Academic Departments at Kansas Wesleyan University
Academics at Kansas Wesleyan University is organized into six divisions and 16 departments. It is through KWU’s academic departments that we offer exciting and innovating undergraduate majors and pre-professional programs and our master of business administration degree—plus countless classes, which will fuel your passion for learning! Browse the department links below or to the right to find the program that will inspire you to realize your full potential.
Earn a degree in the Art major, with concentrations in Studio Art (2D & 3D), Photography, Art Administration and Art Therapy, or in the Design major, with a concentration in Graphic Design.
The department will expose you to majors that include Psychology, Psychological Services, Sociology and Social Work, as well as a minor in Political Science.
Study life science with a major in Biology, Biomedical Chemistry or Biology Education (6-12). Check out our new Ecospheric Studies and Community Resilience degree!
We offer undergraduate majors in Accounting, Business Management and Marketing, as well as the online and on-campus graduate M.B.A. program (available fully online).
The Center houses the academic departments of Criminal Justice and Emergency Management, with both degrees available fully online, plus the A.A. in Public Safety and the minor in Public Policy.
Choose from a major in Chemistry, Biomedical Chemistry or Chemistry Education.
You’ll find degree programs in Communications, Public Relations, Speech, Speech and Theatre Education (6-12), Theatre and Music Theatre.
Offering strong hands-on preparation in technology, department delivers majors in Forensic Computing, Network Management and System Administration and Software Engineering and Information Management.
You have the choice of two majors: English, with a Writing Emphasis concentration available, and English Education (6-12).
This department offers the choice of two bachelor degree majors in History and History Education (6-12) as well as minors in Political Science. and Social Studies Interdisciplinary.
You’ll find majors in Mathematics, Mathematics Education (6-12), Physics, and Physics Education (6–12), as well as minors in Mathematics and Physics. There are also opportunities in Engineering through our Dual Degree Program in Engineering 3+2 (in conjunction with Washington University in St. Louis).
Train your mind, ears and hands while majoring in Music Education (PreK-12), Music Performance or Music Theatre.
Pursue a bachelor of science degree in Nursing or turn your RN into a BSN. Prepare yourself to help others with a degree in Health Science. Pre-professional programs include Pre-Athletic Training and Pre-Physical Therapy.
Experience the contemplative majors of Christian Leadership and Philosophy, with Philosophy concentrations in Humanities and Science. Check out the 3+2 dual degree partnership with Saint Paul School of Theology!
You can choose from majors in Exercise Science, Physical Education (PreK-12) and Sports Management.
The Department of Teacher Education at KWU will prepare you to thrive as a teacher of elementary, secondary and special education students.