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Accounting

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Accounting majors learn skills vital for every organization, from multi-national companies to government agencies and nonprofits. We provide the foundation you’ll need to prepare for professional tests like the Certified Public Accountancy (CPA) examination.

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Acting

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our program combines an intensive conservatory experience with the campus life of a major land-grant university. You’ll perform on our mainstage and in our laboratory theatre, and train with renowned faculty and guest artists (including Academy and Tony Award nominees).

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Advertising and Public Relations

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We place a heavy focus on media innovation as well as traditional communication foundations to prepare you for the ever-changing media landscape. Many of our graduates work in traditional agencies, but many go beyond the media industry to work in such places as NASA, Interscope Records and Audi.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
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Aerospace Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

With aerospace engineering’s broad applications in many industries, our grads can find jobs just about anywhere in the world. Focus your studies with an emphasis in aeronautical or astronautical engineering.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Astronautical Engineering
  • Pre-Medical
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Agribusiness Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Interested in turning your passion into profit? This program allows you to combine the breadth of business with the depth of an area that interests you.

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Agricultural and Extension Education

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Over the next three decades, the global population is expected to grow by approximately two billion people, creating a greater demand for food production and emphasizing the critical need for worldwide agriculture education. Our program is preparing future leaders to fill that need.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Agricultural and Environmental Technology
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Extension Education
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Agroecology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Interested in sustainable agriculture? Agroecology combines the concepts of crop production and environmental protection. You can focus on crop science, soil health, plant health management or entrepreneurship and agricultural business.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Crop Science
  • Soil Health
  • Plant Health Management
  • Entrepreneurship/Agriculture Business
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Animal and Nutritional Sciences (BS)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Getting into veterinary (or any professional) school is extremely competitive. The Animal and Nutritional Sciences program provides challenging and innovative experiences to give you the best preparation possible.

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Animal and Nutritional Sciences (BSAgr)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

With the world’s population continuing to grow, it’s now more important than ever to address the increasing demand for food and fiber. Gain valuable knowledge in animal behavior, health, nutrition and management that will prepare you to make an immediate impact.

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Anthropology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Watch the past come to life as you explore ruins and analyze artifacts. You’ll learn the origins of societies and understand how humans have interacted with themselves and nature for centuries, shaping how we live today.

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Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Microorganisms are everywhere — from plants and animals to air, soil and water. This major prepares you for careers related to the environment, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and food production and safety. In the accelerated option, you can earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees in five years.

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Art Education

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We combine the benefits of a small studio program with the resources and facilities of a major research university. Our graduates are certified to teach grades pre-K through 12 and have a high job placement rate.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Studio Emphasis: Ceramics
  • Studio Emphasis: Graphic Design
  • Studio Emphasis: Intermedia/Photography
  • Studio Emphasis: Painting
  • Studio Emphasis: Printmaking
  • Studio Emphasis: Sculpture
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Art History

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

An interdisciplinary field drawing on philosophy, history, literature, religion and mythology, Art History examines works of art and their contexts. Our program combines the benefits of a small, close-knit program with the facilities and resources of a major research university.

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Athletic Coaching Education

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This program will prepare you to coach athletes of varying ages and ability levels, including youth, masters, scholastic, intercollegiate and athletes with disabilities and special needs.

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Athletic Training

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We combine challenging course work with clinical experiences. After successfully completing the program, you’ll be eligible to take the Board of Certification examination.

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Biochemistry

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The path to medical, dental, pharmacy or graduate school starts here. Biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics courses will challenge you in the classroom, while you pursue solutions to the world’s biggest issues in the lab — and build the foundation you need for professional or graduate school.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • American Chemical Society (ACS) Track
  • American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Track
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Biology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Biology majors study living organisms and the processes of life. Choose from four areas of emphasis to focus your studies: cellular and molecular biology, ecology and environmental biology, genomics and neuroscience.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Ecology and Environmental Biology
  • Genomics
  • Neuroscience
  • B.A. Biology: Pre-Medical Track
  • B.S. Biology: Pre-Medical track
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Biomedical Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Want to be part of the latest advances in medical technologies and treatment and diagnosis strategies? In biomedical engineering, you can help revolutionize biomedical sciences and our healthcare system.

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Biometric Systems

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Biometrics technology uses key tools in the areas of sensors, pattern recognition, algorithms, machine learning and cybersecurity.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • DNA/Molecular Biology
  • Microsensors and Circuits
  • Signal Processing
  • Software Systems
  • Statistics
  • Cybersecurity
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Ceramics

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our nationally recognized Ceramics program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. We offer an immersive art experience that combines a small studio environment with the resources of a major research university.

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Chemical Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Chemical Engineering is a challenging, rewarding and satisfying major and career. You can pursue employment in many high-tech areas — including materials, energy and pharmaceuticals — or go on to graduate school and professional programs, such as law, dentistry and medicine.

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Chemistry

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

When you understand chemistry, you begin to understand the extraordinary nature of the world down to its most basic particles. Chemistry is the science of the materials we use, the medicine we take, the environment we live in and the food we eat.

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Child Development and Family Studies

Bachelor's / Online

Our online program is ideal for those who need to earn a degree in Pre-K to maintain employment – or anyone who wants to enter the field of early education with a four-year degree.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Preschool Education, Birth-Age 4
  • Child Development (Non-Certification)
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Child Development and Family Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our hands-on program will prepare you for jobs in nursery schools, child care centers, infant-care and after-school programs, and many other settings. You’ll get real-world experience at the WVU Nursery School and through internships at local agencies and care centers.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Child Development (Non-Certification)
  • Family and Youth Studies
  • Preschool Education, Birth-Age 4
  • Preschool Special Needs, PreK-K
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Civil Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Civil engineers specialize in engineering issues related to civil infrastructure development and environmental challenges. Our graduates pursue careers in industry, government, consulting, management, teaching, research, marketing and sales.

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Communication Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We prepare skillful communicators at both the theoretical and applied levels. Choose from four areas of emphasis (health, interpersonal or strategic/organization communication and social media and communication technology) — or complete the integrated communication track for a more general focus.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Health Communication
  • Integrated Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Social Media and Communication Technology
  • Strategic/Organizational Communication
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Computer Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our program provides a particularly strong emphasis on real-time and embedded systems. You’ll also have unique opportunities to participate in national student competitions against other universities.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Cybersecurity
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Computer Science

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Computer Science majors learn to program, but they also learn how to use computers to solve problems and develop the skills to pursue great careers in fields like data analytics, software development, cybersecurity or artificial intelligence.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Theory of Computing
  • Software and Knowledge Engineering
  • Computer Systems
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Criminology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Go beyond the legal definitions of criminality. Criminology seeks to understand the nature and causes of criminality, as well as the successes and limitations of criminal justice approaches and processes.

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Cybersecurity

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Cybersecurity is an area of vital importance to industry, government institutions and national security. You'll graduate workforce-ready, with skills to succeed in this high-demand field that’s expected to grow even more in the future.

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Dance

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Develop and hone your techniques in a program that offers both experiential and theoretical dance education. You’ll study a variety of dance genres and subjects — ballet, modern, jazz, tap, world dance, choreography, dance history and dance criticism.

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Dental Hygiene

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our four-year program opens the door to many career options, from providing clinical care to research to public administration.

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Design Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This flexible, interdisciplinary program prepares you to work in creative industries and provide innovative solutions to challenges facing our world today.

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Economics (BA)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The Economics BA program emphasizes a broad liberal arts education. With 40+ hours of unrestricted electives, you can expand your skill set with a second major or a variety of minors.

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Economics (BS)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The field of economics is very broad and can be applied many ways. Our graduates can do just about anything — government, law school, teaching or finance fields like insurance and banking.

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Electrical Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Electrical engineers are the tool builders of the information age. They apply principles from math and physics to build systems and components for a wide range of products, from cell phones to automobiles to airplanes.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Power Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Electronics
  • Communications and Signal Processing
  • Bioengineering and Biometrics
  • Computers
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Elementary Education

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our program provides 600+ hours of classroom experience before you graduate. You’ll gain a wealth of experience in the local school systems with experienced educators as mentors.

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Energy Land Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This program melds natural resource management, business and development of energy resources. Our graduates emerge as highly trained and sought-after professionals, equipped with the skills needed to make an immediate impact in the energy industry.

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English

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Majoring in English develops skills in communication, research, critical thinking and focused creativity. You’ll deepen your understanding of people and cultures while learning how to use language effectively in a variety of contexts.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Professional Writing and Editing
  • Creative Writing
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English/Secondary Education

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Can you name a teacher who made a difference in your life? How about a book that changed the way you think? Being an English education major will give you the knowledge and skills needed to bring both of those gifts to other students.

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Along with preparing you to start your own business, this major will teach you to use your creativity to solve business problems or help existing organizations launch new products and enter new markets.

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Environmental and Community Planning

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Make a difference in the sustainability of communities, influence development decisions and create places that preserve history and protect the environment.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Environment
  • Community
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Environmental and Energy Resources Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Offering a broad curriculum in energy, the environment, economics and entrepreneurship, the E*Quad program will prepare you to enter multiple sectors of a fast-growing industry.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Economics
  • Energy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment
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Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

With this major’s flexibility, you can design a program of study tailored to your environmental and natural resource interests, such as water use and quality, soil protection, waste management, ecosystem management or land use.

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Environmental Geoscience

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Are you interested in environmental issues — and changing the world around you? This major combines geoscience and environmental awareness to examine the impact of human behavior on the our world.

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Environmental, Soil and Water Sciences

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This major combines interdisciplinary training in environmental protection sciences with a specialization in either pest management or soil and water conservation.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Environmental Assessment and Reclamation
  • Soil and Water Sciences
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Exercise Physiology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Looking for a pre-medical, pre-dental or other professional degree program? This major combines basic science knowledge with clinical applications. You'll have access to state-of-the-art facilities and the only accredited Aquatic Therapy program in the U.S.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Health Professions
  • General Track
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Fashion, Dress and Merchandising

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Fashion is one of the most dynamic, globally integrated and culturally significant industries in the world. Peer behind the gloss and glamour to discover how design concepts come to life – and then are marketed to consumers.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion Design
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Finance

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We stress hands-on learning. When you graduate, you’ll be eligible to sit for the Certified Financial Planner, Certified Valuation Analysis and Certified Financial Analyst exams.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Risk Management and Insurance
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Forensic and Investigative Science

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We stand above all universities nationally with the largest forensic science and crime scene training complex in the nation — four crime scene houses, a vehicle processing garage, a ballistics test center and special outdoor venues.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Forensic Biology
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Forensic Examiner
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Forest Resources Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Learn about the balancing act of managing land for timber production and wood products while considering wildlife habitat, recreational opportunities and water quality.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Arboriculture and Urban Forestry
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General Business

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Having a hard time choosing just one area of business? General Business allows you to choose from many different career paths and customize your curriculum to meet your goals.

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Geography

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Geography opens worlds of discovery. You’ll learn to analyze the variation of human activity that exists among places, regions and countries, and examine the relationship between the natural environment and human activities.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Geographic Information Science
  • Global Environmental Change
  • Globalization and Development
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Geology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Geologists look back millions of years in the past, conduct experiments in the present and predict what the earth’s future might be. Geology is an interdisciplinary science that trains you to study the natural resources that shape our lives.

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Global Supply Chain Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

If you want a dynamic and challenging career that puts you in the center of the action, requires you to see the big picture and lead, this is the major for you.

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Graphic Design

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our immersive art experience combines a small studio environment with the resources of a major research university. You’ll get the skills, theory and aesthetic practice you’ll need for a career in the ever-evolving field of graphic design.

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Health Informatics and Information Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Do you enjoy technology, business and science? HIIM draws on each of these fields to make sure patients’ vital health information is complete, accurate and protected.

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History

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

History helps us discover new meaning in the past, present and future. Our students learn the best practices of historical research while developing skills for a successful career: thinking critically, communicating effectively and tackling complex problems.

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Horticulture

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Plants are the root of what makes our world healthy and beautiful. Our students study the physiology, culture, harvest, quality control, sales and utilization of horticultural crops.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Specialty Crop Production
  • Landscape and Turf Management
  • Public Horticulture
  • Plant Health Management
  • Plant Science
  • Entrepreneurship/Agriculture Business
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Hospitality and Tourism Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Are you a people person? Do you like hosting people? Through course work, internships and on-site learning labs, we’ll teach you the skills needed to succeed in the worldwide service industry.

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Human Nutrition and Foods

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Nutrition is essential for good health and well-being.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Dietetics
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Immunology and Medical Microbiology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our program is the only one of its kind in West Virginia and surrounding states. If you are interested in a career in healthcare, research, biosafety or biotechnology, consider the BS in Immunology and Medical Microbiology.

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Industrial Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Industrial engineers are often thought of as "efficiency experts" for reducing costs and increasing throughput in a manufacturing setting. You’ll also find them in sales, hospitals, warehousing, distribution, construction, finance, retail and virtually any organization.

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Interactive Design for Media

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

A hybrid program of the College of Creative Arts and Reed College of Media, this major blends art, coding and design with an understanding of media platforms.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The Interdisciplinary Studies degree program is comprised of three related minors and emphasizes flexibility and problem-solving.

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Interior Design

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our graduates do much more than design houses; they design hospitals and hotels, offices and schools, textiles and furniture. They represent manufacturers, create lighting systems and preserve historic buildings.

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Intermedia and Photography

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our program offers an immersive art experience that combines a small studio environment with the resources of a major research university. You'll build a portfolio to jump-start your career in photography, digital editing, video or animation.

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International Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This interdisciplinary program includes courses in political science, languages, geography, history, sociology, anthropology, economics and other topics. You'll gain valuable real-life experience through study abroad, global service learning and internships.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Global Connections
  • Security and Diplomacy
  • Africa/Middle East
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • The Americas
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Journalism

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Being a journalist today is about connecting people to the world 24/7 and engaging with audiences on the go. Our program prepares you to be an innovative, adaptive, problem-solving storyteller.

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Landscape Architecture

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Landscape architects design for landscape and community sustainability, solve practical issues — from soil to water to poverty — and combine qualitative analysis with the design process. The ultimate goal: creating a vision for the future.

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Latin American Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Concentrate your course work on a region of the world with unquestioned social and economic importance.

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Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Management is flexible enough to be used in any industry, of any size. Add an area of emphasis (we have three to choose from) to enhance your degree and make yourself super-marketable.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
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Management Information Systems

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Do you enjoy solving problems and playing with technical toys? MIS will teach you to analyze business problems and to design, build and maintain computer applications for solving those problems.

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Marketing

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

If you’re interested in business, psychology or social studies, you may be well-suited for Marketing. This major covers everything from advertising to market research, and you can choose from three areas of emphasis to personalize your plan of study.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Digital Marketing Promotions
  • Professional Sales
  • Sustainable Pathways to Markets
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Mathematics

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Mathematics can be found in almost every sector of the world. Our faculty’s interdisciplinary approach to mathematics will prepare you for careers as research analysts, technical consultants, computer scientists, educators and systems engineers.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Actuarial Science
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Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This broad-based discipline spans most industries, so you’ll have stable, rewarding employment opportunities across West Virginia, the U.S. and just about anywhere in the world. Unlock even more options with our dual degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Pre-Medical
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Medical Laboratory Science

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Do you want a bachelor’s degree that prepares you for immediate employment? The national shortage of medical laboratory scientists means our students typically have jobs waiting for them when they graduate.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Histotechnology
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Mining Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This major addresses society's needs for mineral resources and the management, health, safety and environmental impacts associated with producing and processing these resources in a sustainable and responsible way.

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Multidisciplinary Studies (College of Creative Arts)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our MDS program gives you the flexibility of selecting three minors to create an individualized educational plan. At least two of the minors must be selected from programs offered by the College of Creative Arts.

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Multidisciplinary Studies (Eberly College of Arts and Sciences)

Bachelor's / Online

Tailor your education to your interests with the Multidisciplinary Studies program that consists of three minors of your choosing.

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Multidisciplinary Studies (Reed College of Media)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Design your own plan of study by completing at least two College of Media minors plus one College of Media shared minor or a minor outside of the College.

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Multidisciplinary Studies (Eberly College of Arts and Sciences)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Tailor your education to your interests by completing three related minors.

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Multidisciplinary Studies (College of Education and Human Services)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Design your own plan of study by combining three minors, two of which must be offered by the College of Education and Human Services.

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Multidisciplinary Studies (Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Choose three minors and a program of elective courses that fit your career objectives. This program is for students who want to focus on academic programs in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design.

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Music

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The Music BA program is for students who wish to specialize in music and still have time to explore WVU's academic offerings. It’s also perfect if you want to combine the study of music by double majoring in a non-music field.

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Music (Contemporary and Integrative Performance)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This program focuses on contemporary music performance within an integrative curriculum that includes electives from arts, theatre, dance, industry and philosophy.

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Music Composition

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Society's increased interest in the arts is creating many new opportunities for professional composers and teachers. This program will prepare you to be a composer in both acoustic and electronic styles.

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Music Education

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

If you successfully complete this program (and all tests required by the West Virginia Department of Education), you’ll qualify for a Birth–Adult Music professional certificate that allows you to teach instrumental, vocal and general music in West Virginia schools.

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Music Industry

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Learn the fundamental analytical, regulatory and creative knowledge and skills necessary for jobs in the music industry.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Applied Music
  • Multi-Instrumental
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Music Performance: Instrumental

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

In the School of Music, you’ll be surrounded by elite faculty who are some of the nation's brightest and most adept musicians. You’ll have weekly lessons, chamber music coaching, large ensemble rehearsal and opportunities in musical organizations.

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Music Performance: Jazz Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Jazz Studies encourages study, training and performance in all forms of creative improvised music, jazz and world music. You’ll expand your creative vision and gain a global perspective.

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Music Performance: Piano

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The Music Performance: Piano program is designed for students who want to prepare as performers or teachers. Society’s increased interest in the arts is creating many new opportunities for professional musicians and private music teachers.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Collaborative Piano
  • Jazz
  • Pedagogy
  • Traditional
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Music Performance: Voice

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The Music Performance: Voice program is designed for students who want to prepare as performers or teachers. Society's increased interest in the arts is creating many new opportunities for professional musicians and private music teachers.

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Music Therapy

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Music therapists use a variety of instruments and musical experiences to help babies, children, adolescents, adults and older adults work toward non-music goals related to education, health, rehabilitation and wellness needs.

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Musical Theatre

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We combine an intensive conservatory experience with the college experience of a major university. You’ll perform on our mainstage and in our laboratory theatre, and train with renowned faculty and guest artists (including Academy and Tony Award nominees).

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Neuroscience

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Neuroscience is one of the hottest fields of science that combines molecular and genetic, cellular, network and behavioral levels of analysis. This program will propel you into rewarding and lucrative careers in science, medicine, government and private industry, either with or without an additional advanced degree.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Cellular Neuroscience
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Nursing

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our students receive hands-on experience with real-life situations, so they're learning the best possible care practices before they see patients.

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Nursing (BS to BSN)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The BS-BA to BSN program is an accelerated, full-time program for college graduates who wish to become a registered nurse with a bachelor's degree in nursing.

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Nursing (RN to BSN)

Bachelor's / Online

The RN to BSN program offers graduates of diploma and associate degree nursing programs the opportunity to complete requirements for the BSN at the Charleston, Morgantown and Beckley campuses.

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Organizational Leadership

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Make a difference in your community. Learn the skills and knowledge you need to be a leader in the nonprofit, public or private sectors.

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Painting

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We offer an immersive art experience that combines a small studio environment with the resources of a major research institution. You'll train in traditional and experimental oil and acrylic media and explore both figurative and abstract imagery.

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Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Want to be part of today's most dynamic and interesting engineering fields? Petroleum and natural gas engineers drive progress and innovation. Our graduates enjoy some of the highest starting salaries across all departments in the University.

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Philosophy

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Philosophy acts as a form of intellectual exercise that makes it easier to identify problems, seek out arguments against your own views and critically evaluate solutions. These skills, along with the ability to read, write, listen and communicate effectively, can prepare you for virtually any career path.

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Physical Activity and Well-Being

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This hands-on program is specifically designed for students who are passionate about physical activity and health by preparing them for the fast-growing industry of fitness and wellness.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Adventure and Outdoor Learning
  • Aquatic Physical Activity
  • Coaching Well-Being
  • Recreational Sport
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Physical Education and Kinesiology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Learn how to design and deliver physical education programs, how to use and integrate technology into your classwork and get hands-on, real-world experience. Graduates are eligible for certification in Pre-K-Adult Physical Education and Health Education.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Physical Education Teaching
  • Sport Pedagogy
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Physics

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Physics is crucial to understanding the world around us, the world inside us and the world beyond us. It is the basis of many other sciences, including chemistry, engineering, oceanography, seismology and astronomy (and can be applied to biology or medical science).

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Applied Physics
  • Astro/Space Physics
  • Biophysics
  • Computational Physics
  • Materials Science
  • Medical Physics
  • Physics Teaching
  • Professional Preparation
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Political Science

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Studying political science will help you understand why courts make the decisions they do, why legislatures pass the laws they do and why countries make the choices they make in the international arena.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • American Politics and Policy
  • International Relations, Comparative Politics and National Security
  • Pre-Law and Legal Studies
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Pre-Pharmacy

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

To prepare for the professional pharmacy curriculum, you must complete a pre-pharmacy curriculum that emphasizes the biological and chemical sciences. You’ll also take a variety of courses in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

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Printmaking

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our BFA program focuses on the development of personal imagery while cultivating foundational skills. Along with the resources of a major research university, we offer an immersive art experience in a small studio environment, providing individual attention to promote student growth.

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Psychology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Psychology is the science of behavior. This major allows you to increase your intrapersonal and interpersonal understanding and develop problem-solving, project management and information literacy skills.

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Public Health

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Founded on the principle of social justice, the concept of public health ensures that all citizens have the opportunity for good health. It is the art and science of protecting and improving population health through education, service and prevention.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Community and Population Health
  • Patient Navigation
  • Public Health Sciences
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Puppetry

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Puppetry course work includes intensive study in children’s theatre, the practice of puppetry as a theatrical art form, and educational and creative dramatic activity as methods of learning and self-development for children.

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Recreation, Parks and Tourism Resources

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We’re passionate about the power of outdoor experiences to transform peoples’ lives — and communities — for the better. If you love the outdoors and working with people, RPTR is a great choice.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Adventure Recreation
  • Park and Outdoor Recreation
  • Sustainable Tourism
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Regents Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor's / Online

Have you gone as far as you can in your career without a bachelor’s degree? The RBA program is an innovative bachelor’s degree that is both flexible and cost effective for adult learners already juggling family, work and other obligations.

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Religious Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Explore the great religions of the world and immerse yourself in fascinating cultures. Religious Studies offers instruction in the history and practice of many world religions, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Near Eastern religious traditions.

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Sculpture

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our BFA program provides training in many different materials and processes for making three-dimensional work. We offer an immersive art experience that combines a small studio environment with the resources of a major research university.

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Slavic and East European Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Discover the diverse languages, cultures, history, geography, politics, economies, religions and societies of Eastern Europe. The demand from government and the private sector for individuals specializing in this resurgent area of Europe has renewed in recent years.

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Social Studies/Secondary Education

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Do you love learning history, geography or economics? How about a desire to help young people discover the origins and complexities of world cultures? In this major, you'll learn to provide high quality instruction in the five areas of the social studies: history, geography, politics, economics and culture.

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Social Work

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Social workers help people function the best they can in their environment and circumstance. They provide direct services to people in their homes or places of work and help people to help themselves.

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Sociology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Sociology opens your mind to the hidden structures of social power that affect our everyday life and the major events that are happening around the world.

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Speech Pathology and Audiology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This pre-professional undergraduate program provides a thorough understanding of the basic processes involved in speech, hearing and language.

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Sport and Exercise Psychology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Combine your passion for sports with an evidence-based approach to psychology. You’ll learn about the theory and practice behind working with athletes, exercisers and performers from all backgrounds and domains.

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Sport Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The sport industry is ever-growing and requires a properly trained workforce. We’ll provide you with the actual skills and experiences you need to succeed in the profession.

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Sports and Adventure Media

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

With its big-time college sports programs and beautiful natural setting, the Mountain State is a mecca for sports and adventure enthusiasts, and the perfect setting for a major designed to prepare you for careers in sports journalism and adventure media communications.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Adventure Media
  • Sports Media
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Technical Art History

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We recognize the importance of studying the past to create a brighter future. That’s why we are the only university in the nation with a BA in Technical Art History.

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Theatre

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The BA Theatre program allows you to explore and customize your education to include a more multidisciplinary approach to theatre studies, including performance, design and technology, dramaturgy and playwriting.

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Theatre Design and Technology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We provide hands-on training through work on the Theatre and Dance mainstage. Working side by side with faculty, you'll develop a variety of theatre environments using the most current technology and tools available.

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Undecided or Undeclared

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Not sure about a major? You are not alone. Many first-year students start college as undecided/undeclared students. At WVU you’ll have the guidance and support to explore majors, create an academic plan and turn your lifelong passion into a successful career.

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Wildlife and Fisheries Resources

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

If you’re passionate about the outdoors and the conservation of natural resources and animal habitats, this major is for you.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Fisheries Science
  • Wildlife Science
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Women's and Gender Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Don’t let the name mislead you. Women’s and Gender Studies is not just about women, nor is it about male-bashing or gender wars. Rather, our courses cover a broad range of subjects with sensitivity to gender, race, sexual orientation and class.

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Wood Science and Technology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The wood products industry employs 1.6 million people nationwide, yet only 21 American universities offer programs specifically designed to educate professionals to manage and provide technical expertise to the industry. WVU is one of them.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Wood Processing
  • Renewable Materials Marketing
  • Sustainable Low-Rise Residential Construction
  • Forest Utilization
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World Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

In today’s increasingly global economy, you can use foreign language study to add a valuable international dimension to myriad career opportunities, such as teaching, business, economics, government work, journalism, law, medicine, computer science and other scientific research.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Chinese Studies
  • French
  • German
  • Italian Studies
  • Russian Studies
  • Spanish
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