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West Chester University of Pennsylvania Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

West Chester, PA

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Anthropology
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Health
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Education
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


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

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
697
Part-Time Faculty
298
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
59%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 18% of classes
20-29 students: 37% of classes
30-39 students: 24% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 16% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 71% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 12% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


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

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
2,038,051
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
2547
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
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 Urban and Regional Planning, Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study

  • Astronomy
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Education
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Geosciences
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Health--General
  • School Nursing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • School Nursing

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