Liberal Arts

Major

The interdisciplinary liberal arts major provides an opportunity to design a custom program unique to your interests and career goals while still gaining a broad understanding and appreciation of the full spectrum of liberal arts subject areas.

Program Locations

Available Majors

  • Liberal Arts

Select courses to meet your interests and goals through option A, B, or C.

Available Minors

  • N/A

Additional Study Options

Option A - Tracks

Women's College Tracks

  • Art 
  • Economics 
  • Philosophy
  • Biology 
  • Education 
  • Physics
  • Business 
  • English 
  • Political Science
  • Chemistry 
  • History 
  • Psychology
  • Classics 
  • Mathematics 
  • Sociology/Criminology
  • Computer Studies 
  • Communication Arts/Digital Media Arts
  • Modern Languages 
  • Music
  • Religious Studies

Adult Undergraduate Studies Tracks

  • Art (supporting track only) 
  • Education 
  • Computer Studies
  • History
  • Sociology/Criminology
  • Business 
  • English 
  • Religious Studies
Option B - Students Pursuing an MA in Leadership in Teaching

This option is open to any student, but is recommended for those who plan to continue to the Master of Arts in Teaching.

With the help of an advisor, you will choose two courses from each of the following:

  • English;
  • Science;
  • Mathematics;
  • Art or Music;
  • History or Social Sciences;

Plus two elective courses in liberal arts and EDU-402.

Option C - Area of Emphasis

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Social Sciences

  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Criminology

Arts and Humanities

  • Art
  • Classical and Modern Foreign Languages
  • English
  • History
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies

Professional Studies

  • Business
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Communication Arts
  • Digital Media Arts
  • Education

What to Expect Studying at Notre Dame of Maryland University

Small classes, lectures and seminars provide a climate for individualized learning while study abroad opportunities offer a global perspective.

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Research & Internship Opportunities

Examples of internship and employment opportunities include:

Study Abroad

Through the School Sisters of Notre Dame and partnerships with universities around the world, language students can choose to study, intern, work, teach, or complete service projects abroad in short-term or semster-long programs.

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Liberal Arts Careers

  • Management
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Public Service
  • Medicine
  • Law