The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences presents an opportunity to study Art, Theater, Music, History, English, Communication, Biology and Physical Sciences, Computer Science, Math, Interdisciplinary Studies.

 Brian Ameling
Brian Ameling

Associate Professor of Computer Science|Dean, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences


  • Department of Visual and Performing Arts (9 faculty)

    • Department Chair: Dr. Gena Poovey*
    • Academic Programs: Art, Music, Theater
  • Department of Humanities and Communication (13 faculty)

    • Department Chair: Dr. Karl Trybus
    • Academic Programs: English, Communications, History, (Religious Studies), Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Department of Science and Mathematics (14 faculty)

    • Department Chair: Dr. Jay Ratliff
    • Academic Programs: Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Health Informatics

Minors are offered in Art, Biology, Christian Studies, English, History, Music, Professional Communication, and Theatre.

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Senior teacher teaching biology to high school students
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Biology majors may select from academic coursework appropriate to their interests and career goals and in preparation for additional post-graduate or professional education.

Information Technology - Stock
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Professionals who work in today's technology arena need the skills to successfully manage information resources.  Whether the customers of an organization are internal or external, their needs must be met and, in most cases, the bulk of the responsibility lies on the shoulders of information technologists.  Students preparing for the "real world" need to know what is expected of them

Providing network systems security
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Computer, information, and physical security are becoming more important at an exponential rate since the tragedies of September 11, 2001. Because of these events and new threats, the necessity for computer and information systems security has moved to the forefront.

Computer programming
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Computer programmers are key components of the technology industry in their role of designing and maintaining information systems as well as writing code for a variety of businesses and organizations.

Woman reading a book
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

This program of study allows students to pursue studies in British, American, African-American, and Non-Western literature as well as studies in Drama. In addition to studies in literature, Creative Writing and Technical Writing courses allow students to construct a well-rounded curriculum that emphasizes the importance of communication in everyday life and in the workplace.

College girl study for exam - English Education
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

The English Education program adheres to South Carolina's education guidelines. Students study pedagogical theory, develop their own philosophy of education, and learn to apply their teaching style to lesson plans that they create within their curriculum.

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Students who enjoy writing will thrive in the Writing Concentration. Writing students have the opportunity to study writing in all forms, both creative and professional.

couple reading in theatre
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

An English/Theatre major emphasizes traditional English skills such as writing, critical thinking, and literary analysis, as well as performance skills including acting, directing, and design. English/Theatre students become active members in both the English and Theatre departments.

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
The History program propels students into the dynamic history of the world. In addition to studying World Civilization, students progress through European, Non-Western, and American histories by delving into the narratives of each period. Though the study of History crosses many periods and locations, the present day is also an integral part of each student's experience at Limestone. This allows students to construct an understanding of how past and present connect and influence our understandings of the history of the world.

courthouse law history
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Students interested in earning a degree in History also have the option of including a Pre-Law concentration in their studies. This program of study allows students to study History in conjunction with Criminal Justice in efforts to prepare students for a career in the legal field.

Students learning together
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Many new professional opportunities require college preparation of a broad and extensive scope. The Liberal Studies program offers students a chance to design an academic program appropriate to a student’s special career or professional goal. In this Bachelor of Arts degree, students learn from various courses of study with a focus on social sciences, arts, and humanities.

Student writing
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Many new professional opportunities require college preparation of a broad and extensive scope. A chance to design an academic program appropriate to a student’s special career or professional goal is provided in the Liberal Studies program.

Mathematics - College professor explaining math
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Students come to Limestone with diverse backgrounds in mathematics. The first task of the department is to determine the student's appropriate placement in the sequence of mathematics courses.

Math Education - Serious teacher pointing at equation on blackboard with piece of chalk
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Mathematics Education prepares students for teaching mathematics in grades nine through twelve. Students who complete the Mathematics Education program graduate with South Carolina certification in secondary mathematics. As students complete the requirements for the education portion of their degree, they become prepared to lead their own classrooms.

piano with sheet music
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
The Limestone Department of Music, in accordance with the university's liberal arts philosophy and mission, provides a wide range of musical experiences and educational opportunities for students pursuing professional studies in music, liberal studies in music, and for students seeking personal enrichment through music. Limestone is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. The mission of the Department of Music is to provide quality education, developing the student personally, professionally, and academically.

Music Ed - Drums
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Education provides the proper training for a teaching career. Covering a wide range of disciplines, the course of study provides the future music educator with the knowledge, skills, understanding, and attitudes necessary for becoming a successful teacher of music.

Violins in orchestra
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

A Musical Theatre major provides students with performance and production skills including acting, singing, and advanced vocal techniques. Students gain knowledge of the fundamental elements of music, directing, and design. Coursework exposes students to vocal training, theatre history, and literature, acting and directing, playwriting, and design.

musical theatre dancing
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A)

The Musical Theatre BFA is an intensive performance-centered degree that prepares students for further training leading to professional performance opportunities.

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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Pursue your dreams, while preparing for numerous career paths in the theatre! A Theatre major develops performance and production skills including acting, directing, and design. Theatre Majors are students of writing and performance in the world of Theatre. Students take courses that develop a working knowledge of the History of Theatre, Contemporary Drama, and Playwriting.

Woman speaking to group
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
The communications landscape of the 21st century is constantly changing, and those who enter the field of communications must be able to work in diverse environments with an ever-expanding toolbox of written, spoken, and visual skills. The B.A. in Professional Communication prepares students for this brave new world of communication through an interdisciplinary program that includes a strong liberal arts foundation and courses in Writing, Speaking, Graphic Design, Computer Science, Storytelling, Marketing, and Communication Studies across multiple media.

People at Art Exhibition
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Earning a Bachelor’s in Studio Arts from Limestone provides a solid foundation for real-world practices and graduate school preparation. Studio Art majors develop technical skills and their personal vision allowing them to find creative solutions to problems and further their dedication to art-making. Students may also elect to major in Studio Art with a concentration in Graphic Design.

Flower - graphic design
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

The studio major concentrating in Graphic Design provides creative thinking and technical skills for a variety of career paths. This degree program offers a solid foundation for work toward graduate degrees and art-related vocations.  Related Occupations Many students begin careers as a web design coordinator, illustrator, print design coordinator, or freelance designer and publisher.

Ballet dancer in motion on the stage in theatre
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A)

Limestone is one of the few academic institutions in the area to offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA.)  The BFA provides the most intensive and rigorous theatre training programs available and offers the student a unique opportunity to hone their craft.  We are committed to the artistic development of both major and non-major students in the performing arts.

Woman Dancing For Audition With Jury In Theater
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A)

The BFA in Design Management provides students with performance and production skills and gains a solid and thorough knowledge of production, design, and stage management.

Actors reading their scripts on stage
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A)

The BFA in Performance provides students with performance and production skills and gain a solid and thorough knowledge of acting and directing.

Information Technology code
Associate of Science

The Computer Science and Information Technology Department at Limestone offers a concentration in Programming for those students interested in a programming career. The department provides the students with current programming tools that help them develop the skills necessary to succeed in graduate school as well as in their future professions.

Sport Management students
Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.)

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Professional Studies is designed for the transfer student who is looking to take courses in an academic area of interest to complement the content area from their AAS degree program. Students can select from a variety of programs such as business, computer science, criminal justice, educational studies, health care administration, sport management, and more!

Information Technology - Stock
Associate of Science

In this Associate of Science program, students take core courses in Microcomputer Applications, Basic Concepts of the Internet and World Wide Web, Operating Systems and Network Fundamentals, various Programming courses, amongst others.

Biology student and teacher
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Many of our students elect to enter graduate or professional schools, including medical, dental, veterinary, medical technology, pharmacy, physical therapy. and physicians assistant programs. Some of our graduates have entered the teaching profession, some work in the industry, and others have gone on to state or federal government positions in forestry, agriculture, or research.

young man reading book
Associate of Arts

Many new professional opportunities require college preparation of a broad and extensive scope. A chance to design an academic program appropriate to a student’s special career or professional goal provided in the Liberal Studies program. Students learn from various courses of study, including mathematics, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.

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Master of Science (M.S.)

The mission of the Master of Science in Health Informatics Program is to provide students with a graduate education that will further their careers as leaders and innovators in health informatics.  The program supports its mission by offering a multidisciplinary curriculum that encourages both research-based and experiential learning.