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Northern Illinois University Majors and Programs

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Current Majors and Programs

Computer Science (BS)

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  • This program provides you instruction in various languages (e.g., C++, Java, IBM Assembler, PHP, JavaScript, C#, and Perl), software engineering, security, databases, development environments such as .NET and operating systems.
  • This degree will prepare you for software development careers in virtually any industry.
  • Job prospects increase if you have experience with a variety of programming languages or have gained experience through internships.

Marketing (BS)

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  • This is a nationally ranked business program, built with a contemporary and innovative marketing curriculum.
  • This flexible program includes both face-to-face and online courses.
  • Personalized one-on-one advising with an NIU marketing advisor takes place at Harper's campus.

Psychology (BA or BS)

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  • This flexible program includes both face-to-face and online courses.
  • This program provides a strong knowledge base in psychological theory and research that can lead to exciting careers in industrial, organizational, clinical, school, developmental, social or cognitive psychology, as well as behavioral neuroscience.
  • Consider combining this degree with a marketing minor to expand your career options.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements vary by program

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Last Updated: 12/13/21