Departments

Biological Sciences

Location: Arts and Sciences Commons (ASC) 2004
Phone: (231) 591-2550

The Department of Biological Sciences offers degrees in Biology, Biotechnology, and specialized concentrations in Environmental Biology, Forensic Biology, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Physical Therapy and Pre-Veterinary Medicine. In addition, the department offers a variety of general education courses for students who need to take Scientific Understanding courses to complete their degree.

English, Literature, and World Languages

Location: Arts and Sciences Commons (ASC) 3080
Phone: (231) 591-3988

The Department of English, Literature, and World Languages offers degrees in English, Journalism and Technical Communication. The department provides a strong and broad-based education in writing, literature, linguistics and modern languages through an array of majors, minors and general education courses.

Humanities

Location: Johnson Hall (JOH) 119
Phone: (231) 591-3675

The Humanities Department offers degrees in History, Sports Communication and Applied Speech Communication, with concentrations including Public Advocacy and Sports. In addition, the department offers an array of minors that can enrich the educations of students at Ferris. The department proudly supports cultural opportunities for students, faculty and staff, and community members.

Mathematics

Location: Arts and Sciences Commons (ASC) 2021
Phone: (231) 591-2565

The Mathematics Department offers degrees in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics with specialized concentrations including Actuarial Science, Computer Science, Industrial Mathematics, Operations Research and Statistics. In addition, they offer specialized mathematics courses to support student needs in a variety of majors throughout the university.

Physical Sciences

Location: Arts and Sciences Commons (ASC) 3021
Phone: (231) 591-2580

The Physical Sciences Department consists of faculty the areas of chemistry, physics, physical science, geology, and astronomy. The department offers degrees in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry Technology and Pre-Mortuary Science. They offer service courses for students in several programs across the university. In addition, the department offers an array of general education courses for students who need to take Scientific Understanding courses to complete their degree.

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Location: Arts and Sciences Commons (ASC) 2108
Phone: (231) 591-2735

The Social and Behavioral Sciences Department offers degrees in Political Science, Psychology, Social Work and Sociology. In addition, it offers a variety of minors that can enrich the educations of students at Ferris. The department offers an array of general education courses for students in all majors throughout the university.

Social Work

Location: Arts and Sciences Commons (ASC) 2108
Phone: (231) 591-2737

Social work is the helping profession. We work for social justice. We work to empower people to achieve their dreams. We work to make a difference. The department offers a Master's Degree in Social Work as well as a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work.