About Constantin College

30 majors in the arts, humanities and natural and social sciences

The Constantin College of Liberal Arts is the center of undergraduate education at the University of Dallas. In addition to offering 30 undergraduate academic programs, Constantin College is also home to the Core curriculum, a course of study focused on the great works of Western civilization that’s taken by all undergraduates, regardless of major, designed to develop critical thinking skills and inspire intellectual inquiry through the rigorous examination of who we are and how we relate to God, nature and each other. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 10:1 and an average class size of 16, the courses in the Core curriculum provide an amazing atmosphere to develop the intellectual skills that will help you succeed throughout your academic career and the rest of your life. 

Studying in Rome

Constantin College is also home to UD’s Rome Program. This semester abroad — usually taken during the sophomore year — gives students the opportunity to experience firsthand the art, architecture, history and culture of Ancient Greece, the Roman Republic and Empire, the Early Christian Church and Renaissance Italy while staying at our beautiful campus located in the foothills of Rome.

News

UD in Service: Ph.D. Students Share 'Confessions' in South Irving

UD students not only read St. Augustine's Confessions in Rome, traveling to Ostia to marvel at the place in which, according to Book IX, St. Augustine and his mother, St. Monica, had a joint mystical vision of God -- they also travel 4.4 miles from the Irving campus to read the text with residents of South Irving.

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How to Build a Shortwave Radio

As you know if you’ve read even some of our first UD Reads book, "All the Light We Cannot See," it’s possible to build a radio from random, scavenged parts, as long as you can find the necessary random, scavenged parts, as Werner does in the book. This is also essentially what Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Physics Jacob Moldenhauer did as well: He scavenged parts from the Physics Department, and built a radio.

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Thomas S. Hibbs Appointed President of University of Dallas

The University of Dallas Board of Trustees announced today that it has unanimously selected Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83, to serve as the university's ninth president. The first alumnus of UD to be president, Hibbs has served as dean of the Honors College and distinguished professor of ethics and culture at Baylor University since 2003.

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