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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

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

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 

Sociology

Statistical Science

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


Programs

Pre-Law

Pre-Health

Pre-Physical Therapy


Minors

Anthropology

Biological Sciences

Chemistry

Classical Studies

Cognitive Science

(Earth Sciences)

Economics 

English

(Ethnic Studies)

Health Sciences

History

Human Rights

International Studies

Jewish Studies

Law and Legal Reasoning

Mathematics

Medieval Studies

Neuroscience

Philosophy

Physics

Political Science 

Psychology

Public Policy and International Affairs (Tower Scholars Program)

Religious Studies

Sociology

Statistical Science

Women's and Gender Studies

World Languages and Literatures Arabic, Chinese, French, German, International Film Studies, Italian, Italian Area Studies, Japanese, Latin, Russian Area Studies, Spanish