Humanities

Program Facts

  • An ideal program for students who desire an education in the liberal arts and for those who wish to design their own major course of study
  • Programs included in Humanities are:
    • Art
    • Communication
    • Theater
    • English
    • History
    • Politics
    • American Indian Studies
    • Global, Cultural and Language Studies
    • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
    • Music
    • Catholic Studies
    • Philosophy
    • Theology and Religious Studies
    • Women's and Gender Studies
  • Students have the opportunity to study the broad relationships and connections among the humanities disciplines, while also focusing on those of particular interest and significance.

Program Requirements

Major: 48 credits

Internships

Students are encouraged to talk with their advisor about completing an internship experience as part of the humanities major.

Careers

A major in humanities is an excellent, multifaceted preparation for many careers. The emphasis on reading, writing and critical evaluation of a broad range of historical/theoretical/artistic developments give a graduate the skills essential to personal fulfillment and professional success in the world, a world which demands effective communication skills, multicultural understanding and the ability to identify and articulate an understanding of and position on a range of issues and problems.