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Self-Designed

Bachelor of Arts | On-Campus

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Pursue your vision

Shape your degree to match your goals

HNU students have the option to self-design an interdisciplinary program of study that varies from the pre-designed programs. Students with professional interests that cross disciplinary boundaries often design courses of study that lead to their career goals.

The fine print:
All self-designed majors are reviewed by the VP and the Assistant VP for Academic Affairs and the approval process must be completed no later than the second semester of the junior year. Each term, the specific courses to be taken must be approved by each of the student’s academic advisors.

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Contact an enrollment counselor with any questions you have about the program.

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Some inspiration

Sample Self-Designed Majors

There is no end to the number of combinations of study our students can choose to pursue at Holy Names. We welcome your ideas and support your goals from start to finish.

  • Environmental Science

    Our student is studying to become an environmental consultant

  • Digital Arts, Coding classes, and Professional Writing

    This combination would support work in Marketing, Advertising, or Product Development

  • Biology and Business

    This major would put a student on a path toward a hospital administration role (with additional graduate study).

  • Art and Psychology

    This combination of study would support a career in Art Therapy or museum work.