Academics

At Western Oregon University, helping students achieve academic success is always at the top of our priority list. Thanks to our many great major and minor programs, you get to decide where you want your college degree to take you in the future. WOU offers several bachelor’s (four-year) degrees – bachelor of science, bachelor of arts, bachelor of music and bachelor of fine arts – as well as certificates, advanced baccalaureates, master’s degrees and pre-professional tracks. Explore the pages below to find out what you might like to be when you grow up.

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Major | Minor   | Endorsements/Certificates  | Pre-Professional | Graduate Programs
Majors, minors, and programs
Aerospace Studies, Air Force ROTC Minor
American Sign Language Studies, B.A.
American Sign Language, English Interpreting, B.A./B.S.
American Sign Language Minor
Anthropology B.A./B.S.
Art & Design B.A./B.S./B.F.A.
Art History Minor
Art History Minor, Art & Visual Communication Design Majors
Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialization
Biology, B.A./B.S.
Bilingual/ESOL Education Endorsement
Business, B.A./B.S.
Chemistry, B.A./B.S. multiple concentrations
Communication Studies, B.A./B.S.
Community Health Education, B.A./B.S.
Computer Science, A.B./B.A./B.S.
Computer Science/Mathematics, B.A./B.S.
Criminal Justice, B.A./B.S.
Dance, B.A./B.S.
Dual Language/Bilingual Education Certificate
Earth Resources Minor
Earth Science, B.A./B.S.
Earth System Science Minor
Economics, A.B./B.A./B.S.
Education Studies (Non-Licensure), B.A./B.S.
Education, Early Childhood Studies (Non-Licensure), B.A./B.S.
Education (teacher licensure program), B.A./B.S. multiple concentrations
Educational Psychology Minor
Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leader Specialization/Certificate
English, B.A.
Entrepreneurship Minor
Environmental Chemistry Minor
Environmental Studies Minor
English for Speakers of Other Languages Certificate
Exercise Science, B.A./B.S.
Film Studies Minor
Forensic Anthropology Minor
Forensic Psychology Minor
Forensic Science (Chemistry Majors)
Forensic Science (Non-Chemistry Majors)
French
Gender Studies
Geographic Information Science
Geography
Geology
German Studies
Gerontology
Health
History
Homeland Security and Community Preparedness Certificate
Homeland Security and Community Preparedness
Honors Program
Human Biology
Humanities
Information Systems
Instructional Design Certificate Program
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Latin American Studies
Latino/Chicano Studies
Legal Studies
Linguistics
Literature
M.A. Criminal Justice
M.A. Interpreting Studies
M.A. Teaching (Initial License)
M.M. Contemporary Music
M.S. in Education
M.S. in Ed. Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education
M.S. in Ed. Information Technology
M.S. in Ed. Special Education
M.S. Management and Information Systems
M.S. Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling
Mathematics
Military Science (AROTC)
Music
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Science
Physics
Planning
Political Science
Pre-clinical lab science
Pre-dentistry
Pre-law
Pre-medicine
Pre-nursing
Pre-occupational therapy
Pre-pharmacy
Pre-physical therapy
Pre-physician assistant
Pre-veterinary medicine
Psychology
Public History minor
Public Policy and Administration
Reading Endorsement/Certificate
Social Science
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling
Sports Leadership
Sports Management
Sustainability
Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate
Teacher Education (elementary, middle, and high) multiple concentrations
Teaching: Secondary Licensure Track (middle/high)
The Arts
Theatre Arts
Writing
Youth Crime Studies

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