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2020-2021 Catalog 
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Humanities, B.A.

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Humanities majors and minors explore that unique human creation, language–not only for communication but also its manifestation in culture, literary art, and philosophical and religious thought.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Creatively integrate and apply perspectives from multiple Humanities disciplines to understand language, culture, literary art, and/or religious and philosophical thought.
  2. Critically analyze ideas and language in several Humanities disciplines.
  3. Effectively communicate concepts studied in Humanities disciplines in writing and/or speech, adapting to meet the needs of multiple audiences.

Core Courses

Courses in two or more of the following areas: Communication Studies (COM), English Studies (ENG, LING, LIT, WR), Humanities (HUM), Modern Languages (FR, GL, ML, SPAN), or Philosophy and Religious Studies (PHL, R). The focus areas in the major should be determined with the help of an advisor.

  • At least five courses total in each of two areas;
  • At least four of the five courses must be upper division courses, for a minimum of 12 credits upper division per area;
  • To reach 75 total credits, electives from any of the five humanities areas may be included in the plan;
  • First-year language courses will not count in the major.

Required: 36 upper division credits, including HUM 450 Senior Capstone  (1)

Total Credits: 75

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