Credit Requirements

Degree or Concentration Requirements

The Human Sciences in the Contemporary world major (B.A.) requires a total of 40 course hours, a senior thesis, and an oral defense of the thesis.

Twenty-eight hours are specified as follows: (i) twenty-five credit hours in courses designated as Human Sciences in the Contemporary World courses: HUSC 2301 or 2311, 3311, 3312, 3331, 3332, 3341, 4341, 4342, and 4142; and (ii) three hours in statistics: MAT 2305 (Introduction to Statistics) or an equivalent.

Twelve hours are elective, chosen from appropriate Constantin College and College of Business courses as explained in the following paragraph.

Students can pursue a B.A. or a concentration in Human Sciences in the Contemporary world.

Bachelor of Arts




Politics Major Empowers Youth, Shares Story Through Theater

Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA '18, works to make voting possible for other people. She first got involved with the organization Mi Familia Vota in 2014 and has been contributing to their endeavors ever since, including working with high school students in Dallas ISD. Additionally, she recently had a role in the play "Deferred Action."

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Transfer Students (Re)discover Home at UD

Once friends at John Paul II High School in Plano, Texas, Stephanie Lobo, BA ’18, and Rebecca Luna, BA ’19, can both remember the moments they set their horizons on transferring to the University of Dallas. Though their paths diverged briefly following high school, their friendship is now reunited on our university’s Irving campus.

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