Category - Academics

A smart path for future nurses

Through a unique partnership with the Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Augustana students with the passion of becoming a nurse receive phenomenal, efficient preparation in just six years. 

Kirby Stockwell
Kirby Stockwell
May 20, 2021

Want to be a business major? Here are some tips

Business majors will always be in demand because there are so many career opportunities. Learn about all that Augustana offers students interested in business and related fields.

Debbie Blaylock
Debbie Blaylock
April 7, 2021

The ultimate guide to choosing a data analytics major

Data analytics is the science of identifying trends and patterns in raw data and drawing conclusions. The need for data analysts is rapidly growing, and Augustana is only one of a few liberal arts colleges offering a major and a minor.

November 20, 2020

What is environmental studies, and why should you major in it?

An environmental studies major will give you the knowledge, skills and analytical tools needed to tackle environmental challenges on a local, regional and international level. You’ll be creating a more sustainable, healthier environment for generations to come.

Debbie Blaylock
Debbie Blaylock
November 12, 2020

Consider this before declaring a neuroscience major

If you’re wondering what a neuroscience major is, where it can take you after college and what you should consider before declaring, here are some tips.

Debbie Blaylock
Debbie Blaylock
November 2, 2020

Want to be a public health major? Here are some tips.

Because students of public health need a broad background of knowledge and experiences, a liberal arts college can be perfect fit. 

October 28, 2020

The ultimate guide to choosing a kinesiology major

Kinesiology has become a buzzword in the last few years, with many schools like Augustana adding new academic majors and programs in the field. If you’re wondering what a kinesiology major is, where it can take you after college and what you should consider before declaring, here are some tips.

October 9, 2020

How to choose a major

I think it’s safe to assume we all want the same happiness, financial stability and job satisfaction that the “American Dream” promises. Unfortunately, there isn’t a road map on how to get there, and we’re expected to figure out where to start our journey before we turn 18. If you're concerned about your major, here are some helpful tips to help you find the right fit. 

Autumn Peele
July 29, 2020

A senior's first (and last) J-Term

Although it would have been nice to have a six-week winter break, my commitment to a winter sport required me to be on campus and take a class. Luckily, I was able to find one that fit my interests and fulfilled a requirement for one of my majors. 

Patti Grod
Patti Grod
February 6, 2020