Humanities

The humanities specialization is designed for students who want to combine a variety of humanities courses into a cohesive degree. To meet the requirements for the humanities specialization, students must satisfactorily complete 86 credit hours, including:

  • A minimum of 42 credit hours in the specialization, consisting of:

At least 20 of the specialization credit hours must be in one of the following disciplines:

English (ENG), Journalism (JOU) and/or Literature (LIT)

Language (any of the languages)

Philosophy (PHL) and/or Religion (REL)

Communication (COM) (courses designated “Humanities” only)

Writing (WRI)

At least 15 of the specialization credit hours must be earned at the University.

At least 16 of the specialization credit hours must be earned in courses at the 300-level or higher.

  • 44 credit hours may be earned through electives of the student’s choosing.