A departmental major consists of at least 24 semester hours. No more than 42 semester hours may be required in one department, although at least 20 semester hours must be in the major discipline. At least 18 semester hours of the total must be at the 300/400 level. The following departmental majors are offered at Virginia Wesleyan: Art, Biology, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Earth and Environmental Sciences, English, French Studies, German Studies, Hispanic Studies, History, Latin, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Theatre, and Theatre and English. Specific requirements for each of these major programs may be found in the "Design Your Future—Programs and Courses" section of the catalog.