175+ majors. Infinite possibilities.
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The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest at Western and contains many different departments: English, Psychology, Health & Human Development, and East Asian Studies are all within this college.
Advanced Materials Science & Engineering
Engineering & Design
Physics & Astronomy
Science Mathematics & Technology
Finance and Marketing
Art and Art History
Arts Enterprise and Cultural Innovation
American Cultural Studies
Audio Technology, Music, and Society
Education and Social Justice
Interdisciplinary Concentration: Law, Diversity, and Justice
Law, Diversity & Justice
Upside Down Degree
Health and Community Studies
Special Education & Education Leadership
Teacher Education Outreach Programs
With more than 175 majors and all manner of exciting programs and minors, there's something for everyone at Western. You can even pick an interdisciplinary major, or completely design your own! If you're not sure what you want to study yet, Western is the perfect place to find out.
Western isn’t a place where you just show up for four years, learn a few things and get a job that bores you. That’s for normal schools. Come to Western to work with your hands, get your feet wet, and publish your work. You'll do amazing things with professors who know your name.
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