Degrees & Programs
All degrees awarded by Webster University follow the American approach to curriculum design. At both undergraduate and graduate level, the design is grounded in a credit accumulation system. The undergraduate curriculum is based on the liberal arts tradition. Undergraduates are required to successfully complete 128 credit hours and graduates must successfully complete 36 credit hours (with emphasis, there is a further requirement).
An undergraduate degree will normally take 8 semesters, or 4 years, to complete. Your choices as an undergraduate will be to pick a major from one of the following schools of academics:
College of Arts & Sciences
International Relations (BA)
The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in international relations enables students to analyze the complexities and processes involved in world politics and international affairs.
Courses in psychology are designed to provide the student with an understanding of the complexity and diversity of human behavior and the context for understanding the behavior of the individual.
School of Communications
Advertising & Marketing Communication (BA)
Students majoring in Advertising and Marketing Communications gain a strong academic base and an understanding of the marketing communications tools available to promote a business or an organization’s goods and services.
Media Communications (BA)
The BA in media communications enables students to become familiar with several areas within the communications curriculum. Students may devise a concentration in the theory and history of media, or may combine work in two or more media (for example, journalism and photography, or advertising and public relations).
Animation (BA) (***NEW***)
The BA in animation offers students the opportunity to learn core principles and techniques focusing on storytelling, motion, drawing, performance and expression through traditional and digital forms. Each student will undertake an intensive course of study including character animation, experimental concepts, fine art techniques and diverse applications, building a strong, global foundation before embarking upon an eventual area of concentration.
George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology
Business Administration (BS)
The bachelor of science (BS) in business administration covers the breadth of business-related disciplines as defined in the business core curriculum.
The bachelor of arts (BA) in Management prepares students for the modern business world by learning important terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques and theories used in management.
Management with Emphasis in Marketing (BA)
The bachelor of arts (BA) in Management with emphasis in Marketing combines modern business management principles with the latest marketing theories.
Management with Emphasis International Business (BA)
The bachelor of arts (BA) in Management with International Business combines modern business management principles with international business knowledge.
Management with Emphasis in Human Resources (BA)
The bachelor of arts (BA) in Management with Human Resources combines modern business management principles with human resources management practices.
Computer Science (BS)
The bachelor of science (BS) is focused on making the computer system perform at its highest level. Students will become proficient in programming and in understanding the best uses of computer systems.
Students at WUTC are supported through their studies by an Academic Adviser. It is the responsibility of the Adviser to guide students through the degree requirements and to encourage students to maximize their opportunities to grow intellectually and socially.
In summary, the academic approach at WUTC is grounded in CARE i.e. curricular care, pastoral care and developmental care.