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West Virginia University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Morgantown, WV

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, Other
  • Criminology
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Finance, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Journalism
  • Land Use Planning and Management/Development
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Mining and Mineral Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Sciences, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
  • Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology
Most Popular Disciplines
Engineering, Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Education, business/foreign language, occupational therapy, physical therapy, social work
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
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
Not reported
Part-Time Faculty
Not reported
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 10% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 27% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 47% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 3% 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 Laws, Master of Social Work, Master of Public Health, Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study

  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Biostatistics
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dentistry
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Human Services
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Physical Education
  • Public Health--General
  • Social Work
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sports Management

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Biostatistics
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dentistry
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Physical Education
  • Public Health--General
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sports Management

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