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Western Carolina University Majors

Undergraduate Majors at Western Carolina University

The most popular major at Western Carolina University is Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching followed by Criminal Justice/Safety Studies and Elementary Education and Teaching. A list of all 65 available majors and annual graduates is presented below.

List of undergrad majors offered at Western Carolina University

Computer and Information Sciences

Graduates
Computer Science 7

Education

Graduates
Special Education and Teaching 12
Elementary Education and Teaching 80
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 144
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching 29
Art Teacher Education 6
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 12
Mathematics Teacher Education 4
Music Teacher Education 8
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 16
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 4
Social Studies Teacher Education 15
Spanish Language Teacher Education 1

Engineering

Graduates
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2
Engineering Technology 40

Engineering Technology

Graduates
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 12
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 74

Foreign Languages

Graduates
German Language and Literature 2
Spanish Language and Literature 16

English and Literature

Graduates
English Language and Literature 34

Biology

Graduates
Biology/Biological Sciences 35

Mathematics

Graduates
Mathematics 13

Natural Resources Conservation

Graduates
Environmental Science 6
Natural Resources Management and Policy 12

General Studies

Graduates
International/Global Studies 1

Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies

Graduates
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 18
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 29

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Graduates
Philosophy 15

Physical Sciences

Graduates
Chemistry 17
Forensic Chemistry 10
Geology/Earth Science 7

Psychology

Graduates
Psychology 54

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting

Graduates
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 103
Forensic Science and Technology 1

Human Services

Graduates
Public Administration 29
Social Work 37

Social Sciences

Graduates
Anthropology 32
Political Science and Government 27
Sociology 22

Visual and Performing Arts

Graduates
Interior Design 23
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts 12
Art/Art Studies 6
Fine/Studio Arts 29
Music 9
Music Performance 11

Health Professions

Graduates
Communication Sciences and Disorders 21
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator 17
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 13
Athletic Training/Trainer 6
Environmental Health 16
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy 25
Dietetics/Dietitian 25
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 136

Business

Graduates
Business Administration and Management 51
Accounting 34
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 23
Finance 19
Hospitality Administration/Management 30
International Business/Trade/Commerce 3
Management Information Systems 25
Marketing/Marketing Management 33
Marketing, Other 19

History

Graduates
History 32

Communication

Graduates
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 40
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other 10

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=200004 IPEDS survey data for Western Carolina University.