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Three students awarded critical language scholarships

The prestigious Critical Language Scholarships Program is part of a U.S. government initiative to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages, which the U.S Department of State defines as those languages less commonly taught in U.S. schools but essential for America’s national security and economic prosperity.

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Math professor honored for extraordinary teaching

Professor of mathematics Della Dumbaugh has received the John M. Smith Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching from the Mathematical Association of America’s Maryland, D.C., Virginia section.

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Professor honored for leadership in landscape ecology

Todd Lookingbill, associate professor of geography, environmental studies, and biology, has received the 2019 Distinguished Service Award by the U.S. Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology.

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Motivated students spend Spring Break expanding environmental research

Three groups totaling 70 Spiders traveled to West Virginia, Louisiana, and Michigan as part of the SEEDS Project — a student-run group focused on examining the complexities of American social and environmental issues and cultivating active citizens. Read more

Biology professor awarded Fulbright for teaching and research on soil ecology in Namibia

Amy Treonis, an associate professor of biology, has received a Fulbright Scholar award to support ten months of teaching and research at the University of Namibia in Africa. Treonis studies soil ecology, and while in Namibia, Treonis will research nematodes, an understudied group of microscopic organisms found in soils and sediments.

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The curiosity within us fuels endless discovery.

The people you’ll find at the University of Richmond are insatiably curious, always digging deeper to reveal new insights and information. Through research, discovery, and artistic expression, we create new knowledge, cultivate creativity, amplify voices, and champion innovation. Our students become part of a community of thinkers, creators, and achievers who bring everything they have to make this place everything it is.

And while our idyllic brick buildings and lush green spaces may look traditional — the programs we offer are anything but. Whether it’s creating the first leadership school, facilitating research opportunities for all students, or ensuring access and attainment through innovative admissions policies and academic programs, we’re setting a higher standard in higher education.

Undergraduate

Majors, Minors, and Concentrations

Program

Major Minor Concentration
Accounting
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American Studies
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Anthropology
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Arabic
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Archaeology  
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Art History
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Art, Visual Media and Arts Practice
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Arts Management
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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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Biology
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Business Administration
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Accounting
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Business Economics
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Finance
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International Business
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Management
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Marketing
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Chemistry
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Chinese Studies
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Chinese and International Business
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Classical Civilization
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Cognitive Science
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Communications (See Rhetoric and Communications Studies)
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Comparative Literature
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Computer Science
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Creative Writing
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Dance
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Economics (Arts & Sciences)
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Economics (Business)
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Education
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Education and Society
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English
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Combined major in Classics
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Combined major in French
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Combined major in German
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Combined major in Greek
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Combined major in Latin
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Combined major in Theatre
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Combined major in WGSS
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Entrepreneurship
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Environmental Studies
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Film Studies
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French
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French and International Business
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Geography
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German Studies
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German and International Business
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Global Studies
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Cultures and Communication
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Development and Change
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International Economics
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Politics and Governance
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Greek
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Healthcare Studies
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History
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Integrated Science
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Interdisciplinary Studies
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Italian Studies
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Italian and International Business
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Japanese
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Jewish Studies
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Journalism
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Latin
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Latin American, Latino, and Iberian Studies
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LALIS and International Business
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Law and the Liberal Arts
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Leadership Studies
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Linguistics
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Luso-Brazilian Studies
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Mathematical Economics
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Mathematics
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Medieval and Renaissance Studies
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Music
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Neuroscience
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Philosophy
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Physics
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Physics - Interdisciplinary
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Political Science
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Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL)
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Psychology
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Religious Studies
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Rhetoric and Communication Studies
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Russian Studies
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Self-Designed Concentrations
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Sociology
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Spanish (see LALIS)
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Theatre
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Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
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Professional & Continuing Studies

Professional & Continuing Studies

The School of Professional & Continuing Studies (SPCS) offers degree and certificate programs, enrichment opportunities, professional training and summer programs to part-time and non-traditional students of all ages.

Master's Degrees


Noncredit

The School of Professional and Continuing Studies offers a wide array of noncredit courses and programs for enrichment and professional development. We offer classroom-based programs, and in conjunction with our educational partners, a wide array of online noncredit programs.

MBA & Executive Education

MBA & Executive Education

The University of Richmond offers MBA, Executive Education, and Mini MBA programs through the Robins School of Business.

Master's of Business Administration (MBA)

The Richmond MBA, ranked among the top 30 programs for professionals nationally, aims to enhance the strategic thinking of experienced individuals through rigorous courses that feature applied learning opportunities. The success of The Richmond MBA program is a result of close collaboration among a high-quality student body, outstanding faculty, and local business and community leaders. The curriculum is designed to be flexible, so students may complete the program in either two or three years.

Executive Education

Executive Education is a customizable program offering a wide range of classes and workshops, consulting and coaching services, and development programs personalized and tailored to the needs and culture of your individual organization.

Mini MBA

Executive Education at the Robins School offers a practical foundation in current business practices through the Mini MBA, a non-credit certificate program in an intensive, 14-week format. This one-night-per-week, evening program is designed to fit the needs of working professionals.

Law School

Law

The University of Richmond School of Law combines a rigorous academic program with an extensive selection of clinical placements and experiential learning opportunities to create an extraordinary legal education. The Law School’s highly regarded faculty of teacher-scholars includes nationally and internationally recognized experts, and its low student-faculty ratio reinforces a culture of professional mentoring and mutual support.

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Undergraduate Classes Taught by Teaching Assistants