Stevens offers more than 30 majors, including cutting-edge programs in engineering, the sciences, computer science, business and the humanities.
If you seek an education that opens up new avenues for discovery, in an environment where your professors are also mentors and research partners encouraging and supporting you in your daily efforts, it's time to discover Stevens Institute of Technology.
With unique majors like Information Systems Engineering and Bioinformatics, more than 500 classes, interesting minors like Game Design and Science Writing, and many opportunities for internships, undergraduate research, and cooperative education, Stevens gives you the tools to change today's environment and prepare for tomorrow's challenges. Programs for especially high achieving students push the boundaries even further.
Stevens' 8:1 student-to-faculty ratio means that you will have unparalleled access to faculty known in their fields and respected for their expertise.
The faculty carefully designs curricula that cover both breadth and depth and offer our students hands-on, project-based learning that is second to none. As a Stevens graduate, you will leave Stevens with the expert knowledge and broad understanding that top employers are seeking today.
Explore our discipline-specific pages by clicking the Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Humanities & Arts and Science links in the red text box to the right.
Below is an alphabetical list of majors with links to additional information and web resources.
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Whether you're interested in engineering, the sciences, computer science, business, or the humanities, social sciences & the arts, academics at Stevens are rigorous, challenging, and rewarding.
The list below is an overview of undergraduate programs; links provided in the descriptions will take you to the Websites of the separate schools, additional information on the courses offered in each major and current faculty research, or other helpful resources. If you need any assistance exploring academics at Stevens further, please contact us. The admissions staff is delighted to help.
Bioanalytical Chemistry (B.S.)
Analyze compounds on a molecular level using microtechniques for separating and characterizing biomolecules.
Use mathematics and computer science to solve problems in molecular biology and generate significant scientific advances.
Biomedical Engineering (B.E.)
Design instruments, devices and software to enhance health care with a knowledge of biology, chemistry, and engineering principles. [more...]
Chemical Biology (B.S.)
Prepare for a career in medicine and satisfy requirements for admission to medical, dental and veterinary schools. Study anatomy, physiology, genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, organic and physical chemistry, and instrumental analysis. [more...]
Chemical Engineering (B.E.)
Chemical Engineers solve vital problems: study petrochemicals, biochemical engineering, and electronic, semi-conductor, and electrochemical processing. [more...]
Building on the major areas of chemistry and biochemistry, Stevens also excels in polymer and structural chemistry, natural products and medicinal chemistry and instrumental analysis. [more...]
Civil Engineering (B.E.)
Plan, design and supervise the construction of transportation systems, waterways, and other structures and foundations that surround us. [more...]
Computational Science (B.S.)
Apply sophisticated computational techniques to build models and solve problems related to science and engineering. [more...]
Computer Engineering (B.E.)
Study the design, development, and applications of computers for the solution of modern engineering problems, from software development and design of digital systems to data structures and computer graphics. [more...]
Computer Science (B.S.)
The Computer Science (CS) major provides a firm grounding in software systems, emphasizing both practical development skills and CS foundations, while providing a great deal of flexibility for specialization. Students have complete freedom in choosing elective courses. To provide some guidance, the department has defined optional "concentrations" of electives that permit the student to drill down into specific topics—networks, graphics, software engineering, and the design of computer games are popular choices. An alternative option for electives is that students may choose an approved "application area" outside of CS. An application area is an integrated set of courses in another field that has close ties to Computer Science. Approved application areas include financial systems and scientific computing. [more...]
Integrate science, technology, and management skills to design and create innovative solutions that address issues in computer security and information assurance. [more...]
Electrical Engineering (B.E.)
Create emerging technologies in telecommunications, digital systems and computer design, fiber optics, or solid-state devices. [more...]
Engineering Management (B.E.)
More than 50 percent of engineers are promoted to technical management positions. Succeed as both an engineer and a manager. [more...]
Engineering Physics (B.S.)
Use physics to develop new engineering principles and methods, applying scientific theory to the practical problems of engineering. [more...]
Environmental Engineering (B.E.)
Tackle growing challenges in our society, including the treatment of industrial and hazardous wastes, and creating solutions for pollutants in the environment. [more...]
The Finance program focuses on the core discipline of finance with a special emphasis on the latest technology influencing financial decision-making. Major topics include capital markets, investment management, security analysis, derivatives, and banking and credit. [more...]
Discover history as it relates to the great technological achievements of mankind. You'll have the opportunity to explore the major social, political, and scientific developments throughout the ages, and understand the significance of advances such as Stonehenge, Roman vaults, and frictionless planes. You'll unravel the Magna Carta, Federalist Papers, and Maastricht Treaty and learn about the significance of inventions like the computer, cell phone, and iPod. [more...]
Information Systems (B.S.)
The Information Systems program arms students with skills to create and manage information technology applications, systems, and solutions. Program graduates garner applied IT experience and management insight. [more...]
Immerse yourself in the world's greatest novels, stories and poems while cultivating your skills in communication. You'll have the opportunity to discuss works by authors ranging from Chaucer to Vonnegut and in genres from poetry to science fiction and beyond. And Stevens provides a privileged vantage point from which to view the study of literature—namely through the lens of science and technology. [more...]
Flexibility and leadership are some of the top tenets of management and what you’ll find in our Management program. The program, led by world-class professors, offers flexibility for students to study various aspects of management through track specializations that emphasize topics including project management, crowd sourcing, strategy, leadership and human resources. [more...]
Today, more than ever, technology is essential to understand consumer behavior, purchasing trends and entertainment habits. The marketing major provides the most sophisticated tools and approaches to help prepare students for a marketing career. [more...]
Math has profound and unexpected applications, such as classical number theory applied to cryptography, abstract algebra applied to DNA sequences, and functional analysis applied to medical imaging. [more...]
Mechanical Engineering (B.E.)
Study current trends in energy conversion, design and manufacturing, solid mechanics, automatic controls, fluid mechanics, machine design, heat transfer, turbomachinery, combustions, robotics, and noise control. [more...]
Music and Technology (B.A.)
When you combine the best in music with the best in technology you go far beyond traditional composition theory and music history. Using traditional and nontraditional media, you'll have the opportunity to create music for use in movie and video game scores, sound design, sonic art, and synthestration. You can choose from distinct but related tracks of Production, Composition/ Theory, and Design—while you work side-by-side with award-winning musicians and composers from across genres and industries. [more...]
Naval Engineering (B.E.)
Design, build, operate, and maintain ships and other waterborne vehicles and ocean structures. Explore ship and hull design, propulsion systems, and the effects of ocean properties on ship transport. [more...]
The philosophy curriculum at Stevens affords everyone the opportunity to cultivate the life of the mind by questioning and examining the very nature of human existence. Submerse yourself into worlds of aesthetics and ethics; social, political, and legal thought; existentialism and feminism; logic and critical thinking. You'll not only gain a unique perspective regarding the impact of science and technology on the world, but also be able to then turn around and apply that knowledge to further our obligations toward preservation and conservation, and sustainability. [more...]
Go beyond the traditional laws of physics to explore how they are applied to advancing information technology, telecommunication, microelectronics, and medical technology. [more...]
Quantitative Finance (B.S.)
Apply scientific and engineering methods and techniques to transform financial markets. Applications include the use of mathematical models to support more accurate asset pricing, stock selection, asset allocation, and investment portfolio analysis; quantification of statistical parameters, such as volatility and correlation of returns, leading to new ways of assessing risk, and designing effective hedging strategies. [more...]
Science Communications (B.A.)
Students who pursue Science Communications will learn how to use a wide variety of media to convey information about science, technology and medicine to both general and professional audiences. They will learn processes for data gathering, interviewing, reporting, storytelling, and clear presentation of complex information. Science communication majors will benefit from learning their craft in the techno-centric Stevens environment. [more...]
Science, Technology & Society (B.S.)
Students pursuing the B.S. in Science, Technology, and Society at Stevens Institute of Technology will be at the forefront of developing solutions to the most pressing issues of the 21st century, such as global climate change, sustainable economic growth, the alleviation of poverty and disease, and the uses of artificial intelligence. Scholars in Science, Technology, and Society examine the social forces that shape the creation of scientific knowledge and examine the effect that developments in science and technology have on society. [more...]
Social Sciences (B.A.)
Humans are social creatures. Studying the social sciences at Stevens allows you to examine the ways in which we relate to one another through political, psychological, legal, judicial, and even religious means. You'll engage in mind-opening discussions and debates over the merits of urbanization, policy change, and social reform. Additionally, you'll give due consideration to the role of class, race, nationality, and gender in all aspects of our lives. [more...]
Visual Arts and Technology (B.A.)
Take studio art to the next level by blending it with the newest media technologies, theories, and aesthetics. You'll learn about animation, multimedia production, video production, installation art, programming and visualization, and much more. With New York City's thriving art scene right across the river, you'll find a myriad of internship opportunities in a variety of studios, galleries, companies, and organizations. [more...]