The Humanities major is designed to provide a comprehensive foundation in the areas of art, English, foreign languages, philosophy, and music. The major is useful for students who want to pursue graduate programs in one of the areas in the humanities or a career in law, theology, government work, research, creative writing, or library work.

Requirements total 60 hours. Up to 20 hours required in the major may be used to meet general education requirements. The following courses are excluded: ENG 214, ENG 241XENG 441X, MUZ 214, applied music, and music organizations. The Humanities Major will not be granted as a third major in conjunction with a combination of two of the following majors: English, History, Music, Philosophy. In addition, courses applied toward the Humanities Major may not be used to count toward any minors.

  • 21 hours (9 hours at 300 level or above), all in one of the following disciplines: English, History, Music, or Philosophy
  • 15 hours (6 hours at 300 level or above), all in second choice of one of the following disciplines: English, History, Music, or Philosophy
  • 12 elective hours (3 hours at 300 level or above), all in third choice of one of the following disciplines: English, History, Music, or Philosophy, Art, or a single foreign language