Academics

We integrate the values of truth, justice, compassion, partnership and community, inherited from our Sinsinawa Dominican founders, into our distinctive liberal arts curriculum. Committed to excellence in teaching and learning, we seek to develop intellect, spirit, imagination, and heart. Our general education program has been designed to help cultivate the knowledge, skills, commitments and habits of mind necessary for helping you create a rewarding life of personal fulfillment, professional achievement and public service. You will be encouraged to examine the connection between learning, beliefs, and action in order to build a more just and compassionate world. 

Majors & Minors

With more than 40 different majors to pick from, you’re sure to find the perfect program to develop your passions and uncover your dreams at Edgewood College. Still figuring it out? That’s okay, too. Either way, we’ll help you write your story.

Majors & Minors

Accounting
Artˆ
Art History*
Art Therapy
Biologyˆ
Broad Field Natural Scienceˆ
Broad Field Social Studiesˆ
Business
Chemistryˆ
Communication Studies
Computer Information Systemsˆ
Criminal Justice
Cytotechnology
Earth Science*
Economics
Education
Englishˆ
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies*
Ethnic Studies
Film Studies*
Frenchˆ
Global Studies*

Graphic Design
Historyˆ
International Relations
Latin American Studies*
Mathematicsˆ
Medical Science
– Radiography, Sonography
Musicˆ
Neuroscience
Nursing
Philosophy*
Photography*
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Science Communication*
Sociology
Spanishˆ
Theatre Artsˆ
Web Design and Development
Women’s and Gender Studies*
*Minor only
ˆTeaching Major Available

Pre-Professional Programs

Dentistry
Engineering
Law
Medicine
Pharmacy
Physical Therapy
Social Work
Veterinary Medicine

 

You can self-design
an individualized
major or minor.

"The connections I made at Edgewood College have landed me where I am today."
Halie Tenor
Major: Social Innovation & Sustainability Leadership (Master's)
Our mission calls us to educate students for meaningful personal lives

What Employers Want

The Top 5 skills and qualities employers seek (as identified by the Job Outlook 2018 report from the National Association of College and Employers) are:

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Written communication skills
  • Leadership
  • Strong work ethic

 

Edgewood College graduates confirm their education taught them these skills and abilities.

  • 90% developed their logic and critical thinking skills
  • 87% learned to work effectively with people different than themselves
  • 86% made ethical choices
  • 85% furthered their written and oral communication skills
  • 85% developed a sense of responsibility for service to others

 

Travel to One of more than 50 Countries

Explore a new culture for a full semester, summer, or a two-week study abroad or service learning program. Recent Eagles have studied in Australia, Austria, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, the Czech Republic, el Salvador, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Peru, Scotland, South America, and Spain.

14 students

14 students

in the average class means instruction from professors, not teaching assistants
90%

90%

of new students feel confident their instructors will help them outside of class
Nearly 90%

Nearly 90%

of graduating seniors value the quality of teaching and accessibility of the faculty

Ben Pratscher '16

“I think from a student perspective the most important aspect of sustainability is student involvement.  When we do the plant starts in the spring, for kids to even watch a seed turn into a plant…I think it’s really cool…So the educational opportunity behind all the sustainable things on campus for students is huge.”

 

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Jourdyn Mootz ‘16

“All of my service work with the Bonner Leaders program not only helped me feel fulfilled that I was helping individuals who were in need, it also instilled in me the desire to dedicate my life and career to serving individuals in need. ”

 

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Zander Rothering '16

“Experiencing a different culture… not being able to speak the language, not being able to take for granted how easy I have it (here in the U.S.), I think everyone should experience that because it was a great learning opportunity.”

 

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Trevon Ampe '17

“Being on a job where every day is something new, running into different problems, you get to meet so many different people. It’s pretty cool.”

 

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"I like to teach in an environment where I get to know the students"
Fazel Hayati
Associate Professor // School of Business