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    Accreditation and the Future of Higher Learning

    Join the College of Arts and Sciences for their final COVID-19 research grant webinar, presented by Dr. James Cousins and Wessam Abdelaziz, on Wednesday, April 14 at noon.

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  • #WMUGivingday, Western Michigan University, Giving Day 2021, April 14, 2021

    Giving Day

    Powered by you. Support Arts and Sciences students, faculty and staff in the classroom, in the community and on the field during Giving Day on April 14.

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  • 4+1 graduate programs

    The College of Arts and Sciences offers the opportunity for you to earn a bachelor's degree from one of our partnering institutions and your master's degree from Western Michigan University in only five years.

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  • Build your foundation

    From day one, you’ll be successful. We'll provide you with a strong and rigorous foundation, preparing you for a range of careers in the humanities, social sciences and STEM fields.

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    Become a Bronco

    Experience a virtual information session with live Q&A with a representative from WMU's academic colleges. Learn more about how the college and its programs create an academic experience to prepare successful graduates.

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Rethink Smart

At the College of Arts and Sciences, we are committed to helping you succeed in life and contribute to the betterment of our communities, from local to global. We offer experiential-based learning that will prepare you for a successful, meaningful career. Pursue your purpose, dare to think differently and don’t be afraid to question answers. We call it Rethink Smart. Are you ready?

Inquiry with impact

From day one you’ll be successful. In the College of Arts and Sciences, we provide you with a strong and rigorous foundation preparing you for a range of careers in the humanities, social sciences and STEM fields where you will thrive personally and professionally. In fact, 91% of Arts and Sciences graduates are employed full or part time – or are continuing their education within three months of graduation. By engaging in one or more of our 25 departments and 100+ programs, you’ll delve deep with ample opportunities to engage in research and creative activities, and to work alongside professionals in your field of interest. Faculty support, along with academic and career advising, will help you make smart choices for your future.

Get where you want to be

  • Success for a lifetime No matter your goals, our innovative educational approach – delivered by distinguished faculty in dynamic formats – gives you the foundation you need to succeed.

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