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The College of Arts and Sciences at Gardner-Webb University is composed of those departments and academic units which are home to the liberal arts (arts, humanities, natural and social sciences). As the intellectual heart of the university, the College promotes interdisciplinary learning, global understanding, communication skills and the promotion of critical thinking and discovery, all in the context of Christian faith.

 

ProgramMajorMinor
American Sign Language (ASL)
Art 
Art Education 
Art History 
Biblical Studies
Biblical Languages 
Biology
Chemistry
Christian History 
Classical Languages 
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Criminal Justice 
Discipleship Studies
English
English as a Second Language with Teacher Licensure 
English with Teacher Licensure 
Environmental Science 
French 
French with Teacher Licensure 
General Science 
Global Studies
Health Science 
History
History with Teacher Licensure (Secondary) 
Intercultural Communication 
Interpreting 
Journalism
Mathematics
Mathematics with Teacher Licensure 
Military Science 
Missiology
Music
Music Composition 
Music Education with Teacher Licensure 
Music Performance 
Music with Emphasis in Business and Music Industry 
Philosophy and Ethics 
Philosophy and Theology 
Political Science
Physical Education/Health Education with Teacher Licensure 
Physical Science 
Recreation 
Sacred Music 
Social Sciences
Social Sciences with Teacher Licensure (Secondary) 
Sociology
Spanish 
Spanish with Teacher Licensure 
Sport Pedagogy 
Studio Art 
Theatre Arts
World Languages 
World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures with Concentrations in French, German Studies, and Spanish  
World Religions
Writing 
Youth Discipleship Studies

*All traditional undergraduate programs are offered face-to-face.

For information on accreditation, please click here.

ProgramsFace-to-FaceOnline*
Criminal Justice *
Religious Studies *

*Some face-to-face options available.

Attention Prospective Students: For fully online programs at Gardner-Webb University, we cannot admit students who are domiciled in the following states: California and Massachusetts.

For information on accreditation, please click here.

English

ProgramFace-to-FaceOnline
Master of Arts in English
Concentrations available in Literature Studies, English Education Studies, and Writing Studies.
 

 

Attention Prospective Students: For fully online programs at Gardner-Webb University, we cannot admit students who are domiciled in the following states: California and Massachusetts.

For information on accreditation, please click here.

Religion

ProgramFace-to-FaceOnline
Master of Arts in Religion 

 

For information on accreditation, please click here.

Sport Pedagogy

ProgramFace-to-FaceOnline
Master of Arts in Sport Pedagogy 

 

Attention Prospective Students: For fully online programs at Gardner-Webb University, we cannot admit students who are domiciled in the following states: California and Massachusetts.

For information on accreditation, please click here.

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