Majors & Minors

Degrees We Offer

We offer eight degree programs with majors and minors to spark your interest:

Bachelor of Art (B.A.)
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Bachelor of Science Engineering (B.S.C.E, B.S.ChE, B.S.E.E., B.S.E.P, B.S.I.E., B.S.M.E.)

Explore Swenson College major and undergraduate degree requirements:

  • All UMD programs are found in the UMD Academics site and the UMD Catalog 
  • Note: updated major and minor requirements become active each Fall term.
  • An *asterisk next to the title of a major or minor indicates a program update is in process.

Catalog search tool to view Major/Catalog year requirements by year :  Archived Major & Minor plans.

Pursuing a Swenson College major offers:

  • Interactive learning, internship, and research opportunities
  • Ability to personalize your program of study with a major and minor or double major
  • Build your academic and personal foundation toward employment, graduate programs, or professional school in Dentistry, Optometry, Pharmacy, Medicine or Veterinary Medicine 

Prospective students in science or engineering start here to research majors and minors; then begin the application process with UMD Admissions.

The 3+2 articulation agreement between UW LaCrosse & UMD for students entering UMD Engineering programs listed:  

  • Students major in Physics for three years at UW La Crosse then transfer to one of Swenson College Engineering programs
  • Engineering program options are Electrical Engineering BSEE, Engineering Physics BSEP, Civil Engineering BSCE, Industrial Engineering BSIE, and Mechanical Engineering BSME.
  • Students complete the final two years at UMD.  
  • Upon graduation, students will earn a B.S. in Physics from UW La Crosse and a B.S. in their chosen engineering discipline from UMD.