Africana Studies

Africana studies is a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary field of study that explores the past, present and future of African people and the African Diaspora. The cross-cultural knowledge and experiences will prepare students for a wide variety of careers.


Explore the study of humans by learning about human behavior, culture, communication, and society. Our location in Flint provides students with unique learning opportunities to further develop their critical thinking and analytical skills in relation to the human experience.

Applied Science

The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree allows students with an education in technical fields to earn their bachelor’s degree. The BAS degree at UM-Flint allows students to create a program that fits their interests and needs. 


If you are passionate about creative expression, our art programs will allow you to elevate and refine your skills while providing you with a foundation in liberal arts for a well-rounded education.


A degree in biology provides students with a wide variety of career opportunities. Our four program offerings will prepare students to enter the workforce upon graduation or allow them to pursue an advanced professional degree.

Chemistry & Biochemistry

The University of Michigan-Flint offers degrees in chemistry and biochemistry and is the only university in Michigan with an undergraduate program in green chemistry. With opportunities for undergraduate research, one-on-one faculty interaction, and access to innovative lab space, our students receive an education that is second to none.

Communication Studies

A degree in communication studies will help you master strong writing and speaking skills— skills that are highly transferable to any field.

Computer Science & Information Systems

Graduates in the field of computer science are in high demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 11% through 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Criminal Justice

If you want to make a difference in your community and the lives of others, a career in criminal justice may be the perfect field for you. Be a part of the solution to the most pressing issues in our community and beyond.


Balance creative and performance aspects of dance with historical and theoretical learning. This broad approach in an inclusive environment prepares you to work in a variety of settings including dance education, arts administration, establishing a dance studio, and theatre and dance companies.

Data Analytics

The BS in Data Analytics prepares you to become an in-demand leader thanks to your ability to turn data into action. Whether you are interested in business, non-profits, healthcare or public policy, this degree in data analytics offers a combination of technical skills and field-specific knowledge to help you make an impact in your career.


The study of economics addresses some of the most challenging issues of our time such as inflation, poverty, pollution, and unemployment. Whether you hope to go into banking, finance, government, or even pursue further education in law, you’ll graduate as an analytical thinker ready to tackle real world problems.


Studying engineering at UM-Flint means you’ll experience hands-on learning that will teach you to problem solve and develop your technical skills leading to a wide range of career options.


From writing to linguistics, learning to master the English language both creatively and effectively is a skill that will set you up for success in any field you choose.

Foreign Language & Literature

As our world becomes smaller and more interconnected, the demand for specialized linguistics skills and knowledge grows. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of interpreters and translators is projected to grow 20% through 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems Certificate (GIS) is designed specifically for students, pre-professionals, and current professionals. Various geospatial technologies are used in the program, such as: Remote Sensing, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and programming.


Understanding and appreciating our successes and failures of the past is crucial to shaping our future. From historians to archivists to lawyers, our graduates become leaders in many industries.

Interdisciplinary Studies

Design a degree to match your interests and career aspirations.


From math teachers to actuaries to statisticians, STEM fields are growing quickly with employment of mathematicians projected to grow by 33% through 2029.


With endless performance opportunities and one-on-one attention from our experienced faculty, students will be able to hone in on their talents and prepare for future careers as performers or instructors.


The study of philosophy requires students to delve deeply into the fundamental questions ranging from the meaning of life to the nature of reality. Students will master logical thinking and reasoning that will be valuable and marketable tools in today’s workforce.


Physics at UM-Flint, is a hands-on, active learning experience exploring the study of matter, motion, and time. Our graduates are accepted in top graduate schools and enter into fields in science, healthcare, education, and government agencies.

Political Science

Now, more than ever, it’s important to understand the practice of governments, public policy and politics at the local, national, and global levels.


Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you want to understand how the human mind works and influences behavior? From research to counseling, this growing field will allow you to make an impact on the well-being of human lives.


Our world is complex. This program will allow you to take a critical look at the nature of society, social constructs, and how these things change with time.


Whether you want to be a professional actor or prefer to work behind the scenes, UM-Flint has the program for you. You’ll experience many hands-on learning opportunities that will prepare you for work in a variety of settings.

Urban Science

Urban Science is an interdisciplinary program that provides expertise in qualitative, quantitative and geospatial methods to analyze social, political, physical and environmental challenges facing cities and their metropolitan regions.

Women & Gender Studies

With options for earning either an undergraduate minor or certificate, you’ll emerge from the program with a deeper understanding of the historical and cultural implications that women’s experiences, gender, and sexuality have on our society.