Choose your own path.

Academic Programs at Dean

Offering bachelor's and associate degree programs within four schools, School of the Arts, School of Business, Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance and School of Liberal Arts, Dean College will prepare you for your journey. Whichever program you choose, you'll learn to think critically, communicate well, solve problems across multiple disciplines and prepare for a thriving career.

For a full list of academic programs and degree offerings, visit our Academic Catalog.

Dean College was ranked #6 in Best Undergraduate Teaching in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Regional Colleges, North category. 

Best Undergraduate Teaching Program


Map can help with its exploratory courses, special programs and events, and a designated academic advisor to help you sort through what you discover.

An advisor helping a student in the Map Program.

Map Program

Our Map Learning Community gives you the tools you'll need to feel confident when you formally declare your major.


If you are enrolled in any Dean College bachelor’s degree program, you may opt to complete a minor. 

Dean College students walking on campus during a spring day

Minor Programs

A minor consists of a total of 18 credits, at least 6 credits of which must be at the 300 or 400 level.