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Departments & Majors

Prepare for an exciting future! The diversity of courses offered within the college permits students to explore various fields to aid them in career decisions.

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences has approximately 295 faculty, lecturers, and graduate assistants from the departments of Communication; Criminal Justice and Political Science; Emergency Management; English; History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies; Modern Languages; Music; Sociology and Anthropology; Theatre Arts; and Visual Arts.  Master’s and doctoral degrees are offered in most departments. See theFaculty and Staff List for the names of AHSS department professors, lecturers, and administrative staff.
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum Guide

In addition to preparing students for a livelihood in a highly competitive society, our academic majors provide skills that generalize to the world in which our graduates will live. Critical thinking, an ability to communicate in all media, an appreciation of the diversity of ideas that constitute the intellectual marketplace, and a recognition of the importance of all traditions to creating our present cultural and international tapestry, will hold our students in good stead across their professional and personal lives.

Architecture and Landscape Architecture
  • Agricultural Communication
  • Journalism
  • Management Communication
  • Strategic Communication
Criminal Justice and Political Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminology/Corrections/Law Enforcement
  • Political Science
  • Public Service
Emergency Management
  • Literature and Writing
  • English Education
History, Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • History
  • Philosophy/Humanities
  • Public History
Modern Languages
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
Sociology and Anthropology
  • Anthropology
  • Community Development
  • Sociology
Theatre Arts
Visual Arts
Women and Gender Studies
University Studies
Tribal and Indigenous Peoples Studies Minor


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College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8338 - Fax: (701) 231-1047
Campus address: Minard Hall 204
Mailing address: Dept 2300 PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND  58108-6050
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