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

Bellingham, WA

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

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Anthropology, Other
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Archeology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Canadian Studies
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance, General
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Earth Science Teacher Education
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Economics, Other
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Finance, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Journalism
  • Journalism, Other
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other
  • Neuroscience
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Polymer/Plastics Engineering
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Social sciences, Interdisciplinary studies
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
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
Offered
Online Degrees
Some 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
665
Part-Time Faculty
319
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
59%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 23% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 47% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 5% 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
1,376,273
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
2268
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 Music, Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master in Teaching, Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study

  • Anthropology
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • English

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

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