Majors & Minors

What to Study

Wake Forest offers more than 35 major areas of study in our undergraduate programs leading to the bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees.

Additional information for specific programs of study within our other schools can be found on their websites.

Visit our admissions and aid page for more information on each of the schools and their admissions process.

Undergraduate Majors & Minors

Refer to the list of majors and minors below to look for a particular program of study. You can use the arrows to sort by a specific category.

Program Name Degree Minor Department/School
Accountancy BS School of Business
African Studies Global Programs & Studies
American Ethnic Studies American Ethnic Studies
Anthropology BA Anthropology
Arabic Romance Languages
Art History BA Art
Bioethics, Humanities and Medicine Bioethics, Health and Society
Biology BA, BS Biology
Biophysics BS Physics
Business and Enterprise Management BS School of Business
Chemistry BA, BS Chemistry
Chinese Language and Culture BA East Asian Languages and Cultures
Classical Studies BA Classical Languages
Communication BA Communication
Computer Science BA, BS Computer Science
Creative Writing English
Cultural Resource Preservation Anthropology
Dance Theatre and Dance
East Asian Studies
Economics BA Economics
Education BA Education
English BA English
Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Film Studies
Finance BS School of Business
French Studies BA Romance Languages
German BA German & Russian
German Studies BA German & Russian
Global Trade and Commerce Studies Global Programs and Studies
Greek BA Classical Languages
Health and Exercise Science BS Health and Exercise Science
Health & Human Services Counseling
Health Policy and Administration
History BA History
Interdisciplinary Humanities Humanities Program
The Interdisciplinary Major Undergraduate College
International Studies Global Programs and Studies
Italian Language & Culture Romance Languages
Japanese Language and Culture BA East Asian Languages and Cultures
Jewish Studies Jewish Life
Journalism English
Latin BA Classical Languages
Latin-American & Latino Studies Latin American and Latino Studies
Linguistics Linguistics
Mathematical Business BS School of Business
Mathematical Economics BS Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematical Statistics BA, BS Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics BA, BS Mathematics & Statistics
Music in Liberal Arts BA Music
Medieval Studies Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Middle East and South Asia Studies Politics and International Affairs
Music Music
Music Performance BA Music
Philosophy BA Philosophy
Physics BA, BS Physics
Political Science BA Politics and International Affairs
Psychology BA Psychology
Religious Studies BA Study of Religions
Russian BA German & Russian
Russian and European Studies Global Programs & Studies
Sociology BA Sociology
Spanish BA Romance Languages
Statistics Mathematics & Statistics
Studio Art BA Art
Theatre BA Theatre and Dance
Urban Studies
Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies BA Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Writing Writing Program

Foreign Areas of Study


  • Interdisciplinary Honors
  • Military Science