Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University, or WCU, is a coeducational public university located in Cullowhee, North Carolina, United States. It was founded in 1889 with the intention of educating the people of the western North Carolina Mountains. WCU is a constituent campus of the University of North Carolina system. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs through the following academic divisions:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education and Allied Professions
  • College of Fine and Performing Arts
  • College of Health and Human Sciences
  • Kimmel School of Construction Management and Technology
  • The Graduate School
  • The Honors College

Western Carolina University 's sports teams are nicknamed the Catamounts. WCU is a member of the Southern Conference, and its athletic teams participate in the NCAA Division I athletics.

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Environmental Science
Natural Resources Management And Policy
Land Use Planning And Management/Development
Computer Science
Education, General
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Educational, Instructional, And Curriculum Supervision
Special Education And Teaching, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
College Student Counseling And Personnel Services
Elementary Education And Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education And Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education And Teaching
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other
Art Teacher Education
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Engineering, General
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
German Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Science, Technology And Society
International/Global Studies
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management, General
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Chemistry, General
Forensic Chemistry
Geology/Earth Science, General
Psychology, General
School Psychology
Public Administration
Social Work
Interior Design
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
Music Performance, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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