Section III: Academic Affairs

Colleges, Departments, and Academic Units

Chapter: 2
Date Updated: March 4, 2015

Each of the colleges consists of a number of schools, departments, and programs in which the functions of teaching and research are carried out. The purpose of the colleges is to provide an administrative structure through which the schools, departments, or programs contained in that college may function. Discrete schools, departments, and program offices established as academic administrative units by the University are listed below.


2.1 College of Business Administration

Department of Accounting
Department of Economics and Finance
Department of Information and Decision Sciences
Department of Marketing and Management


2.2 College of Education

Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations
Department of Educational Psychology and Special Services
Department of Teacher Education


2.3 College of Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering
Department of Computer Science
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


2.4 College of Liberal Arts

Department of African American Studies
Department of Art
Department of Chicano Studies
Department of Communication
Department of Criminal Justice
Department of English
Department of History
Department of Languages and Linguistics
Department of Latin American Studies
Department of Music
Department of Philosophy
Department of Political Science
Department of Psychology
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Department of Theatre and Dance


2.5 College of Health Sciences

Department of Kinesiology
Department of Public Health Sciences
Department of Social Work


2.6 College of Science

Department of Biological Sciences
Department of Chemistry
Department of Geological Sciences
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Department of Physics


2.7 School of Nursing


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