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Undergraduate Majors & Minors

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.

Majors are identified in the Degree column. Any program offered as a minor is marked with a checkmark in the Minor column.

Major / Minor Degree Minor Department
Accountancy BS School of Business
African Studies Global Programs & Studies
American Ethnic Studies American Ethnic Studies
Anthropology BA Anthropology
Applied Mathematics Mathematics & Statistics
Arabic Middle East & South Asian Studies
Art History BA Art
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology BS Biology/Chemistry
Bioethics, Humanities and Medicine Center for 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 Languages BA Classical Languages
Classical Studies BA Classical Languages
Communication BA Communication
Computer Science BA, BS Computer Science
Creative Writing English
Cultural Heritage & Preservation Studies Interdisciplinary Minors
Dance Theatre and Dance
East Asian Studies Interdisciplinary Minors
Economics BA Economics
Elementary Education BA Education
Engineering BS Engineering
English BA English
Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise Center for Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science Environmental Program
Environmental Studies Environmental Program
Film and Media Studies Film and Media Studies Program
Finance BS School of Business
French Studies BA French Studies
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 Health Policy and Administration
Hindu-Urdu Middle East and South Asia Studies
History BA History
Interdisciplinary Humanities Interdisciplinary Humanities Program
The Interdisciplinary Major Undergraduate College
International Studies Global Programs and Studies
Italian Language & Culture Spanish and Italian
Japanese Language and Culture BA East Asian Languages and Cultures
Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Minors
Journalism English
Latin BA Classical Languages
Latin-American & Latino Studies Latin-American and Latino Studies
Linguistics Linguistics
Mathematical Business BS School of Business
/ Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematical Economics BS Mathematics & Statistics / Economics
Mathematical Statistics BA, BS Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics BA, BS Mathematics & Statistics
Medieval & Early Modern Studies Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Middle East and South Asia Studies Middle East & South Asian Studies
Music Music
Music in Liberal Arts BA Music in Liberal Arts
Music Performance BA Music
Neuroscience Neuroscience
Philosophy BA Philosophy
Physics BA, BS Physics
and International Affairs
BA Politics and International Affairs
Psychology BA Psychology
Religious Studies BA Study of Religions
Russian BA German & Russian
Russian and East European Studies Global Programs & Studies
Schools, Education and Society Education
Secondary Education Education
Sociology BA Sociology
Spanish BA Spanish and Italian
Statistics Mathematics & Statistics
Studio Art BA Art
Theatre BA Theatre and Dance
Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies BA Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Writing Writing Program

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