Department Overview

Drawing on the Mount’s nearly 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.

 

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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.

Liberal Arts FAQs

What career options will this degree open up for me? What if I want to teach high school English or History? 

Find answers to these questions and more in our Liberal Arts major FAQs.

 

Our Programs

  BA - Liberal Arts

Our Liberal Arts students are molded into broadly educated writers, speakers, and learners prepared to embrace the diverse opportunities of twenty-first century life, work, and service.

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High Climber

Maddie Axtell '21, Liberal Arts Major
MSJ senior Madison Axtell '21 played chess master Sergey Berchenko her sophomore year in a “Quick Chess” game in Professor Jeffrey Hillard’s Survey of Women Writers course in November, 2018. Axtell was previously a member of her high school chess team. Mr. Berchenko, originally a high school physics teacher in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, also taught her several key chess moves. Thus, Axtell is also minoring in English and pursuing a teaching licensure in Integrated Language Arts.

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