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WKU Majors and Minors

WKU offers undergraduate degree programs including baccalaureate majors, minors, and certificate levels. Click on the academic area that interests you for more information.

  • WKU has a variety of online program and course options. Check with the department to see if the major you are interested in is offered online, or visit DELO Online.
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  • To learn more about graduate programs please visit the Graduate School.

Academic Undergraduate Program Major Minor Certificate Pre‑Prof Degree JUMP*
Accounting         BS  
Advanced Professionalism            
Advertising (Branding)         BA  
Advertising (Interactive Experience Design)         BA  
Aerospace Studies            
African American Studies            
Aging Specialist            
Agriculture Technology and Management         AS  
Agriculture         BS  
Agriculture (Agribusiness)         BS  
Agriculture (Agricultural Mechanization)         BS  
Agriculture (Agronomy - Plant)         BS  
Agriculture (Agronomy - Soil)         BS  
Agriculture (Animal Science - Beef)         BS  
Agriculture (Animal Science - Swine)         BS  
Agriculture (Dairy Science)         BS  
Agriculture (General Agriculture)         BS  
Agriculture (Horse Science)         BS  
Agriculture (Horticulture)         BS  
Agriculture (Turf and Golf Course Management)         BS  
American Sign Language Studies            
Anthropology            
Anthropology (Archeology)         BA  
Anthropology (Biological Anthropology)         BA  
Anthropology (Cultural Resource Management)         BA  
Anthropology (Cultural Anthropology)         BA  
Applied Data Analytics            
Applied Statistics            
Arabic         BA  
Architectural Science         BS  
Art History         BA  
Asian Religions and Cultures         BA  
Asian Studies            
Astronomy            
Athletic Coaching            
Automation            
Biochemistry         BS  
Biology         BS  
Biophysics            
Brewing and Distilling Arts & Sciences            
Broadcasting            
Broadcasting (News and Sports Reporting)         BA  
Broadcasting (Operations and Management)         BA  
Broadcasting (Video Production)         BA  
Business (Business Management)         AA  
Business (Business Management Preparation)         AA  
Business (Leadership)         AA  
Business (Real Estate)         AA  
Business (Management Information Systems)         AA  
Business (Office Management and Supervision)         AA  
Business (Real Estate)         AA  
Business Administration            
Business and Marketing Education         BS  
Business Data Analytics         BS  
Business Economics         BS  
Canadian Studies            
Chemistry            
Chemistry (ACS Certified)         BS  
Chemistry (Teacher Education)         BS  
Chinese         BA  
Citizenship and Social Justice            
Civil Engineering         BS  
Classical Studies            
Clinical and Community Behavioral Health            
CNS 4011            
Coal Chemistry            
Communication Disorders         BS  
Communication Studies         BA  
Community Recreation            
Computer Information Systems            
Computer Information Technology         BS  
Computer Literacy            
Computer Science         BS  
Computer Science (Specialty Option)         BS  
Computer Science (Systems/Scientific Applications)         BS  
Construction Management            
Corporate and Organizational Communication         BA  
Criminology         BA  
Cross Cultural Communication in Health Care            
Dance         BA  
Data Analysis Using SAS            
Dental Hygiene         BS, AS  
Digital Advertising            
Diversity and Community Studies         BA  
Drinking Water Operations            
Early Childhood Education         AA  
Earth Science         BA  
Economics         BA  
Electrical Engineering         BS  
Elementary Education         BS  
English         BA  
English (Creative Writing)         BA  
English (Literature)         BA  
English (Professional Writing)         BA  
English for Secondary Teachers         BA  
Entrepreneurship         BS  
Environmental Health Science         BS  
Environmental Studies & Sustainability            
Exercise Science         BS  
Facility and Event Management            
Family and Consumer Sciences            
Family and Consumer Sciences (Child Studies)         BS  
Family and Consumer Sciences (Education)         BS  
Family and Consumer Sciences (Family Studies)         BS  
Family Home Visiting            
Film         BA  
Film Studies            
Finance            
Finance (Financial Management)         BS  
Finance (Financial Planning)         BS  
Floodplain Management            
Floristry            
Folklore            
Food Processing and Technology            
Food Science            
French         BA  
Gender & Women's Studies            
Geographic Information Science         BS  
Geography            
Geography and Environmental Studies (Environment and Sustainability)         BS  
Geography and Environmental Studies (Geography)         BS  
Geography and Environmental Studies (Climate Systems)         BS  
Geography and Environmental Studies (Karst and Water Resources)         BS  
Geography and Environmental Studies (Tourism and Development)         BS  
Geology         BS  
German         BA  
Gerontology            
Global Health Service            
Health Care Administration         BS  
Health Education            
Health Information Management         AS/BS  
Health Sciences (Health and Social Welfare)         BS  
Health Sciences (Allied Health)         BS  
Health Sciences (Preparatory)         BS  
History         BA  
Honors (Self-Designated Studies)         BA/BS  
Hospitality Management and Dietetics (Food, Nutrition, and Wellness)         BS  
Hospitality Management and Dietetics (Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management)         BS  
Hospitality Management and Dietetics (Nutrition and Dietetics)         BS  
Human Resource Management            
iMedia            
Industrial Education (Techology Education)         BS  
Industrial Education (Vocational Education)         BS  
Industrial Sciences            
Information Systems            
Interactive Training Design            
Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (Non-Teacher Certification)         BS  
Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (Teacher Certification)         BS  
Interdisciplinary Patient Navigator            
Interdisciplinary Studies (Arts)         AIS/BIS  
Interdisciplinary Studies (Business)         AIS/BIS  
Interdisciplinary Studies (Education)         AIS  
Interdisciplinary Studies (Health)         AIS/BIS  
Interdisciplinary Studies (Humanities)         BIS  
Interdisciplinary Studies (Management)         AIS  
Interdisciplinary Studies (Military Studies)         BIS  
Interdisciplinary Studies (Office Management and Supervision)         AIS  
Interdisciplinary Studies (Organization and Communication of Ideas)         AIS/BIS  
Interdisciplinary Studies (Science)         AIS/BIS   
Interdisciplinary Studies (Social and Behavioral Studies)         AIS/BIS  
Interdisciplinary Studies (Social Justice/Equity Studies)         AIS  
Interdisciplinary Studies (Sustainability)         BIS  
Interdisciplinary Studies (Technology)  X        AIS/BIS  
Interior Design and Fashion Merchandising (Fashion Merchandising)         BS  
Interior Design and Fashion Merchandising (Interior Design)          BS  
International Affairs         BA  
International Business         BS  
Journalism         BA  
Journalism Writing            
Kentucky Studies            
Kitchen and Bath            
Land Surveying            
Latin American Studies            
Legal Studies            
Library Media Education            
Long-Term Care Administration            
Management (Business Administration)         BS  
Management (Human Resources/Personnel Management)         BS  
Manufacturing and Logistics            
Manufacturing Engineering Technology         BS  
Marketing            
Marketing (Sales)         BS  
Marketing (Social Media)         BS  
Marketing (Strategic Marketing)         BS  
Mathematical Economics         BS  
Mathematical Economics (Actuarial Science)         BS  
Mathematics (Fundamentals of Analysis and Discrete Math)         BA  
Mathematics (Fundamentals of Applied Math)         BA  
Mathematics (Fundamentals of Math Studies)         BA  
Mathematics (Non-Teacher Certifiable)         BA  
Mathematics (Teacher Education)         BA  
Mechanical Engineering         BS  
Medical Laboratory Science         BS  
Meeting, Convention, and Exposition Planning            
Meteorology         BS  
Middle East Studies            
Middle Grades Mathematics         BS  
Middle Level Education Language Arts Single Area Certification         BS  
Middle Level Education Social Studies/Language Arts Dual Certification         BS  
Middle Level Education Social Studies Single Area Certification         BS  
Middle School Science         BS  
Military Leadership         BS  
Military Science            
Music         BM/BA  
Music (Instrumental Performance)         BM  
Music (Music Education - Instrumental P-12)         BM  
Music (Music Education - Vocal P-12)         BM  
Music (Vocal Performance)         BM  
Neuroscience            
Nonprofit Administration            
Nursing         BSN  
Nursing (RN to BSN)         BSN  
Nutrition            
Nutritional and Food Chemistry            
Occupational Safety & Health            
Organizational Leadership          BS  
Outdoor Leadership            
Paralegal Studies         AA  
Performing Arts (Acting)         BFA  
Performing Arts (Directing)         BFA   
Performing Arts (Musical Theatre)         BFA   
Performing Arts (Theatre Design and Technology)         BFA  
Performing Arts Administration            
Philosophy         BA  
Photojournalism         BA  
Physical Education            
Physical Education (Movement Studies)         BS  
Physical Education (Teacher Studies)         BS  
Physics         BS  
Physics (Physics Education)         BS  
Political Communication            
Political Science         BA  
Popular Culture Studies         BA  
Pre-Chiropractic            
Pre-Dentistry            
Pre-Forestry            
Pre-Law            
Pre-Medicine            
Pre-Optometry            
Pre-Pharmacy            
Pre-Physical Therapy            
Pre-Physician Assistant            
Pre-Podiatric Medicine            
Pre-Theology            
Pre-Veterinary Medicine            
Psychological Science          BS  
Psychological Science (Applied Psychological Science)         BS  
Psychological Science (Biobehavioral Psychology)         BS  
Psychological Science (Clinical Psychological Science)         BS  
Psychological Science (Cognitive Psychology)         BS  
Psychological Science (Custom)         BS  
Psychological Science (Developmental Science)         BS  
Psychological Science (Social Psychology)         BS  
Psychology         BA  
Psychology (Forensic Psychology)         BA  
Psychology (Sport Psychology)         BA  
Public Health (Environmental Health)         BS  
Public Health (Public Health Education)         BS  
Public Relations         BA  
Real Estate            
Recreation Administration (Commercial and Recreation Tourism)         BS  
Recreation Administration (Facility and Event Management)         BS  
Recreation Administration (Nonprofit Administration)         BS  
Recreation Administration (Outdoor Recreation)         BS  
Recreation Administration (Recreation Services)         BS  
Religious Studies         BA  
Russian & East European Studies            
Sales            
Science and Mathematics Education         BS  
Sexuality Studies            
Six Sigma and Quality            
Social Studies          BA  
Social Work         BSW  
Sociology         BA  
Sociology (Community, Environment, and Development)         BA  
Sociology (Family, Gender, and Sexuality)         BA  
Sociology (Inequality and Social Change)         BA  
Sociology (Research Methods)         BA  
Southern Studies            
Spanish         BA  
Special Education: Learning & Behavioral Disorders and Elementary Education         BS  
Sport Management         BS  
Systems Engineering            
Systems Management (Administrative Systems)         BS  
Systems Management (Agricultural Systems)         BS  
Systems Management (Criminology Systems)         BS  
Systems Management (Digital Media Technologies)         BS  
Systems Management (Fire/Rescue Administration)         BS  
Systems Management (Geographic Information Systems)         BS  
Systems Management (Government Systems)         BS  
Systems Management (Healthcare Informatics)         BS  
Systems Management (Human Resource Development)         BS  
Systems Management (Industrial/Manufacturing Systems)         BS  
Systems Management (Information Systems)         BS  
Systems Management (Law Enforcement Administration)         BS  
Systems Management (Leadership)         BS  
Systems Management (Military Systems)         BS  
Systems Management (Occupational Safety and Health)         BS  
Systems Management (Technical Sales)         BS  
Systems Management (Technical Training)         BS  
Systems Management (Technical Writing)         BS  
Teaching English as a Second Language            
Technology Management         BS  
Theatre         BA  
Tourism (Department of Family and Consumer Sciences)            
Tourism (School of Kinesiology, Recreation, & Sport)            
Visual Arts         BFA  
Visual Arts (Studio Concentration)         BFA  
Visual Arts (Graphic Design)         BFA  
Visual Studies (Art Education)         BA  
Visual Studies (Studio Art)         BA  
Vocational - Industrial and Technical Teacher Education         AS  
Water Resources            
Worksite Health Promotion            

* - JUMP = Joint Undergraduate-Master's Program. Qualified students may complete work on undergraduate and graduate degrees simultaneously. Please contact the academic department for more information.

** Programs listed as "BA" may be listed as "A.B." in the undergraduate course catalog.

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