Overview

Our educators, students and administrators believe in a lifelong drive to Educate, Inspire, Empower. We pursue truth through intellectual inquiry and integrity in all aspects of academic, professional and personal life.

Founded more than 127 years ago and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College has been transformed into a progressive model of liberal arts education featuring innovative academic programs, state-of-the-art facilities and competitive NCAA Division II athletics-which means more learning opportunities, better teaching, a smarter curriculum, greener living, a stronger community and happier students.

Nestled in the southern Appalachian mountains of northeastern Georgia, with more than 1,200 students on its campus, Young Harris College provides an intimate setting that allows students and faculty to work closely, forging nurturing relationships and strong bonds that endure well past graduation.

Young Harris College has been named a “Best National Liberal Arts College” by U.S. News & World Report. YHC is ranked 174 amongst the first tier of institutions. The College also received a ranking of 80 on the High School Counselor Rankings for Liberal Arts Colleges.

Majors Include:

Bachelor of Arts in Art

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies (Human Communication)

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies (Media Communication)

Bachelor Arts in Creative Writing

Bachelor of Arts in English 

Bachelor of Arts in History

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Music

Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Bachelor of Science in Business and Public Policy

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Bachelor of Science in Education (Early Childhood Education)

Bachelor of Science in Education (Middle Grades Education)

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Bachelor of Science in Outdoor Leadership

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Bachelor of Music Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre

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