Undergraduate Academic Programs
Our singular mission to improve the lives of children and families is reflected in our tightly focused academic offerings. Wheelock graduates work as teachers, child advocates, social workers, counselors, administrators, principals, nonprofit leaders, and in many other roles that can positively affect the lives of children and families. The work is not easy, but it's worth it.
An Individualized Approach
At Wheelock, you can combine your study of the arts and sciences with professional majors, minors, and real-world field education that begins in your first year. Hallmarks of our undergraduate programs include:
- General Education Core: Interdisciplinary courses and a capstone seminar that will give you a strong academic foundation, no matter which of our innovative majors you ultimately choose.
- First-Year Program: A thought-provoking First-Year Seminar, followed by a yearlong advising program focused on your success.
- Honors Program: Offers challenging coursework as well as opportunities to showcase your student scholarship and to build your social network.
- Partnership Programs: Wheelock partners with a variety of institutions to broaden the educational options for our undergraduate students. Some of these partnerships encourage service. Others create provide specialized content knowledge that complements Wheelock's offerings, thus providing a pathway for our students to earn a graduate degree.
Wheelock's undergraduate and graduate courses of study are organized within three schools and their related departments.