Emory & Henry has twenty-seven academic departments and programs which are the primary academic units of the college. The departments are grouped into five academic divisions (Humanities, Visual & Performing Arts, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, and Education) and one academic school (Health Sciences). Certain parts of Emory & Henry's academic program, especially the general requirements, correspond to the divisional structure. Following are the primary departments and programs listed by division or school.
Education Division: Education, Health & Human Performance.
Humanities Division: English, Foreign Languages, Philosophy, Religion.
Social Science Division: Business Administration, Civic Innovation, Economics, Geography & Earth & Environmental Sciences, History, Mass Communications, Political Science, Sociology.
Natural Science Division: Biology, Chemistry, Equine Studies, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology.
Visual & Performing Arts Division: Art, Music, Theatre.
School of Health Sciences: Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies.
In addition to these primary programs, there are several courses of study which fit into special categories. Interdisciplinary programs include Environmental Studies; Philosophy, Political Science, and Economics; and International and Area Studies. Service areas are fields in which the college does not offer a major, but it offers individual courses which may form part of a contextual and support area or a minor, or which may be taken as electives.