Majors & Programs About Degree Type Department
Actuarial Science

Our actuarial science program is designed to prepare students for careers in the highly regarded actuarial field; the mathematical backbone of the insurance and pension industries. Actuaries... Read More

Mathematics and Computer Science
Art Education

Interested in combining your passion for art and your desire to educate and inspire children? If so, our art education program may be right for you.

Get everything you need to graduate... Read More

Art + Design
AU in Costa Rica


From ten-day group faculty-led tours to academic-year independent travel study, the Study Abroad Office has study abroad opportunities that are right for you!

To... Read More

Foreign Language
Bachelor of Music in Performance

The Bachelor of Music with a major in Music Performance is for students that want pre-professional training focused on musical performance.  Students must show a high level of preparation on... Read More

BM Music
Basic Languages

The Department of Foreign Languages offers elementary and intermediate French, Spanish, Portuguese and Latin.

Even some knowledge of a modern foreign language can benefit you and your... Read More

Foreign Language
Child & Family Studies Minor

The interdisciplinary minor in Child and Family Studies is designed to increase understanding of human development, the interrelationships among family members, and the reciprocal influence of... Read More

Social Work and Family Studies
Commercial Art

Get immersed in the arts and attain an excellent degree that is well respected in the business world.

Commercial art majors have two primary options within the program: Graphic Design and... Read More

BA Art + Design
Computer Science

Our exceptionally strong curriculum will prepare you well for the many options available to those who enter this exciting field. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job prospects have... Read More

Mathematics and Computer Science
Creative Writing

A creative writing degree is an asset in just about any career you pursue because it helps you develop insightful thought and clear expression.

Our grads have pursued a wide variety of... Read More

Curriculum Guides, Master Syllabi, and Course Rotations

Curriculum Guides English     4 Year Guide 3 Year Guide Creative Writing     4 Year Guide   Integrated Language Arts     4 Year Guide  

Master Syllabi

100-Level Course Syllabi

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BA English
Digital Media Journalism

Gather and create news content for multiple platforms including print, broadcast and the web

Ashland University is the only small college in Ohio to offer this type of fully converged... Read More

Journalism and Digital Media
Digital Media Production

A range of laboratory experiences in the campus radio station, television station, video production facility and multimedia laboratory

Digital media production students will be prepared for... Read More

Journalism and Digital Media

Discover a world of literature and language.

As an English major, you will develop an ability to think deeply and analytically, appreciate different cultures, and learn to express yourself well... Read More

Ethics Minor

AU's unique Ethics minor--shared between the Philosophy and Religion departments--trains students to be more ethically diverse and aware of their global responsibilities.  If planned correctly... Read More

Fine Art

Experience art on a whole new level.

One-on-one attention from professors is a hallmark of the Department of Art + Design and an advantage of our classes that are purposely kept small. Our... Read More

Art + Design
Integrated Language Arts (Grades 7-12)

Bring your love of language and literature to life for the next generation of high school students.  

In Ashland University’s Integrated Language Arts program, you will learn from published... Read More

Integrated Mathematics Education

This major combines our exceptional math and education programs and prepares students to become excellent secondary math teachers. Students are mentored in their academic preparation by highly... Read More

Mathematics and Computer Science
Interdisciplinary Studies

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The Department of Foreign Languages offers a B.A. in French and Spanish and a B.S.Ed. in French and Spanish that leads to teacher licensure for all levels (PreK-12).

The four-year guarantee... Read More
Foreign Language
Master of Arts in Corporate and Strategic Communication

MACSC One of the Most Innovative Programs Nationally! Corporate and Strategic communication has become one of the fastest growing areas in Communication Studies due to high demand for skilled... Read More

Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Low-Residency MFA Program

The Ashland University MFA Program brings together students, faculty and visiting writers who share a love of literature, a commitment to the generation of new works... Read More

MFA English

The mathematics curriculum is designed to prepare students for graduate school and industry. You may not be aware of the variety of career opportunities that are available to mathematics majors... Read More

Mathematics and Computer Science

Minoring in French or Spanish can be very beneficial to you and your career in the future. Knowledge of a foreign language can land you the job and often gets you a higher starting salary or... Read More

Foreign Language
Philosophy Major

Philosophy is unique both in its methods and in the nature and breadth of its subject matter.  It pursues questions in every dimension of human life, and its techniques apply in any field of... Read More

BA Philosophy
Philosophy Minor

Minor in Philosophy

The Philosophy minor is designed to complement most major programs.  It's purpose is to help enhance a student's critical thinking, analytical writing, and historical... Read More


Majors & Programs

Our Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre offers a well-rounded education providing students with a solid foundation in all areas of theatre: acting, design, directing,... Read More

BA Theatre
Social Work Major

A Social Work major is an excellent choice if you have a passion for helping others and like the challenge of working to better the lives of at-risk populations in your community and world.... Read More

Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) Social Work and Family Studies
Social Work Minor

A minor in social work is a great choice for those who seek to enhance their chosen major with a greater understanding of working with individuals who are at-risk or encumbered by factors in... Read More

Social Work and Family Studies