The university’s seven professional schools and colleges offer programs that provide training to meet specific career goals. However, all programs require a substantial number of liberal arts courses in the College of Arts and Sciences to ensure a well-balanced education.
College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences house the state’s only honors college, bringing together some of the most promising students and specially selected faculty members in a challenging academic program with carefully designed small classes and close advising.
Many of the college’s departments enjoy national acclaim, including high rankings for the psychology curriculum and the forensics program. The National Science Foundation designated UO as one of the three original centers of excellence in Science.
The College also offers preparatory programs for the advanced study of engineering and law and health-related fields such as dentistry, medicine and pharmacology.
Bachelor’s Degrees: Anthropology, Asian Studies, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Chinese, Classical Civilization, Classics, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Economics, English, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Ethnic Studies, Exercise and Movement Science, French, General Science, Geography, Geological Sciences, German, Greek, History, Humanities, International Studies, Italian, Judaic Studies, Japanese, Latin, Linguistics, Mathematics, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Romance Languages, Russian/E. Euopean Studies, Sociology, Spanish, Theater Arts, Women's and Gender Studies
School of Architecture & Allied Arts
The School of Architecture and Allied Arts has one of the nation’s strongest programs in energy-conscious design and housing research and an interior architecture programs regarded among the top three in the United States.
Bachelor’s Degrees: Architecture, Art History, Ceramics, Fibers, Fine and Applied Arts, Interior Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Metalsmithing/Jewelry, Multimedia Design, Painting, Photography, Planning and Public Policy, Printmaking, Sculpture, Visual Design
School of Business
The Charles H. Lundquist College of Business undergraduate program ranks 40th among all public universities in the nation, and the Master’s programs in business (MBA) rank in the top 10 percent of accredited programs in the U.S.
Bachelor’s Degrees: Accounting, Entreprenuership, Finance, Management, Marketing, Sports Marketing
College of Education
The College of Education offers primarily graduate-level training programs. Currently, educational studies and a fifth-year secondary school licensure program are the only undergraduate majors. Its special education and graduate programs are nationally ranked, and a graduate program in athletic medicine and training is one of the most popular in the region.
Bachelor’s Degrees: Family and Human Services, Communication Disorders and Sciences, Educational Foundations, Integrated Teaching
School of Journalism
One of only 80 universities nationwide whose journalism programs are recognized by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, Oregon is the only institution in the western United States and one of seven in the country accredited in five professional media specializations.
Bachelor’s Degrees: Advertising, Communication Studies, Electronic Media Production, Magazine Journalism, News-Editorial Journalism, Public Relations
School of Law
The School of Law has been a member of the Association of American Law Schools since 1919 and was approved by the American Bar Association in 1923. It has a three-year postgraduate program leading to a doctorate degree in jurisprudence.
School of Music
The School of Music is the largest professional music school in the Pacific Northwest and one of the most significant in the western U.S. The school has more than 20 performing groups, ranging from a symphonic orchestra to a gospel choir.
Bachelor’s Degrees: Dance, Jazz Studies, Music Composition, Music Education, Music Performance