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Undergraduate Degrees

Agricultural Economics (AGEC)

Leading in the Field
The globalization of agriculture, new technologies, nutritional and environmental consciousness and U.S. and foreign policies are creating the need for industries to hire graduates with strong backgrounds in applied economics, business principles and leadership. Whether your interest is in finance, managing natural resources or government policy, this degree offers the flexibility and knowledge base necessary for employment opportunities in a variety of both non-agricultural and agricultural industries.

Biomedical Sciences (BIMS)

Just What The Doctor Ordered
Biomedical science is the broad field of applied biology related to health and disease. The primary purpose is to prepare people at the college level for productive futures in a changing world.

Construction Science (COSC)

Pave Your Way
While many of our graduates follow a traditional path of advancement to the top of construction companies across the state, country and world, many others build on firm foundations of their degree to develop diverse careers. Specialized coursework in building systems, materials and methods of construction, scheduling, cost estimating, structures, construction management, law and business/labor relations allows our graduates to enter the construction industry with the ability to lead, problem solve and use innovative applications on their projects.

Interdisciplinary Engineering (ITDE)

Engineering, Powered By You
Interdisciplinary engineering degree program allows students to develop unique skill sets and specialize in areas that may not be provided in traditional department degree programs.

Maritime Business Administration (MARA)

Set Your Own Sails
This program is brand new to our McAllen location and brings the specialized yet widely applicable degree to the Rio Grande Valley. Learn the ins and outs of maritime business administration from industry experts and longtime veterans. Whether a student is more interested in the running of ports, working in a shipping company or getting into accounting or logistics, this degree is perfect for driven individuals that want to land a great job.

Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology (MXET)

Plug In
This new undergraduate program emphasizes mechatronics, a multidisciplinary field that includes a combination of mechanical, electrical, communications, control and computer systems.

Public Health (BSPH)

Stronger Communities, Healthy People - Our Tradition
Students in this program learn how to create a healthier world. Among other things, they explore health disparities in underserved populations, struggles within America’s health care system and cutting-edge innovations to fight the deadliest diseases.

University Studies in Arts & Sciences

You're in Charge
This degree enables students to craft a personalized plan that provides foundational and advanced knowledge in the arts and scientific fields. The area of concentration gives wide flexibility to design a focus of study for each student; advisers will assist students to build a core set of courses to align with interests and career goals. A Spanish minor and a minor from the College of Science are required.