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Our Core Curriculum

The Core Curriculum is a nationally-recognized two year, 60-credit hour sequence of classes that all UD students take, regardless of major. The Core sequence begins with the Greeks and moves forward through the great thinkers that built the western culture we know today.

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Classes in the Core

An average class size of 17 allows thoughtful, meaningful, dialogue between students and professors.

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The Great Books

Freshmen begin their first semester by reading Homer, Virgil, Plato and Aristotle – together.


The Core in Rome

Our Rome campus allows students to experience firsthand the roots of our western civilization.


Beyond the Core

The extent to which UD students have immersed themselves in every facet of society is made possible by UD's unique education.

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