Important Notice

alert icon HCC now observing summer hours! From Monday, May 22 to Thursday, May 25: open 8:00 am - 5:30 pm. Closed Friday, May 26th. REMEMBER SUMMER TERM OPEN REGISTRATION WEDNESDAY, MAY 24th, 2-6 pm in STC 304!!

Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LAPS)

Henderson Community College's Division of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies offers general education courses that transfer to four-year colleges/universities with subjects such as:

  • English
  • Geography
  • Communications
  • History
  • Music
  • Political Science
  • Art
  • Psychology
  • Theatre
  • Sociology
  • Religion
  • Spanish
  • Philosophy
  • Women's Studies
  • Anthropology

We can also prepare you for either an Associate in Applied Science degree or transfer into one of the following programs:

  • Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education: Associate in Applied Science degree (AAS) or transfer
  • Social Work: 2+2 program with Murray State University
  • Education: 2+2 program with Murray State University
  • Human Services

Most courses satisfy requirements for the Associate in Arts and the Associate in Science degrees while others support the completion of the Associate in Applied Science degree. Whether you are pursuing a technical degree program or intend to transfer, we will meet your academic needs.

Our programs also include various student activities such as:

All of these organizations are open to all students. Services provided include The Writing Center in AD205. The faculty of HCC also sponsor KEA-SP for students in the education field. We invite you to get out there and get involved!

Photo of Sharon Burton   Division Chair
Sharon Burton
Administration Building, Room 212
Photo of woman with dark brown hair and wearing glasses.   Division Assistant
Cheryl McKendree
Administration Building, Room 211