The College of Arts and Sciences represents the academic heart and liberal arts core of Western Michigan University and provides a broad range of academic programs for students. In the College of Arts and Sciences, we bring together world-class researchers, teachers and learners to provide a high-quality liberal arts education that bridges the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.

Explore our academic units

In the College of Arts and Sciences, we provide a variety of learning experiences that will serve as the foundation for continuous discovery and lifelong learning. Our students are equipped with a foundation of skills and values that will enable them to adapt, learn, and lead as they and the world around them evolve.

Explore our undergraduate, master's and doctoral offerings across our 23 schools, programs and departments in the list below. 

Pre-Professional Pathways

The College of Arts and Sciences at Western Michigan University offers three pre-professional pathways for students to choose from to prepare you for professional school upon graduation. These pathways are meant to enhance your major and tailor your experience to a chosen profession. Whether you plan to enter a health profession, attend law school or become a 7th - 12th grade teacher, our pre-professional pathways offer the guidance, support, academic preparation and field experience you need to be successful.

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