Areas of Learning

Milligan organizes its curriculum into areas rather than departments to promote the interdisciplinary nature of a liberal arts education. Faculty and students are encouraged to see and explore the interconnections between fields of learning.

Biblical Learning

Chair: Phil Kenneson, Ph.D.

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Majors: Bible (with emphases in Children’s Ministry, General Studies, Missions, Pastoral Ministry, Youth Ministry), Worship Leadership

Minors: Bible, Children's Ministry, Christian Ministry, Missions, Worship Leadership, Youth Ministry



Chair: David A. Campbell, Ph.D.

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Majors: Accounting, Applied Finance and Accounting, Business Administration (with emphases in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Economics, General, Health Care Administration, International Business, Legal Studies, Management, Marketing, Secondary Education Licensure, Sports Management), Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Economics

Minors: Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Economics, Health Care Administration, Legal Studies

Degree Completion: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration for Working Adults, Computer Information Systems-Mobile

Graduate: MBA



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Majors: Child & Youth Development, Human Performance and Exercise Science (with emphases in Exercise Science, Fitness and Wellness, Physical Education, Sports Management)

Minors: Coaching, Exercise Science, Fitness & Wellness, Physical Education

Degree Completion: Bachelor's in Child & Youth Development (Early Childhood Education licensure)

Graduate: M.Ed.


Humane Learning

Chair: Craig Farmer, Ph.D.

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Majors: English (with emphases in English and Writing), History, Humanities, Language Arts

Minors: English, French, Greek, History, Humanities, Philosophy, Spanish


Nursing, B.S.N.



Occupational Therapy, M.S.

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Performing, Visual, and Communicative Arts


(with emphases in Digital Media Studies, Film Studies, Interpersonal and Public Communications, Multimedia Journalism, Public Relations)

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Fine Arts
(with emphases in Art, Film Studies, Music, Photography, Theatre)

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Music Education
(with emphases in Vocal and Instrumental)

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Minors: Art, Communications, Digital Media Studies, Film Studies, Graphic Design, Multimedia Journalism, Music, Music Ministry, Photography, Public Relations, Theatre Arts


Scientific Learning

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Majors: Allied Health Science (with emphases in Pre-Pharmacy and Pre-Optometry), Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics

Minors: Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Mathematics, Physical Science, Physics


Social Learning


Majors: Political Science (with emphases in General and International Politics), Psychology (with emphases in General and Pre-professional), Public Leadership & Service, Social Work, Sociology

Minors: Ethnic Studies, Intercultural Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Women's Studies

Graduate: Master of Science in Counseling (School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling)