• The WMU Archaeology Department held an open house in Niles at Fort St. Joseph, and now in its 45th year, this is the longest running archaeology program in the country. Guests of the open house were able to interact with and learn from WMU Archaeology students.

    Build your foundation

    No matter your goals, our educational approach gives you the foundation you need to think critically, communicate clearly and solve complex problems.

We know experiential learning and faculty focused on teaching and mentoring are a vital part of helping produce students ready for the real world. That's why 91% of College of Arts and Sciences graduates are employed full or part time, or they are continuing their education within three months of graduation.

Seeing you thrive personally and professionally is our number one goal when preparing you for careers in the humanities, social sciences and STEM fields. You’ll graduate prepared with a core set of skills and values that will allow you to adapt, learn and lead as you—and the world—continue to change.

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Pride points

  • 9 of 10 Broncos are employed quickly, working in their fields in jobs they like

    2022-23 Career Outcomes Report

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  • 97% of Broncos had instructors who made them excited about learning

    2022-23 Career Outcomes Report

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  • 22 trips abroad led by College of Arts and Sciences' faculty in 17 countries across the world

A WMU student on a bike while studying abroad in Germany.

Our programs

We believe a college education is about much more than getting a job; it's about preparing for a meaningful career. That's why in 70 majors across our 23 schools, we offer a variety of experiential-learning experiences to serve as your foundation for continuous discovery and lifelong learning.

Departments and schools

You can explore a diverse selection of academic programs in the College of Arts and Sciences. Through our many departments and schools, explore your interests and develop the skills you need for a meaningful career.

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Resources and support

  • Career and employment services on campus. Job fair on campus, a male student smiling.

    Get the tools, resources and connections you need to be prepared for finding your ideal future job.

  • Advisor meeting with a student.

    Work closely with your advisor who will provide you with knowledge and guidance regarding degree requirements, WMU resources and the value of a liberal arts education.

  • A student standing in front of a big globe.

    Enhance your education by raising your geographical and cultural awareness to understand global dynamics that impact your life.

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Ready to take the next step? Apply today.

What are you waiting for? Now is the perfect time to apply and take the next step in pursuing your purpose and setting yourself up to thrive in the future through the College of Arts and Sciences.

Info sessions

Check out these events introducing you to the College of Arts and Sciences and the excellent programs housed here.