Majors & Minors

From economics and literature to physical sciences and fine arts, you can choose from 27 majors and 25 minors. And along the way, we will help you find your passions, gifts, and purpose.

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Academic Opportunities

Your learning opportunities extend well beyond the classroom and even beyond the Hill, and may include internships, student research, study abroad, cooperative programs, or the honors program.

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Rhetoric Program

The cornerstone of our academic experience is the belief that there is nothing more valuable than teaching young men how to express themselves clearly and confidently. 

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Student Research

Work side by side with professors on research projects both inside the classroom and out in the field, tackling real problems and gaining invaluable, practical experience.

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Global Education

The Office of Global Education supports international students from around the world and organizes short and long term study abroad and away opportunities for students with more than 100 programs in 30 countries.

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Ferguson Career Center

Considered a best value college for its return on investment, H-SC ranks among the top 10 colleges for career preparation according to The Princeton Review and The Wall Street Journal.  An H-SC alumnus will earn more than graduates from other institutions, and he'll do it with support from the 2nd best alumni network in the nation.

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Academic Services

We are here to help you succeed by developing the skills necessary to achieve your academic goals. The Rhetoric Studio and the Offices of Academic Success and Instructional Technology are here to guide you.

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Office of the Dean of the Faculty


Atkinson 101 | Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943
Martha Hilton, Administrative Secretary
(434) 223-6112mhilton@hsc.edu

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