Field Major

A Bachelor of Arts (BA) field major from Wichita State will allow you to focus your studies in multiple areas of interest—equipping you with skills and knowledge tailored to your career goals or graduate school plans. The degree program also offers several pre-structured interdisciplinary field majors in the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS).

Learn how the field major is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted into the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.


You'll choose a main area of study within the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences—and two additional areas, which may be from any department or college.

Pre-structured LAS majors include:

  • Aging Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry/Business
  • Classical Studies
  • Communication Science and Disorders
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Geography
  • German
  • International Studies
  • Religion


Thanks to WSU's extensive network of employer connections, field majors have opportunities to gain real-world experience in diverse areas—helping them build a resume, make professional connections and land their dream jobs.