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Degree Color - Apricot Agriculture
(Maize)

Degree Color - BrownArchitecture
(Brown)

Degree Color - White Arts
(White)
Degree Color - Drab Business
(Drab)
Degree Color - Lilac Dentistry
(Lilac)
Degree Color - Copper Economics
(Copper)
Degree Color - Light Blue Education
(Lt. Blue)
Degree Color - Orange Engineering
(Orange)
Degree Color - Brown Fine Arts
(Brown)
Degree Color - Russet Forestry
(Russet)
Degree Color - Maroon Journalism
(Crimson)
Degree Color - Purple Law
(Purple)
Degree Color - Lemon Library Sci.
(Lemon)
Degree Color - Kelly Green Medicine
(Kelly Green)
Degree Color - Pink Music
(Pink)
Degree Color - Apricot Nursing
(Apricot)
Degree Color - Silver Oratory
(Silver)
Degree Color - Olive Pharmacy
(Olive)
Degree Color - Dark Blue Philosophy
(Dark Blue)
Degree Color - Sage Physical Ed.
(Sage)
Degree Color - Peacock Public Admin
(Peacock)
Degree Color - Salmon Public Health
(Salmon)
Degree Color - Science Gold Science
(Gold)
Degree Color - Citron Social Work
(Citron)
Degree Color - Scarlet Theology
(Scarlet)
Degree Color - Gray Veterinary
(Gray)