Undergraduate Catalog

2013 – 2014

2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Archive

Office of Admissions
Emil H. Messikomer Hall
100 W. Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-3411
Fax: 610-436-2907

Revised May 2013

Academic Programs

Undergraduate Programs at West Chester

Students may enroll at West Chester University in programs leading to the following degrees or certificates:

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)
Bachelor of Music (B.M.)
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.Ed.)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)
Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.)
Local Certificate (CERTIF)
Teaching Certificate (TCHG CERT)


Accounting B.S.

Anthropology B.A.

Art (Studio) B.F.A.

Athletic Training B.S.

Biochemistry B.S.This program has been placed in moratorium. Until further notice, no new students are being admitted.

Biology B.A., B.S., B.S.Ed., TCHG CERT

Biology-Cell and Molecular, Ecology, Medical Technology, Microbiology, B.S.
Medical Technology CERTIF

Business Management B.S.

Chemistry B.S., B.S.Ed., TCHG CERT

Chemistry-Biology B.S.

Communication Studies B.A.

Communicative Disorders B.A.

Computer and Information Sciences B.S.

Criminal Justice B.S.

Early Childhood Education B.S.Ed., TCHG CERT

Early Grades Preparation PreK-4 B.S.Ed., TCHG CERT

Earth-Space Science-Astronomy B.S.Ed.

Economics B.S.

Education for Sustainability (CERT)

Elementary Education B.S.Ed., TCHG CERT

English B.A., B.S.Ed., TCHG CERT

Environmental Health B.S.

Finance B.S.

Forensic and Toxicological Chemistry B.S.

French B.A., TCHG CERT

General Science TCHG CERT

Geography B.A.

Geoscience-Earth Systems B.S.

Geoscience-Geology B.S.

German B.A., TCHG CERT

Health and Physical Education B.S., TCHG CERT

Health and Physical Education-Exercise Specialist B.S.

Health Science-General B.S.

Health Science-Respiratory Care B.S.

History B.A.

Latin B.A., TCHG CERT. This program has been placed in moratorium. Until further notice, no new students are being admitted.

Liberal Studies-Arts and Sciences B.A.

Liberal Studies-Science and Mathematics B.S.

Liberal Studies-Professional Studies B.S.

Marketing B.S.

Mathematics B.A., B.S., B.S.Ed., TCHG CERT

Middle Grades Preparation Grades 4-8 B.S.Ed., TCHG CERT

Music Theory and Composition B.M.

Music Education B.M., TCHG CERT

Music Performance B.M.

Music: Studies in an Outside Field B.M.

Nursing B.S.N.

Nutrition and Dietetics B.S.

Pharmaceutical Product Development B.S.

Philosophy B.A.

Physical Education (See Health and Physical Education)

Physics B.S., B.S.Ed., TCHG CERT

Physics-Engineering B.S.

Political Science B.A.

Political Science-International Relations B.A.

Political Science-Applied Public Policy B.A.

Pre-Medical (see Chemistry-Biology)

Psychology B.A.

Public Health-Health Promotion B.S.

Respiratory Care (See Health Sciences) B.S.

Russian B.A., TCHG CERT

Russian Studies CERTIF

Secondary Education (See individual concentration) B.S.Ed., TCHG CERT

Social Studies TCHG CERT

Social Work B.S.W.

Sociology B.A.

Spanish B.A., TCHG CERT

Special Education B.S.Ed., TCHG CERT

Theatre Arts B.A.

Women's and Gender Studies B.A.