Programs of Study for 2019-2020

Three “centers of excellence” highlight hands-on, collaborative and interdisciplinary learning at Sweet Briar. The three centers of excellence are:

  • Engineering, Science and Technology in Society
  • Human and Environmental Sustainability
  • Creativity, Design and the Arts


Majors and/or Minors

Ancient Studies (Minor)
Archaeology (Minor)
Archaeology and Ancient Studies [Tracks: Ancient Studies, Archaeology] (B.A.)
Biology (B.S. | Minor)
Business (B.A. | Minor)
Chemistry (B.S. | Minor)
Dance [Options: Performance, Teaching] (Minor)
Economics (B.A. | Minor)
Elementary Education and Teaching (B.A.)
Engineering Science (B.S. | Minor)
English and Creative Writing (B.A. | Minor)
Environmental Science (B.S. | Minor)
History (B.A. | Minor)
History and Image (Minor)
Interdisciplinary Studies (Self-designed major) (B.A.)
Mathematics (B.A. | Minor)
Music (Minor)
Musical Theatre (Minor)
Performing Arts [Tracks: Dance, Music, Theatre] (B.A.)
Philosophy (B.A. | Minor)
Physics (Minor)
Political Science (B.A. | Minor)
Psychology (B.A. | Minor)
Studio Art (Minor)
Theatre (Minor)
Visual Arts [Tracks: History and Image, Studio Art] (B.A.)

Certificate Programs

Arts Management
Equine Studies [Concentrations: Management, Teaching and Schooling]

Teacher Licensure

Biology (6-12)
Chemistry (6-12)
Dance Arts (PreK-12)
Elementary Education (PreK-6)
English (6-12)
History and Social Science (6-12)
Mathematics (6-12)
Special Education General Curriculum (K-12, add-on endorsement)
Theatre Arts (PreK-12)
Visual Arts (PreK-12)

Pre-professional and Programs of Interest

Google Applied Computing Series


Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)