About the University of Denver

Founded in 1864—just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded—the University of Denver is one of the country's premier private universities. The University's 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to more than 11,500 students hailing from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries. The University offers:

  • more than 100 undergraduate programs of study.
  • more than 120 graduate and professional programs.

Regardless of what they inquire, the students embark on a personal educational journey that helps them find and follow their individual purpose.

COLLABORATIVE, EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Our students work closely with faculty, peers and members of the community on projects, research, and fieldwork. They cross disciplines to discover new perspectives and approaches to problem-solving. In and out of the classroom, our students learn by doing, whether they're collecting data in the field or putting theory into practice in a clinical setting.

MAKING AN IMPACT, LOCALLY AND GLOBALLY

Not only do we work to improve our immediate community, but we send our students and faculty abroad for study and research with wide-ranging impact. Just as important, we welcome students and faculty from all over the world to bring new ideas and insights to our campus. Through local and international service learning programs, our students have worked alongside communities everywhere from downtown Denver to Africa, Europe, Asia and beyond. Research led by our faculty and students has made a tangible difference in a huge range of fields, generating new medical technologies, environmental safeguards, archaeological discoveries and much more. But the most significant impact the University has is through its alumni. When they leave here, the students go on to make meaningful and lasting contributions to their professions and their communities.

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These certainly do seem to be interesting times in which to be studying economics. The college students of today have discovered themselves to be living in a rather turbu ... [+]

BA Economics

“May you live in interesting times!” — reputed to be an ancient Chinese curse.

These certainly do seem to be interesting times in which to be studying economics. The college students of today have discovered themselves to be living in a rather turbulent economic landscape, to say the least. As well, the political leadership and the electorate, and even the economics profession to some extent, seem to be having trouble agreeing on what to do about this.

Here at the University of Denver students in economics seek to understand how the social apparatus which governs the production and distribution of goods and services works. Students inquire into the causes of the process of economic growth and development, both within and across nations, and examine its social impact. They study topics such as the availability and consequences of government policy alternatives, the relation of the financial markets to the economy, the impact of the increasing globalization of economic activities, or the interaction of the economy with both the natural and the social environment. They also study how economic theories have developed over time to address these various topics.... [-]

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The BA program in international studies offers undergraduate students at the University of Denver critical knowledge and skills for succeeding in a world that has gone gl ... [+]

We interact with the global community in a thousand different ways every day. We connect with friends near and far via computer and phone. We view updates on elections and currency crises, we track the spread of diseases and civil unrest, and we even follow the latest in music and dance from blogs and videos posted by people around the world. We do this using devices designed by international teams and built with materials and components from dozens of countries. We are part of a truly globalized planet.

The sheer volume and the speed of trans-border movement of people, products and data mean that no country or individual exists as an island isolated from international forces. Our interdependence is a fact of life. The challenges of the 21st century are great: from controlling weapons of mass destruction to minimizing the impacts of climate change, from managing borderless trade and investment to tackling entrenched poverty and food insecurity, modern issues require international cooperation and collective solutions.... [-]

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The Department of Biological Sciences offers four distinct life sciences majors provided by a nationally recognized faculty that excels in teaching and research. Many fac ... [+]

BA or BS Biology

The Department of Biological Sciences offers four distinct life sciences majors provided by a nationally recognized faculty that excels in teaching and research. Many faculty members have received University-wide recognition for outstanding teaching. Research programs are funded by grants from agencies such as the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.

The department has three excellent teaching and research facilities. F.W. Olin Hall is a state-of-the-art facility for lectures and laboratories. Faculty offices and research labs are located across the science quad from Olin Hall in the Seeley G. Mudd building, which has teaching laboratories for advanced technique courses in molecular biology, cell biology, and microbiology. Field-oriented courses are offered at the Mount Evans Field Station.... [-]

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Within the psychology department, students can work toward a BA and can focus study in a number of different content areas, including clinical, developmental, cognitive/n ... [+]

The quest to understand human behavior is the heart of psychology. Through the application of scientific principles, the psychologist searches for laws that explain human behavior and looks for ways to help people improve the quality of their lives.

Within the psychology department, students can work toward a BA and can focus study in a number of different content areas, including clinical, developmental, cognitive/neuroscience, social or quantitative psychology.

Faculty members are nationally recognized scholars and researchers as well as dedicated instructors. The department has excellent research and computing facilities and undergraduate students are encouraged to participate actively in research with their professors. Many students have coauthored one or more papers or publications with faculty members. The department also has an outstanding two-year distinction sequence, beginning in the junior year with an introduction to basic research principles and culminating in the senior year with the completion of a senior honors research project. A one-year internship experience is also available in a community hospital or agency for students with clinical interests.... [-]

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The program in finance, a broad area directed toward the financial elements of business organizations and government units, focuses on investments, corporate finance, fin ... [+]

BSBA Finance

The program in finance, a broad area directed toward the financial elements of business organizations and government units, focuses on investments, corporate finance, financial institutions and international finance. Courses in these areas prepare students for careers in business finance, investment analysis and financial institutions.

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The hospitality management program has as its foundation the core business discipline classes in the Daniels College. Within the major students select an area of focus fr ... [+]

The Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management has been preparing industry leaders since 1946. As part of the Daniels College of Business, The Knoebel School has been recognized nationally and internationally for its tradition of quality instruction, including the 2013 award for Best Educational Innovation at the Worldwide Hospitality Awards.

The hospitality management program has as its foundation the core business discipline classes in the Daniels College. Within the major students select an area of focus from among Lodging/Resort Operations, Restaurant/Food & Beverage Management, and Sales & Marketing.

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A BSBA in International Business prepares you to seek sustainable business solutions, embrace innovation and know how to align an enterprise’s mandate for profit and grow ... [+]

BSBA International Business

A BSBA in International Business prepares you to seek sustainable business solutions, embrace innovation and know how to align an enterprise’s mandate for profit and growth to its responsibility to society and the environment. This interdisciplinary degree combines courses from Daniels College of Business and DU’s Korbel School of International Studies.

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The management major at D.U. focuses on people—the most important resource in business. Students may study such areas as human resource management, organizational behavio ... [+]

BSBA Management

The management major at D.U. focuses on people — the most important resource in business. Students may study such areas as human resource management, organizational behavior, labor relations, ethics, international management, planning and control, and problem identification and diagnosis. Graduates of the program go on to earn graduate degrees at D.U. and other highly respected schools around the country. Career opportunities exist in labor relations, general supervision and management, personnel/human resource management, management of family businesses and entrepreneurial endeavors.

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In our program, we will help you learn to solve marketing problems, to innovate, to think strategically, critically and creatively about the information with which you ar ... [+]

While advertising is part of marketing, it is not ALL of marketing. Peter Drucker, a very famous businessperson, describes the role of marketing in business this way: "Because the purpose of business is to create a customer, the business enterprise has two--and only two--basic functions: marketing and innovation. Marketing and innovation produce results; all the rest are costs. Marketing is the distinguishing, unique function of the business."

In our program, we will help you learn to solve marketing problems, to innovate, to think strategically, critically and creatively about the information with which you are presented, as well as to communicate your thoughts effectively. You will work in teams, you will think globally about marketing, you will be able to recognize the ethical and legal issues with which you may be confronted. You will also consider the digital opportunities available as you practice using your marketing knowledge to create value for customers, shareholders, employees, and other stakeholders of the business.... [-]

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Computer Science encompasses the theory and techniques by which information is encoded, stored, communicated, transformed, and analyzed. It is concerned with the theory o ... [+]

BS Computer Science

Computer Science encompasses the theory and techniques by which information is encoded, stored, communicated, transformed, and analyzed. It is concerned with the theory of algorithms (that is, effective procedures or programs), with the structure of languages for the expression of algorithms, and with the design of algorithms for the solution of practical problems. A central concern is the study of the computer systems (hardware and software) for the automatic execution of these algorithms.

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Denver offers a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. The degree is strongly based in mathematics and, in fact, a student will automatically acquire sufficient credits for a minor in mathematics. One additional minor is required. The second minor may be in any discipline other than mathematics or computer science.... [-]

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The educational and research philosophy of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department recognizes the demands of the global economy, the new dynamics of the worl ... [+]

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Welcome to the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering in the Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science at the University of Denver (R.S.E.C.S.).

As a department of the University of Denver, we are well integrated into a community and region that offers many different professional and personal opportunities for our students. Through our own initiatives and joint programs with other units of the University, we offer unique options to enhance the education we provide with a solid background in business and the entrepreneurial nature of engineering projects and companies.

The educational and research philosophy of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department recognizes the demands of the global economy, the new dynamics of the world market, cultural differences and diversity, and the need for knowledge integration. Our goals embrace the challenges of the globalization era we live in. To prepare our students for an engineering career in the ever-changing world we live in.... [-]

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The School of Accountancy’s mission is to foster Enlightened Practice, Professional Achievement, Knowledge Creation and a Commitment to Community among its students, grad ... [+]

BS Accounting

The School of Accountancy’s mission is to foster Enlightened Practice, Professional Achievement, Knowledge Creation and a Commitment to Community among its students, graduates, faculty and others engaged in the accounting profession and related disciplines.

Enlightened Practice means ensuring that our graduates understand the theory and practice of accounting and its ramifications on society, the profession and organizations. Professional Achievement includes accomplishment at each level of one’s career and commitment to lifelong learning, competence and integrity. Knowledge Creation means scholarship which improves our understanding of accounting, the practice of accounting and the process of educating future accountants. Commitment to Community is the process of giving of oneself both to the community that supports one’s efforts and achievements and to the community at large. Commitment to Community is a vital aspect of the accounting profession and is critical to the School’s ongoing success. ... [-]
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The feature of engineering programs that most differentiates them from programs in basic or applied science and mathematics is engineering design, which is both an art an ... [+]

BS Mechanical Engineering

The undergraduate program objectives of the Mechanical and Materials Engineering Department is to produce graduates who, within a few years of graduation:

Apply their engineering and problem-solving skills towards engineering practice, engineering graduate school, or non-engineering fields such as medicine, science, business, law, or public policy, while continuing to engage in life-long learning. Value and demonstrate character in their chosen vocation by acting responsibly, ethically, and professionally while contributing to a sustainable common good for society. View their educational experience as valuable and instrumental to their professional success. PROGRAM COMPONENTS ... [-]
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Mathematics is a fundamental tool for the modern world. Mathematical analysis and modeling assist in weather forecasting and earthquake prediction, in the design of aircr ... [+]

BS or BA Mathematics

Mathematics is a fundamental tool for the modern world. Mathematical analysis and modeling assist in weather forecasting and earthquake prediction, in the design of aircraft and electronic devices, in the development of secret codes for the secure transmission of information and in financial analysis and economic forecasting.

The program in mathematics at D.U. prepares you for the many opportunities in these fields. Our students move on to careers in high-tech industries, the aerospace industry, the information management world, teaching and more. Some students may choose to pursue graduate work in mathematics, computer science or other fields.

The BS and BA in Mathematics provide a strong foundation in mathematics with a particular emphasis on the development of logical and analytical problem-solving skills. This major is often combined with a major or minor in an application area such as natural sciences, computer science, or business. Career opportunities include mathematical analyst, scientific applications programmer, programmer analyst, actuary, and teacher.... [-]

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