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Academics

Find out about faculty, degrees, and accreditations at Wheaton College.

Faculty

  • Full time: 219, Part time: 129
  • 95% of full-time faculty hold earned doctorates or other terminal degree
  • 23 endowed faculty chairs, allowing +9% of permanent faculty to hold endowed professorships
  • 10:1 Student Faculty Ratio
  • 43 ethnic minority faculty

Arts & Sciences | B.A., B.S.

*signifies most enrolled majors

Anthropology
Applied Health Science *
Art (with 4 concentrations)
Biblical Archaeology
Biblical & Theological Studies
Biology*
Business/Economics *
Chemistry (with 3 concentrations)
Chinese Language and Culture
Christian Formation & Ministry
Classical Languages (with 9 integrations)
Communication (with 4 concentrations)*
Computer Science
Economics
Elementary Education (grades 1-6)
Engineering (Dual Degree)
English (with 3 concentrations: Literature, Teaching, Writing)*
Environmental Science
French
Geology (B.A. or B.S.)
German
German Studies
History
History/Social Science
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Relations
Latin American and Latino/a Studies
Mathematics (with 4 concentrations)

Music (B.A.)
Nursing (Liberal Arts)
Philosophy (with 18 integrations)
Philosophy and Africana Studies
Philosophy and Art History
Physics (B.A. or B.S.)
Political Science
Psychology *
Secondary Education (for content areas, see Education department)
Sociology
Spanish
Teaching (Elementary or Secondary, MAT)
Urban Studies


Conservatory of Music | B.Mus., B.Mus.Ed.

  • Music Composition
  • Music Education (B.M.E.)
  • Music History and Literature
  • Music with Elective Studies in Specific Outside Fields
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Music Performance

Undergraduate Certificates

  • Asian Studies
  • Discipleship
  • Early Christian Studies
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Gender Studies
  • Global Studies
  • HNGR - Human Needs and Global Resources (Development Studies)
  • Journalism 
  • Latin for Classical Christian Education
  • Leadership
  • Military Science
  • Missions Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Peace & Conflict Studies
  • Politics, Philosophy, and Economics
  • Pre-Law
  • Religions of the World
  • Worship Arts

Master of Arts Degrees | M.A., M.A.T.

  • Biblical and Theological Studies
  • Biblical Exegesis
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Evangelism and Leadership
  • Higher Education and Student Development
  • Global Leadership
  • Theology
  • History of Christianity
  • Humanitarian and Disaster Leadership
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Ministry and Leadership
  • Missional Church Movements 
  • Old Testament Archaeology
  • Outdoor and Adventure Leadership
  • Teaching, Elementary or Secondary
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Intercultural Studies
  • Theological Studies

Graduate Certificates

  • Cross-Cultural Studies
  • Missional Church
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Trauma

Doctoral Degrees | Ph.D., Psy. D.

  • Ph.D. in Biblical & Theological Studies
  • Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology

Special Programs

  • Arts in London
  • European Theatre Studies
  • FPE Abroad | International Study Program
  • HoneyRock
  • HNGR - Human Needs and Global Resources
  • International internship opportunities
  • Pre-Health Professions
  • Pre-Law Program
  • Pilgrimage to Santiago
  • ROTC
  • Semester in Jerusalem
  • Sports Ministry Trips Abroad
  • Study Abroad
  • Tel Shimron - Excavation in Israel
  • Western European Philosophies of Education
  • Wheaton in the Black Hills
  • Wheaton in Chicago
  • Wheaton in China
  • Wheaton in England
  • Wheaton in Germany
  • Wheaton in the Holy Lands
  • Wheaton in Mexico
  • Wheaton in Quebec
  • Wheaton in Queretaro
  • Wheaton in Spain
  • Wheaton in Washington

Calendar System

  • Two 16-week semesters
  • Two 4-week summer sessions