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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 thrive in the profession.

View Major Information: Accounting Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Accounting Bachelor's

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).

View Major Information: Acting Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Acting Bachelor's

Advertising and Public Relations

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Are you good at persuading and inspiring others? Advertising and public relations professionals plan, design and direct communications for every interest in every industry.

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

  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
View Major Information: Advertising and Public Relations Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Advertising and Public Relations Bachelor's

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
View Major Information: Aerospace Engineering Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Aerospace Engineering Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Agribusiness Management Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Agribusiness Management Bachelor's

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
View Major Information: Agricultural and Extension Education Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Agricultural and Extension Education Bachelor's

Animal and Nutritional Sciences

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

As the world’s population continues 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.

View Major Information: Animal and Nutritional Sciences Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Animal and Nutritional Sciences Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Animal and Nutritional Sciences (BS) Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Animal and Nutritional Sciences (BS) Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Anthropology Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Anthropology Bachelor's

Art and Design

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The BFA in Art and Design is nationally accredited and constantly updated to provide students with the most current training and technology to prepare for a career in today’s growing creative professions.

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

  • Graphic Design
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Time-Based Art
View Major Information: Art and Design Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Art and Design Bachelor's

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
View Major Information: Art Education Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Art Education Bachelor's

Art History

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our program combines the benefits of a small, close-knit program with the facilities and resources of a major research university.

View Major Information: Art History Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Art History Bachelor's

Art Therapy

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Art therapy is a unique, creative mental health profession that targets specific therapeutic goals, promotes healing and improves overall mental health and wellness.

View Major Information: Art Therapy Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Art Therapy Bachelor's

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
View Major Information: Biochemistry Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Biochemistry Bachelor's

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
View Major Information: Biology Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Biology Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Biomedical Engineering Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Biomedical Engineering Bachelor's

Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Prepare to join an in-demand and growing profession by earning a degree in biomedical laboratory diagnostics, with a specialization in either medical laboratory science or histotechnology.

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

  • Histotechnology
  • Medical Laboratory Science
View Major Information: Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Chemical Engineering Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Chemical Engineering Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Chemistry Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Chemistry Bachelor's

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:

  • Child Development (Non-Certification)
View Major Information: Child Development and Family Studies Bachelor's (Online)

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 and sales.

View Major Information: Civil Engineering Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Civil Engineering Bachelor's

Coaching and Performance Science

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This program will prepare you for the dynamic industry of sport or tactical settings. Students graduate with the competencies to work with a diverse population ranging from high-performing athletes in the athletic or military contexts to recreational sport participants.

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

  • Applied Sport Sciences
  • Coaching and Leadership
  • Strength and Conditioning
View Major Information: Coaching and Performance Science Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Coaching and Performance Science Bachelor's

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Combine science with hands-on experience for a flexible, rewarding career helping to improve the lives of persons who have communication disorders.

View Major Information: Communication Sciences and Disorders Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Communication Sciences and Disorders Bachelor's

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
View Major Information: Communication Studies Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Communication Studies Bachelor's

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
View Major Information: Computer Engineering Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Computer Engineering Bachelor's

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
View Major Information: Computer Science Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Computer Science Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Criminology Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Criminology Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Cybersecurity Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Cybersecurity Bachelor's

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.

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

  • Dance Education
View Major Information: Dance Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Dance Bachelor's

Data Science

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

As a Data Science major, you will develop quantitative and computational skills to solve real-world problems. Customize the degree to fit your interests by choosing a focus area to create a degree with practical applications.

View Major Information: Data Science Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Data Science Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Dental Hygiene Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Dental Hygiene Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Design Studies Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Design Studies Bachelor's

Early Childhood Special Education

Bachelor's / Online

The Early Childhood Special Education major provides students with the foundation and skills to be successful early childhood educators who can create an inclusive environment where learners from all backgrounds thrive.

View Major Information: Early Childhood Special Education Bachelor's (Online) View Plan of Study: Early Childhood Special Education Bachelor's (Online)

Earth and Environmental Science

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

As an Earth and Environmental Science major, you'll learn about Earth systems, the processes that drive them, their impacts on human society and how to apply the scientific method to investigate real-world problems

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

  • Climate and Environmental Science
  • GIS Methods
  • Geoscience and Sustainable Energy
View Major Information: Earth and Environmental Science Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Earth and Environmental Science Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Economics (BS) Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Economics (BS) Bachelor's

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
View Major Information: Electrical Engineering Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Electrical Engineering Bachelor's

Elementary Education

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This program prepares students to earn teacher certification in multi-subjects, grades K-6 upon graduation, along with a bachelor's degree.

Students become outstanding elementary educators as they gain knowledge about theory and practice on campus and real-life experience in classrooms during junior and senior years in the program. This program also affords the opportunity for students to be in classrooms as yearlong residents during their senior year.

View Major Information: Elementary Education Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Elementary Education Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Energy Land Management Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Energy Land Management Bachelor's

Engineering Technology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Engineering Technology provides a multidisciplinary overview of engineering technology with a general focus on manufacturing.

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

  • Energy Technology
  • Engineering Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Industrial Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Multi-Disciplinary Engineering Technology
View Major Information: Engineering Technology Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Engineering Technology Bachelor's

English

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Majoring in English develops skills in communication, research, critical thinking and focused creativity. You will 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
View Major Information: English Bachelor's View Plan of Study: English Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Bachelor's

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
View Major Information: Environmental and Energy Resources Management Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Environmental and Energy Resources Management Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Bachelor's

Environmental Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Environmental engineers use the principles of engineering, soil science, biology and chemistry to develop solutions to environmental problems.

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

  • Environmental Health, Risks and Public Health
  • Air Pollution, Control and Climate Change
  • Water Quality Engineering for Human Society
  • Water Supply and Resources
View Major Information: Environmental Engineering Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Environmental Engineering Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Environmental Microbiology Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Environmental Microbiology Bachelor's

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
View Major Information: Environmental, Soil and Water Sciences Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Environmental, Soil and Water Sciences Bachelor's

Esports Business and Entertainment

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

In an ever-evolving field with increasing opportunities for professional growth, WVU’s Esports Business and Entertainment program offers the chance to develop a well-rounded skill set and gain exposure to esports in contemporary society. You will learn about business, governance, marketing, event management and health and wellness in esports.

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

  • Esports Business Development
  • Esports Marketing
View Major Information: Esports Business and Entertainment Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Esports Business and Entertainment Bachelor's

Exercise Physiology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Exercise Physiology is an exceptional foundation for postgraduate study in medicine, dentistry and allied health fields, through a customizable major that aligns your interests with the foundational science knowledge needed to excel.

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

  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Dance Science
  • Health Professions
View Major Information: Exercise Physiology Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Exercise Physiology Bachelor's

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 glamor to discover how design concepts come to life and are marketed to consumers.

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

  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Merchandising
View Major Information: Fashion, Dress and Merchandising Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Fashion, Dress and Merchandising Bachelor's

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:

  • Banking
  • Corporate Finance and Valuation
  • Energy Finance
  • Financial Planning
  • Investments
  • Risk Management and Insurance
  • General Finance
  • Wealth Management
View Major Information: Finance Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Finance Bachelor's

Forensic Biology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Deep within nearly every cell is a unique set of genetic markers. When a crime occurs, recovering those genetic markers and determining who they belong to is a job for forensic biologists.

View Major Information: Forensic Biology Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Forensic Biology Bachelor's

Forensic Chemistry

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We're a national leader in forensic science education and research. Our graduates work in law enforcement and forensic science laboratories across the country.

View Major Information: Forensic Chemistry Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Forensic Chemistry Bachelor's

Forensic Examiner

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

With world-class training facilities and a solid STEM foundation, this major prepares you to tackle the investigation of a crime from start to finish.

View Major Information: Forensic Examiner Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Forensic Examiner Bachelor's

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
  • Forest Ecosystem Science and Sustainability
  • Forest Management
View Major Information: Forest Resources Management Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Forest Resources Management Bachelor's

Game Design and Interactive Media

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Game Design and Interactive Media students take a variety of art and media courses, including introduction to electronic media, game design and digital narrative, interactive audio design and coding for media applications.

View Major Information: Game Design and Interactive Media Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Game Design and Interactive Media Bachelor's

General Business

Bachelor's / Online

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. All coursework for this program is completed online.

View Major Information: General Business Bachelor's (Online)

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.

View Major Information: General Business Bachelor's View Plan of Study: General Business Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Global Supply Chain Management Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Global Supply Chain Management Bachelor's

Health and Well-being

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Do you enjoy helping others? This hands-on, customizable major is perfect preparation for health science careers.

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

  • Fitness (BA)
  • Recreational Sport (BA)
  • Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation (BS)
  • Pre-Health Professions (BS)
  • Community Well-being (BA)
View Major Information: Health and Well-being Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Health and Well-being Bachelor's

Health Informatics and Information Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Do you enjoy business, law, technology and science? HIIM operates at the intersection of these fields to ensure that patients’ vital health information is secure.

View Major Information: Health Informatics and Information Management Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Health Informatics and Information Management Bachelor's

Health Services Management and Leadership

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Want to go on to get a master of health administration degree and work in a hospital system? This major is a perfect fit for you.

View Major Information: Health Services Management and Leadership Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Health Services Management and Leadership Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: History Bachelor's View Plan of Study: History Bachelor's

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
View Major Information: Horticulture Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Horticulture Bachelor's

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Bachelor's / Online

The Bachelor of Science in in Hospitality and Tourism Management, offered by the John Chambers College of Business and Economics, will prepare you for careers in hotel and restaurant operations, hospitality, tourism, event planning, and more

View Major Information: Hospitality and Tourism Management Bachelor's (Online)

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.

View Major Information: Hospitality and Tourism Management Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Hospitality and Tourism Management Bachelor's

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
View Major Information: Human Nutrition and Foods Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Human Nutrition and Foods Bachelor's

Immunology and Medical Microbiology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our one-of-a-kind major in immunology and medical microbiology uses a hands-on approach to help students understand the immune system and to prepare them for immediate employment or postgraduate study.

View Major Information: Immunology and Medical Microbiology Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Immunology and Medical Microbiology Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Industrial Engineering Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Industrial Engineering Bachelor's

Integrated Marketing Communications

Bachelor's / Online

Earn your bachelor's degree online from a renowned and accredited program that combines the complementary business and communications fields of advertising, marketing and public relations to give you the skills to succeed in an exciting and expanding field.

View Major Information: Integrated Marketing Communications Bachelor's (Online) View Plan of Study: Integrated Marketing Communications Bachelor's (Online)

Interior Architecture

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.

View Major Information: Interior Architecture Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Interior Architecture Bachelor's

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
View Major Information: International Studies Bachelor's View Plan of Study: International Studies Bachelor's

Journalism

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Journalism today is about connecting people with their communities and the world. Journalism students learn how to ask tough questions and deliver meaningful answers 24/7 to the people who want and need to know.

View Major Information: Journalism Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Journalism Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Landscape Architecture Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Landscape Architecture Bachelor's

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
View Major Information: Management Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Management Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Management Information Systems Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Management Information Systems Bachelor's

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
  • Start Up/High Tech Marketing
View Major Information: Marketing Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Marketing Bachelor's

Marketing

Bachelor's / Online

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. All coursework for this program is completed online.

View Major Information: Marketing Bachelor's (Online)

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
  • Computational Mathematical Science
  • Mathematics Biology
  • Mathematics Education
  • Physical Applied Mathematics
  • Pure Mathematics
View Major Information: Mathematics Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Mathematics Bachelor's

Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This broad-based discipline spans most industries, so you will 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
View Major Information: Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's

Mental Health and Addiction Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Interested in a helping profession? You may find your fit in this major, which will prepare you to enter the workforce or graduate school.

View Major Information: Mental Health and Addiction Studies Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Mental Health and Addiction Studies Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Mining Engineering Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Mining Engineering Bachelor's

Multidisciplinary Media Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Customize your education to your learning needs with hands-on training in communication and media, as well as expertise in your chosen industry.

View Major Information: Multidisciplinary Media Studies Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Multidisciplinary Media Studies Bachelor's

Multidisciplinary Studies (Eberly College of Arts and Sciences)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

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

View Major Information: Multidisciplinary Studies Bachelor's (Eberly College of Arts and Sciences) View Plan of Study: Multidisciplinary Studies Bachelor's (Eberly College of Arts and Sciences)

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.

View Major Information: Multidisciplinary Studies Bachelor's (Eberly College of Arts and Sciences) (Online)

Multidisciplinary Studies (College of Applied Human Sciences)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The flexibility and potential course offerings available through this major will help you succeed in both traditional and non-traditional employment opportunities in applied 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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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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Music

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The BA in Music is for students who wish to specialize in music and explore WVU's broader academic offerings.

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Music and Health

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The BS in Music and Health is a unique opportunity to pursue concentrated studies in music while fulfilling many requirements for a career in health or medicine.

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

  • Medicine (MD)
  • Pharmacy (PharmD)
  • Physical Therapy (DPT)
  • Occupational Therapy (OTD)
  • Dentistry (DDS)
  • Physician Assistant (PA)
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Music Business and Industry

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Build fundamental analytical, regulatory and creative knowledge and skills necessary for commercial participation 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 Composition

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

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

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Music Education

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The BM in Music Education will prepare you for a variety of teaching settings.

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Music Performance

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The Music Performance curriculum prepares you for a career as a performer or as a teacher of a particular instrument or voice.

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

  • Instrumental
  • Piano
  • Voice
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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, Molecular, Systems Neuroscience
View Major Information: Neuroscience Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Neuroscience Bachelor's

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.

View Major Information: Nursing Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Nursing Bachelor's

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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Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Want to be part of today's most dynamic and interesting engineering fields? Students come to WVU from all of the world to this program because of our stellar reputation.

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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 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
  • Elections and Campaigns
  • International Relations, Comparative Politics and National Security
  • Pre-Law and Legal Studies
View Major Information: Political Science Bachelor's View Plan of Study: Political Science Bachelor's

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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Professional Writing and Editing

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Regardless of what other subjects you're interested in and what careers you’re considering, PWE will improve your writing and communication skills — skills that are highly sought after by employers.

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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.

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Puppetry

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Coursework in the BFA Puppetry program includes study in the practice of puppetry as a theatrical art form. The program offers an intensive curriculum in puppet construction and manipulation in a variety of mediums and styles.

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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.

View Major Information: Regents Bachelor of Arts Bachelor's (Online) View Plan of Study: Regents Bachelor of Arts Bachelor's (Online)

Robotics Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Explore mechanical systems, computer science and engineering systems while learning to create your own robotics solutions.

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Scientific and Technical Writing

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

A degree in STW provides you with the experience and credentials you need to write, design and communicate complex topics.

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Secondary Education: English

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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Secondary Education: Social Studies

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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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 Leadership

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The BA in Sport Leadership curriculum provides foundational knowledge of the sport industry and then allows the you to choose your area of focus.

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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

America’s appetite for sports is insatiable. Fans want information fast and on-the-go, and employers are looking for professional communicators with specialized skills to handle the demand.

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

  • Adventure Media
  • Sports Media
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Sustainability Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

In Sustainability Studies, you'll take courses that combine geoscience, environmental, social and humanities research methods that involve geospatial analysis, mapping, development practice and community engagement.

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

  • Environmental Studies
  • GIS Methods
  • Sustainable Development
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Sustainable Food and Farming

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Interested in sustainable agriculture? This major 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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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 Exploratory

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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Youth and Family Sciences

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Looking for a career helping adolescents and families? This major prepares you for work in community agencies. Add a minor to customize your plan of study.

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