Programs and Majors

Bennett College confers the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts and Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, Bachelor of Social Work, and the Bachelor of Fine Arts. These degrees represent the satisfactory completion of at least 124 semester hours, an overall average of at least C, and a grade of at least C in each course that the student has taken to satisfy the requirements for graduation in her major field. The College currently offers 16 majors. Bennett College participates in a dual degree engineering program with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T), which allows Bennett College students to earn a second degree in engineering from NC A&T State University.


Bennett College provides several academic programs, including:


  • Arts Management (Music & Visual Arts Tracks)
  • Biology (Teaching And Non-Teaching Tracks)
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Elementary Education (K–6)
  • English (Teaching And Non-Teaching Tracks)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (Four Tracks: Africana Women's Studies, Womanist Religious Studies, History, And A Self-Designed Track)
  • Journalism & Media Studies
  • Mathematics (Teaching And Non-Teaching Tracks)
  • Middle Grades Education (6–9)
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Visual And Performing Arts, B.F.A Degree (Three Tracks: Theatre, Music, And Visual Arts)

Dual Degree in Engineering

Students may receive a dual degree in engineering from NC A&T State University (also in Greensboro, NC) by participating in the Bennett College/NC A&T State University Dual Degree Engineering Program. At the end of the first year at Bennett College, students may apply for admission to the Dual Degree Engineering Program in the office of the Coordinator of the Dual Degree Engineering Program at Bennett College. The following engineering degrees are offered:

  • Chemical Engineering (Dual Degree Program)
  • Electrical Engineering (Dual Degree Program)
  • Industrial Engineering (Dual Degree Program)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Dual Degree Program)