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Find Your Passion

Your future is waiting! Here in the WSU College of Arts and Sciences you’ll find stimulating classes, diverse environments, and engaging opportunities that will help you find your passion and expand your personal and professional potential.

You’ll learn from professors who are known for their expertise and contributions to industry, science, and society, and join your fellow Cougs in asking bold questions that drive knowledge forward.

Majors and Specializations

Check out the dozens of degrees and focus areas available in the College of Arts and Sciences at Washington State University:

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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 more about research opportunities for students.



Chinese Language and Culture


Comparative Ethnic Studies

Criminal Justice and Criminology

Data Analytics
Nine interdisciplinary options:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Agricultural & Environmental Systems
  • Business
  • Computation
  • Data Visualization
  • Economics
  • Life Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Social Sciences

Digital Technology and Culture

Earth Sciences/Geology

Earth & Space Science Teaching Certificate


Environmental and Ecosystem Sciences

Fine Arts

Forest Ecology and Management



Human Biology


Japanese Language and Culture

Japanese for the Professions (second major)

Mathematics & Statistics


Music Education

Choral, instrumental, and broad instruction options

Music Performance

Audition required:

  • Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion, Strings
  • Keyboard
  • Keyboard Pedagogy
  • Voice
  • Jazz Emphasis (Saxophone, Trumpet, Percussion and Bass)



Political Science

Pre-Health (human)

A preparatory track that can be incorporated into any major.


Several majors offer a curriculum option:

A preparatory track that can be incorporated into any major.


Social Sciences



Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Sciences

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


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: