College of Arts and Sciences
Providing An Excellent General Education for All WIU Students
The College of Arts and Sciences provides General Education Curriculum courses for all students in the University. Dedicated to the concept of impartial inquiry, the College encourages research that expands the frontiers of knowledge and applies that knowledge to the betterment of humanity.
In making available a liberal arts education, these programs provide the theoretical basis for specialized work in graduate and professional schools.
There is a continuing and growing demand for broadly educated working professionals who have the skills and knowledge essential to compete in a diverse and constantly changing landscape of careers and occupations.
- Majors, minors, & other programs of study
- Ph.D. in Environmental Science--Large River Ecosystems
- New History Minor--Contemporary United States Studies: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Studying the United States of America
- New Forensic Psychology Major
Highlights & Upcoming Events
- Brazil Scientific Mobility Program Students Complete Summer Internships
- WIU History Alum Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship
- WIU Alum and Blandinsville, IL, Native, Joe DeBold, Helps Endangered Peregrine Falcons in Midwest
- WIU Student Honored at Mycological Society of America Meeting
- Board Grants Tenure
- U.S. News Again Ranks WIU a 'Best Midwestern University'
- WIU Listed Among Illinois Affordable Colleges