About Constantin College

30 majors in the arts, humanities and natural and social sciences

The Constantin College of Liberal Arts is the center of undergraduate education at the University of Dallas. In addition to offering 30 undergraduate academic programs, Constantin College is also home to the Core curriculum, a course of study focused on the great works of Western civilization that’s taken by all undergraduates, regardless of major, designed to develop critical thinking skills and inspire intellectual inquiry through the rigorous examination of who we are and how we relate to God, nature and each other. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 10:1 and an average class size of 16, the courses in the Core curriculum provide an amazing atmosphere to develop the intellectual skills that will help you succeed throughout your academic career and the rest of your life. 

Studying in Rome

Constantin College is also home to UD’s Rome Program. This semester abroad — usually taken during the sophomore year — gives students the opportunity to experience firsthand the art, architecture, history and culture of Ancient Greece, the Roman Republic and Empire, the Early Christian Church and Renaissance Italy while staying at our beautiful campus located in the foothills of Rome.

News

Program Aims to Open UD Ethos to Wider Community

On Thursday, Sept. 26, several members of the university community gathered to celebrate the completion of Course II of the Studies in Catholic Faith and Culture program, the first component of UD's Liberal Learning for Life initiative. The course is titled "The Person: Tradition and History."

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The Idea of Our University

To found the famous Core curriculum of the University of Dallas, as an education "best for the individual," Donald and Louise Cowan looked to John Henry Newman's The Idea of a University. He unapologetically promotes the Western classics -- precisely because so few know our own culture well enough to appreciate the depth of any other.

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To Russia with UD: Faculty to Lead UD's First Tour of Russia

This summer, the University of Dallas invites students, alumni, faculty and staff to join its first-ever tour abroad of Russia, led by Professor of Physics Richard Olenick and Affiliate Instructor of Spanish, French and Italian Irina Rodriguez. From June 8 to June 16, 2020, Olenick and Rodriguez will guide participants through the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, taking them on a cultural and literary tour of the "Russian soul."

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