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Programs of study directly linked


  • Applied Ecology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Architecture
  • Atmospheric Science and Physics
  • Biodiversity and Conservation
  • Biodiversity and Ecology
  • Biology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computation Arts
  • Computer Applications
  • Computer Applications with Computation Arts
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Games
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science and Biology
  • Earth System Science
  • Ecology
  • Electroacoustic Studies
  • Environment
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Geography
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geography
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Meteorology
  • Physics
  • Physics and Chemistry
  • Physics and Computer Science
  • Physics and Geophysics
  • Physiology and Physics
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pure and Applied Mathematics
  • Renewable Resource Management
  • Secondary Education and Physics
  • Secondary Education and Science and Technology
  • Software Engineering
  • Water Environments and Ecosystems

Programs of study indirectly linked

Vocational training

  • Contemporary Cuisine (5659)
  • Food and Beverage Services (5793)
  • Market-Fresh Cooking (5824)
  • Professional Cooking (5811)
  • Protection and Development of Wildlife Habitats (5679)
  • Starting a Business (5764)
  • Wine Service (5814)


  • 3D Animation and Computer-Generated Imagery (574.B0)
  • Architectural Technology (221.A0)
  • Building Systems Engineering Technology (221.C0)
  • Civil Engineering Technology (221.B0)
  • Computer Science Technology (420.A0)
  • Computer Science Technology (Video Game Programming) (420.A0)
  • Computerized Engineering Technology (243.A0)
  • Electronics and Information Technology (243.B0)
  • Electronics Engineering Technology (243.B0)
  • Electronics Engineering Technology (Computers and Networks) (243.B0)
  • Electronics Engineering Technology (Telecommunications) (243.B0)
  • Engineering Technologies (Energy Management) (244.A0)
  • Engineering Technologies (Photonics) (244.A0)
  • Environmental and Wildlife Management (145.C0)
  • Food Service Management (430.B0)
  • Hotel and Restaurant Management (430.A0)
  • Industrial Electronics (243.C0)
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology (241.D0)
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology (Automated Manufacturing) (241.A0)
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology (Design) (241.A0)


  • Anatomy and Cell Biology
  • Building Engineering
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Film Animation
  • Film Production
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Microbiology and Molecular Biotechnology
  • Urban Studies and Urban Planning

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