Maybe you’re entering college with a clear goal in mind, your major already decided. Or perhaps you are feeling adventurous, eager to explore a few options before making a firm decision.

Either way, Adrian’s got you covered. With more than 70 undergraduate programs as well as 60 minors and certificates, we’re confident we have a course of study that meets your needs.

For more details on our programs, click on the links below.

Accounting

Accounting

Major

Accountancy, Business & Economics

Students entering the Accounting concentration at Adrian work with professors who are Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) with real life experience.

Accounting Certificate

Accounting Certificate

Certificate

Accountancy, Business & Economics

The level 1 and/or level 2 accounting certificate will build your financial competency and will assist you in making decisions that add value to your organization.

Actuarial Science

Actuarial Science

Major

Mathematics

This degree is a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a focus on Actuarial Science. It is most definitely a quantitative degree that combines elements of Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, and Programming.

Applied Computing

Applied Computing

Certificate

Computer Science

Applied Computing Certificate at Adrian College introduces students to the field of Computer Science and provides essential IT skills needed for entry level IT jobs.

Art Education

Art Education

Major

Art & Design

When you study art education at Adrian College, you also teach art.

Art History

Art History

Minor

Art & Design

If you become an art history minor you will study Contemporary and Modern art, Western art and architecture, African and African American art, women’s art, and gay and lesbian art history.

Arts Management

Arts Management

Major

Art & Design

The Arts Management curriculum is interdisciplinary, drawing from disciplines across the curriculum.

Biology

Biology

Minor, Major

Biology

As an Adrian College Biology major, you will get a strong academic foundation in your field, gain substantial hands-on experience, and learn to think like a biologist.

Broadcasting

Broadcasting

Major

Communication Arts & Sciences

Students who graduate with a degree in broadcasting have a tremendous advantage in the professional world.

Business Administration

Business Administration

Minor, Major

Accountancy, Business & Economics

The BA in Business Administration offers a solid foundation in general business, without a specific concentration in any specific area of focus.

Chemistry & Biochemistry

Chemistry & Biochemistry

Minor, Major

Chemistry & Biochemistry

We offer programs leading to a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry or Biochemistry or a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in addition to the option to minor in either Chemistry or Biochemistry.

Cloud Application Development

Cloud Application Development

Minor

Computer Science

Cloud application development is the process through which a Cloud-based app is built. It involves different stages of software development, each of which prepares your app to go live and hit the market.

Communication Arts

Communication Arts

Minor

Communication Arts & Sciences

Our minor in communication is a 21-credit hour program that allows students to tailor their minor to their career interests. All students take an introduction to public relations, digital media production, and media studies course sequence.

Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems

Minor

Computer Science

A computer information systems degree instructs students on how to apply technology to a business setting. Students in computer information systems programs gain the technical, communication, and organizational skills necessary to thrive.

Computer Science

Computer Science

Minor, Major

Computer Science

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science provides a substantial coverage of the fundamental areas of computer science theory, data structures and algorithms, concepts of programming languages, and software development.

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Minor, Major

Sociology & Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice program prepares students to be adept and knowledgeable professionals within the field.

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

Major

Cybersecurity

This program will teach students how to build practical defenses against cyber attacks by "hardening" networks and devices, investigate breaches, and ultimately how to think like a hacker to find and fix breaches.

Dance

Dance

Minor

Performing Arts

The Department of Theatre and Dance offers a 20-credit minor in dance. The minor prepares students for further involvement in dance as artists, educators, leaders, and administrators.

Data Analytics

Data Analytics

Minor, Major

Computer Science

Data analytics help a business optimize its performance, perform more efficiently, maximize profit, or make more strategically-guided decisions.

Data Management & Information Technology

Data Management & Information Technology

Certificate

Computer Science

The Data Management and Information Technology Certificate (DMIT) at Adrian College provides students with the foundational skills in Data Management and IT.

Digital Marketing & Analytics

Digital Marketing & Analytics

Certificate

Accountancy, Business & Economics

This is a 23-hour, high-impact undergraduate certificate that will give you competent skills in programming, social media marketing, marketing analytics, email marketing, SEO, and organic growth tactics.

Early Childhood Development

Early Childhood Development

Major

Education

The Early Childhood Development program allows those interested in working with children ages birth through preschool to obtain the knowledge, skills, and experience to become effective early childhood educators.

Economics

Economics

Minor

Accountancy, Business & Economics

A minor in Economics is a quick way to learn some basic economic ideas and enrich your resume.

Elementary Education

Elementary Education

Major

Teacher Education

This program in Elementary Education is designed to address the unique and specific needs of teacher candidates with regard to the content necessary for teaching.

English Studies & Journalism

English Studies & Journalism

Minor, Major

English Studies & Journalism

An English degree provides you with highly sought after career skills to make a successful living in a diverse, changing, and complex world.

Entrepreneurial Studies

Entrepreneurial Studies

Major

Accountancy, Business & Economics

The Entrepreneurial Studies program examines the role of the entrepreneur and help develop the basic skills set necessary for a successful start-up environment.

Environmental Science & Studies

Environmental Science & Studies

Major

Environmental Science & Studies

Studying environmental science and studies opens many doors.

eSports & Gaming Administration

eSports & Gaming Administration

Minor

Accountancy, Business & Economics

This eSports & Gaming Administration program gives students to insight and experience necessary to succeed in this growing field.

Ethics

Ethics

Minor

Philosophy, Religion, and Leadership, Ethics

The Ethics Minor is an interdisciplinary program that examines the concept of moral good and practice applying it in various situations.

Event Planning and Facilities Management

Event Planning and Facilities Management

Major

Accountancy, Business & Economics

The Event Planning and Facility Management concentration allows students to focus their studies on the ins and outs of the Event industry.

Exercise Science / Athletic Training

Exercise Science / Athletic Training

Minor, Major, Pre-Professional Program

Exercise Science & Athletic Training

The Exercise Science/Athletic Training program is designed for students pursuing future careers in the research and/or clinical fields.

Fashion Merchandising

Fashion Merchandising

Major

Accountancy, Business & Economics

The focus of the fashion merchandising and marketing degree exposes student to a variety of components of the apparel industry.

Film Studies

Film Studies

Major

Communication Arts & Sciences

The BFA in film offers students wishing to specialize in film production a path within the communication arts and sciences department.

Finance

Finance

Major

Accountancy, Business & Economics

A BBA in Finance includes the same strong business core foundational courses, with the addition of a finance concentration.

Financial Planning

Financial Planning

Certificate

Accountancy, Business & Economics

For students interested in becoming a certified financial planner or seeking CPA certification down the road, this is a great option to add to your coursework as an undergrad. It provides a pathway to meaningful and employable skillsets.

Future Education Explorations

Future Education Explorations

Certificate

Teacher Education

This certificate will introduce students to opportunities in the field of education, including career exploration, help them begin to formulate their philosophy of education, and become aware of different learning styles.

Game Development

Game Development

Minor, Major

Computer Science

Game Development is the art of creating games and describes a game's design, development, and release. It may involve concept generation, design, build, testing and release.

Geology

Geology

Major

Geology

Geology is an integrated science encompassing biology, chemistry, and physics as they apply to the workings of the Earth.

German

German

Minor

Modern Languages & Cultures

The German program at Adrian College focuses on communicative competence. Students are expected to learn German by using German in everyday, professional, and academic contexts.

Health Care Administration

Health Care Administration

Major

Accountancy, Business & Economics

The BBA in Health Care Administration offers students the same strong core of business classes with the addition of a focus of content important within the health care industry.

Health Care Industry

Health Care Industry

Minor

Accountancy, Business & Economics

The Minor in Health Care Industry is intended for students who see a connection between their current major and the health systems and may find themselves working within the unique health industry.

History

History

Minor, Major

History

The History Department at Adrian College gives students tools not only for analyzing the past, but also for understanding the developments and challenges of the present and future.

Human Resources Management

Human Resources Management

Major

Accountancy, Business & Economics

The BBA in Human Resource Management degree includes the strong business core content found in all BBA degrees with the addition of a focus on human resource topics.

Information Technology

Information Technology

Minor, Major

Computer Science

Information technology (IT) degree programs train students in computing technologies and how to use them to store, secure, manage, retrieve, and send information.

Interior Design

Interior Design

Major

Interior Design

You'll take a variety of courses, including principles of both residential and commercial design, the history of architecture and interiors, and business practices.

International Business

International Business

Major

Accountancy, Business & Economics

Students entering the International Business program at Adrian work with professors who are consultants for business clients leading strategic planning initiatives, performing human resource and ethical audits, and developing staffing strategies.

Japanese

Japanese

Minor, Major

Modern Languages & Cultures

As a student of Japanese, you'll have wonderful opportunities to use your language abilities in Japan as well, whether through study abroad or through post graduate work.

Journalism

Journalism

Minor

English Studies & Journalism

The journalism program at Adrian College, which offers a minor, emphasizes conceptual and theoretical foundations of journalism as well as the professional skills needed for success in the in-demand fields of media and communication.

Leadership

Leadership

Minor, Major

Philosophy, Religion, and Leadership

The leadership program is founded upon the idea that leadership is an inherently ethical activity, and that successful leadership requires the breadth of knowledge and critical reasoning skills made possible by a liberal arts education.

Management

Management

Major

Accountancy, Business & Economics

The BBA in Management degree focuses on the skills and abilities needed to run complex organizations while supervising others.

Marketing

Marketing

Major

Accountancy, Business & Economics

Marketing majors study the branding and promotion of products and services.

Mathematics

Mathematics

Minor, Major

Mathematics

The Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics encourages critical and creative thinking, requiring students to raise thoughtful questions and approach problems from multiple points of view.

Multimedia Marketing

Multimedia Marketing

Certificate

Communication Arts & Sciences

This 18-credit hour certificate includes two graphic design courses, an introduction to video production course and three courses in social media and SEO marketing techniques.

Music

Music

Minor, Major

Performing Arts

The program in Music challenges students to achieve excellence in musical performance through active and creative learning in a supportive community.

Music Education

Music Education

Major

Performing Arts

This degree prepares students to teach K-12 music in public and private schools.

Music Performance

Music Performance

Major

Performing Arts

This degree program is designed for the student who may wish to double major in music and another field of study.

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre

Major

Performing Arts

The BA in Musical Theatre at Adrian College is a joint program between the Department of Theatre and Dance and the Department of Music.

Philosophy

Philosophy

Minor, Major

Philosophy, Religion, and Leadership

The majors in Philosophy and Religion teach students to pose and answer questions fundamental to the meaning and significance of life, to human existence, and the nature of reality.

Physics

Physics

Minor, Major

Physics

At its most basic level, physics is the study of the fundamental laws that govern matter and energy in the universe.

Political Science

Political Science

Minor, Major

Political Science

The Political Science Department at Adrian emphasizes the study of democracy and democratization, providing its graduates with a foundation that prepares them to be active and effective participants in government, law or business.

Professional Sales

Professional Sales

Major

Accountancy, Business & Economics

This track features a heavy focus on Relationship-Driven Selling, which is vital to ensuring long-term customer commitments in B2B sales. All of our sales classes place an emphasis on hands-on learning, requiring students to practice selling.

Project Management

Project Management

Major

Accountancy, Business & Economics

The top skills we aim to develop include communication, planning, time management, risk assessment, and the programming and methodology most commonly used today.

Psychology

Psychology

Minor, Major

Psychology

Psychology, the scientific study of human behavior, is an exciting field which encompasses a wide variety of interests related to understanding how and why individuals think and behave the way that they do.

Public Administration

Public Administration

Major

Political Science

Public Administrators focus on advancing the common good by serving their communities and implementing policy. Mayors, clerks, county committee members, and even congressional representatives.

Public Health

Public Health

Major

Accountancy, Business & Economics, Public Health

The Bachelor of Science in Public Health prepares students for careers in health and public policy.

Public Relations

Public Relations

Minor, Major

Communication Arts & Sciences

The Bachelor of Science in Public Relations degree offers students a major focused in strategic communication practices for the digital age.

Religion

Religion

Minor, Major

Philosophy, Religion, and Leadership

The majors in Philosophy and Religion teach students to pose and answer questions fundamental to the meaning and significance of life, to human existence, and the nature of reality.

Social Work

Social Work

Minor, Major

Social Work

Social work is one of the fastest growing professions in the United States.

Sociology

Sociology

Minor, Major

Sociology & Criminal Justice

The Sociology program prepares students to be well-rounded experts in social services and management.

Spanish

Spanish

Minor, Major

Modern Languages & Cultures

Adrian's communication-focused Spanish curriculum prepares you to participate in one of a number of study abroad programs in locations like Cuernavaca or Merida, Mexico or Granada or Salamanca, Spain.

Sports Management

Sports Management

Major

Accountancy, Business & Economics

The Bachelor's of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Sport Management offers students a comprehensive education on what goes into working in the Sport industry.

Studio Art

Studio Art

Major

Art & Design

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art

Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management

Major

Accountancy, Business & Economics

With the price of online shopping and global logistics networks, supply chain expertise is in high demand. This program was created in collaboration with Ryder and Harrys and provides excellent career prospects.

Teacher Education

Teacher Education

Minor, Major

Teacher Education

The Teacher Education Department at Adrian College empowers competent, caring, creative, and committed future educators and strives to provide the best preparation for teacher candidates interested in teaching at the secondary level.

Theatre

Theatre

Minor, Major

Performing Arts

Our theatre program will offer you a combination of academic preparation and practical experience that will prepare you for the real world.

Web Design

Web Design

Major

Art & Design

Our Web Design major is intended to prepare students for a job as a Web Designer or Developer with skills in UX, visual design, marketing, and programming.

Web Development

Web Development

Certificate

Computer Science

The web development certificate at Adrian College intends to provide students with hands-on knowledge in programming and web application development.

Women's & Gender Studies

Women's & Gender Studies

Minor

Women's & Gender Studies

Women’s and Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary program that examines the role of gender (and gender difference) in shaping society, culture, history, intellectual traditions, and the arts.

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