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Most Popular Undergraduate Majors by Enrollment

Fall 2005

NOTE: Students enrolling as a result of Hurricane Katrina in September 2005 are excluded from the counts of majors in this table.

  Major Name
Fall 2005 Major Enrollment
1
PSYC - PSYCHOLOGY
1,884
2
IPHY - INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY

1,046

3
ENGL - ENGLISH
882
4
PSCI - POLITICAL SCIENCE
880
5
PRJR - PRE-JOURNALISM & MASS COMMUNICATION
871
6
MCDB - BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES-MCD
825
7
FNCE - FINANCE

775

8
MKTG - MARKETING
732
9
ECON - ECONOMICS
687
10
BASA - FINE ARTS - STUDIO ARTS
671
11
IAFS - INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
666
12
MCEN - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
647
13
HIST - HISTORY
621
14
MGMT - MANAGEMENT
619
15
SOCI - SOCIOLOGY
589
16
EBIO - ECOLOGY & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
502
17
 ARCH - ARCHITECTURE
492
18
ASEN - AEROSPACE ENGINEERING SCIENCES
477
19
COMM - COMMUNICATION
426
20
FILM - FILM STUDIES
423

NOTE:
  • Counts include second majors and second degree programs.
  • A student with 3 majors is counted once in each major.
  • Open option, undetermined majors (e.g., in business) are not included.
  • Students in combined bachelors/masters degree programs are counted even if they are officially classified as a masters student.
    • These students have majors ending in '2'. The majors are switched to the actual major. E.g. CHE2 switched to CHEM.
  • Click here to view counts for all majors by college for freshman, transfers, masters, doctoral, and all

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