academics

Majors and Minors

Limitless learning

Whoever you are and whatever you decide to do with your future, the nearly unlimited combinations of majors and minors at SMU will put you on the path to success, so you can become the person and the professional you want to aspire to be. With more than 100 majors and 75 minors to choose from, as well as double and triple major opportunities and accelerated degree programs, you can go as far as you want and as quickly, too. 

Majors

Accounting 

Advertising (General & Creative)

Anthropology 

Applied Physiology and Sport Management 

Art (Portfolio Required)

Art History 

Biochemistry 

Biological Sciences 

Biomedical Research

Business (General)

Chemistry

Civil Engineering 

Communication Studies 

Computer Engineering

Computer Science

Computer Science with Bioinformatics, Game Development, Research or Security Specializations

Creative Computing

Dance (Audition Required)

Economics 

Economics with Finance Applications Specialization 

Economics with Systems Analysis Specialization 

Electrical Engineering 

Electrical Engineering with Biomedical, Computer Engineering or Engineering Leadership Specializations

Engineering 

English 

English with Creative Writing Specialization 

Environmental Chemistry 

Environmental Engineering 

Environmental Science

Environmental Science with Engineering Emphasis

Environmental Studies 

Ethnic Studies (African/African-American, Mexican-American)

Fashion Media 

Film and Media Arts - BA

Film and Media Arts - BFA (Portfolio Required)

Finance 

Finance with Alternative Asset Management Specialization 

Financial Consulting 

French 

Geology 

Geophysics

German 

History

Human Rights

Individualized Studies in the Liberal Arts 

International Studies 

Journalism 

Management 

Management Science 

Marketing

Markets and Culture 

Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering 

Mechanical Engineering with Engineering Management and Entrepreneurship or Manufacturing Specializations

Medieval Studies

Music (Audition Required)

Music Composition (Audition Required)

Music Education with Texas Teacher Certification (Audition Required)

Music Performance (Audition Required)

Music Therapy (Audition Required)

Philosophy 

Physics

Political Science

Pre-Law

Pre-Med/Pre-Health

Pre-Physical Therapy 

Psychology

Public Policy  

Real Estate Finance 

Religious Studies

Resource Geology

Risk Management and Insurance 

Sociology

Spanish

Statistical Science 

Theatre (Acting, Theatre Studies) (Audition Required)

SMU's 100 undergraduate majors and 75 minors are complemented by nationally recognized graduate programs.