Elizabeth Bookser Barkley, Ph.D., Chairperson

Drawing on the Mount’s one hundred years of excellence in teaching, the liberal arts faculty invite students to engage in an experience that challenges them to explore intellectual interests and talents with the support of community on campus and beyond. Our community of faculty scholars from a variety of disciplines guides students as they mature into broadly educated writers, speakers, and learners prepared to embrace the diverse opportunities of twenty-first century life, work, and service. Our graduates are rooted in the past, engaged with the present, and empowered to thrive in the future.

Students can pursue the major in one of the following options: