Undergraduate Majors at Western Michigan University

The most popular major at Western Michigan University is Psychology followed by Marketing, Other and Business Administration and Management. A list of all 134 available majors and annual graduates is presented below.

List of undergrad majors offered at Western Michigan University

Computer and Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences 49
Computer Science 23


Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances 21
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation 27
Elementary Education and Teaching 91
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 74
Art Teacher Education 18
Business Teacher Education 6
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 44
Health Teacher Education 8
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education 3
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education 1
Mathematics Teacher Education 18
Music Teacher Education 16
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 27
Social Science Teacher Education 3
Social Studies Teacher Education 27
Biology Teacher Education 10
Chemistry Teacher Education 1
French Language Teacher Education 1
History Teacher Education 16
Physics Teacher Education 2
Spanish Language Teacher Education 19
Geography Teacher Education 1
Earth Science Teacher Education 4


Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 23
Chemical Engineering 33
Civil Engineering 36
Structural Engineering 8
Computer Engineering 5
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 31
Mechanical Engineering 66
Industrial Engineering 6
Manufacturing Engineering 10
Paper Science and Engineering 4
Engineering, Other 21

Engineering Technology

Drafting and Design Technology/Technician 15
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other 3
Engineering/Industrial Management 20

Foreign Languages

German Language and Literature 6
French Language and Literature 9
Spanish Language and Literature 70
Latin Language and Literature 3

Work and Family Studies

Foodservice Systems Administration/Management 4
Family Systems 27
Child Development 23
Apparel and Textiles 57

English and Literature

English Language and Literature 32
Writing 13
Creative Writing 64


Biology/Biological Sciences 30
Biomedical Sciences 92
Biochemistry 7


Mathematics 8
Applied Mathematics 4
Statistics 4

Natural Resources Conservation

Environmental Studies 27

General Studies

International/Global Studies 32
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 185

Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 17
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 72

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy 9
Applied and Professional Ethics 8
Religion/Religious Studies 12

Physical Sciences

Chemistry 12
Geology/Earth Science 12
Geochemistry 3
Geophysics and Seismology 1
Hydrology and Water Resources Science 1
Physics 2


Psychology 187
Social Psychology 11

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 116

Human Services

Social Work 68

Social Sciences

Anthropology 28
Economics 16
Geography 27
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 2
Political Science and Government 29
American Government and Politics (United States) 9
Political Science and Government, Other 39
Sociology 51

Mechanic and Repair Technologies

Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician 14

Transportation and Materials Moving

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 60
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations 44

Ethnic Studies

African-American/Black Studies 2
Women's Studies 19

Visual and Performing Arts

Dance 14
Dance, Other 12
Interior Design 11
Graphic Design 14
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology 7
Acting 14
Musical Theatre 10
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other 1
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other 52
Art/Art Studies 17
Fine/Studio Arts 19
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 5
Music 11
Music Performance 15
Music Theory and Composition 1
Keyboard Instruments 3
Voice and Opera 5
Jazz/Jazz Studies 3

Health Professions

Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 32
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other 140
Athletic Training/Trainer 10
Music Therapy/Therapist 5
Occupational Therapy/Therapist 43
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other 25
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 91


Business/Commerce 2
Business Administration and Management 160
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 93
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce 3
Accounting 135
Business/Managerial Economics 11
Finance 144
Financial Planning and Services 11
Human Resources Management and Services, Other 49
Information Resources Management 9
Marketing/Marketing Management 108
Marketing, Other 181
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations 8


History 13
Public/Applied History 16


Communication and Media Studies 1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 42
Journalism 25
Broadcast Journalism 1
Organizational Communication 67
Advertising 56
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 70

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=172699 IPEDS survey data for Western Michigan University.