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Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor’s Degrees, Concentrations and Pre-Professional Preparation

Programs designed for passionate learners, critical thinkers, relentless truth-seekers and future leaders.

With a 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio, a shared Core curriculum and a world-class faculty committed to teaching, the University of Dallas offers our undergraduates a unique opportunity to pursue their intellectual passions in a truly supportive environment. While students can pursue their own scholarly interests in our 29 majors, all undergraduates share a number of common experiences during their studies. All students—regardless of major—begin their studies in our Core curriculum based on the great works of Western culture, and most participate in our semester abroad in the Rome Program during their sophomore year. Explore the list of majors below, and find out for yourself why a UD undergraduate degree is like no other.

Undergraduate Majors

Art (B.A.)

Areas of Study include Art HistoryCeramicsPaintingPrintmakingSculpture or Pre-Architecture.
Earn a concentration in Art History or Studio Art

Biology

Earn a concentration in Biopsychology, Environmental Science or Molecular Biology.

Biochemistry

Business

Earn a concentration in Accounting.

Chemistry

Classics

Earn a concentration in Biblical GreekGreek or Latin.

Computer Science

Drama

Economics

Economics & Finance

Education

English

Electrical Engineering 

Earn your B.A. Physics (UD) + B.S. Electrical Engineering (University of Texas at Arlington ).

History

Human and Social Sciences

Interdisciplinary Studies (Education) 

Mathematics

Earn a concentration in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science or Pure Mathematics.

Modern Languages 

Study French, ItalianGermanSpanish or Comparative Literary Traditions.
Earn a concentration in Language and Area Studies

Nursing

Earn your B.A. Biology (UD) + B.S. Nursing (Texas Woman's University).

Pastoral Ministry 

Philology

Earn a concentration in Biblical GreekGreek or Latin.

Philosophy

Earn a concentration in Ethics or the History and Philosphy of Science.  

Physics

Earn a concentration in Applied Physics.

Politics

Earn a concentration in American Politics or Political Philosophy.

Psychology

Earn a concentration in Biopsychology or Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

Theology

Earn a concentration in Christian Contemplative Tradition, Jewish StudiesPastoral Ministry or Medieval & Renaissance Studies.

Concentrations at University of Dallas 

Students may add any concentration to their major if it complements their program of study. Concentrations which may be of interest to all include Business for non-majors, Education, Ethics, International Studies, Human Sciences and the Contemporary World and Music.

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Donors Endow Philosophy Scholarship in St. John Henry Newman’s Name

“This is the first time we’ve had a scholarship in honor of a great Catholic intellectual — and now, within the last year, saint,” said President Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA ’82 MA ’83, by way of introducing the St. John Henry Newman Scholarship in Philosophy recently endowed by alumnus Matthew Hejduk, MA '98 PhD '06, and his wife, Julia Hejduk, Ph.D. Julia was a colleague of Hibbs during his time at Baylor University, where she teaches in the Classics Department.

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Former Teacher, MFA Alumna Explores Memory, Pursues Art Full Time

Michelle Cortez-Gonzales, MFA ’20, was a Fort Worth ISD high school teacher with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting from the University of Texas at Arlington when she decided to go back to school to get her master’s. At the recommendation of a friend, she visited UD, and knew immediately from the wooded area around the Art Village, the architecture of the buildings, and the faculty members she met that UD was the place for her.

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