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College of Arts and Sciences

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.

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.

Pathway to the World

Every major in the University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences connects to global and intercultural learning.

Pathway to the World

Every major in the University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences connects to global and intercultural learning.

Bachelor of Science Degrees in the College of Arts and Sciences

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 in the College of Arts and Sciences

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 & 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 & Design, and Theatre, Dance, and Performance Technology.

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Student engages with hands-on learning in genetic testing

Katie Parker has spent most of her four years at the University of Dayton searching for a chemical to minimize the effects of brain cancer.

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Faculty 11.04.19
Literary critic explores place and belonging in Pakistan

Religious nationalism is the dominant discourse in Pakistan, which was created as a nation-state for the Muslims of British India in 1947. But when a nation’s boundaries are created by a former colonizer, how does that impact people’s sense of belonging, asks University of Dayton literary critic Shazia Rahman.

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Sustainability 10.28.19
UD student, aspiring children’s book author wins student sustainability poster contest

University of Dayton graphic design major Shannon Stanforth won the poster session at the 2019 Ohio Student Sustainability Leaders Conference for her display which explains her “process of combining the fields of sustainability and design to produce a children’s book which underscores the importance of caring for our natural world.”

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Faculty 10.29.19
New chair champions global languages and cultures

University of Dayton Germanist Carola Daffner is willing to go to heroic lengths to engage students in global languages and cultures. During a “Comic Con” event at her previous institution, she dressed as Thor and performed two stories from Norse mythology about the hammer-wielding god of thunder and modern-day Avengers star.

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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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