Undergraduate Majors at Western Kentucky University

The most popular major at Western Kentucky University is General Studies followed by Elementary Education and Teaching and Business Administration and Management. A list of all 98 available majors and annual graduates is presented below.

List of undergrad majors offered at Western Kentucky University
Agriculture 73

Agriculture

Graduates
Agricultural Production Operations 1

Computer and Information Sciences

Graduates
Computer and Information Sciences 12
Information Technology 33

Education

Graduates
Special Education and Teaching 11
Elementary Education and Teaching 179
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 61
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 4
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 20
Business Teacher Education 6
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education 42
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 24
Technical Teacher Education 10
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 4

Engineering

Graduates
Civil Engineering 18
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 10
Mechanical Engineering 26

Engineering Technology

Graduates
Industrial Technology/Technician 20
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 10
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 1
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 17
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD 1

Foreign Languages

Graduates
German Language and Literature 2
French Language and Literature 3
Spanish Language and Literature 21
American Sign Language (ASL) 14

Work and Family Studies

Graduates
Child Care Provider/Assistant 17
Apparel and Textiles 31

Legal Professions

Graduates
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 10

English and Literature

Graduates
English Language and Literature 43
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 24

Liberal Arts and Humanities

Graduates
General Studies 319

Biology

Graduates
Biology/Biological Sciences 116
Biochemistry 4
Molecular Genetics 3
Biotechnology 1

Mathematics

Graduates
Mathematics 16

General Studies

Graduates
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis 8

Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies

Graduates
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 22
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 47
Sports Studies 15

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Graduates
Religion/Religious Studies 32

Architecture

Graduates
Architectural Technology/Technician 13

Physical Sciences

Graduates
Meteorology 11
Chemistry 63
Geology/Earth Science 16
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other 3
Physics 8

Psychology

Graduates
Psychology 93

Human Services

Graduates
Social Work 51

Social Sciences

Graduates
Social Sciences 50
Anthropology 26
Economics 14
Geography 16
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 15
International Relations and Affairs 3
Political Science and Government 44
Sociology 88

Visual and Performing Arts

Graduates
Dance 5
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts 6
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other 7
Fine/Studio Arts 32
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 2
Music Performance 20
Music, Other 6
Health Professions 6

Health Professions

Graduates
Communication Sciences and Disorders 31
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 36
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 30
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 9
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 1
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 5
Environmental Health 7
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene 2
Community Health and Preventive Medicine 19
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 196

Business

Graduates
Business Administration and Management 149
Organizational Leadership 21
Accounting 56
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary 10
Business/Managerial Economics 12
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 5
Finance 52
Financial Planning and Services 8
Hospitality Administration/Management 49
International Business/Trade/Commerce 15
Management Information Systems 49
Management Science 4
Marketing/Marketing Management 66

History

Graduates
History 68

Communication

Graduates
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 44
Mass Communication/Media Studies 6
Journalism 16
Broadcast Journalism 53
Photojournalism 17
Organizational Communication 47
Public Relations/Image Management 22
Advertising 35

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157951 IPEDS survey data for Western Kentucky University.