School of Liberal Arts and Sciences | What to Expect

  • Discover Liberal Arts - Where Flexibility Meets Reality

    As one of the top private colleges in Massachusetts, we believe in providing students a solid foundation of skills coupled with in-depth knowledge in a specific subject area. This dual approach ensures that any student pursuing a degree from the School of Liberal Arts and Studies will have the specific skills needed for immediate job marketability, along with a broad array of tools to adapt and thrive in a constantly changing world. 

    With this signature combination of hands-on experience and a strong foundation in academics, the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Dean College will prepare you to succeed in a fast-changing world.

    Whether you major in health sciences or history, general studies or psychology, your coursework will help you develop essential skills such as teamwork, communication and flexibility.

    Outside of class, you'll explore the world and gain professional experience through opportunities such as:

    • Study-abroad experiences in places such as China, Italy, Greece, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Japan, and Brazil
    • Internships at such sites as the Campaign for Youth Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Franklin Historical Society
    • A semester with the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars

    By the time you complete your associate or bachelor's degree, you'll be ready to take on the world.

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  • Dr. Rob Lawson

    Dr. Rob Lawson, Professor of History and the Director of the Honors Program at Dean College, has been awarded the 2017 Hicks-Kennedy Award by the New England History Teachers Association (NEHTA). The award recognizes his work as the Associate Editor of the New England Journal of History.
  • The time that I got to spend abroad through the honors trips was amazing. I made so many memories and friends that I will never forget!

    Amanda Presswood

    B.A in Liberal Arts & Studies/Psychology Details »