University of Illinois Springfield officials say five new majors are now being offered to students.
Officials say the new majors include bachelor's degrees in public policy, exercise science, public administration, and biochemistry, as well as a master's degree in data analytics.
A bachelor's degree in theatre will be available to pursue at the university starting in fall 2017.
UIS Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs James Ermatinger says, "“These new majors represent a continual effort by our faculty to provide undergraduate and graduate degree opportunities in the professional fields, STEM, and the liberal arts."
This story appeared on WAND TV on October 26, 2016.
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