Doing Well While Doing Good


Western Michigan University is the only place that ethics, equity and sustainability are infused into a WMU education, from Essential Studies through the completion of your major.


An education that prepares you to be a good citizen of your community, state, nation and the world, while simultaneously preparing you for professional success.


Intellectual foundation for understanding:

  1. Challenges and opportunities related to core conceptualizations of what (a) good citizenship can/should mean; and the development of  (b) ethical, equitable and competent professional skills that prepare you for your chosen field.
  2. Learning plan includes both classroom and experiential learning.
  3. Learning plan is developed with guidance/assistance of your faculty advisor.