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A major comprises a set of courses of demonstrated intellectual rigor and depth in a specific discipline. While completing a major, you will develop skills in writing, communication, and information technology appropriate to that discipline. You will also complete a capstone requirement that will allow you to integrate knowledge and skills learned while completing your major through a culminating project appropriate to the field.

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Public Service and Community Studies

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Child Development and Education

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Explore how children learn using a holistic approach, focusing on development from birth through childhood. This program combines coursework in education and psychology to provide students with a firm grounding in developmental psychology and the principles of elementary instruction and assessment.

Student art trips abroad

International Studies

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Learn a broad range of international issues through course offerings from the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Take advantage of opportunities for in-depth study of a geographical area of the world through area emphasis, language studies, and study abroad programs.

College Initiatives


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Prepare for work in fields related to history, or to go on to graduate and doctoral work in historical study, law, or related fields. Pursue opportunities for independent study and internships, and take advantage of focuses on American, European, and East Asian history.

Computing & Information Studies

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Gain a solid grounding in coding and production and formal modeling and analysis with this program. Learn problem solving and effective communication skills while addressing issues in computational thinking, visual culture, interaction design, data science, systems development, and security.

Communication Arts

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Develop habits of perception and expression that prepare you for success. Gain historical insight, theoretical literacy, and practical opportunities in the Communication Arts with this program at W&J College.


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Learn the central science that connects biology, physics, medicine, environmental sciences, neuroscience, and engineering. Conduct one-on-one research with faculty members, and present your work at regional and national conferences as part of W&J’s American Chemical Society certified program.


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Explore the function of living things through modern instrumentation and methodologies in the laboratory and in the field. Master biological concepts and develop scientific competencies necessary to be critical thinkers, successful professionals, and responsible citizens in the Biology program.


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Study “the language of business” at W&J College, and prepare for a variety of positions in the public and private sectors. The Accounting program will help you develop technical competency in accounting, while stressing critical thinking, analysis, and communication skills.

Students speak as Associate Professor of Biology Jason S. Kilgore, Ph.D., leads a student panel discussion on ìWhen Democracy Dies: Connecting Policy with Migrant Storiesî during the afternoon breakout sessions of the Symposium on Democracy February 17, 2020 in Yost Auditorium in the Howard J. Burnett Center at Washington & Jefferson College.

Public Policy

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Learn analytical skills and substantive knowledge for understanding and analyzing complex policy issues in today’s world. Acquire a broad knowledge base on the economy, government, and public policy, and emphasize a particular policy area with a required internship.