Undergraduate Majors

The College of Arts and Sciences represents the academic heart and liberal arts core of Western Michigan University and provides a broad range of academic programs for students. WMU fosters learners who are critical thinkers, knowledge expanders and solution providers.

Africana Studies

  • Africana Studies

Anthropology

  • Anthropology

Biological Sciences

  • Biology
  • Biomedical Sciences

Chemistry

  • American Chemical Society Certified
  • Biochemistry
  • Business-Oriented Chemistry
  • Geochemistry
  • Liberal Education Curriculum Chemistry

Communication

  • Communication Studies 
  • Film, Video, and Media Studies 
  • Interpersonal Communication 
  • Journalism 
  • Organizational Communication 
  • Public Relations 
  • Telecommunications and Information Management

Comparative Religion

  • Religion

Economics

  • Economics

English

  • Creative Writing
  • English-Literature and Language
  • Rhetoric and Writing Studies

Environment and Sustainability

  • Environmental and Sustainability Studies
  • Freshwater Science and Sustainability

Gender and Women's Studies

  • Gender and Women's Studies

Geography

  • Community and Regional Planning
  • Geography
  • Tourism and Travel

Geosciences

  • Earth Science
  • Geochemistry
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Hydrogeology

Global and International Studies

  • Global and International Studies

History

  • History 
  • Public History

Mathematics

  • Applied Mathematics 
  • General Mathematics

Philosophy

  • Philosophy
  • Professional and Applied Ethics

Physics

  • Geophysics
  • Physics 

Political Science

  • American Public Policy 
  • International and Comparative Politics
  • Political Science
  • Public Law

Psychology

  • Behavioral Science 
  • General Psychology

Sociology

  • Criminal Justice
  • Social Psychology
  • Sociology

Spanish

  • Spanish

Statistics

  • Data Science
  • Statistics

World Languages and Literatures

  • French
  • German
  • Japanese 
  • Latin

Secondary education majors

Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
English
French
German
History
Integrated Science
Latin
Mathematics
Physics
Political Science
Social Studies
Spanish

Interdisciplinary programs

See more information and a complete list of interdisciplinary programs.  Interdisciplinary majors not listed above:

Majors as of December 2016.