Majors and Their Distribution Area Assignments

Students are required to fulfill General Education Distribution content requirements in the two areas outside their major's distribution area. The distribution areas that are automatically satisfied by completing the major are tabulated below:

Majors & Their Distribution Area Assignments
College or Major Distribution Area Satisfied in the Major
College of Business
All majors Social Sciences
College of Education
Early Childhood Education Social Sciences
Elementary Education Social Sciences
Physical Education Social Sciences
Secondary Education According to teaching filed listed below.
Anthropology Social Sciences
Art Humanities & Fine Arts
Biological Science Life-Physical Sciences & Analytical Thinking
Chemistry Life-Physical Sciences & Analytical Thinking
Earth Science Life-Physical Sciences & Analytical Thinking
Eng Lit/American Lit Humanities & Fine Arts
English (Comprehensive) Humanities & Fine Arts
French Humanities & Fine Arts
General Science Life-Physical Sciences & Analytical Thinking
German Humanities & Fine Arts
History Humanities & Fine Arts
Journalism Humanities & Fine Arts
Mathematics Life-Physical Sciences & Analytical Thinking
Physical Science Life-Physical Sciences & Analytical Thinking
Physics Life-Physical Sciences & Analytical Thinking
Political Science Social Sciences
Social Science (Comp) Social Sciences
Spanish Humanities & Fine Arts
Speech Communication Humanities & Fine Arts
Theatre Arts/Drama Humanities & Fine Arts
Special Education Social Sciences
Workforce Education Social Sciences
Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering
All Majors Life-Physical Sciences & Analytical Thinking
College of Fine Arts
All Majors Humanities & Fine Arts
Division of Health Sciences
School of Integrated Health Sciences (All majors) Life-Physical Sciences & Analytical Thinking
School of Nursing (All majors) Life-Physical Sciences & Analytical Thinking
School of Public Health (All majors) Social Science
Honors College
N/A Please see Honors College program requirements
William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration
All Majors Social Sciences
College of Liberal Arts
Afro-American Studies Social Sciences
Anthropology Social Sciences
English Humanities & Fine Arts
Foreign Languages Humanities & Fine Arts
History Humanities & Fine Arts
Asian Studies Social Sciences
Latin American Studies Social Sciences
Linguistic Studies Social Sciences
Multidisciplinary Studies Social Sciences
Social Science Studies Social Sciences
Philosophy Humanities & Fine Arts
Political Science Social Sciences
Psychology Social Sciences
Sociology Social Sciences
Women's Studies Social Sciences
College of Sciences
All Majors Life-Physical Sciences & Analytical Thinking
Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
Communication Studies Humanities & Fine Arts
Criminal Justice Social Sciences
Environmental Studies Consult with advisor
Human Services Counseling Social Sciences
Journalism & Media Studies Humanities & Fine Arts
Public Administration Social Sciences
Social Work Consult with advisor