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Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences

Learn the skills you'll use for a lifetime

Dedman College provides students with a liberal arts education that teaches them to think critically and creatively when faced with complex issues.  Student perspectives are broadened from a local to a global magnitude through an array of compelling programs such as human rights, markets and culture and the biological sciences. With nearly 90 majors and minors, an accessible faculty and an emphasis on the undergraduate's ability to engage in research, students are sure to find a home in Dedman College. 

Contact:

Kim Konkel
Assistant Dean
Undergraduate Recruiting and Communications
214-768-2081
kkonkel@smu.edu

Bryce Nayden

Coordinator
Undergraduate Recruiting and Communications
214-768-1908
bnayden@smu.edu


Majors

Anthropology

Biochemistry 

Biological Sciences

Chemistry

Economics

Economics with Finance Applications Specialization

Economics with Management Information Applications

Economics with Systems Analysis Specialization

English 

English with Creative Writing Specialization

Environmental Chemistry

Environmental Sciences

Environmental Studies

Ethnic Studies  (African/African-American, Mexican-American)

Geology

Geophysics

History

Human Rights

Individualized Studies in the Liberal Arts

International Studies

Latin American and Iberian Studies

Markets and Culture 

Mathematics

Medieval Studies

Philosophy

Physics

Political Science

Psychology

Public Policy

Religious Studies

Resource Geology

Sociology

Statistical Science

World Languages and Literatures (French, German, Italian Area Studies, Spanish)


Programs

Pre-Law

Pre-Health

Pre-Physical Therapy


Minors

American Politics

Anthropology

Archaeological Anthropology

Asian Studies

Biological Sciences  

Biomedical Anthropology

Chemistry

Chinese 

Classical Studies

Comparative and International Politics 

Cultural Anthropology

Economics

Econometrics

Economics of Decision Making

Economic Growth and Development 

Economics of Industrial Organization

Environmental Earth Sciences

English

Ethics

Ethnic Studies (African/African-American, Mexican-American)

European Studies

Geology

History

Human Rights

International Economics

International Studies (Asian, European, Latin American and Iberian Studies)

Italian

Japanese

Labor Economics

Mathematics

Medieval Studies

Monetary Economics

Natural Sciences

Philosophy

Physics

Political Science(American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Politics)

Political Theory

Psychology

Public Economics 

Russian Area Studies

Sociology

Statistical Science

World Languages and Literatures (French, German, Italian Area Studies, Spanish)