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College of the Sciences


Welcome to the College of the Sciences

Central Washington University’s College of the Sciences (COTS) is the largest of the four colleges within the university. With a robust thirteen departments and a wide range of marketable degrees to choose from, along with ten uniquely designed interdisciplinary programs, we think you'll find the course of study meant just for you.

In a university the size of CWU, and in a community the size of Ellensburg, you will value the easy access to unique academic opportunities, exciting campus activities, and diverse community goings on.


Anthropology Mathematics
Biological Sciences Physics
Chemistry Political Science
Computer Science Psychology
Geography Science Education
Geological Sciences Sociology
Law & Justice  


American Indian Studies Integrated Energy Management
Craft Brewing Primate Behavior & Ecology
Cultural & Environmental Resource Management Science Talent Expansion Program
Environmental Studies Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies - Social Sciences Yearlong Exploration of Social Sciences
Certificate in Science Dissemination  

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