foundation and functioning of political, eco...

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Fall
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The Aviation Technology - Maintenance Management (ATMM) major prepares students for entry-level positions in management and maintenance programs within the airline industry, corporate aviation, and general aviation. Students acquire skills in flight princ
Aviation Technology - Maintenance Management

Aviation Technology - Maintenance Management

The Aviation Technology - Maintenance Management (ATMM) major prepares students for entry-level positions in management and maintenance programs within the airline industry, corporate aviation, and general aviation. Students acquire skills in flight princ...

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The aviation technology - professional pilot degree is designed for students who intend to pursue a career as an airline pilot, plan to fly for charter, commuter, or corporate airlines, or who wish to operate their own aviation-related business.
Aviation Technology - Professional Pilot (Fixed Wing)

Aviation Technology - Professional Pilot (Fixed Wing)

The aviation technology - professional pilot degree is designed for students who intend to pursue a career as an airline pilot, plan to fly for charter, commuter, or corporate airlines, or who wish to operate their own aviation-related business.

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The aviation technology - professional pilot degree is designed for students who intend to pursue a career as a pilot in the aviation industry.
Aviation Technology - Professional Pilot (Rotorcraft)

Aviation Technology - Professional Pilot (Rotorcraft)

The aviation technology - professional pilot degree is designed for students who intend to pursue a career as a pilot in the aviation industry.

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Biochemistry is the basic science that addresses the molecular basis of life and seeks to explain the chemical properties and changes that occur in living organisms. The core courses for the major are in the areas of general, organic, and biological chemi
Biochemistry

Biochemistry

Biochemistry is the basic science that addresses the molecular basis of life and seeks to explain the chemical properties and changes that occur in living organisms. The core courses for the major are in the areas of general, organic, and biological chemi...

Fall
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Biological engineering is an emerging discipline that combines science and engineering principles. The program at USU provides students with fundamental engineering knowledge and problem-solving skills that can be applied to a variety of fields, including
Biological Engineering

Biological Engineering

Biological engineering is an emerging discipline that combines science and engineering principles. The program at USU provides students with fundamental engineering knowledge and problem-solving skills that can be applied to a variety of fields, including...

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Biology educators teach how living things work, how they interact with one another, and how they evolve. The field develops constantly, and it is important for biological science teachers to stay current. The department helps students do this by incorpora
Biological Science - Composite Teaching

Biological Science - Composite Teaching

Biology educators teach how living things work, how they interact with one another, and how they evolve. The field develops constantly, and it is important for biological science teachers to stay current. The department helps students do this by incorpora...

Logan
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Biology is the study of living organisms and life, and their origin, structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy. There are many specialty areas that students can major in within biology. Biologists can find careers in research, hea
Biology

Biology

Biology is the study of living organisms and life, and their origin, structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy. There are many specialty areas that students can major in within biology. Biologists can find careers in research, hea...

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Biology is the study of living organisms and life, and their origin, structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy. There are many specialty areas that students can major in within biology. Biologists can find careers in research, hea
Biology - Human Biology

Biology - Human Biology

Biology is the study of living organisms and life, and their origin, structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy. There are many specialty areas that students can major in within biology. Biologists can find careers in research, hea...

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A degree in Business Education prepares students for careers by providing learning opportunities and experiences necessary in our changing world. Students explore and apply concepts in the business field in order to teach others. This is a major for stud
Business Education

Business Education

A degree in Business Education prepares students for careers by providing learning opportunities and experiences necessary in our changing world. Students explore and apply concepts in the business field in order to teach others. This is a major for stud

Fall
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Students majoring in art at USU have a world of options. Each emphasis features in-depth coursework that encourages students to develop their own artistic ideas and style, in addition to solid foundation knowledge of artistic traditions throughout histo
Ceramics

Ceramics

Students majoring in art at USU have a world of options. Each emphasis features in-depth coursework that encourages students to develop their own artistic ideas and style, in addition to solid foundation knowledge of artistic traditions throughout histo

Fall
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Chemistry is the scientific study of matter, its properties, and interactions with other matter and with energy. It is a science applicable to a wide range of career goals, including medicine, law, physical and social sciences, engineering, and public hea
Chemistry

Chemistry

Chemistry is the scientific study of matter, its properties, and interactions with other matter and with energy. It is a science applicable to a wide range of career goals, including medicine, law, physical and social sciences, engineering, and public hea...

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The goal of the Chinese program at Utah State University is to prepare students to be able to take advanced studies in Chinese language and to provide those who may enter other professions solid grounding in Chinese language, literature and culture and so
Chinese

Chinese

The goal of the Chinese program at Utah State University is to prepare students to be able to take advanced studies in Chinese language and to provide those who may enter other professions solid grounding in Chinese language, literature and culture and so...

Logan
Fall
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Civil engineers plan, design, construct, and maintain public works, such as roads, bridges, harbors and irrigation systems. While they focus on building, they also look at the environmental impact of the structure and the structure’s stability in the case
Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Civil engineers plan, design, construct, and maintain public works, such as roads, bridges, harbors and irrigation systems. While they focus on building, they also look at the environmental impact of the structure and the structure’s stability in the case...

Logan
Fall
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The Climate Science Degree (CSD) program integrates basic and applied principles of meteorology, climatology with environmental physics, which are concerned with how natural laws determine the climate. Physical oceanography and land surface physics are al
Climate Science

Climate Science

The Climate Science Degree (CSD) program integrates basic and applied principles of meteorology, climatology with environmental physics, which are concerned with how natural laws determine the climate. Physical oceanography and land surface physics are al...

Fall
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Students learn how people exercise influence in the social world and how to develop appropriate and effective communication competencies needed to live a productive life. This major provides students with communication and human relations competencies and
Communication Studies

Communication Studies

Students learn how people exercise influence in the social world and how to develop appropriate and effective communication competencies needed to live a productive life. This major provides students with communication and human relations competencies and...

Fall
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A bachelor’s degree in communicative disorders and deaf education is a pre-professional degree that prepares students for graduate school in speech-language pathology or clinical or educational audiology. Students in USU’s program choose to focus on eithe
Communicative Disorders & Deaf Education

Communicative Disorders & Deaf Education

A bachelor’s degree in communicative disorders and deaf education is a pre-professional degree that prepares students for graduate school in speech-language pathology or clinical or educational audiology. Students in USU’s program choose to focus on eithe...

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Computer engineering involves programming software and hardware, building on knowledge of electronics and circuits. A computer engineer designs and builds computers, such as PCs, workstations, and supercomputers, as well as computer-based systems like tho
Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer engineering involves programming software and hardware, building on knowledge of electronics and circuits. A computer engineer designs and builds computers, such as PCs, workstations, and supercomputers, as well as computer-based systems like tho...

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Computer scientists create software applications and systems for a wide range of uses in our daily lives, including anything from the software used in schools, banks, and hospitals to mobile applications, computer games, navigations systems, robots, dynam
Computer Science

Computer Science

Computer scientists create software applications and systems for a wide range of uses in our daily lives, including anything from the software used in schools, banks, and hospitals to mobile applications, computer games, navigations systems, robots, dynam...

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Conservation and Restoration ecology specializes in the use of ecological principles to restore terrestrial systems – forests, rangelands, wildland areas, grasslands – that have been damaged or eliminated through overuse, neglect, or disaster. This major
Conservation & Restoration Ecology

Conservation & Restoration Ecology

Conservation and Restoration ecology specializes in the use of ecological principles to restore terrestrial systems – forests, rangelands, wildland areas, grasslands – that have been damaged or eliminated through overuse, neglect, or disaster. This major

Logan
Fall
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A registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) is an expert in food and nutrition and an advocate for healthy eating. Registered dietitian nutritionists are employed in a variety of settings including clinical facilities, food service establishments and commun
Dietetics

Dietetics

A registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) is an expert in food and nutrition and an advocate for healthy eating. Registered dietitian nutritionists are employed in a variety of settings including clinical facilities, food service establishments and commun...

Logan
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Students majoring in art at USU have a world of options at their disposal. Each emphasis features in-depth coursework that encourages students to develop their own artistic ideas and style, in addition to solid foundation knowledge of artistic traditions
Drawing & Painting

Drawing & Painting

Students majoring in art at USU have a world of options at their disposal. Each emphasis features in-depth coursework that encourages students to develop their own artistic ideas and style, in addition to solid foundation knowledge of artistic traditions

Fall
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Those who graduate in early childhood education are qualified to teach in preschool settings and can become licensed to teach kindergarten through third grade. All students gain a broad knowledge in early childhood education subjects.
Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

Those who graduate in early childhood education are qualified to teach in preschool settings and can become licensed to teach kindergarten through third grade. All students gain a broad knowledge in early childhood education subjects.

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This degree is a combination of courses required for the deaf education major and the early childhood education major. Students who graduate at the bachelor’s level cannot be licensed as teachers of the deaf, so many students in this major continue on to
Early Childhood Education & Deaf Education

Early Childhood Education & Deaf Education

This degree is a combination of courses required for the deaf education major and the early childhood education major. Students who graduate at the bachelor’s level cannot be licensed as teachers of the deaf, so many students in this major continue on to

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The earth science composite teaching major prepares students to teach earth science in secondary schools. Coursework integrates geology, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, and physics in the study of our natural surroundings. As students study
Earth Science Composite Teaching

Earth Science Composite Teaching

The earth science composite teaching major prepares students to teach earth science in secondary schools. Coursework integrates geology, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, and physics in the study of our natural surroundings. As students study

Logan
Fall
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Economics is the social science that analyzes the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services and aims to explain how economies work. Economics students learn how to think critically, solve problems, work with numbers, and a variety of
Economics

Economics

Economics is the social science that analyzes the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services and aims to explain how economies work. Economics students learn how to think critically, solve problems, work with numbers, and a variety of...

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Electrical engineers work with electronics, electricity, and electromagnetism, and electronic devices. Electrical engineering covers a broad range of application areas, including power generation and delivery, transportation (cars and airplanes), communic
Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineers work with electronics, electricity, and electromagnetism, and electronic devices. Electrical engineering covers a broad range of application areas, including power generation and delivery, transportation (cars and airplanes), communic...

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Students who major in elementary education can become licensed to teach grades 1-8 and are "highly qualified" to teach grades 1-6. All students in the program gain a broad knowledge of subjects in elementary education.
Elementary Education

Elementary Education

Students who major in elementary education can become licensed to teach grades 1-8 and are "highly qualified" to teach grades 1-6. All students in the program gain a broad knowledge of subjects in elementary education.

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Students who major in elementary education can become licensed to teach grades 1-8 and are "highly qualified" to teach grades 1-6. All students in the program gain a broad knowledge of subjects in elementary education.
Elementary Education & Deaf Education

Elementary Education & Deaf Education

Students who major in elementary education can become licensed to teach grades 1-8 and are "highly qualified" to teach grades 1-6. All students in the program gain a broad knowledge of subjects in elementary education.

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Students who major in elementary education can become licensed to teach grades 1-8 and are "highly qualified" to teach grades 1-6. All students in the program gain a broad knowledge of subjects in elementary education.
Elementary Education & Special Education

Elementary Education & Special Education

Students who major in elementary education can become licensed to teach grades 1-8 and are "highly qualified" to teach grades 1-6. All students in the program gain a broad knowledge of subjects in elementary education.

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The English major helps students develop skills in analysis, production, and understanding of texts in the English language. You will learn to write, think, and communicate effectively in a technologically and culturally complex world. You will develop sk
English (Non-Teaching Emphases)

English (Non-Teaching Emphases)

The English major helps students develop skills in analysis, production, and understanding of texts in the English language. You will learn to write, think, and communicate effectively in a technologically and culturally complex world. You will develop sk...

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The English Department helps students develop skills in analysis, production, and understanding of texts in the English language. Students learn to write, think, and communicate effectively in a technologically and culturally complex world. Students devel
English Teaching

English Teaching

The English Department helps students develop skills in analysis, production, and understanding of texts in the English language. Students learn to write, think, and communicate effectively in a technologically and culturally complex world. Students devel...

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Environmental engineering applies scientific and engineering principles to protect human populations from harmful environmental factors and to protect and improve the quality of the environment. Environmental engineers are concerned with local and worldwi
Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Environmental engineering applies scientific and engineering principles to protect human populations from harmful environmental factors and to protect and improve the quality of the environment. Environmental engineers are concerned with local and worldwi...

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The Environmental Studies degree prepares students for careers involving people and their relationship to the natural world. Students learn how environmental topics fit in with other human pursuits and how they might bridge divides between people and nat
Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies

The Environmental Studies degree prepares students for careers involving people and their relationship to the natural world. Students learn how environmental topics fit in with other human pursuits and how they might bridge divides between people and nat

Fall
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Utah State University and the Exploratory Advising Center welcome students who either have not yet decided on a major or who do not meet the academic requirements for admission directly into their academic college of choice. Exploring requires action. Our
Exploratory (Undeclared)

Exploratory (Undeclared)

Utah State University and the Exploratory Advising Center welcome students who either have not yet decided on a major or who do not meet the academic requirements for admission directly into their academic college of choice. Exploring requires action. Our...

Logan
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The program trains students to become family and consumer science teachers in middle and high schools through a well-rounded curriculum in teaching content areas. Teachers in this area are in high demand across the state and the nation because they are qu
Family Consumer Sciences Education

Family Consumer Sciences Education

The program trains students to become family and consumer science teachers in middle and high schools through a well-rounded curriculum in teaching content areas. Teachers in this area are in high demand across the state and the nation because they are qu...

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In the finance degree, students learn to manage the monetary resources of organizations, countries, and individuals. They also gain the knowledge and preparation necessary to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst exam after they graduate. The CFA is the
Finance

Finance

In the finance degree, students learn to manage the monetary resources of organizations, countries, and individuals. They also gain the knowledge and preparation necessary to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst exam after they graduate. The CFA is the

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The Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences major focuses on the technology of freshwater systems, management of important fisheries, restoration of riparian and wetland areas, and restoration and protection of the plant and animal communities in lakes, rivers an
Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences

Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences

The Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences major focuses on the technology of freshwater systems, management of important fisheries, restoration of riparian and wetland areas, and restoration and protection of the plant and animal communities in lakes, rivers an

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A bachelor of science in Food Science students study the chemical composition of food and food ingredients and preserve, process, package, and distribute foods that are nutritious, wholesome, affordable, desirable, and safe to eat. Since the food industry
Food Science

Food Science

A bachelor of science in Food Science students study the chemical composition of food and food ingredients and preserve, process, package, and distribute foods that are nutritious, wholesome, affordable, desirable, and safe to eat. Since the food industry...

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Forest ecosystems supply our water and wood, maintain our climate, help purify the air, protect soils, provide recreational experiences, and serve as habitat for wildlife and refuges for biological diversity. Forestry is the science and practice of attai
Forestry Ecology & Management

Forestry Ecology & Management

Forest ecosystems supply our water and wood, maintain our climate, help purify the air, protect soils, provide recreational experiences, and serve as habitat for wildlife and refuges for biological diversity. Forestry is the science and practice of attai

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The goal of the French program at Utah State University is to prepare students to be able to take advanced studies in French language, literature and culture, to be quality teachers of the French language, literature and culture in the public schools and
French & Teaching Emphasis

French & Teaching Emphasis

The goal of the French program at Utah State University is to prepare students to be able to take advanced studies in French language, literature and culture, to be quality teachers of the French language, literature and culture in the public schools and

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Through a partnership agreement with Utah System of Technical Colleges (USTC) and Utah State University, you can apply your technical certificate/credential toward an Associate of Applied Science degree in General Technology. Following the completion of a
General Technology (AAS Degree)

General Technology (AAS Degree)

Through a partnership agreement with Utah System of Technical Colleges (USTC) and Utah State University, you can apply your technical certificate/credential toward an Associate of Applied Science degree in General Technology. Following the completion of a...

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Geography is the science of place and space: where things are located and why, how places differ, spatial relationships, and how humans shape and are affected by the earth and its environments.
Geography

Geography

Geography is the science of place and space: where things are located and why, how places differ, spatial relationships, and how humans shape and are affected by the earth and its environments.

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Geology is the science that examines the planet Earth, its composition, history, and structure. Geologists integrate biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, and physics in the study of Earth’s natural environments. Geologists explore for energy, min
Geology

Geology

Geology is the science that examines the planet Earth, its composition, history, and structure. Geologists integrate biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, and physics in the study of Earth’s natural environments. Geologists explore for energy, min...

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The goal of the German program at Utah State University is to prepare students to be able to take advanced studies in German language, literature and culture, to be quality teachers of the German language, literature and culture in the public schools and
German & Teaching Emphasis

German & Teaching Emphasis

The goal of the German program at Utah State University is to prepare students to be able to take advanced studies in German language, literature and culture, to be quality teachers of the German language, literature and culture in the public schools and

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The global communication degree at USU is the only one in the state. It is an applied, multidisciplinary program that educates students about other cultures and prepares them to work and communicate effectively in an increasingly more global environment.
Global Communication

Global Communication

The global communication degree at USU is the only one in the state. It is an applied, multidisciplinary program that educates students about other cultures and prepares them to work and communicate effectively in an increasingly more global environment.

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Students majoring in art at USU have a world of options at their disposal. Each emphasis features in-depth coursework that encourages students to develop their own artistic ideas and style, in addition to solid foundation knowledge of artistic traditions
Graphic Design

Graphic Design

Students majoring in art at USU have a world of options at their disposal. Each emphasis features in-depth coursework that encourages students to develop their own artistic ideas and style, in addition to solid foundation knowledge of artistic traditions

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The Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education and Promotion prepares professionals to help individuals, groups, and communities to maintain or improve their health status. Students gain a strong foundation in both the biological and social sciences.
Health Education & Promotion - Community Health

Health Education & Promotion - Community Health

The Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education and Promotion prepares professionals to help individuals, groups, and communities to maintain or improve their health status. Students gain a strong foundation in both the biological and social sciences.

Fall
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The Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education and Promotion prepares professionals to help individuals, groups, and communities to maintain or improve their health status. Students gain a strong foundation in both the biological and social sciences.
Health Education & Promotion - Health Science

Health Education & Promotion - Health Science

The Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education and Promotion prepares professionals to help individuals, groups, and communities to maintain or improve their health status. Students gain a strong foundation in both the biological and social sciences.

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Fall
Logan
Historians look to the past, and in examining that human story, they learn to research, analyze, and communicate complex ideas about change over time. The History Department provides students with a broad range of courses in the history of the United Stat
History

History

Historians look to the past, and in examining that human story, they learn to research, analyze, and communicate complex ideas about change over time. The History Department provides students with a broad range of courses in the history of the United Stat...

Fall
Logan
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Historians look to the past, and in examining that human story, they learn to research, analyze, and communicate complex ideas about change over time. The History Department provides students with a broad range of courses in the history of the United Stat
History Teaching

History Teaching

Historians look to the past, and in examining that human story, they learn to research, analyze, and communicate complex ideas about change over time. The History Department provides students with a broad range of courses in the history of the United Stat...

Logan
Fall
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In this program, students gain the knowledge and skills that prepare them for careers serving individuals and families across the lifespan. Courses are designed to help students deal with current issues confronting families and children in the nation and
Human Development & Family Studies

Human Development & Family Studies

In this program, students gain the knowledge and skills that prepare them for careers serving individuals and families across the lifespan. Courses are designed to help students deal with current issues confronting families and children in the nation and

Fall
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A bachelor’s degree in Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences combines topics of how people learn, technology tools, project management, and data, with design thinking principles. In addition to university and major core requirements, students in
Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences

Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences

A bachelor’s degree in Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences combines topics of how people learn, technology tools, project management, and data, with design thinking principles. In addition to university and major core requirements, students in

Fall
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Interior Architecture and Designers are responsible for the interior design and functionality of a client’s space, whether the space is commercial, industrial, or residential. They work closely with architects and clients to determine the structure of a s
Interior Architecture and Design

Interior Architecture and Design

Interior Architecture and Designers are responsible for the interior design and functionality of a client’s space, whether the space is commercial, industrial, or residential. They work closely with architects and clients to determine the structure of a s...

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Fall
The international business program develops the skills and knowledge needed to provide leadership in the global marketplace. This requires not only being able to manage customers, products, and processes in global supply chains, but also understanding the
International Business

International Business

The international business program develops the skills and knowledge needed to provide leadership in the global marketplace. This requires not only being able to manage customers, products, and processes in global supply chains, but also understanding the...

Fall
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The major is for students who are interested in all things “international”: foreign countries, globalization, cultural diversity and languages, global security and peace, development, and the environment. It is different from other majors because it is mu
International Studies

International Studies

The major is for students who are interested in all things “international”: foreign countries, globalization, cultural diversity and languages, global security and peace, development, and the environment. It is different from other majors because it is mu...

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Logan
Fall
The JCOM program is designed to prepare students for careers in a wide range of communication fields. Students focus on general mass communication theory, history and philosophy, as well as the professional practice of mass media in broadcast, print, mult
Journalism & Communication - Broadcast

Journalism & Communication - Broadcast

The JCOM program is designed to prepare students for careers in a wide range of communication fields. Students focus on general mass communication theory, history and philosophy, as well as the professional practice of mass media in broadcast, print, mult...

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Logan
Fall
The JCOM program is designed to prepare students for careers in a wide range of communication fields. Students focus on general mass communication theory, history and philosophy, as well as the professional practice of mass media in broadcast, print, mult
Journalism & Communication - Print

Journalism & Communication - Print

The JCOM program is designed to prepare students for careers in a wide range of communication fields. Students focus on general mass communication theory, history and philosophy, as well as the professional practice of mass media in broadcast, print, mult...

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Fall
The JCOM program is designed to prepare students for careers in a wide range of communication fields. Students focus on general mass communication theory, history and philosophy, as well as the professional practice of mass media in broadcast, print, mult
Journalism & Communication - Public Relations/Corporate Communication

Journalism & Communication - Public Relations/Corporate Communication

The JCOM program is designed to prepare students for careers in a wide range of communication fields. Students focus on general mass communication theory, history and philosophy, as well as the professional practice of mass media in broadcast, print, mult...

Fall
Logan
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The JCOM program is designed to prepare students for careers in a wide range of communication fields. Students focus on general mass communication theory, history and philosophy, as well as the professional practice of social media management. They hone s
Journalism & Communication - Social Media

Journalism & Communication - Social Media

The JCOM program is designed to prepare students for careers in a wide range of communication fields. Students focus on general mass communication theory, history and philosophy, as well as the professional practice of social media management. They hone s...

Logan
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Fall
The kinesiology degree at USU provides three different options for students who wish to pursue careers in exercise science, physical therapy, or physical education. In all of these areas, students study the psychological, neurophysiological, and biomechan
Kinesiology - Exercise Science

Kinesiology - Exercise Science

The kinesiology degree at USU provides three different options for students who wish to pursue careers in exercise science, physical therapy, or physical education. In all of these areas, students study the psychological, neurophysiological, and biomechan...

Logan
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Fall
The Kinesiology - Physical Education Teaching science degree at USU provides three different options for students who wish to pursue careers in exercise science, physical therapy, or physical education. In all of these areas, students study the psychologi
Kinesiology - Physical Education Teaching

Kinesiology - Physical Education Teaching

The Kinesiology - Physical Education Teaching science degree at USU provides three different options for students who wish to pursue careers in exercise science, physical therapy, or physical education. In all of these areas, students study the psychologi...

Logan
Fall
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The Kinesiology: Pre-Physical Therapy degree at USU provides three different options for students who wish to pursue careers in exercise science, physical therapy, or physical education. In all of these areas, students study the psychological, neurophysio
Kinesiology - Pre-Physical Therapy

Kinesiology - Pre-Physical Therapy

The Kinesiology: Pre-Physical Therapy degree at USU provides three different options for students who wish to pursue careers in exercise science, physical therapy, or physical education. In all of these areas, students study the psychological, neurophysio...

Logan
Fall
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Landscape architecture is the art and practice of designing the outdoor environment to achieve environmental, socio-behavioral, and aesthetic outcomes. The bachelor of landscape architecture degree is a studio-based course of study, meaning students recei
Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architecture

Landscape architecture is the art and practice of designing the outdoor environment to achieve environmental, socio-behavioral, and aesthetic outcomes. The bachelor of landscape architecture degree is a studio-based course of study, meaning students recei...

Logan
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Fall
The program is intended to introduce students to the study of law and politics, with an emphasis on the American Constitution. The program focuses on how constitutional rules affect political and economic processes. Students study the theory, history, eco
Law & Constitutional Studies

Law & Constitutional Studies

The program is intended to introduce students to the study of law and politics, with an emphasis on the American Constitution. The program focuses on how constitutional rules affect political and economic processes. Students study the theory, history, eco...

Logan
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Fall
The management major provides students with a broad education in the core business areas of finance, human resource management, marketing, and operations. This well-rounded degree option is for students wishing to enter the business world and pursue a wid
Management

Management

The management major provides students with a broad education in the core business areas of finance, human resource management, marketing, and operations. This well-rounded degree option is for students wishing to enter the business world and pursue a wid...

Logan
Fall
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Streams. Rivers. Wetlands. Lakes. We work to understand how they work, how they are connected to their contributing watershed, and how human actions can degrade or improve their health. If the outdoors fascinates you, if you want to leave the environmen
Management & Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems

Management & Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems

Streams. Rivers. Wetlands. Lakes. We work to understand how they work, how they are connected to their contributing watershed, and how human actions can degrade or improve their health. If the outdoors fascinates you, if you want to leave the environmen

Logan
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Fall
The Department of Management Information Systems combines business and electronics. The Department of MIS has created a hands-on learning environment to allow students access to the latest hardware and software tools. The program is designed to prepare in
Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems

The Department of Management Information Systems combines business and electronics. The Department of MIS has created a hands-on learning environment to allow students access to the latest hardware and software tools. The program is designed to prepare in...

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Logan
Fall
Marketing is an interdisciplinary career path in business. A marketing degree can open many doors in a wide range of industries, including advertising, media, and sales activities. The modern marketer understands and influences buyer and seller behavior.
Marketing

Marketing

Marketing is an interdisciplinary career path in business. A marketing degree can open many doors in a wide range of industries, including advertising, media, and sales activities. The modern marketer understands and influences buyer and seller behavior.

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Fall
Logan
USU’s undergraduate degree in mathematics is a versatile program where students have a large variety of options as they study different areas in mathematics. The department is a close-knit unit where students receive individual attention from faculty ment
Mathematics & Math Education

Mathematics & Math Education

USU’s undergraduate degree in mathematics is a versatile program where students have a large variety of options as they study different areas in mathematics. The department is a close-knit unit where students receive individual attention from faculty ment...

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Logan
Fall
Mechanical engineering deals with the creation of the mechanical systems and machines that serve society. Mechanical engineers are involved in researching and designing mechanical devices of all types, including engines, tools, and machines. The broad dis
Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering deals with the creation of the mechanical systems and machines that serve society. Mechanical engineers are involved in researching and designing mechanical devices of all types, including engines, tools, and machines. The broad dis...

Fall
Logan
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The Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Education prepares students to teach general music, orchestra, band, and choir in elementary and secondary schools. USU is proud to have a 100% job placement rate for music education program graduates who sought a mus
Music Education - Band

Music Education - Band

The Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Education prepares students to teach general music, orchestra, band, and choir in elementary and secondary schools. USU is proud to have a 100% job placement rate for music education program graduates who sought a mus...

Fall
Logan
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The Choral Education Program at USU offers students the opportunity to become some of the country's finest choral educators. Students participate in vigorous coursework and first class ensembles. Included are courses in choral and instrumental methods and
Music Education - Choral

Music Education - Choral

The Choral Education Program at USU offers students the opportunity to become some of the country's finest choral educators. Students participate in vigorous coursework and first class ensembles. Included are courses in choral and instrumental methods and...

Logan
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Fall
There is a long history of guitar education at Utah State University. Founder of the guitar program, Mike Christiansen, realized the need for guitar programs in secondary education and worked to create a degree that prepares college students for growing o
Music Education - Guitar

Music Education - Guitar

There is a long history of guitar education at Utah State University. Founder of the guitar program, Mike Christiansen, realized the need for guitar programs in secondary education and worked to create a degree that prepares college students for growing o...

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Fall
Logan
Music Education with an emphasis in strings certifies graduates to teach instrumental, choral, and general music in secondary schools. Graduates routinely compete throughout the state, region, and country for positions teaching orchestra at the high schoo
Music Education - Orchestra

Music Education - Orchestra

Music Education with an emphasis in strings certifies graduates to teach instrumental, choral, and general music in secondary schools. Graduates routinely compete throughout the state, region, and country for positions teaching orchestra at the high schoo...

Logan
Fall
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Undeclared Music students are limited to what music classes they can take before they are accepted into the music program through the audition process. These students can register for Individual Music Instruction for Non-Majors and Ensembles (some ensembl
Music Non-Audition

Music Non-Audition

Undeclared Music students are limited to what music classes they can take before they are accepted into the music program through the audition process. These students can register for Individual Music Instruction for Non-Majors and Ensembles (some ensembl...

Logan
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Fall
The Guitar Performance degree at Utah State University has a strong legacy and has helped many students become international performers, educators, and writers. USU offers a unique experience for guitar students that transcend style by covering many style
Music Performance - Guitar

Music Performance - Guitar

The Guitar Performance degree at Utah State University has a strong legacy and has helped many students become international performers, educators, and writers. USU offers a unique experience for guitar students that transcend style by covering many style...

Logan
Fall
FIrst Semester Guides
The Harp Program at Utah State University offers a rigorous, rewarding, and well-rounded experience that prepares students for graduate study or a professional career in teaching and performing. The focus is on the whole person, cultivating and fostering
Music Performance - Harp

Music Performance - Harp

The Harp Program at Utah State University offers a rigorous, rewarding, and well-rounded experience that prepares students for graduate study or a professional career in teaching and performing. The focus is on the whole person, cultivating and fostering

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Logan
Fall
The String Program at USU is led by the members of the Fry Street Quartet and our faculty bassist. The FSQ has created a unique string program of highly motivated and tightly knit students who receive an extraordinary amount of attention and care from th
Music Performance - String

Music Performance - String

The String Program at USU is led by the members of the Fry Street Quartet and our faculty bassist. The FSQ has created a unique string program of highly motivated and tightly knit students who receive an extraordinary amount of attention and care from th

Logan
Fall
FIrst Semester Guides
The Vocal Performance degree at Utah State University provides a robust and comprehensive educational foundation for students wishing to learn artful and healthy techniques of singing in both classical and musical theatre styles. This degree track prepare
Music Performance - Vocal

Music Performance - Vocal

The Vocal Performance degree at Utah State University provides a robust and comprehensive educational foundation for students wishing to learn artful and healthy techniques of singing in both classical and musical theatre styles. This degree track prepare...

Logan
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Fall
Woodwind, brass and percussion students who choose to major in instrumental performance at USU enter a rigorous program that prepares them to be excellent performers and studio teachers. Graduates have gone on to prestigious graduate schools such as Unive
Music Performance - Wind / Brass / Percussion Performance

Music Performance - Wind / Brass / Percussion Performance

Woodwind, brass and percussion students who choose to major in instrumental performance at USU enter a rigorous program that prepares them to be excellent performers and studio teachers. Graduates have gone on to prestigious graduate schools such as Unive...

Logan
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Fall
Utah State University music therapy students gain a working knowledge of music therapy theory and application, treatment protocol, and acquire the necessary skills to design therapeutic music interventions/experiences for a variety of clientele. In additi
Music Therapy

Music Therapy

Utah State University music therapy students gain a working knowledge of music therapy theory and application, treatment protocol, and acquire the necessary skills to design therapeutic music interventions/experiences for a variety of clientele. In additi...

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Logan
Fall
USU’s Nursing Program correlates nursing theory and knowledge from the biological, physical, and behavioral sciences. NANDA (North American Nursing Diagnosis Association) domains and nursing diagnoses are used to plan and implement nursing care during cli
Nursing - Logan Main Campus

Nursing - Logan Main Campus

USU’s Nursing Program correlates nursing theory and knowledge from the biological, physical, and behavioral sciences. NANDA (North American Nursing Diagnosis Association) domains and nursing diagnoses are used to plan and implement nursing care during cli...

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Fall
Logan
A bachelor of science in Nutrition Science provides students with a solid background in health and life sciences. Nutrition scientists study the molecular and cellular basis of human health and disease. They integrate principles of nutrition with related
Nutrition Science

Nutrition Science

A bachelor of science in Nutrition Science provides students with a solid background in health and life sciences. Nutrition scientists study the molecular and cellular basis of human health and disease. They integrate principles of nutrition with related

Fall
Logan
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USU offers both a certificate and an associate’s degree in ornamental horticulture. Completion of the certificate requires 27 credits, and the associate’s degree requires 63 credits. Coursework for both is similar to the curriculum for the bachelor’s degr
Ornamental Horticulture (AAS Degree)

Ornamental Horticulture (AAS Degree)

USU offers both a certificate and an associate’s degree in ornamental horticulture. Completion of the certificate requires 27 credits, and the associate’s degree requires 63 credits. Coursework for both is similar to the curriculum for the bachelor’s degr...

Logan
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Fall
A degree in Outdoor Product Design & Development from Utah State University is the first step to a high skill, high wage, and high demand career opportunity. Many of the skills needed for success are included in the goals guiding the course curriculum and
Outdoor Product Design and Development

Outdoor Product Design and Development

A degree in Outdoor Product Design & Development from Utah State University is the first step to a high skill, high wage, and high demand career opportunity. Many of the skills needed for success are included in the goals guiding the course curriculum and...

FIrst Semester Guides
Fall
Logan
Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental human problems and questions, including existence, religion, reality, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. The philosophy program at Utah State is designed to provide students with an understand
Philosophy

Philosophy

Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental human problems and questions, including existence, religion, reality, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. The philosophy program at Utah State is designed to provide students with an understand...

Fall
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Logan
Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental human problems and questions, including existence, religion, reality, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. The philosophy program at Utah State is designed to provide students with an understand
Philosophy - Ethics

Philosophy - Ethics

Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental human problems and questions, including existence, religion, reality, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. The philosophy program at Utah State is designed to provide students with an understand...

FIrst Semester Guides
Fall
Logan
Students majoring in art at USU have a world of options at their disposal. Each emphasis features in-depth coursework that encourages students to develop their own artistic ideas and style, in addition to solid foundation knowledge of artistic traditions
Photography

Photography

Students majoring in art at USU have a world of options at their disposal. Each emphasis features in-depth coursework that encourages students to develop their own artistic ideas and style, in addition to solid foundation knowledge of artistic traditions

Fall
Logan
FIrst Semester Guides
The physical science (composite teaching) major qualifies students to teach seventh and eighth grade integrated science and high school chemistry and physics. Because they are qualified to teach both subjects, graduates of this major will be more marketab
Physical Science Composite Teaching

Physical Science Composite Teaching

The physical science (composite teaching) major qualifies students to teach seventh and eighth grade integrated science and high school chemistry and physics. Because they are qualified to teach both subjects, graduates of this major will be more marketab...

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Fall
Logan
Physics is the study of matter and energy and their interactions. Students study both the theory of physics and experiment using those theories as a guide. At USU, all students participate in faculty-mentored research, gaining valuable experience in campu
Physics

Physics

Physics is the study of matter and energy and their interactions. Students study both the theory of physics and experiment using those theories as a guide. At USU, all students participate in faculty-mentored research, gaining valuable experience in campu...

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Logan
Fall
Physics is the study of matter and energy and their interactions. Students study both the theory of physics and experiment using those theories as a guide. Physics teaching majors take classes in thermal physics, intermediate modern physics, wave phenomen
Physics Teaching

Physics Teaching

Physics is the study of matter and energy and their interactions. Students study both the theory of physics and experiment using those theories as a guide. Physics teaching majors take classes in thermal physics, intermediate modern physics, wave phenomen...

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Logan
Fall
The piano performance and pedogogy degree is designed for students that want to pursue careers in solo and collaborative performance, operate high-level teaching studios, and apply for and excel in the best graduate piano programs. Students receive multip
Piano Performance and Pedagogy

Piano Performance and Pedagogy

The piano performance and pedogogy degree is designed for students that want to pursue careers in solo and collaborative performance, operate high-level teaching studios, and apply for and excel in the best graduate piano programs. Students receive multip...

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Logan
Fall
In this program, students focus on the research, production, and management of economically important plants. Students have access to faculty mentors and the opportunity to receive hands-on experience working side-by-side with research scientists in labor
Plant Science - Horticulture & Cropping Systems

Plant Science - Horticulture & Cropping Systems

In this program, students focus on the research, production, and management of economically important plants. Students have access to faculty mentors and the opportunity to receive hands-on experience working side-by-side with research scientists in labor...

Logan
Fall
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In this program, students focus on the research, production, and management of economically important plants. Students have access to faculty mentors and the opportunity to receive hands-on experience working side-by-side with research scientists in labor
Plant Science - Research

Plant Science - Research

In this program, students focus on the research, production, and management of economically important plants. Students have access to faculty mentors and the opportunity to receive hands-on experience working side-by-side with research scientists in labor...

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Logan
Fall
Political Science is the study of government, public policies, political processes, and political behavior. Students are encouraged to reflect on the political demands that will inevitably fall on them as citizens and human beings. Through their coursewor
Political Science

Political Science

Political Science is the study of government, public policies, political processes, and political behavior. Students are encouraged to reflect on the political demands that will inevitably fall on them as citizens and human beings. Through their coursewor...

Logan
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Fall
The goal of the Portuguese program at Utah State University is to prepare students to be able to take advanced studies in Portuguese language and to provide those who may enter other professions solid grounding in Portuguese language, literature and cultu
Portuguese

Portuguese

The goal of the Portuguese program at Utah State University is to prepare students to be able to take advanced studies in Portuguese language and to provide those who may enter other professions solid grounding in Portuguese language, literature and cultu...

Fall
Logan
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This is a term that encompasses master’s and doctoral programs such as medical, dental, pharmacy, physician assistant, physical therapy, occupational therapy, optometry, podiatry, orthotics/prosthetics, and chiropractic, to name a few. You might also hea
Pre-Health

Pre-Health

This is a term that encompasses master’s and doctoral programs such as medical, dental, pharmacy, physician assistant, physical therapy, occupational therapy, optometry, podiatry, orthotics/prosthetics, and chiropractic, to name a few. You might also hea

Fall
Logan
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Before you will be able to register for classes, you will need to complete the following: • The Prep Academy agreement • A required initial appointment with your Prep Academy advisor (phone or in-person)- you will be able to schedule this after completing
Prep Academy

Prep Academy

Before you will be able to register for classes, you will need to complete the following: • The Prep Academy agreement • A required initial appointment with your Prep Academy advisor (phone or in-person)- you will be able to schedule this after completing...

Fall
Logan
FIrst Semester Guides
Students majoring in art at USU have a world of options. Each emphasis features in-depth coursework that encourages students to develop their own artistic ideas and style, in addition to solid foundation knowledge of artistic traditions throughout histor
Printmaking

Printmaking

Students majoring in art at USU have a world of options. Each emphasis features in-depth coursework that encourages students to develop their own artistic ideas and style, in addition to solid foundation knowledge of artistic traditions throughout histor

FIrst Semester Guides
Logan
Fall
Psychology is the science of behavior and mental processes. The department is internationally known for its innovative research, teaching, and scholarship programs. Graduates are prepared for professions in mental health, research, education, and human se
Psychology

Psychology

Psychology is the science of behavior and mental processes. The department is internationally known for its innovative research, teaching, and scholarship programs. Graduates are prepared for professions in mental health, research, education, and human se...

Logan
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Fall
This emphasis prepares students to educate people about a variety of health issues. A public health educator assists people in developing positive health attitudes and behaviors. The public health education profession includes various responsibilities, su
Public Health - Education

Public Health - Education

This emphasis prepares students to educate people about a variety of health issues. A public health educator assists people in developing positive health attitudes and behaviors. The public health education profession includes various responsibilities, su...

Fall
Logan
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An environmental health and protection professional is primarily concerned with the investigation and prevention of health-related problems within a community. These problems include air and water pollution, solid and hazardous waste disposal, food-borne
Public Health - Environmental Health

Public Health - Environmental Health

An environmental health and protection professional is primarily concerned with the investigation and prevention of health-related problems within a community. These problems include air and water pollution, solid and hazardous waste disposal, food-borne

FIrst Semester Guides
Logan
Fall
Industrial hygiene is the science of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating and controlling workplace conditions that may cause workers’ injury or illness. An industrial hygienist is responsible for inspection of the working environment, measurement of wor
Public Health - Industrial Hygiene

Public Health - Industrial Hygiene

Industrial hygiene is the science of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating and controlling workplace conditions that may cause workers’ injury or illness. An industrial hygienist is responsible for inspection of the working environment, measurement of wor...

Logan
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Fall
Rangelands include grasslands, shrublands, deserts, tundra, riparian areas, and wetlands. They provide a variety of goods and services, including wildlife habitat, livestock forage, mineral resources, recreation, open space, and natural beauty. The goal
Rangeland Ecology & Management

Rangeland Ecology & Management

Rangelands include grasslands, shrublands, deserts, tundra, riparian areas, and wetlands. They provide a variety of goods and services, including wildlife habitat, livestock forage, mineral resources, recreation, open space, and natural beauty. The goal

Logan
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Fall
Recreation administration involves creating and implementing recreational activities for various groups in communities. Graduates of the program seek to provide meaningful activities and programs to help improve the quality of life for those they serve. I
Recreation Administration

Recreation Administration

Recreation administration involves creating and implementing recreational activities for various groups in communities. Graduates of the program seek to provide meaningful activities and programs to help improve the quality of life for those they serve. I...

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Logan
Fall
Recreation resource management involves managing lands to accommodate recreational use, as well as interpreting the natural values of these lands to recreation visitors. Recreation resources play a vital role in maintaining the multiple uses of public lan
Recreation Resource Management

Recreation Resource Management

Recreation resource management involves managing lands to accommodate recreational use, as well as interpreting the natural values of these lands to recreation visitors. Recreation resources play a vital role in maintaining the multiple uses of public lan...

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Logan
Fall
Religion has played a central role in civilizations throughout history and around the globe. We find religion at the center of humanitarian initiatives and global conflict, in towns and neighborhoods, and in people’s individual search for meaning. The aca
Religious Studies

Religious Studies

Religion has played a central role in civilizations throughout history and around the globe. We find religion at the center of humanitarian initiatives and global conflict, in towns and neighborhoods, and in people’s individual search for meaning. The aca...

Fall
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Logan
The residential landscape design and construction major deals with design, construction, and maintenance of residential and small-scale commercial landscapes.
Residential Landscape Design & Construction

Residential Landscape Design & Construction

The residential landscape design and construction major deals with design, construction, and maintenance of residential and small-scale commercial landscapes.

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Fall
Logan
Students majoring in art at USU have a world of options at their disposal. Each emphasis features in-depth coursework that encourages students to develop their own artistic ideas and style, in addition to solid foundation knowledge of artistic traditions
Sculpture

Sculpture

Students majoring in art at USU have a world of options at their disposal. Each emphasis features in-depth coursework that encourages students to develop their own artistic ideas and style, in addition to solid foundation knowledge of artistic traditions

Fall
FIrst Semester Guides
Logan
The social studies (composite teaching) major provides teaching endorsement in history, geography, psychology, sociology, economics, and political science. Students who graduate with this degree are "highly qualified" to teach all of these subject areas.
Social Studies Composite Teaching

Social Studies Composite Teaching

The social studies (composite teaching) major provides teaching endorsement in history, geography, psychology, sociology, economics, and political science. Students who graduate with this degree are "highly qualified" to teach all of these subject areas.

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Logan
Fall
The Social Work program prepares graduates as professionals in generalist practice and equips them with skills necessary for leadership roles within the Social Work profession. The graduates are committed to enhancing the quality of life in Utah, the nati
Social Work

Social Work

The Social Work program prepares graduates as professionals in generalist practice and equips them with skills necessary for leadership roles within the Social Work profession. The graduates are committed to enhancing the quality of life in Utah, the nati...

Fall
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Sociology is the study of social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. Since all human behavior is social, sociology topics cover an immensely broad range, including the causes and prevention of crime and juvenile
Sociology

Sociology

Sociology is the study of social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. Since all human behavior is social, sociology topics cover an immensely broad range, including the causes and prevention of crime and juvenile

FIrst Semester Guides
Fall
Logan
Sociology is the study of social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. Since all human behavior is social, sociology topics cover an immensely broad range, including the causes and prevention of crime and juvenile
Sociology - Criminal Justice Emphasis

Sociology - Criminal Justice Emphasis

Sociology is the study of social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. Since all human behavior is social, sociology topics cover an immensely broad range, including the causes and prevention of crime and juvenile

FIrst Semester Guides
Fall
Logan
The land, plant and climate systems major provides students with an understanding of the physical, chemical, and biological processes that occur in the soil-water-atmosphere zone at the earth’s surface. USU is the only university in the state that offers
Soils & Sustainable Land Systems - Environmental Soils Science

Soils & Sustainable Land Systems - Environmental Soils Science

The land, plant and climate systems major provides students with an understanding of the physical, chemical, and biological processes that occur in the soil-water-atmosphere zone at the earth’s surface. USU is the only university in the state that offers

Fall
Logan
FIrst Semester Guides
The land, plant and climate systems major provides students with an understanding of the physical, chemical, and biological processes that occur in the soil-water-atmosphere zone at the earth’s surface. USU’s program is unique in its focus on water issues
Soils & Sustainable Land Systems - Sustainable Food Production

Soils & Sustainable Land Systems - Sustainable Food Production

The land, plant and climate systems major provides students with an understanding of the physical, chemical, and biological processes that occur in the soil-water-atmosphere zone at the earth’s surface. USU’s program is unique in its focus on water issues...

Logan
FIrst Semester Guides
Fall
The soils and sustainable land systems major provides students with an understanding of the physical, chemical, and biological processes that occur in the soil-water-atmosphere zone at the earth’s surface. USU’s program is unique in its focus on water iss
Soils and Sustainable Land Systems - Applied Climatology

Soils and Sustainable Land Systems - Applied Climatology

The soils and sustainable land systems major provides students with an understanding of the physical, chemical, and biological processes that occur in the soil-water-atmosphere zone at the earth’s surface. USU’s program is unique in its focus on water iss...

Logan
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Fall
The goal of the Spanish program at USU is to prepare students for advanced studies in Spanish language, literature, and culture. Spanish majors at USU take extensive language courses where they develop speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Stu
Spanish & Teaching

Spanish & Teaching

The goal of the Spanish program at USU is to prepare students for advanced studies in Spanish language, literature, and culture. Spanish majors at USU take extensive language courses where they develop speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Stu...

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Fall
Logan
Students who major in special education become licensed to teach students with disabilities. The department offers a number of unique educational and training opportunities for those interested in working with children and youth with disabilities. The pr
Special Education

Special Education

Students who major in special education become licensed to teach students with disabilities. The department offers a number of unique educational and training opportunities for those interested in working with children and youth with disabilities. The pr

Fall
FIrst Semester Guides
Logan
Statistics is the science of characterizing uncertainty and extracting information from numerical data. Statistics majors at USU receive a solid education in areas like probability, linear regression/ time series, experiment design, quality control, and v
Statistics

Statistics

Statistics is the science of characterizing uncertainty and extracting information from numerical data. Statistics majors at USU receive a solid education in areas like probability, linear regression/ time series, experiment design, quality control, and v...

Fall
Logan
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The degree in Technology and Engineering Education prepares students to teach technology, engineering, or vocational subjects in middle schools, high school, or trade and technology education centers. The program provides hands-on learning opportunities f
Technology & Engineering Education

Technology & Engineering Education

The degree in Technology and Engineering Education prepares students to teach technology, engineering, or vocational subjects in middle schools, high school, or trade and technology education centers. The program provides hands-on learning opportunities f...

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Logan
Fall
Students completing the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in General Technology can now directly move their credits into the Technology Systems Bachelor of Science (BS) pathway including their 900+ hour certificate from a Utah System of Technic
Technology Systems

Technology Systems

Students completing the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in General Technology can now directly move their credits into the Technology Systems Bachelor of Science (BS) pathway including their 900+ hour certificate from a Utah System of Technic...

Fall
Aviation
Logan
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CAAS_ADVS
Aviation Management
This emphasis prepares students for a variety of aviation careers, including airport management, finance, Fixed Based Operator staff and working for business and corporate aviation.
The Aviation Technology- Aviation Management

The Aviation Technology- Aviation Management

This emphasis prepares students for a variety of aviation careers, including airport management, finance, Fixed Based Operator staff and working for business and corporate aviation.

Fall
CAAS_ADVS
Aviation
FIrst Semester Guides
Logan
This emphasis introduces the rules, regulations and certification to become a Commercial Remote Pilot, with practical design, build and flight labs. Students will learn to fly course drones and gain experience in aerial photography, mapping and data coll
The Aviation Technology- Unmanned Aerial Systems

The Aviation Technology- Unmanned Aerial Systems

This emphasis introduces the rules, regulations and certification to become a Commercial Remote Pilot, with practical design, build and flight labs. Students will learn to fly course drones and gain experience in aerial photography, mapping and data coll

FIrst Semester Guides
Logan
Fall
The Theatre Arts Department at USU believes that a well-trained theatre artist or educator must have a working knowledge of all areas and aspects of theatre in order to be truly successful. The department strives to help students acquire and develop the t
Theatre Arts - Acting

Theatre Arts - Acting

The Theatre Arts Department at USU believes that a well-trained theatre artist or educator must have a working knowledge of all areas and aspects of theatre in order to be truly successful. The department strives to help students acquire and develop the t...

FIrst Semester Guides
Fall
Logan
The Theatre Arts Department at USU believes that a well-trained theatre artist or educator must have a working knowledge of all areas and aspects of theatre in order to be truly successful. The department strives to help students acquire and develop the t
Theatre Arts - Costume Design

Theatre Arts - Costume Design

The Theatre Arts Department at USU believes that a well-trained theatre artist or educator must have a working knowledge of all areas and aspects of theatre in order to be truly successful. The department strives to help students acquire and develop the t...

FIrst Semester Guides
Fall
Logan
The Theatre Arts Department at USU believes that a well-trained theatre artist or educator must have a working knowledge of all areas and aspects of theatre in order to be truly successful. The department strives to help students acquire and develop the t
Theatre Arts - Lighting Design

Theatre Arts - Lighting Design

The Theatre Arts Department at USU believes that a well-trained theatre artist or educator must have a working knowledge of all areas and aspects of theatre in order to be truly successful. The department strives to help students acquire and develop the t...

FIrst Semester Guides
Logan
Fall
The Theatre Arts Department at USU believes that a well-trained theatre artist or educator must have a working knowledge of all areas and aspects of theatre in order to be truly successful. The department strives to help students acquire and develop the t
Theatre Arts - Scene Design

Theatre Arts - Scene Design

The Theatre Arts Department at USU believes that a well-trained theatre artist or educator must have a working knowledge of all areas and aspects of theatre in order to be truly successful. The department strives to help students acquire and develop the t...

Fall
Logan
FIrst Semester Guides
The Theatre Arts Department at USU believes that a well-trained theatre artist or educator must have a working knowledge of all areas and aspects of theatre in order to be truly successful. The department strives to help students acquire and develop the t
Theatre Arts - Technical Production

Theatre Arts - Technical Production

The Theatre Arts Department at USU believes that a well-trained theatre artist or educator must have a working knowledge of all areas and aspects of theatre in order to be truly successful. The department strives to help students acquire and develop the t...

Logan
FIrst Semester Guides
Fall
The Theatre Arts Department at USU believes that a well-trained theatre artist or educator must have a working knowledge of all areas and aspects of theatre in order to be truly successful. The department strives to help students acquire and develop the t
Theatre Arts - Theatre Education Certification

Theatre Arts - Theatre Education Certification

The Theatre Arts Department at USU believes that a well-trained theatre artist or educator must have a working knowledge of all areas and aspects of theatre in order to be truly successful. The department strives to help students acquire and develop the t...

FIrst Semester Guides
Logan
Fall
The Theatre Arts Department at USU believes that a well-trained theatre artist or educator must have a working knowledge of all areas and aspects of theatre in order to be truly successful. The department strives to help students acquire and develop the t
Theatre Arts BA

Theatre Arts BA

The Theatre Arts Department at USU believes that a well-trained theatre artist or educator must have a working knowledge of all areas and aspects of theatre in order to be truly successful. The department strives to help students acquire and develop the t...

Logan
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Fall
Wildlife Ecology and Management refers to free-ranging animals living in their natural habitats. This major emphasizes the ecology, behavior, conservation, and management of wildlife populations and communities in terrestrial ecosystems.
Wildlife Ecology & Management

Wildlife Ecology & Management

Wildlife Ecology and Management refers to free-ranging animals living in their natural habitats. This major emphasizes the ecology, behavior, conservation, and management of wildlife populations and communities in terrestrial ecosystems.