Vanguard University offers 21 undergraduate majors housed in the fifteen departments of the Undergraduate College. The Undergraduate College is overseen by the Dean of the College, Dr. Mike Wilson, who is assisted by Sr. Administrative Assistant, Cynthia Antonuccio.

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Click on the links below to find out more about these departments and the majors within the College.

Department of Anthropology and Sociology
Dr. Edward Clarke, Chair

  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Sociology

Department of Biology
Dr. Cecil Miller, Chair

  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biology (emphases in Botany and Ecology, Education, Neuroscience, or Pre-Medical Studies)

Department of Business and Management
Dr. James Walz, Chair

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • International Business
  • Marketing

Department of Chemistry
Dr. Ted Lorance, Chair

  • Chemistry

Department of Communication
Dr. Derrick Rosenior, Chair

  • Communication (concentrations in Communication Studies and Cinema/Digital Media)

Department of English
Dr. Warren Doody, Chair

  • English (emphases in Literature and Textual Analysis or Writing)

Department of History and Political Science
Dr. John Wilson, Chair

  • History and Political Science

Department of Kinesiology
Dr. Diana Avans, Chair

  • Kinesiology (concentrations in Exercise and Sport Science, Sport Studies, and Pre-Health Sciences)

Department of Liberal Studies
Dr. Seon Chun-Burbank, Chair

  • Liberal Studies (emphases in Anthropology, Biological Science, Communication, English Literature, English Writing, History/Political Science, Kinesiology (PE), Mathematics, Music, Physical Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Theatre Arts)

Department of Mathematics
Dr. Arthur Lee, Chair

  • Mathematics

Department of Music
Dr. Susanne Reid, Chair

  • Music (emphases in Music Education, Music Ministry, or Performance)
  • Music and Worship Arts

Department of Psychology
Dr. Karen (K.J.) Hummel, Chair

  • Psychology

Department of Religion
Dr. April Westbrook, Chair

  • Religion (concentrations in Biblical Studies, Christian Formation and Discipleship Studies, Intercultural Studies, Pastoral Leadership Studies, and Youth Leadership Studies)

Department of Theatre Arts
Susan Berkompas, MFA, Chair

  • Theatre Arts (concentrations in Performance/Directing, Technical Design, and Musical Theatre)