Explore your academic options and learn about your field of study.
The Experience event includes academic showcases that give you a close and personal look at different majors and areas of study available at WSU.
You’ll meet faculty and current students, participate in thought-provoking activities, tour facilities, find out where your degree can take you — and get a taste of what it’s like to go to school here.
Before selecting an academic showcase in your event registration, we recommend visiting our academics.wsu.edu to learn more about the 200+ fields of study we have available at WSU.
Below are sample showcases that will likely be available for the 2017 program.
Sample Academic Showcases
The Carson College of Business
Learn more about all of the opportunities that await you in the College of Business and how a degree from WSU in various business disciplines such as Hospitality Business Management, Accounting, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Wine Business Management, Management Information Systems, Management, and Entrepreneurship will help set you up for a successful future.
Sport Management, Sport Science, & Athletic Training
Explore career options in athletic training, sport science, or sport management. Learn how the College of Education can help you reach your sports-minded potential by earning a degree in Sport Management, Sport Science, or Athletic Training. Faculty and staff will be on hand to fill you in on program requirements and answer all of your questions.
Department of Animal Sciences
Learn about resources to help build your professional portfolio and discover your passion for healing and helping. The Health Professions Student Center (HPSC) is dedicated to assisting future health-care providers for both humans and animals. The HPSC is an advising and resource center available for students who are interested in attending professional school in the areas of medicine, dentistry, optometry, occupational therapy, speech and hearing sciences, nutrition and exercise physiology, physician’s assistant, nursing, veterinary medicine, physical therapy, and pharmacy.
School of Economic Sciences
Learn about behavioral economics, financial markets, economic development, quantitative economics, environment & resource economics, and much more. See what a degree is Economic Sciences can do for you.
Test your knowledge of common psychological topics in a fun and interactive activity, using hand-held remotes, and see how your answers compare to others in your group. Click here to explore at degree is Psychology.
Apparel, Merchandising, Design, and Textiles
Are you a creative, visual, people-oriented person open to innovation and change? The multi-billion dollar apparel industry has endless opportunities. Come hear how Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles will take you across an interdisciplinary program crossing borders with fashion, business, communication, art, and science.
Biochemistry, Biophysics, Microbiology, Genetics & Cell Biology, and Neuroscience
Explore the undergraduate majors in the College of Veterinary Medicine with faculty and current students in these programs and learn more about careers and research opportunities in these fields. Learn about degree options in the fields of Biochemistry/Biophysics, Microbiology, Genetics & Cell Biology, and Neuroscience.
College of Education: Teacher Certification
At WSU we offer pathways toward secondary teaching certification in a variety of disciplines. To view a complete list, please click here and scroll down to the “Certifications” section. Attend this session for an overview of the teacher education program. This includes admission requirements and certification opportunities at WSU. Faculty will be available to answer questions about the field of teaching.
Mathematics & Statistics, Physics & Astronomy, and the School of the Environment
This presentation will begin with an overview of the physical science options available to students at WSU and how you can prepare for majors in Mathematics, Physics, Environment and Ecosystems Sciences, Forestry, etc. This will be followed by a presentation of Topology-Rubbersheet Geometry from the Department of Mathematics & Statistics.
Agricultural & Food Systems and Integrated Plant Sciences
The business and science of feeding the world! Come learn about a degree in Agricultural & Food Systems or Integrated Plant Sciences. Students can choose from 11 majors that each provide hands-on experience and a solid foundation in agricultural sciences. Within the Agricultural & Food Systems programs, you can earn a degree in Agricultural Education, Agricultural Technology & Production Management, Organic Agriculture Systems, Agriculture & Food Security, and Agricultural & Food Business Economics. Within the Integrated Plant Sciences disciplines, you can earn a degree in Viticulture & Enology, Turfgrass Management, Field Crop Management, Agricultural Biotechnology, Fruit & Vegetable Management, and Landscape, Nursery, and Greenhouse Management. These interdisciplinary programs include a variety of knowledge from Crop and Soil Sciences, horticulture, entomology, plant pathology, and much more!
Engineering and Computer Science
There are many academic majors housed within our Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, and during this showcase you can learn more about the following: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Bioengineering. Learn more about Engineering majors and Computer Science here at WSU during this in-depth showcase.
This presentation will introduce the sociological imagination and explain how society impacts everyday decisions. It will include a discussion and video clips of current social issues and will conclude with a game of Sociopoly (Monopoly with a sociological twist). Click here to learn more about our Sociology program at WSU.
School of Biological Sciences
An overview of options in the biological sciences including pre-health preparation, research opportunities, and academics, plus Q&A with a student scientist. For undergraduate students, the School of Biological Sciences is the home to majors in Biology and Zoology, and each of those majors includes various options. Those options provide opportunities for students interested in health sciences, including Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, Pre-Veterinary, and Pre-Physical Therapy tracks.
The Murrow College of Communication
The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication is home to three academic majors: Communication and Society, Journalism & Media Production, and Strategic Communication. During the showcase, you’ll learn about the Murrow College majors, student organizations, and hands-on learning opportunities.
Learn more about this multidisciplinary major devoted to understanding the nature of human development across the lifespan, as well as the interaction of individuals and families within the community environment. Click here to learn more about the Human Development program at WSU.
School of Design + Construction: Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, & Construction Management
Learn how a design degree from WSU will set you up for the future! Click here to learn more about the School of Design + Construction disciplines: Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, & Construction Management.
Participants will learn the history of cheese making along with its basic sci principles. We will also cover how cheeses differ from one another and will taste examples of all the cheeses covered. Click here to learn more about the Food Science program at WSU.
Pre-Nursing, Speech & Hearing Sciences, and Nutrition & Exercise Physiology
Described as our “2+2 Programs”, learn about how student in these majors spend their first 2 years at WSU Pullman, then finish their junior and senior years at our Health Sciences campus in Spokane, as well as other locations. These programs need people who are good in the sciences and have hearts of compassion. To learn more about Pre-Nursing, Speech and Hearing Sciences, or Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, please click on the links.