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Central Washington University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Ellensburg, WA

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Communication, General
  • Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Construction Management
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drawing
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Economics, Other
  • Education, General
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Family Systems
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
  • Geography
  • Geography, Other
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Nutrition
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Industrial Safety Technology/Technician
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Information Technology
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Metal and Jewelry Arts
  • Microbiology, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Museology/Museum Studies
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Pacific Area/Pacific Rim Studies
  • Painting
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Percussion Instruments
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
  • Photography
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Playwriting and Screenwriting
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Restaurant/Food Services Management
  • Retailing and Retail Operations
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Sculpture
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Special Products Marketing Operations
  • Stringed Instruments
  • System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
  • Technical Teacher Education
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Tourism and Travel Services Management
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
  • Voice and Opera
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
  • Writing, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Education, Business/marketing, Computer and information sciences, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 21% of classes
20-29 students: 36% of classes
30-39 students: 16% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 24% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 28% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 29% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Education, Master of Music, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study

  • Anthropology
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Botany
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Ecology
  • Education--General
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Family and Consumer Sciences-General
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Geography
  • History
  • Home Economics Education
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Natural Resources
  • Nutrition
  • Physiology
  • Psychology--General
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

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