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College of Arts and Sciences

Bachelor of Arts Degrees

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The University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences offers more than 20 majors in the humanities, the social sciences, and the visual and performing arts. These popular majors prepare students for a wide range of careers, and a lifetime of personal and professional fulfillment. For more information, please watch the video.

Bachelor of Arts Degrees

Explore Your Options

The University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences offers more than 20 majors in the humanities, the social sciences, and the visual and performing arts. These popular majors prepare students for a wide range of careers, and a lifetime of personal and professional fulfillment. For more information, please watch the video.

Bachelor of Science Degrees

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Learn about Bachelor of Science degrees in the University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences. We offer more than 15 majors in the natural sciences.

Bachelor of Science Degrees

Explore Your Options

Learn about Bachelor of Science degrees in the University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences. We offer more than 15 majors in the natural sciences.

The Value of an Arts Degree from the University of Dayton

Learn about arts degrees at the University of Dayton. Hear from students majoring in Music, Art and Design, and Theatre, Dance and Performance Technology.

The Value of an Arts Degree from the University of Dayton

Learn about arts degrees at the University of Dayton. Hear from students majoring in Music, Art and Design, and Theatre, Dance and Performance Technology.

Innovative Approaches to Learning

  • Discover Programs
  • Experiential Learning
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  • Discover Programs: Find the Right Fit

    Choosing the right career starts with choosing the right degree program. The University of Dayton is committed to helping students find the right fit through their Discover Programs.

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    Experiential Learning: Be Engaged

    Experiential learning takes place across the University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences in many forms, including the annual Dean’s Summer Fellowship program. Faculty-mentored undergraduate research helps students make connections between coursework and research, providing a spark that leads to greater engagement in their studies and a clear path to graduation.

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    Global Learning: A Pathway to the World

    Every major in the University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences connects to global and intercultural learning. Global competencies are among the top three things that employers tell us they are looking for in today’s college graduates, so we strive to infuse global and intercultural perspectives throughout our students’ education — both in their courses here on campus, and through opportunities both in the U.S. and abroad.

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    In the News
    Fine and Performing Arts 04.09.20
    University of Dayton applied theater group uses performance to drive social change

    University of Dayton international student Feifan Ren had seen news coverage of gun violence in the United States, but he was shocked when last summer’s Oregon District shooting brought the issue close to his home at the University.

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    Research 04.07.20
    UD students present masculinity in film research at conference in Chicago

    Most students don’t come to college thinking they’ll present research at a national conference. However, in November five University of Dayton undergraduate students presented as a panel at the Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) conference in Chicago, discussing their research for English department Chair Andy Slade’s upcoming book about masculinity in the films of Joel and Ethan Coen, Be a Man and Other Bad Advice.

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    Humanities and Social Sciences 03.24.20
    University of Dayton Core program honors two students with 2020 Herbenick Award

    The University of Dayton Core program honored two students with the Raymond M. Herbenick Award on March 8 at the 33rd annual Core Integrated Studies graduation banquet — making Shannon Stanforth and Claire Sullivan the first co-winners in the award’s history.

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    Research 03.03.20
    UD geologist shares Nevada field research on YouTube channel

    Allen McGrew is a video "rock star." The University of Dayton associate professor of geology shares his field research into the extreme stretching of the Earth’s crust in northeastern Nevada in YouTube videos that have received thousands of views from students, science educators and geoscience professionals.

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    College of Arts and Sciences

    O'Reilly Hall
    300 College Park
    Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0800
    937-229-2611

    Our Mission

    We are committed to lifelong intellectual, professional, and personal growth through learning in the arts, the humanities, the sciences, and the social sciences.

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