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 Minor
American Sign Language Studies, B.A.
American Sign Language, English Interpreting, B.A./B.S.
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
Bilingual/ESOL Education Endorsement
Biology, B.A./B.S.
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.
Contemporary Music, M.M.
Criminal Justice, B.A./B.S.
Criminal Justice, M.A.
Dance, B.A./B.S.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education, M.S.Ed.
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
Education, M.S.Ed.
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 Minor
Gender Studies Minor
Geographic Information Science Minor, Certificate Option
Geography, B.A./B.S.
Geology Minor
German Studies, B.A.
Gerontology, A.B./B.A./B.S.
Health Minor
History, B.A./B.S.
Homeland Security and Community Preparedness Certificate
Homeland Security and Community Preparedness Minor
Honors Program
Human Biology Minor
Humanities, B.A./B.S.
Information Systems, A.B./B.A./B.S.
Information Technology, M.S.Ed.
Instructional Design Certificate
Interdisciplinary Studies, B.A./B.S.
International Studies, B.A.
Interpreting Studies, M.A.
Latin American Studies Minor
Latino/Chicano Studies Minor
Legal Studies Minor
Linguistics Minor
Literature Minor
Management and Information Systems, M.S.
Mathematics, B.A./B.S.
Military Science, Army ROTC, Minor
Music, B.A./B.S.
Organizational Leadership Minor
Philosophy, B.A./B.S.
Physical Education Minor
Physical Science Minor
Physics Minor
Planning Minor
Political Science, B.A./B.S.
Pre-professional Studies — Health Sciences
Pre-nursing
Pre-professional Studies — Pre-law
Psychology, A.B./B.A./B.S.
Public History Minor
Public Policy and Administration, B.A./B.S.
Reading Endorsement/Certificate
Rehabilitation Counseling, M.S.
Social Science, B.A./B.S.
Sociology, B.A./B.S.
Spanish, B.A.
Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling
Special Education, M.S.Ed.
Sport Management Minor
Sports Leadership Minor
Sustainability, B.A./B.S.
Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate
Teaching, M.A.T.
Teacher Education (elementary, middle, and high) multiple concentrations
Teaching: Secondary Licensure Track (middle/high)
The Arts, B.A./B.S.
Theatre Arts, B.A./B.S./B.F.A
Writing Minor
Youth Crime Studies Minor

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