Academics | College of Arts & Sciences


Fine Arts

Art & Design

Develop a range of practical and creative skills while building a portfolio of work.


Share your love for music with the world at UND's immersive music program.

Theatre Arts

Enter into a career where understanding others and expressing yourself is important.



Get transferable communication and reasoning skills that are in high demand.

History and American Indian Studies

Teaching the past, while developing the skills necessary to contribute to a global world. Use your knowledge to support Native American communities.

Languages & Literatures

Develop a deeper appreciation of art and literature, both classic and modern.

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Learn how to think creatively and critically, to reason, and to ask questions.

Math & Science


Study all life forms through experiments and doing.


Connect biology, physics, geology, and environmental science together.


Explore advanced math while sharpening your critical-thinking skills.

Physics & Astrophysics

Prepare for a career in research, teaching and other scientific areas.

Social Sciences


Explore what it means to be human in the past, present and future.


Enhance your verbal and writing skills using the latest technology.

Communication Sciences & Disorders

Help people of all ages who experience difficulties in communication.

Criminal Justice

Protect your community and contribute to a better society.

Geography & GIS

Use geographic data to change the way we make decisions.


Explore UND's top rated psychology department.


Build a foundation for better understanding and engaging with the globalizing world.

Special Programs


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Discover Liberal Arts

Tomorrow’s workers need to be able to communicate, interpret, and analyze the world they find, often working with others in highly interdisciplinary environments.

Why liberal arts?