“San Diego State University offers bachelor’s degrees in 91 areas, master’s degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. More than 10,000 graduates will walk across the stage at Viejas Arena during commencement weekend to accept their diplomas. The most popular degrees among this year’s graduates represent a wide variety of academic disciplines on campus.”


No. 1: B.A., Psychology
“This year, SDSU’s Department of Psychology is sending 481 graduates into the workforce. They studied human behavior and mental processes and participated in hands-on field experiences, internships and undergraduate research. SDSU’s psychology department ranks third among California universities in funding from the National Institutes of Health—the field’s primary funder. Psychology graduates pursue careers in a wide range of fields, including law enforcement, government agencies and health care.”