Major and Minor Requirements

Wells College offers a number of majors and minors for students to choose from while crafting their educational experience.
Catalog Requirements Notice

The requirements listed on these pages may change by the year as programs and courses are added or altered. Archived Academic Catalogs for previous years can be viewed in pdf form here. These documents contains the specific academic requirements pertaining to those who entered the College before the 2015-16 year.

Major and minor fields are tailored to give each student a comprehensive specialization in their chosen field while accounting for the diversity of knowledge required in today's society. Current majors and minors include:

Advertising Minor

Africana Minor

Biological and Chemical Sciences

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Major (B.A.)
  • Biological and Chemical Sciences Major (B.A., B.S.)
  • Biology Major (B.A., B.S.)
  • Chemistry Major (B.A., B.S.)
  • Biology Minor
  • Chemistry Minor

Business

  • Business Major
  • Business Minor

Cognitive and Brain Sciences Minor

Communication Studies Minor

Criminal Justice

  • Criminal Justice Major
  • Criminal Justice Minor

Economics and Management

  • Economics and Management Major (Concentration in Economics or Management)
  • Economics Minor
  • Management Minor

Education

  • Inclusive Childhood Education Major (B.S.)
  • Childhood Education Minor
  • Adolescence Education Minor

English

  • English Major (Concentration in Literature or Creative Writing)
  • Creative Writing Minor
  • English Minor

Environmental Science

  • Environmental Science Major
  • Environmental Science Minor

Film and Media Studies Major

First Nation and Indigenous Studies Minor

Health

  • Healthcare Management Minor
  • Holistic Health Studies Minor

History

  • History Major
  • History Minor

Individualized Majors

International Studies

  • International Studies Major
  • Global and International Studies Minor

Journalism Minor

Mathematical and Physical Sciences

  • Computer Science Major
  • Mathematics Major
  • Physics Major
  • Computer Science Minor
  • Mathematics Minor
  • Physics Minor

Modern Languages

  • Spanish Major
  • French Minor
  • German Minor
  • Italian Minor
  • Japanese Minor
  • Spanish Minor

Museum Studies Minor

Philosophy

  • Philosophy Major
  • Philosophy and Religion Minor
  • Religious Studies Minor

Political Science

  • Political Science Major
  • Political Science Minor

Psychology

  • Psychology Major
  • Psychology Minor

Science, Health, and Values Minor

Social and Economic Justice Minor

Sociology and Anthropology

  • Sociology and Anthropology Major
  • Anthropology Minor
  • Sociology Minor

Sport Management Minor

Sustainability

  • Sustainable Food Systems Minor
  • Sustainability Major
  • Sustainability Minor

Theatre and Dance

  • Theatre and Dance Major
  • Dance Minor
  • Theatre Minor

Visual Arts

  • Visual Arts Major (Concentration in Art History, Book Arts, or Studio Art)
  • Art History Minor
  • Book Arts Minor
  • Graphic Design Minor
  • Studio Art Minor

Women's and Gender Studies

  • Women's and Gender Studies Major
  • Women's and Gender Studies Colloquium
  • Women's and Gender Studies Minor

All programs not marked confer a Bachelor of Arts degree.

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