Hepner Hall at San Diego State University
Iconic Hepner Hall at San Diego State University. Photo by Chris Jennewein

San Diego State University offers bachelors degrees in 95 subjects, but just 10 of them were chosen by nearly a third of the class of 2018 that graduates a week from now.

The university reported Friday that for a second consecutive year, the top three majors were psychology, criminal justice and finance.

The business administration trio of finance, marketing and accounting and related field of economics made up four of the 10 most popular degrees

Here’s the full list of the top 10 degrees:

  1. Psychology — 437 graduates
  2. Criminal Justice — 386 graduates
  3. Finance — 315 graduates
  4. Marketing — 314 graduates
  5. Pre-Physical Therapy — 308 graduates
  6. Mechanical Engineering — 276 graduates
  7. Interdisciplinary Studies (a custom degree) — 269 graduates
  8. Accounting — 258 graduates
  9. Economics — 201 graduates
  10. Biology — 195 graduates

An estimated 10,600 SDSU graduates are eligible to walk across the stage at Viejas Arena over the course of commencement weekend, May 11 to 13.

Chris Jennewein

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.