Majors & Minors
Explore Our Many Programs
If problem solving is your thing, you'll fit right in at DWU. As a chemistry major, you’ll study the elements that make up our world, including the composition, behavior and chemical change of matter.
Do you aspire to write fiction, poetry or screenplays? A minor in creative writing will give you a solid foundation in English so you can pursue being a professional creative writer.
Discover ways to use your talents for law, law enforcement, juvenile support, corrections, court reporting or many other ways that are a part of the United States legal system.
Study the wonders of biological and physical sciences. Go from measuring chemicals in the lab to examining plant life outdoors. Enjoy hands-on learning with professors, both in the classroom and in nature.
Take a trip down a liberal arts path with a major in general studies. Improve your leadership and communication skills, cultivate roots in service and stewardship, and prepare for a variety of careers that make a difference in the world.
The nonprofit sector is the third largest employment sector in the United States and Dakota Wesleyan University offers the only nonprofit administration major in the region.
Explore world religions, ethical decision-making, biblical studies and theological perspectives. With this basis, you will understand the connections and diversions of humankind. With class lectures, discussions and your own research, you'll sharpen your analytical thinking skills.
What major should I choose if I'm undecided?
Our Academic and Career Services Center is here to help you find and use your strengths, connect your talents with your educational goals and give you the clarity and focus you need to succeed well after you graduate from DWU.
Can’t find what you are dreaming of?
Not to worry. There is always the option to work toward creating a major that fits you. Our advisers will get to know you and your goals to create a major tailored to your needs.