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Accounting

Bachelor

Review the recommended sequence of courses. Please see the current WVU Undergraduate Catalog for complete course descriptions.

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Acting

Bachelor

The competitive BFA in Acting program is considered one of the best university acting programs in the country due to its intensive class time devoted to acting training.

View the Acting Bachelor Program Page

Advanced Elementary Education

Masters (Online)

View the Advanced Elementary Education Masters (Online) Program Page

Advertising

Minor (Online)

Imagine creating a 30-second spot for the Super Bowl or an interactive Internet campaign for a corporate client. The online Advertising minor prepares students for a variety of careers in the fast-paced and exciting field of advertising. Typical job areas include advertising sales, graphic design, creative services, copywriting, media buying, account planning, and market research. Students in the Advertising minor gain an understanding of the complex role of branding and how companies build successful brands through media and creative strategies to persuade a designated target audience.

Visit the Reed College of Media College Website

Aerospace Engineering

Bachelor

Aerospace travel, space exploration and flight of manned or unmanned vehicles continue to gain significance. Aerospace engineering is involved with the science and technology of advanced vehicles, including aircraft, rockets, missiles and spacecraft. Although a specialized branch of engineering, it is also diverse. Aerospace technology has expanded to include design and development of new earthbound vehicles such as ground effect machines, hydrofoil ships and high-speed rail-type systems.

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Agribusiness Management

Bachelor

Agribusiness Management provides a breadth of knowledge that prepares students for entry-level management positions or starting their own enterprise in a variety of rural, land-based, agricultural and/or food-related businesses.

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Agribusiness Management

Minor

The Agribusiness Management Program focuses on agribusiness and business development in nonmetropolitan regions. Businesses in these regions tend to be smaller and more self-sufficient, which creates special challenges and opportunities. The program offers training in the use of accounting, marketing, finance, management, agricultural law, economics and computer applications that allow students to successfully manage businesses for others or to manage their own businesses.

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Agricultural and Extension Education

Bachelor

The Agricultural and Extension Education program prepares students for agricultural teaching, extension, production and technical agriculture positions, or other professional employment in government, industry or entrepreneurship where competence in communications and leadership are required. Each student has the opportunity to choose one of two areas of emphasis – agriculture teacher education or extension, leadership and communications.

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Agricultural and Extension Education

Masters

View the Agricultural and Extension Education Masters Program Page

Agricultural and Extension Education

Doctoral

View the Agricultural and Extension Education Doctoral Program Page

Agricultural and Resource Economics

Masters

View the Agricultural and Resource Economics Masters Program Page

Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design

Masters

View the Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design Masters Program Page

Agroecology

Bachelor

Agroecology is the interdisciplinary study of how agricultural production of plants and animals affects and is affected by the local environment. It emphasizes sustainable and environmentally friendly approaches to agricultural production. The Agroecology program in the Davis College teaches students to combine the concepts of crop production with those of environmental protection in such a way that there is a sustained balance between production and environmental issues. Our faculty are nationally known for their work in soil science as it relates to environmental protection and land use.

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Animal and Nutritional Sciences

Bachelor

The Animal and Nutritional Sciences program prepares students for a variety of career options – graduate work, professional school, commercial agriculture and the food industry. Students can obtain one of two degrees – bachelor of science in agriculture or bachelor of science.

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Anthropology

Bachelor

Anthropology allows you to reach out and touch history. Through exploration of ruins and the analysis of artifacts, the past comes to life. You will examine the origins and evolution, biological characteristics, material culture, social dimensions and dynamics of humankind. 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

The Applied and Environmental Microbiology program is ideal for students who desire a career at the forefront of human and plant health, the pharmaceutical industry, food science and the environment. Graduates will be prepared to be productive team members in a variety of settings including microbial ecology, soil microbiology, environmental microbiology and plant pathology. Likewise, students are prepared for further educational training at the graduate level, or for professional schools including medical, dental and optometry.

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Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Masters

View the Applied and Environmental Microbiology Masters Program Page

Art Education

Bachelor

Mix your knowledge of art, art history, methods and materials with another's energy and interests. Help others foster their imagination and embrace their talents and allow them to explore themselves and the world around them through art.

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Art History

Bachelor

The BA in Art History provides a foundation in the history of art and architecture in its cultural and theoretical context. Courses in Art History introduce tools for the making and analysis of art.

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Athletic Coaching Education

Bachelor

The Athletic Coaching Education major in the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences prepares students for a variety of roles in the coaching profession. Settings may include coaching athletes of varying age and ability levels, including youth, masters, scholastic, intercollegiate and individuals with disabilities and special needs. Additional roles may include strength and conditioning, director of operations, etc.

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Athletic Training

Bachelor

The undergraduate athletic training curriculum provides a solid background in anatomy and physiology as well as orthopedic assessment, rehabilitation and biomechanics. These are a few of the classes that help prepare our students to successfully complete the Board of Certification exam.

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Audiology

Doctoral Professional Practice

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Biochemistry

Bachelor

The undergraduate intercollegiate biochemistry program is a collaborative effort between the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design’s Division of Animal and Nutritional Sciences and the departments of Biology and Chemistry in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences. It provides students with an interdisciplinary background in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics necessary to prepare for professional schools of human and veterinary medicine, dentistry, optometry and pharmacy.

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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Doctoral Research

View the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Doctoral Research Program Page

Biology

Bachelor

When you explore biology, you begin to understand the extraordinary nature of the world — from genes to ecosystems, molecules and cells, structure and function, organisms and their environments. Through in-depth instruction at the cutting-edge of our discipline, hands-on research conducted with award-winning faculty, and experience with next-generation resources and equipment, Biology majors at WVU learn to question, experiment and innovate. We provide all the opportunities of a large university with a small college feel.

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Biomedical Engineering

Bachelor

Biomedical engineering is a new, hybrid field that employs engineering knowledge in biology and medicine, providing an overall enhancement to healthcare. The field includes artificial organ work, automated patient monitoring, biomaterials design and sports medicine.

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Biometric Systems

Bachelor

Biometric systems are composed of complex hardware and software designed to measure a signature of the human body, compare the signature to a database and render a decision for a given application based on the identification achieved from this matching process. Uses of biometric systems for positive personal identification are experiencing rapid growth in such areas as law enforcement, access control, banking and a wide range of business and administrative systems.

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Biostatistics

Doctoral Research

Visit the School of Public Health College Website

Business Administration

Minor (Online)

Visit the College of Business and Economics College Website

Business Administration MBA (Online)

Masters

View the Business Administration MBA (Online) Masters Program Page

Business Data Analytics

Masters (Online)

View the Business Data Analytics Masters (Online) Program Page

Cancer Cell Biology

Doctoral Research

View the Cancer Cell Biology Doctoral Research Program Page

Cellular and Integrative Physiology

Doctoral Research

View the Cellular and Integrative Physiology Doctoral Research Program Page

Ceramics

Bachelor

WVU Ceramics emphasizes development in technical expertise, design and conceptual approaches as a means to expand students’ aesthetic vocabulary. The ceramics studio has more than 6,000 square feet of studio space, 30 pottery wheels, five large electric kilns, two professional clay mixers, two pug mills, two hand extruders, a large Brent slab roller and jigger-jolly equipment.

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Chemical Engineering

Bachelor

Chemical engineering combines chemistry with biology, mathematics, physics and economics to solve problems and to find safe, efficient and environmentally benign development of such useful industrial processes and products as petroleum refining, materials processing, materials recycling, plastics, fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, paints, electronic components and biotechnology.

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Chemistry

Bachelor

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. Our department gives students the opportunity to learn skills that will lead to tomorrow’s discoveries. Through in-depth instruction, hands-on research and independent projects conducted with award-winning faculty, Chemistry students learn to question, experiment and innovate.

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Child Development and Family Studies

Bachelor (Online)

The online Child Development and Family Studies program is ideal for off-campus individuals who must obtain a degree with certification in Pre-K to maintain employment, or for anyone who wants to enter the field of early childhood education earning a four-year degree. It will satisfy state and federal mandates that require child care workers in preschool programs to have a formal recognition of their training with young children.

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Child Development and Family Studies

Bachelor

The BS degree in Child Development and Family Studies offers two curriculum pathways: birth through pre-kindergarten and family and youth.

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Child Development and Family Studies

Minor (Online)

Visit the College of Education and Human Services College Website

Civil Engineering

Bachelor

Civil and environmental engineers oversee the design and construction of facilities for society's use. Working with problems that directly affect the health and economic vitality of people and communities, civil and environmental engineers contribute their expertise to such problems as:

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Clinical and Translational Science

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Clinical and Translational Science

Masters

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Clinical and Translational Science

Doctoral Research

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Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

Masters (Online)

View the Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Masters (Online) Program Page

Coaching and Sport Education

Masters

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Coaching and Teaching Studies

Doctoral

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Coaching and Teaching Studies

Doctoral Professional Practice

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Communication Sciences and Disorders

Doctoral

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Communication Studies

Bachelor

Communication studies is all about understanding the processes of how we stimulate meaning in the minds of others to meet our many personal, professional and social goals – be it trying to seek information, form relationships, engage in persuasive communication or simply to entertain ourselves and each other.

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Communication Studies

Doctoral Research

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Computational Statistics

Doctoral Research

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Computer Engineering

Bachelor

These three key attributes describe the career and professional accomplishments that the computer engineering program prepares graduates to achieve. These attributes also help faculty focus on assessing and evaluating the extent to which the program objective is being met.

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Computer Science

Bachelor

Computer science is a discipline that involves the understanding and design of computational processes. The discipline ranges from a theoretical study of algorithms and information processing in general, to a practical design of efficient and reliable software that meets given specifications. This differs from most physical sciences, engineering included, that separate theoretical underpinnings of the science from applications within it.

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Costume Design and Technology

Masters

View the Costume Design and Technology Masters Program Page

Criminology

Bachelor

The Criminology major focuses on the social roots and implications of criminal behavior and the operation of the criminal justice system.

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Curriculum and Instruction

Doctoral Professional Practice

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Dance

Bachelor

WVU now offers the first Dance degree (BA in Dance) in West Virginia. The new major offers a variety of dance styles and dance related courses for students pursuing an undergraduate liberal arts degree.

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Data Marketing Communications

Masters (Online)

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Dental Hygiene

Bachelor

Dental hygiene is an exciting profession with many rewarding and challenging career opportunities that include clinical/patient care, administration, education, research and sales/marketing. Dental hygienists are employed in diverse settings such as private dental practices, clinics, hospitals, geriatric and special needs homes, correctional facilities, public heath departments, school systems, allied dental education programs, national, state and local government agencies, and private/business industry.

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Dentistry

Doctoral Professional Practice

View the Dentistry Doctoral Professional Practice Program Page

Design Studies

Bachelor

Design Studies is for students interested in working in the design profession, but who do not want to perform studio-based activities. It is an interdisciplinary program with linkages to sustainability, journalism, hospitality and tourism, and business management. The design studies major is a flexible program that accommodates a wide range of student interests and career paths with design as a focus. Design is emerging as an exciting new career within the global economy and partners creativity with practical applications.

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Digital Marketing Communications

(Online)

Visit the Reed College of Media College Website

Economics (BA)

Bachelor

In the broadest sense, economics is the science of decision-making. In economics, students learn how to identify the costs, benefits and consequences of a decision. Often identified with the study of market behavior, economists also study issues that affect the market such as criminal behavior, poverty, law, environmental control, population, voting and political behavior.

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Economics (BS)

Bachelor

In the broadest sense, economics is the science of decision-making. In economics, students learn how to identify the costs, benefits and consequences of a decision. Often identified with the study of market behavior, economists also study issues that affect the market such as criminal behavior, poverty, law, environmental control, population, voting and political behavior.

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Educational Leadership/Public School Administration

Masters

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Educational Leadership/Public School Administration

Doctoral Professional Practice

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Educational Psychology

Doctoral Professional Practice

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Electrical Engineering

Bachelor

We provide our students with a sound education in mathematics and the sciences, a broad foundation in the fundamentals of engineering, elective opportunities to develop expertise in one or more emphasis areas, and the general education necessary to put technical knowledge into perspective. Theoretical work is complemented by an emphasis on the practice of engineering, and design activity is integrated throughout the curriculum.

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Elementary Education

Bachelor

The Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education program is a traditional on-campus teacher education program. This program prepares students to earn teacher certification in multi-subjects, grades K-6, upon graduation along with a bachelor's degree. We train students to be outstanding elementary educators and require four semesters of work in schools before the final, student teaching semester.

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Energy Land Management

Bachelor

The WVU Energy Land Management program is one of 10 programs in North America accredited by the American Association of Professional Landmen. Energy land managers have important roles in the energy sector, including:

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Energy Law and Sustainable Development

Masters (Online)

Visit the College of Law College Website

English

Bachelor

The Department of English offers programs for students who want to develop skills in writing, analysis and critical thinking. These are some of the most desirable skills in any number of career paths. English majors learn to analyze complex material, interpret and assess historical and cultural issues, conduct language-based research and communicate ideas of different audiences. Degrees in English are extremely flexible and pair well with many of the other majors or minors offered by the Eberly College.

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Entertainment Media

Minor (Online)

As the market becomes more cluttered with entertainment options and technological advances make it easier and easier to tune out the choices that don’t interest the consumer, entertainment companies will rely more and more on the media to bring their goods to the top of the consumers’ awareness. A recent Edelman study found that 88% of all respondents would likely take action on social media if they enjoy a piece of entertainment. The value of social media and other new media technologies is evident, and this minor helps students hone their skills to break into this aspect of the entertainment industry.

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Entrepreneurial Studies

Minor (Online)

Visit the College of Business and Economics College Website

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Bachelor

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation major prepares graduates for starting new ventures, as well as positions in organizations that propose, analyze and implement entrepreneurial growth strategies. Students will learn many important topics related to business planning, managing family businesses, social entrepreneurship, managing creativity and innovation, managing risk and entrepreneurial finance.

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Environmental and Energy Resources Management

Bachelor

Environmental and Energy Resources Management examines the interdisciplinary relationships involved in the business of energy production and utilization along with associated environmental management, regulatory and policy issues.

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Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Bachelor

The Environmental and Natural Resource Economics program focuses on environmental and natural resource economics policy. Coursework prepares students for careers at all levels of government and in private industry. A special feature of the program is the opportunity to explore the interdisciplinary nature of environmental problems and links between natural resource and economic development issues.

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Environmental Geoscience

Bachelor

Environmental Geoscience is a joint geology and geography major for students interested in geological and geographical approaches to environmental issues. The curriculum emphasizes the physical, human and spatial aspects of Earth and its environment. Students interested in geological and geographical approaches to environmental issues study how to positively affect the environment and find solutions to the problems around them.

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Environmental Protection

Minor

The Environmental Protection program prepares students for careers in areas that safeguard the quality of the environment. The curriculum consists of two elements: interdisciplinary training in a broad array of environmental protection sciences and an area of emphasis in agronomy, pest management or soil and water conservation.

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Environmental, Soil and Water Sciences

Bachelor

This major prepares students for careers in areas which safeguard the quality of the environment. The curriculum consists of two elements: interdisciplinary training in a broad array of environmental protection sciences, and a specialization in either pest management or soil and water conservation. Students work with their adviser to select courses from both the environmental protection electives and the specialization electives that match their individual interests and career goals. Recent graduates in this option are employed by municipal, state and federal governmental agencies; consulting firms, especially those specializing in land reclamation, water quality or pest management; and companies associated with natural resource industries.

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Event Planning

Minor (Online)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects event planner employment growth of 43.7% between 2010 and 2020 with the expectation that over 30,000 new jobs will be added during that time frame. This puts the event planning industry on a much faster pace of growth than the average industry. This growth leads U.S. News & World Report to rank the upward mobility of event planners as “Above Average,” something that many young people find very appealing. Money Magazine ranked event planning at #8 in their list of the top 20 jobs for young people.

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Exercise Physiology

Bachelor

The Exercise Physiology program in the School of Medicine provides students with the opportunity to pursue a bachelor of science degree, a master of science degree and a PhD in this field of study.

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Exercise Physiology

Doctoral Research

View the Exercise Physiology Doctoral Research Program Page

Fashion, Dress and Merchandising

Bachelor

Students who meet University admission requirements may be accepted directly into the Davis College as Fashion, Dress and Merchandising majors. The program focuses on the fashion industry, including how products and services are produced, distributed and promoted to consumers. Students may tailor their program by choosing either Fashion Design or Fashion Merchandising as their area of emphasis.

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Finance

Bachelor

Finance is the study of the creation and management of wealth. A Finance major learns how to evaluate and control assets and risks to maximize the value to owners or beneficiaries. This involves such day-to-day activities as collecting/paying money and interacting with banks and other financial institutions. Also involved is long-range planning about what building and equipment to buy, what stocks to purchase or issue, managing dividends and interest, using insurance to protect assets and developing new financial instruments or services. Finance majors are prepared for careers on either side of the desk: as sellers or buyers of investments; as credit seekers or credit grantors; and as purveyors or recipients of insurance services.

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Foreign Literature in Translation

Minor

Visit the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences College Website

Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination

(Online)

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Forensic and Fraud Examination

Masters (Online)

View the Forensic and Fraud Examination Masters (Online) Program Page

Forensic and Investigative Science

Bachelor

Explore a field of study where scientific knowledge and the search for justice meet.

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Forensic and Investigative Science

Masters

View the Forensic and Investigative Science Masters Program Page

Forensic and Investigative Science

Minor (Online)

One of WVU’s most highly ranked majors, Forensic Investigative Science is for students with a passion for research and a desire to apply scientific analysis to legal proceedings.

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Forest Resources Management

Bachelor

The Forest Resources Management program prepares students for an active role in the management of forests. The curriculum emphasizes the management of land for production of timber and wood products with consideration given to other forest values such as wildlife habitat, recreational opportunities and water quality. Students gain a clear understanding of how social and economic goals can be met while maintaining the long-term productivity of forested lands. Accredited by the Society of American Foresters, this is one of the few baccalaureate programs in the nation that emphasizes the management of Appalachian hardwood forests.

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Forestry Resources Management

Minor

The Forest Resources Management Program prepares students for an active role in the management of forests. The curriculum emphasizes the management of land for production of timber and wood products with consideration given to other forest values such as wildlife habitat, recreational opportunities and water quality. Students gain a clear understanding of how social and economic goals can be met while maintaining the long-term productivity of forested lands. Accredited by the Society of American Foresters, this is one of the few baccalaureate programs in the nation that emphasizes the management of Appalachian hardwood forests.

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General Business

Bachelor

Undergraduate students in the General Business program gain an overall understanding of business and how organizations operate.

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Genetics and Developmental Biology

Masters

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Genetics and Developmental Biology

Doctoral

View the Genetics and Developmental Biology Doctoral Program Page

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Spatial Analysis

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Geography

Bachelor

Geography provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to analyze the variation in human activity that exists among places, regions and countries. This knowledge allows geographers to explain why some places are more or less developed than others, to suggest ways in which development can be planned and to examine the relationship between the natural environment and human activities.

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Geography: Geographic Information Science (GIS)

Minor

Visit the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences College Website

Geology

Bachelor

A geologist looks back millions of years in the past, conducts experiments in the present and predicts what the earth’s future might be. An interdisciplinary science drawing on physics, chemistry, biology and more, geology trains students to study the natural resources that shape our lives today.

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Global Supply Chain Management

Bachelor

Global Supply Chain Management is a very challenging major that prepares students to recognize and incorporate the systemic and global nature of supply chain operations in the decision-making process.

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Graphic Design

Bachelor

The WVU Graphic Design program aims to capture one definition of design: improvement of a situation, be it for health, efficiency, user experience, aesthetics or entertainment. Our design studio approaches problems by researching on-site to understand the environment and culture for which we are designing.

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Health Informatics and Information Management

Bachelor

HIIM professionals care for patients by ensuring their vital health information is complete, accurate and protected. This is a great opportunity for students who enjoy technology, business, science and a different type of patient care.

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Health Promotion

Minor (Online)

The online health promotion minor prepares students for a variety of careers in the growing field of health promotion and disease prevention. Typical job areas include healthcare marketing and communication for hospitals, health promotion for geriatric care facilities, health marketing for non-profits such as the American Lung Association, or health communication positions within the Department of Health and Human Services (e.g., CDC, NIH, FDA).

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Health Services and Outcomes Research

Doctoral

View the Health Services and Outcomes Research Doctoral Program Page

Higher Education Administration

Masters (Online)

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Higher Education Administration

Doctoral Professional Practice (Online)

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Higher Education Curriculum and Teaching

Masters

View the Higher Education Curriculum and Teaching Masters Program Page

History

Bachelor

What if there was a way to tell the story of why we are the way we are? To study human behavior as if in a lab with unlimited evidence? To preserve what makes us unique and understand what keeps us going?

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Horticulture

Bachelor

Horticulture is the science of the production, processing and marketing of fruit, vegetable, greenhouse and landscape crops. Students in the Horticulture Program study the physiology, culture, harvest, quality control, sales and utilization of horticultural crops. The nature of horticulture has changed as areas become more urban, and the program focuses on landscape management and production of nursery and greenhouse plants, which help meet the aesthetic needs in growing urban environments.

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Hospitality and Tourism Management

Bachelor

The Hospitality and Tourism Management major is designed to meet the needs of one of West Virginia's major economic drivers. Students gain real-world experience in restaurant and hotel management by spending time in learning labs, including Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe in the WVU Mountainlair and the restaurant in Waterfront Place Hotel.

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Human and Community Development

Doctoral

View the Human and Community Development Doctoral Program Page

Human Nutrition and Foods

Bachelor

The Human Nutrition and Foods program focuses on dietetics, but it also provides a strong foundation for graduate work or professional school in several health-related fields. Students complete courses in food science, nutrition, food service management, sociology, psychology, biology, chemistry, physiology and microbiology. They are also encouraged to take electives in areas that support anticipated career preferences.

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Immunology and Medical Microbiology

Bachelor

The BS in Immunology and Medical Microbiology prepares professionals who are knowledgeable about the immune system of humans and other mammals, how the immune system functions and the consequences of its malfunction on the health of the host.

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Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis

Doctoral Research

View the Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis Doctoral Research Program Page

Industrial Engineering

Bachelor

Industrial and management systems engineers focus on improving performance for an entire system — productivity, quality, cost, safety, sustainability, employee health and market enhancement.

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Information Assurance and Biometrics

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Instructional Design and Technology

Masters (Online)

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Instructional Design and Technology

Doctoral Professional Practice

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Integrated Marketing Communications

Masters (Online)

View the Integrated Marketing Communications Masters (Online) Program Page

Integrated Marketing Communications

(Online)

View the Integrated Marketing Communications (Online) Program Page

Interactive Design for Media

Minor

Visit the College of Creative Arts College Website

Interdisciplinary Certificate in Disability Studies

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Interdisciplinary Certificate in Disability Studies

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Bachelor

The Multidisciplinary Studies Program is comprised of three related minors. The program does not limit students to courses of study in a particular area, but rather stresses the importance of breadth of knowledge and cross-disciplinary communication. The program emphasizes flexibility and combines specialized knowledge from individual disciplines with a unique ability to approach problems from divergent perspectives.

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Interior Design

Bachelor

The Interior Design Program at West Virginia University teaches students to identify, research and creatively solve problems in the design of functional and high-quality interior environments. Students learn approaches to design, interior construction, sustainable practices, interior materials and building codes.

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Intermedia and Photography

Bachelor

The Intermedia and Photography program fosters creative exploration in the production of contemporary art through exploring digital and traditional photographic processes, digital video, animation, installation, interactivity and sound design.

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International and Comparative Politics

Minor

Visit the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences College Website

International Studies

Bachelor

Explore other cultures, experience new perspectives and visit other countries. You can look forward to these experiences and more as an International Studies major.

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Journalism

Bachelor

As a Journalism student, you will learn how to write, produce and aggregate content across all media platforms — print, broadcast, digital and mobile. And you’ll engage modern audiences through social media and the latest interactive tools.

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Journalism

Minor

The rapid expansion of the information age has led to an increased demand for college graduates with strong writing and reporting skills with a solid understanding of the ethical standards of the journalism industry. Journalism teaches students how to write, report and produce content across media platforms, as well as how to engage with modern audiences using the latest digital applications and tools.

Visit the Reed College of Media College Website

Landscape Architecture

Bachelor

Landscape Architecture is the design and planning profession that applies both art and science to achieve the best use of land. Landscape architects design the setting for a variety of land uses ranging from residential to industrial development while providing stewardship for the natural environment. The profession has a special commitment to improving the quality of urban and rural life. Students acquire hand and computer graphic skills, study design theory and site engineering and apply the knowledge to a series of environmental design projects.

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Latin American Studies

Bachelor

Latin American Studies majors acquire an interdisciplinary, trans-geographic and transcultural perspective of Latin America, including Spanish America, Portuguese America, the Caribbean and Latinos in the United States.

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Lighting Design and Technology

Masters

View the Lighting Design and Technology Masters Program Page

Literacy Education

Masters (Online)

View the Literacy Education Masters (Online) Program Page

Management

Bachelor

The Management program provides the skill and knowledge for students who will assume leadership roles in business. This program prepares them for various managerial positions. Students choose from one of four areas of emphasis in management: hospitality management, human resource management, international business and small business/entrepreneurship.

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Management Information Systems

Bachelor

Management Information Systems (MIS) managers focus on an organization’s information system and technology. MIS appeals to students who enjoy working with computers and problem-solving. Computer technology is critical to the way today’s organizations conduct business. MIS students learn to analyze business problems and to design, build and maintain computer applications for solving those problems.

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Marketing

Bachelor

Marketing is the study of an organization’s product, pricing, communications and distribution activities as they relate to serving customers’ needs. Marketing relies heavily on an understanding of buyer behavior and marketing research. Graduates of the program receive a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and find exciting careers in advertising, sales, distribution, product (brand) management, marketing research and retail management.

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Master of Business Administration M.B.A.

Masters (Online)

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Material Science and Engineering

Masters

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Material Science and Engineering

Doctoral

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Mathematics

Bachelor

Do you have the desire to stretch your intellectual capacity as you learn to communicate in the one universal language? Studying mathematics will develop your critical thinking, computer skills and ability to diagnose and solve problems.

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Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor

Mechanical engineers work individually and in multidisciplinary teams to design and manufacture a wide and diverse range of products that are available in the marketplace today. They use science and mathematics to effectively solve numerous real-life engineering problems in order to improve the quality of life and preserve our environment.

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Media Solutions and Innovation

Masters

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Medical Humanities and Health Studies

Minor

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Medical Laboratory Science

Bachelor

The bachelor of science degree in Medical Laboratory Science has two areas of emphasis: clinical laboratory science and histotechnology. Clinical laboratory scientists are healthcare professionals educated in all aspects of clinical laboratory analysis, including test development, performance and evaluation. Clinical laboratory scientists may work in many areas, including clinical chemistry, hematology, immunohematology, immunology, clinical microbiology and molecular diagnostics.

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Medicine

Doctoral Professional Practice

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Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Minor

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Mining Engineering

Bachelor

Mining engineering includes exploration, extraction, processing, transportation, marketing, sales and utilization of mineral resources. Professionals are well-versed in mining and geology and also in the principles of civil, electrical and mechanical engineering as they apply to the mining industry.

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Multidisciplinary Studies (Eberly College of Arts and Sciences)

Bachelor (Online)

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Multidisciplinary Studies (Eberly College of Arts and Sciences)

Bachelor

The Multidisciplinary Studies program is comprised of three related minors. The program does not limit students to courses of study in a particular area, but rather stresses the importance of breadth of knowledge and cross-disciplinary communication. The program emphasizes flexibility and combines specialized knowledge from individual disciplines with a unique ability to approach problems from divergent perspectives.

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Multidisciplinary Studies (College of Education and Human Services)

Bachelor

The Multidisciplinary Studies (MDS) program at WVU College of Education and Human Services (CEHS) offers the opportunity to design your own program of study to help you get the career you want. Develop a breadth of knowledge in your chosen career path by choosing from our array of minors, as well as minors available across campus. The MDS program emphasizes flexibility and problem-solving and helps students learn to use specialized knowledge from individual disciplines to analyze problems from divergent perspectives.

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

Bachelor

The Multidisciplinary Studies (MDS) major in Agricultural, Natural Resources and Design is a flexible degree program that allows students and their advisers to tailor a set of courses that meet students’ interests and career plans. The major was developed in response to increasing demands from employers and students for broad based educational programs that prepare students for our rapidly changing society and economies. There are an increasing number of students who wish to tailor their education to their career interests without being constrained by traditional academic majors. The program is distinct from other WVU colleges and is oriented toward students who want to focus their studies on the academic areas of the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design.

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Multidisciplinary Studies (College of Creative Arts)

Bachelor

Through the College of Creative Arts, students have the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies (BMdS) degree by following an individualized course of study that they create based on their own career goals and artistic interests. Students can combine different fields of study into one degree program that fosters individual creativity while providing opportunities in performance, exhibition and scholarship.

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Multidisciplinary Studies (Reed College of Media)

Bachelor

The Reed College of Media’s MDS major allows students with an interest in specific media careers the opportunity to build a customized course of study that aligns with their goals. Through hands-on courses, students will gain professional skills that are relevant to today’s – and tomorrow’s – media industry.

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(College of Education and Human Services)

Bachelor

The Multidisciplinary Studies (MDS) program at WVU College of Education and Human Services (CEHS) offers the opportunity to design your own program of study to help you get the career you want. Develop a breadth of knowledge in your chosen career path by choosing from our array of minors, as well as minors available across campus. The MDS program emphasizes flexibility and problem-solving and helps students learn to use specialized knowledge from individual disciplines to analyze problems from divergent perspectives.

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Music

Bachelor

The Bachelor of Arts in Music provides the opportunity to major in music while pursuing a broad liberal arts education. Depending upon the courses taken beyond those required for the major, you may prepare for a variety of careers, not just those associated with music.

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Music Composition

Bachelor

The Bachelor of Music in Composition is designed for students wishing to prepare themselves as composers in both acoustic and electronic styles. Society's increased interest in the arts is creating many new opportunities for the professional composer and teacher.

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Music Education

Bachelor

Students successfully completing the Music Education curriculum and all tests required by the West Virginia Department of Education will be qualified for a professional certificate, grades birth through adult, which allows them to teach instrumental, vocal and general music in West Virginia public schools.

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Music Industry

Bachelor

Music industry is a vibrant, multi-billion dollar global industry, vast in scope and reach, offering a product that is deeply ingrained into the fabric of every country and culture, across social strata, around the world. As such, it offers extensive professional opportunities to those who are trained, knowledgeable and versed in its systems, methods and practices.

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Music Performance: Instrumental

Bachelor

A student in the Music Performance: Instrumental curriculum, if entering as a freshman, should achieve proficiency level six in the principal performance area at the time of audition, and must complete proficiency level 10 in that area to be eligible for graduation. In addition to a presentation of a senior recital, performance majors also must make three solo appearances on the major instrument in upper-level student recitals or convocations.

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Music Performance: Jazz Studies

Bachelor

The WVU Jazz Studies program is designed for students wishing to develop comprehensive capabilities in various jazz and pop idioms. All aspects of jazz are studied, from the early music to the most recent developments in creative improvised music. The program's flexibility can be adapted to a rapidly changing market and unique areas of interest and provides excellent preparation for graduate study in music. Students work as performers and composers/arrangers with a variety of jazz and studio music idioms in various settings and with many sizes and types of ensembles.

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Music Performance: Piano

Bachelor

A student in the Music Performance: Piano curriculum, if entering as a freshman, should achieve proficiency level six in the principal performance area at the time of audition, and must complete proficiency level 10 in that area to be eligible for graduation. In addition to a presentation of a senior recital, performance majors also must make three solo appearances on the major instrument in upper-level student recitals or convocations.

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Music Performance: Voice

Bachelor

A student in the Music Performance: Voice curriculum, if entering as a freshman, should achieve proficiency level six in the principal performance area at the time of audition, and must complete proficiency level 10 in that area to be eligible for graduation.

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Music Therapy

Bachelor

Music therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program.

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Music: Contemporary and Integrative Performance

Bachelor

Through its experiential, student-centered approach to learning, the Music (Contemporary and Integrative Performance) major develops the knowledge and skills necessary to foster musical excellence and creativity in today’s landscape.

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Musical Theatre

Bachelor

Musicals comprise a large percentage of the theatrical productions in the United States every year. The School of Theatre and Dance recognizes that musical theatre study, performance and production are integral parts of any complete theatre education.

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Natural Resource Economics

Doctoral

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Nursing

Bachelor

Nursing is a dynamic career opportunity for both women and men. WVU's undergraduate program in nursing is recognized by health care agencies as providing excellent preparation for the nursing profession. Changes in health care and current and predicted future shortages of professional nurses indicate the demand for graduates will remain very high for many years to come.

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Nursing

Doctoral Professional Practice (Online)

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Nursing (BS to BSN)

Bachelor

The BS-BA to BSN program is an accelerated program for college graduates who wish to become a registered nurse with a bachelor's degree in nursing. It is designed for full time study. After 18 months of continuous enrollment, successful students obtain the Bachelor of Science in nursing degree (BSN) and are eligible to take the licensing examination for registered professional nurse (RN).

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Nursing (RN to BSN)

Bachelor (Online)

The WVU School of Nursing RN to BSN program offers graduates of diploma and associate degree nursing programs the opportunity to complete requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BSN) at the Charleston, Morgantown and Beckley campuses. Nursing courses in the RN to BSN program are designed for completion in three semesters of full-time study. Alternate progression patterns are available for students needing to maintain 12 credit hours each semester and for students wishing to maintain part-time enrollment. All the courses are offered as web courses. The School of Nursing offers in-state tuition for all students enrolled in the RN-BSN program, regardless of residency.

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Nutritional and Food Science

Masters

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Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences

Masters

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Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences

Doctoral Research

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Occupational Safety and Health

Doctoral

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Occupational Therapy

Bachelor

Occupational therapy (OT) professionals provide services to people of all ages with physical, mental, developmental or emotional disabilities. Assessment and treatment focus on developing an individual’s capacity to function independently in self-care, leisure or work activities at home and in the community.

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Occupational Therapy (5 yr.)

Masters

Occupational therapy (OT) professionals provide services to people of all ages with physical, mental, developmental or emotional disabilities. Assessment and treatment focus on developing an individual’s capacity to function independently in self-care, leisure or work activities at home and in the community.

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Painting

Bachelor

The Painting program is designed to introduce students to the traditional and contemporary foundations of painting. Learning is both one-on-one and collaborative to develop personal exploration and encourage engagement with a wider aesthetic range.

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Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

Bachelor

Located in the center of very active and important shale oil and gas activities in the Marcellus and Utica regions, the WVU Department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering (PNGE) offers unique educational and practical opportunities.

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Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

Masters

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Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

Doctoral

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Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences

Doctoral

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Philosophy

Bachelor

The Department of Philosophy is home to a small, academically vibrant, student-centered, undergraduate program. Our mission is to provide an outstanding liberal arts education with all the advantages of a large research university.

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Physical Education Teacher Education

Bachelor

Physical educators make an impact on the health, well-being and quality of life of future generations. The Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) program prepares students to teach, motivate and shape the lives of Pre-K through adult learners in physical education, movement, wellness and sport-based environments.

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Physical Education Teacher Education

Masters (Online)

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Physical Therapy

Doctoral Professional Practice

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Physics

Bachelor

The quest to understand the world around us is one of the noblest of mankind’s many adventures. By discovering the basic laws of nature, the inherent desire to learn is satisfied, and the quality of life for all generations to follow may be enhanced.

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Political Science

Bachelor

Political Science offers students a chance to explore the dynamics of control that shape our world, here in America and internationally. What leads people to take political action? Why do political events unfold a certain way? What are the moral and ethical questions that surround politics? These and other vital questions are explored and explained through political theory, using scientific methods to gather evidence to test those theories, and learning to create effective communication to share those results.

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Political Science

Doctoral Research

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Political Science (General)

Minor (Online)

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Post-Masters Nurse Practitioner Certificate

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Post-Masters Nurse Practitioner Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner

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Post-Masters Nurse Practitioner Certificate - Geriatric Nurse Practitioner

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Post-Masters Nurse Practitioner Certificate - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

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Post-Masters Nurse Practitioner Certificate - Nursing Leadership

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Post-Masters Nurse Practitioner Certificate - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Pre-Pharmacy

Bachelor

The primary objective of the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program is to educate practitioners for current and future roles in the profession of pharmacy. The Pharm.D. program comprises four years of professional study preceded by a minimum of two years of pre-pharmacy coursework in a U.S. or Canadian accredited college of arts and sciences.

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Printmaking

Bachelor

Explore monoprinting, relief, silk-screen, computer-mediated images and alternative printing processes in the printmaking program. Courses focus on the student’s visual expression through their examination of formal issues, media exploration, relevant histories, contemporary critical discourse and diverse approaches to problem solving.

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Professional Pharmacy

Doctoral Professional Practice

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Professional Writing and Editing

Masters

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Psychology

Bachelor

Psychology is the science of behavior. Courses convey the principles, methods and theories necessary for a better understanding of human and animal behaviors.

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Psychology: Behavior Analysis

Doctoral Research

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Psychology: Behavioral Neuroscience

Doctoral Research

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Psychology: Clinical

Doctoral Research

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Psychology: Clinical Child

Doctoral Research

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Psychology: Life-Span Development

Doctoral Research

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Public Health

Bachelor

Public health promotes and protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play. Public health professionals work to prevent illness and injuries, promote wellness and safety, encourage healthy behaviors, track disease outbreaks and determine why some populations are more likely to suffer from poor health than others.

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Public Relations

Minor (Online)

The online Public Relations minor prepares students for a variety of careers in the dynamic field of public relations. Typical job areas include media relations, event planning, corporate communications, crises management, publicity and promotion, public affairs and government relations. A professional PR practitioner uses a variety of communication strategies, tactics and media to create a favorable image for his or her client. Building and maintaining positive relationships with external audiences is the core of public relations.

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Public School Administration - Instructional Supervisor Preparation

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Public School Administration - Principal Preparation

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Public School Administration - Superintendent Preparation

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Puppetry

Bachelor

The BFA in 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

The Recreation Parks and Tourism Resources program is a recognized international leader in training future managers of recreation resources like parks, public forests, resorts, adventure education programs and recreation businesses. This is a natural resource management-oriented curriculum focused on the social, economic and ecological dimensions of managing natural resources. Outdoor recreation courses provide insight into planning and managing natural resources for recreation users, tourists and visitors.

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Recreation, Parks and Tourism Resources

Masters

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Regents Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor (Online)

The Regents Bachelor of Arts (RBA) program offers an innovative bachelor’s degree for adult learners. The program is designed to provide a comprehensive general education that is flexible and meets the needs of non-traditional students. This program of high academic quality is pursued by adult learners to complete their baccalaureate education to improve their economic situation through promotion or career transition, or simply for personal satisfaction.

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Religious Studies

Bachelor

The Program for Religious Studies offers instruction in the history and practice of many world religions, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Near Eastern religious traditions. The program offers opportunities for the exploration of many other interesting topics, including Hebrew and Christian scriptures, ethics and the history of evil. The program also seeks to address issues of interest within the WVU community by providing activities such as guest lectures and panel forums for students and the public.

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Scenic Design and Technology

Masters

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Sculpture

Bachelor

The Sculpture program encourages experimental approaches to art-making including mixed media, mold making, installation, environmental and community-based work. Students have the opportunity to participate each year in group metal pours, learning the technical and safety requirements to successfully cast in bronze and aluminum.

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Secondary Education/Advanced

Masters

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Secondary Education/English

Masters

Course requirements are prescribed for students in teacher preparation programs and include General Education Foundations (GEF) requirements that are related to the student’s area of specialization. Some specialization areas are available only in combination with certain other specializations and in particular programs.

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Secondary Education/Mathematics

Masters

Course requirements are prescribed for students in teacher preparation programs and include General Education Foundations (GEF) requirements that are related to the student’s area of specialization. Some specialization areas are available only in combination with certain other specializations and in particular programs.

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Secondary Education/Social Studies

Masters

5 Year BA to MA program.

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Secondary Education/World Languages

Masters

Course requirements are prescribed for students in teacher preparation programs and include General Education Foundations (GEF) requirements that are related to the student’s area of specialization. Some specialization areas are available only in combination with certain other specializations and in particular programs.

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Slavic and East European Studies

Bachelor

The Slavic and East European Studies interdisciplinary major offers an integrated approach to the study of the languages, cultures, history, geography, politics, economies, religions and societies of Eastern Europe. This region includes: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia, Croatia, Albania, Romania and Moldova.

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Slavic and East European Studies

Minor

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Masters (Online)

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Doctoral Research

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Social Work

Bachelor

If you are a compassionate individual with an interest in human diversity and a desire to help others, then a bachelor of social work can help you reach your goals. Our curriculum prepares students for positions in the social work profession. We train students to work effectively with individuals, families, groups, communities and organizations around the country.

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Sociology

Bachelor

Sociology opens up your mind to see the hidden structures of social power that affect our everyday life, and the major events that are happening around the world. These structures are always changing, so sociology majors must have critical reasoning skills and the intellectual flexibility to communicate around these fluctuations in social behavior.

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Software Engineering

Masters (Online)

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Special Education

Doctoral Professional Practice (Online)

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Special Education Autism Spectrum Disorders

Masters (Online)

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Special Education Early Intervention/Early Childhood

Masters (Online)

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Special Education Gifted Education

Masters (Online)

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Special Education Low Vision/Blindness

Masters (Online)

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Special Education Multicategorical

Masters (Online)

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Special Education Severe/Multiple Disabilities

Masters (Online)

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Speech Pathology and Audiology

Bachelor

The WVU Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders houses one of only two undergraduate programs in Speech Pathology and Audiology, one of only two graduate programs in Speech-Language Pathology, and the only graduate program in Audiology in the state of West Virginia.

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Sport and Exercise Psychology

Bachelor

If you would like to combine your love of sports and fitness with an interest in psychology or sociology, then you have found the perfect major. Students interested in pursuing a career in sport and exercise psychology or in sport sociology know that most jobs will require that they must first complete a graduate degree before entering the job market.

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Sport and Exercise Psychology

Doctoral

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Sport Management

Bachelor

Since 1981, the Sport Management undergraduate program has prepared students for careers in professional sport, intercollegiate athletics, sport facilities and many other sport-related businesses.

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Sports and Adventure Media

Bachelor

Students in the Sports and Adventure Media major will be prepared to enter an ever-changing digital media landscape by taking innovative courses that utilize the latest storytelling technology and audience engagement tactics, while instilling fundamental storytelling principles and media ethics.

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Strategic Communications (Advertising/Public Relations)

Bachelor

The Strategic Communications major teaches students how to develop and produce persuasive and educational messages and integrated communications campaigns that employ both public relations and advertising tactics. Students in this major select an area of emphasis in either Advertising or Public Relations to complement their integrated strategic communications course work.

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Strategic Social Media

Minor (Online)

Today’s most rapidly expanding media platform is social media — Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and many other sites. As people become increasingly dependent on social media for news, current events, products, goods and services, businesses and other organizations need employees with the ability to communicate with the digital audience.

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Theatre

Bachelor

The Bachelor of Arts in Theatre degree offers a broad-based program of study combining a liberal arts education with a general theatre curriculum.

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Theatre Design and Technology

Bachelor

The BFA in Theatre Design and Technology introduces all theoretical and practical aspects of producing live entertainment. The program is designed for students who intend to pursue a professional theatre career, further graduate study in theatre or who may choose to enter a related profession where design and technology skills are highly desirable.

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Undecided/Undeclared

Bachelor

Not sure about a major? You’re not alone. Many first-year students start college as Undecided/Undeclared students. And even those who choose a major coming out of high school often end up changing it (at least once) before they graduate.

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Vocal Pedagogy and Performance

Doctoral

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White Collar Forensic Justice

Masters (Online)

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Wildlife and Fisheries Resources

Bachelor

The Wildlife and Fisheries Resources program prepares students for careers as wildlife and fisheries biologists, toxicologists, fish hatchery personnel, conservation officers and planners, animal damage control specialists, as well as a wide variety of natural resources communication specialists and managers. Courses in the major are lab-based with ample opportunity to gain valuable field experiences.

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Wildlife and Fisheries Resources

Masters

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Women's and Gender Studies

Bachelor

Do you want to help others in your local community or even around the world? Are you dreaming of medical or law school? Women’s and gender studies is a major that can prepare you for a multitude of careers. As many of our students say, "studying in this major is like finding a home in a school of thousands."

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Wood Science and Technology

Bachelor

Wood is the nation’s most important renewable resource for construction, furniture, paper, packaging and many other products used for sustaining a rapidly growing population. At the same time, protection of the environment requires proper use of natural resources. This responsibility requires development of innovative approaches to obtaining, manufacturing, using and recycling wood products.

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World Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

Bachelor

The Department of World Languages, Literatures and Linguistics is home to a wide variety of quality programs and exciting opportunities. With offerings in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian and Spanish, we play a crucial role in providing the basic foreign language component for the Bachelor of Arts degree in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences. Both the major and the minor include advanced coursework in language, literature, culture and linguistics, as well as innovative capstone experiences in French, German, Russian or Spanish.

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World Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

Masters

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