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    College ideas for common majors:

       Research every college you're interested in attending to see if your major is there! Use this list to get yourself thinking! 

    Elementary Education:

    • Catawba College
    • Gardner-Webb
    • UNC Chapel Hill
    • Appalachian State University
    • Livingstone College
    • Wake Forest University
    • NC A&T 
    • NC State
    • All UNC Campus'
    • High Point University
    • Campbell University
    • Meredith College

     

    Nursing:

    • East Carolina University
    • Gardner-Webb
    • UNC Chapel Hill
    • Catawba College (new program)
    • Queens University

     

    Business Administration:

    • Catawba College 
    • Queens University
    • UNC Charlotte

     

    Pre-Law:

    • Catawba College 
    • Campbell University
    • Elon University
    • Gardner-Webb University
    • Wingate University

     

    Pre-Dental:

    Consider a Biology or Chemistry major, if the college you love doesn't offer a specific "Pre-Dental" major.

    • Queens University
    • Wingate University
    • Elon University
    • Gardner-Webb University
    • Mars Hill University

    Dental Hygiene (associate degree, unless noted):

    • Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC)
    • Guilford Techical College
    • Catawba Valley Community College
    • Blue Ridge Community College
    • UNC Chapel Hill (only college with a bachelor degree)

    Pre-Med: 

    Consider a Biology or Chemistry major, if the college you love doesn't offer a specific "Pre-Med" major.

    • Brevard College
    • Campbell University
    • Wingate University
    • Lees-McRae College
    • Lenoir-Rhyne College
    • Elon University

     

    Physical Therapy:

    This is not generally considered a major,but rather a master or doctorate program. Students should consider a Biology, Exercise Physiology type major. Here are a few Prephysical Therapy:

    • Brevard College
    • Campbell University
    • Gardner-Webb University
    • Wingate University
    • Mars Hill University
    • Chowan University

      

    Political Science (common major at most colleges):

    • Appalachian 
    • Duke
    • NC State
    • Queens University 
    • Wingate
    • All UNC Campus' 
    • Johnson C. Smith 
    • Elon University

    Psychology (common major, should be found at most colleges):

    • Wingate University
    • UNC Charlotte
    • UNC Chapel Hill
    • Appalachian 
    • Duke
    • Davidson College
    • NC State
    • All UNC Campus' 
    • Wake Forest University
    • Western Carolina University
    • Winston-Salem State University
    • Methodist University

     

    Performing Arts (Music and/or Theatre):

    • Catawba College

     

    Environment & Sustainability: 

    • Catawba College (new program) 

     

    Animal Science:

    • NC State University
    • NC A& T University