The major is comprised of three parts: foundational humanities courses, a concentration track, and capstone courses. See course descriptions.
All together, these courses provide breadth in the humanities. Students take one 3-unit course in each of the following areas:
- Art History (global or broad time period)
- History (global and broad time period)
- Philosophy (choose from five possible courses)
- Literature (any upper division literary analysis course)
- Language (any college level course, including American Sign Lang.)
- Cultural Perspectives (there are a wide number to choose from)
All students choose a 15-unit concentration in an area of interest, either thematic (interdisciplinary) or based on a single humanities discipline.
- Art and Art History (15 units of ART and ARTH)
- History (15 units of HIST)
- Literature and Creative Writing (15 units of ENGL)
- Music (15 units of MUS)
- Philosophy (15 units of PHIL, POL and/or RLGN, as appropriate)
- Religion and Spirituality (15 units of RLGN)
Students take the following courses in their junior or senior year.
- Internship (arranged through Career and Internship Svcs for academic credit)
- Humanities Seminar I (seminal texts of the Western world)
- Humanities Seminar II (seminal texts of the non-Western world)
- Senior Project and Workshop (a two-semester process)
Hum Buzz: Student Stories
Student Research Projects
Career and Internship Services