96 percent of first-year students say Wingate’s academic reputation was an important reason that they became a Bulldog. But what starts in the classroom doesn’t stay in the classroom thanks to our commitment to seamless learning and transformative student experiences.
Through comprehensive coursework and hands-on laboratory experiences, biology students begin with the fundamentals, from what you can see (organisimal biology) to what you can’t (cellular and molecular biology). Our pilot Biology Intensive Orientation Seminar (BIOS program) serves as a first-year orientation to what lies ahead, providing the skills you’ll need to obtain your degree.
Many students have found that a chemistry major from Wingate University is the right prescription to prepare them to become pharmacists. The major can prepare you for other careers in chemistry too.
The chemistry-business major offers you two different ways to reach your goal. Thirty-one hours will give you a solid foundation in chemistry. You then combine this by taking one of two tracks:
At Wingate University, communication majors build a solid foundation by taking courses that help them sharpen their public speaking and mass, interpersonal and group communication skills. They prepare for careers in many forms of media, including TV, radio and the Internet. If you want a career where top-notch communication skills are an absolute must, this is the program you need.
As an English major, you learn to think critically while honing your analytical abilities and polishing your communication skills. You have the chance to work with faculty on research or as their assistants.
Wingate University’s broad-based environmental biology major prepares students for professional work or graduate study in a wide range of disciplines including zoology, plant biology, wildlife ecology, field botany and animal behavior. Lab and field work supplement your classroom time, so you acquire the fundamental skills you need for your career.
As a history major, you learn from professors with specialties in regions around the world. They enjoy conducting research, but they’re teachers first. From one-on-one tutoring to group problem-solving, you won’t feel lost in any of the history courses you take.
When you major in math at Wingate, you take 32 hours of math courses that cover topics including differential equations, statistics and abstract algebra.
Our signature low-cost travel program couples a semester-long seminar with a 10-day overseas excursion. In the past five years alone, Wingate students have studied in 37 different countries.
More than 4 out of 5 seniors say Wingate helped them work more effectively with others and speak and write more clearly. Seniors also gave WU high National Survey of Student Engagement ratings on collaborative learning, discussions with diverse others and student-faculty interaction.