Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • African American Studies
  • Paired Minors

Why Choose Liberal Arts & Sciences at WIU?

  • Flexible curriculum allows for internship opportunities and experiential learning
  • Paired Minors students design a curriculum that makes creative connections across different fields of study, preparing you to take on work in your community and career that fits your unique interests and strengths
  • African American Studies students gain a firm grounding in courses on Black history, culture, and social, political, and economic life, positioning you to be leaders in your careers and work towards the transformation of your communities
  • Integrated bachelor's and master's degree program is available, allowing Paired Minors students to complete both degrees in less time

Program Availability

  • Macomb
  • Quad Cities
  • Online (for some Paired Minor combinations)

Job Placements of WIU Graduates

  • Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office
  • Graduate Mentoring Center, Indiana University
  • U.S. Army Civilian Human Resources Agency
  • NewDay Services for Children and Families
  • Seton Catholic School
  • Rock Island Arsenal
  • Western Illinois University