Home
Curriculum
Customer Services
Student Academic Services

Student Academic Affairs and Academy Registrar
U.S. Air Force Academy
Suite 2G13
2354 Fairchild Dr.
USAF Academy, CO
80840-6210

Email

DSN: 333-3970
(719) 333-3970
Fax: (719) 333-6650
Every cadet at the United States Air Force Academy must declare a major. We offer 32 majors and 2 minors. Cadets have until the fall of their sophomore year to declare their major.

We have 3 broad categories of majors.


The first category is divisional majors. Divisional majors allow for broad exploration in one of our four academic divisions. The 4 divisional majors are:
  • Basic Sciences
  • General Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences.

The second category is disciplinary majors: A disciplinary major is focused on a specific field, or discipline, of study. The 24 disciplinary majors are:
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Astronautical Engineering
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Foreign Area Studies
  • Geospatial Science
  • History
  • Legal Studies
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Meteorology
  • Military Strategic Studies
  • Operations Research
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Space Operations
  • Systems Engineering
  • Systems Engineering Management

The third category is interdisciplinary majors. These majors span across various disciplines, requiring an understanding of material from a variety of fields and how that material interrelates in regards to the subject matter. The 4 interdisciplinary majors are:
  • Foreign Area Studies
  • Operations Research
  • Meteorology
  • Space Operations
Finally, we offer 2 minors. A minor is optional and is earned in addition to the cadet's major. The 2 minors are:
  • Foreign Language
  • Philosophy

Machine

Information

For additional information regarding major and minors, please see Chapters 9 & 10 of the Curriculum Handbook

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

U.S. Air Force Academy, USAFA, CO 80840, (719) 333-1110 DSN: 333-1110, Updated: 20 Dec 14
Privacy & Security Notice   |   External Link Disclaimer   |   Contact Us / Submit Feedback / Webmaster | Accessibility/Section 508