Through purposefully designed liberal arts courses, you’ll expand your capacity for critical thinking, gain a deeper understanding of the forces that shape our society and ultimately gain the tools to create bold solutions. You’ll examine the world through a culturally responsive lens in classes like Race & Ethnicity in the Americas, Latino Chicago, Hip Hop, Culture, Language and Storytelling, and more. Regardless of which career path you choose, this forward-thinking curriculum will prepare you for a lifetime of impact.
Choose a career-focused concentration
Today’s employers are seeking specialized candidates with the skills to jump right into a role. Shaped with direct input from top companies and organizations throughout the city, our embedded concentrations ensure you will stand out in your job search. Choose from one of four high-demand tracks based on your interests, taking electives that will prepare you to lead in your field of interest.
Our embedded concentrations, shaped with direct input from top companies and organizations throughout the city, ensure you will stand out in your job search. Learn more.
The city is your campus
In Dominican’s associate degree program, learning goes way beyond the boundaries of the classroom. Picture this: you’re learning a lesson about biology, but instead of sitting in a chair, you’re encountering an array of animals at the zoo. And art history takes on new meaning as you explore murals through Pilsen and beyond. Here, the city is your campus. On a set day each week, your class will journey out together to bring your lesson to life at sites across Chicago. This immersive curriculum will ensure you graduate ready to tackle any challenge.