College of Arts and Sciences

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Find Your Passion

Programs in the College of Arts and Sciences will inspire you, open your mind, and prepare you to be an engaged global citizen. All across the college, you’ll find stimulating environments and opportunities to learn from professors who are nationally and internationally known for their expertise and contributions to industry, science, business, government, and society.

Majors and Specializations

Click on a field of study to learn more, or download the Arts and Sciences degree overview.

Anthropology

Asian Studies

Biology

Chinese

Chemistry

Comparative Ethnic Studies

Criminal Justice

Digital Technology and Culture

Earth Sciences (Geology)

English

Environmental and Ecosystem Sciences

Fine Arts

  • Art History
  • Studio (includes ceramics, digital media, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture)

Forestry

French

Geology

History

Humanities

Mathematics

Music

Philosophy

Physics

Political Science

Pre-Health (human)

Pre-Law

Pre-Veterinary

Psychology

Science Teaching

Social Sciences

Sociology

Spanish

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Sciences

Women’s Studies

Zoology

Minors and Certificates

A secondary area of study can enhance your education and improve your employment prospects.

Most majors listed above are also offered as minors. Additional minors and certificates are available in the following:

Undergraduate Research

Gain valuable hands-on experience working alongside faculty members on scholarly and artistic pursuits and in laboratories. Businesses and industries cite experiential learning as one of the top reasons they prefer to hire Washington State University arts and sciences graduates. Learn moreĀ about research opportunities for students.