Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Majors Approved for Closure

On March 21, 2012, these programs were approved for closure by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa.  No new students will be admitted to these programs, but all current students will be able to complete their studies.

Bioinformatics B.S.     
    Note:  Computer Science B.S., Computer Science B.A. and Networking and Systems Administration B.S. remain.

Biology: Microbiology Emphasis B.A.

Biology: Plant Bioscience Emphasis B.A.

Biotechnology B.A.     
    Note: Biology B.S., Biology B.A., Biology: Biomedical Emphasis B.A., Biology Teaching B.A.,
             Biology: Ecology and Systematics Emphasis B.A. remain

Earth Science-Interpretive Naturalist Emphasis B.A.     
    Note: Earth Science B.A. and Earth Science Teaching B.A. remain.

Geography with Environmental Emphasis B.A.

Geography with Geographic Information Science Emphasis B.A.      
    Note: Geographic Information Science B.S. remains

Geography-Teaching B.A.

Geography-Urban and Regional Spatial Analysis Emphasis B.A.

Geology B.A.      

    Note:  Selected coursework remains

Geology B.S.      
    Note:  Selected coursework remains

Health Education-Teaching B.A.       
    Note:  Health Promotion B.A. remains

Physics B.A.    (Updated: March 21, 2012)
    Note: Physics B.S. and Physics-Teaching B.A. remain

Applied Physics B.S.

Psychology-Teaching B.A.     
    Note:  Psychology B.A. remains; teacher licensure may be achieved with the Social Science Teaching B. A.

World Languages and Cultures - Dual B.A.

World Languages and Cultures - Dual Teaching B.A.

World Languages and Cultures - French B.A.     
    Note:  Selected coursework remains

World Languages and Cultures - French Teaching B.A.

World Languages and Cultures - German B.A.

World Languages and Cultures - German Teaching B.A.

World Languages and Cultures - Russian B.A.     
    Note: Spanish B.A. and Spanish Teaching B.A. remain     
      

Undergraduate Minors Approved for Closure 

On March 21, 2012, these programs were approved for closure by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa. No new students will be admitted to these programs, but all current students will be able to complete their studies.

Asian Studies Minor
      Note:  Russian and East European Studies remains 

Astronomy Minor

Bioinformatics Minor
      Note: Computer Science remains 

Comparative Literature Minor
      Note: Writing remains 

Dance Minor
     Note: Selected courses will be offered in the Theatre department     

French Studies Minor

French-Teaching Minor

Geography-Teaching Minor

Geology Minor

German Minor

German-Teaching Minor

Leadership Studies Minor

Meteorology Minor
      Note: Earth Science and Earth Science-Teaching remain 

Natural History Interpretation Minor
      Note: Biology and Biology-Teaching remain 

Portuguese Minor

Portuguese-Teaching Minor

Russian Minor
      Note: Spanish and Spanish-Teaching remain 

Russian-Teaching Minor

Special Education-Teaching Minor
     Note: Early Childhood Special Education-Teaching, Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments, Instructional Strategist I (K-8) 
     and (5-12), Instructional Strategist II (K-12) remain

Youth Services Administration Minor

    

Undergraduate Programs Approved for Suspension and Restructuring

On March 21, 2012, these programs were approved for suspension of admissions by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa.  No new students will be admitted to these programs, but all current students will be able to complete their studies.  New students will be admitted following the conclusion of program restructuring. 

Communication-Theatre-Teaching B.A.

Communication-Theatre-Teaching Minor

Geography B.A.

Geography Minor

TESOL/Modern Language-Teaching B.A.
     Note: Students may only be admitted to the TESOL/Spanish-Teaching BA program at this time 

  

Undergraduate Programs Approved for Restructuring

These programs will continue, and are open to new students.  All current students will complete these programs under their current catalog requirements.  The programs will be restructured through the normal curriculum change process.

Art-Art History Emphasis B.A.

Early Childhood Special Education-Teaching Minor

Educational Technology Minor

Humanities B.A.

Instructional Strategist I: Mild/Moderate 5-12 Emphasis Minor

Instructional Strategist II: Mental Disability K-12 Emphasis Minor

Philosophy B.A.

Physics B.S.     (Updated: March 21, 2012)

Physics Teaching B.A.  (Updated: March 21, 2012)

Study of Religion B.A.