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, Languages, Philosophy, Religion, World Languages.
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: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Exercise Science, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies.
School of Nursing: Nursing
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.