From lectures and lab research to our 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio to class sizes averaging 17 students, Hendrix cultivates the skills, habits of mind, and qualities of individual character that the globally connected, innovation-driven 21st century economy requires …that America and the world will need even more acutely in the years and decades ahead.
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The Collegiate Center is the general education curriculum at Hendrix and begins in the first year with The Engaged Citizen (TEC) and Explorations: Liberal Arts for Life.
New students are introduced to the liberal arts experience and the Hendrix community in Explorations.
Hendrix students explore a topic from multiple approaches and what it means to be an engaged citizen.
The Hendrix-Murphy Foundation Programs in Literature and Language enrich the study of literature and language at Hendrix. They bring acclaimed writers, poets, translators, literary critics, editors, playwrights, literary scholars, and theatre directors to campus to give public lectures and readings, teach classes, direct student plays, and mentor student writers.
Acclaimed writers, critics, scholars, and theatre directors come to campus for public lectures and student interaction.
Everything from the interactive readings to student internships with literary magazines and institutions.
Supporting individual student and faculty-led student group study programs around the world.
Hendrix is proudly committed to liberal arts education, a tradition that began in ancient Greece and continues to prepare young people for engaged citizenship and to succeed in a global world.
A broad command of the sciences and humanities prepares young people to succeed in a global world.
Providing students with the foundational skills that are more relevant and valuable than ever.
Since Hendrix was founded in 1876, our leaders have always championed the liberal arts.
Hendrix offers 34 majors and 39 minors in three areas — Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences — along with interdisciplinary degrees, such as environment studies and neuroscience.
Hendrix students can choose a single or double major from 34 disciplines.
Minors are available in 39 fields across the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.
Hendrix students can design majors with courses and faculty support from across campus
The word "Odyssey" comes from Homer's epic poem about the 20-year journey of Odysseus, who is changed by his adventures, learns and grows as a person, and takes an active role as a leader. The Hendrix Odyssey Program inspires similar life-changing experiences for Hendrix students.
Six categories for engaged learning experiences, from arts and internships to undergraduate research.
Odyssey grants provide support for projects and ensure funding doesn't limit students' imagination.
Odyssey grants provide support for projects and ensure funding doesn’t limit students’ imagination.
In addition to designing their own projects, students can earn Odyssey credit through pre-approved activities.
Academic advising ensures Hendrix students succeed academically. Each Hendrix student has a faculty advisor who serves as a central academic resource and mentor to the student. All Hendrix academic advisors are full-time faculty members.
Academic advisors help students understand the academic curriculum, degree requirements, and academic policies and procedures. Advisors assist students in the selection of an academic major consistent with their interests and abilities. They also help connect students with the opportunities, assistance and resources, and they encourage students to engage in academic and community life at Hendrix.