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 your perfect fit for the work you want.

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Major | Minor   | Endorsements/Certificates  | Pre-Professional | Graduate Programs

Majors, minors, and programs
Accounting B.S.
Aging and Older Adulthood Certificate
Aerospace Studies, Air Force ROTC Minor
American Sign Language Minor
American Sign Language Studies: Culture
American Sign Language Studies: Linguistics
American Sign Language Studies, B.A.
Aquarium Science, B.S.
Art & Design B.A./B.F.A.
Art History Minor
Art History Minor, Art & Visual Communication Design Majors
Bilingual and Biliteracy in Spanish Achievement
Bilingual/ESOL Education endorsement/certificate
Biology, B.S.
Business, B.S.
Chemistry, B.S. multiple concentrations
Communication Studies, B.A.
Computational Linguistics Certificate
Computer Science, B.A.S./B.A./B.S.
Computer Science & Mathematics, B.S.
Criminal Justice, B.A.S./B.S./M.A.
Cybercrime Investigation and Enforcement, B.S.
Dance, B.A.
Data Analytics, B.A.S./B.S.
Dual Language/Bilingual Education Specialization/Certificate
Early Childhood minor, for non-education majors
Early Childhood Studies, B.A.S./B.S.
Earth and Environmental Science, B.A./B.S.
Economics, B.A.S./B.S.
Economics & Mathematics, B.S.
Education Studies (Non-Licensure), B.S.
Education (teacher licensure program), B.S. multiple concentrations
Education, M.S.Ed.
Educational Psychology Minor
Educational Technology, M.S.Ed.
Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leader Specialization/Certificate
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Endorsement/Certificate
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and Bilingual Education Minor
English Studies, B.A.
Entrepreneurship Minor
Environmental Studies Minor
Ethics and Social Justice Minor
Ethnic Studies Minor
Exercise Science, B.S.
Film Studies Minor
Forensic Anthropology Minor
Forensic Psychology Minor
Forensic Science (Chemistry Majors)
Forensic Science (Non-Chemistry Majors)
Gender Studies Minor
Geographic Information Science Minor, Certificate Option
German Minor
Gerontology: Aging and Older Adulthood, B.A.S./B.S.
Healthcare Science Minor
History, B.A.
Honors Program
Human Biology Minor
Humanities, B.A.
Information Systems, B.A.S./B.S.
Interdisciplinary Studies, B.A.
International Studies, B.A.
Interpreting Certificate Options
Interpreting Studies M.A. (multiple specialties)
Interpreting Studies: Theory, B.S./ M.A. Theory and Practice
Justice Studies M.S.
Juvenile Justice Minor
Latin American Studies Minor
Latino/Chicano Studies Minor
Leadership Certificate Options
Legal Studies Minor
Liberal Studies B.A.S.
Linguistics Minor
Literature Minor
Mathematics, B.S.
Military Science, Army ROTC, Minor
Music, B.A./B.M.
Organizational Leadership M.A./minor
Physical Science Minor
Political Science, B.A.
Pre-professional Studies — Health Sciences
Pre-professional Studies — Pre-law
Professional Studies in the Deaf Community, B.A.S.
Professional Writing Certificate
Psychology, B.A.S./B.S.
Public Health, B.S.
Public History Minor
Public Policy and Administration, B.A.
Reading Endorsement/Certificate
Rehabilitation Counseling, M.S.
Social Science, B.A.
Sociology, B.A.
Spanish, B.A.
Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling Minor
Special Education, M.S.Ed.
Sport Management Minor
STEM Educational Leadership Certificate
Sustainability, B.A.
Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate
Teaching, M.A.T.
Teacher Education (elementary, middle, and high) B.S. multiple concentrations
Teaching: Secondary Licensure Track (middle/high)
The Arts, B.A.
Theatre Arts, B.A./B.S./B.F.A
Writing and Theory Practice Certificate
Writing Minor
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