Humanities

History, foreign language, philosophy, religion, literature…these are all disciplines that make up the humanities. Why are the humanities important? They help us explore human history and expose us to new ideas and beliefs. They encourage us to think “outside of the box”. Graduate of humanities programs can be found in careers in all areas of business, government, education, public and private organizations in the US and abroad.

CHASS Honors student John Vance does research in DH Hill Library. PHOTO BY ROGER WINSTEAD

MAJORS

Arabic Language & Culture Interdisciplinary Studies-Africana Studies
Arts Studies Interdisciplinary Studies-Self-Design
Communication Interdisciplinary Studies-Women’s & Gender Studies
English International Studies
English-Teacher Education Leadership in the Public Sector
French Language & Literature Philosophy
French Language & Literature-Teacher Education Religious Studies
German Studies Science, Technology & Society
History Spanish Language & Literature
History-Teacher Education Spanish Language & Literature-Teacher Education

(See: Social Sciences)

MINORS

Africana Studies German Native American Studies
American Literature Health, Medicine & Human Values Nonprofit Studies
Arts Entrepreneurship Hindi-Urdu Philosophy
Arts Studies History Portuguese Studies
Chinese Studies International Studies Religious Studies
Classical Studies Italian Studies Russian Studies
Creative Writing Japan Studies Science, Technology & Society
Design Studies Japanese Spanish
English Linguistics Theatre
Film Studies Logic & Methodology Women’s & Gender Studies
French Music World Literature

Certificate Program:  Global Perspectives

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