Humanities Majors

The Humanities Department offers three majors:

English Major
An English Major provides students with a view of language as art, a reflection of culture and as a means of communication. Students majoring in English can choose from two concentrations: Creative Writing and Literature. Major topics in literature are explored, and the program focuses on the effective use of the English language in communicating ideas and expressing emotions.

Career options for an English major:

  • Proofreader
  • Reporter
  • Website Copy Writer or Editor
  • Research Assistant, english teacher

View the English Major Curriculum.

History Major
The History Major program focuses on the study and research of major social, political, cultural and economic events of the past. Students develop an understanding of how past events have shaped the contemporary world is fostered.

Career options for a History Major:

  • Teacher
  • City Planner
  • Cartographer
  • Public Administrator

View the History Major Curriculum.

Humanities Major
The Humanities Major focuses on the diverse ways in which people have communicated ideas about arts and human relations. Program study focuses on the development of knowledge and skills in research, analysis, communications and writing are fostered.

Career options for a Humanities Major:

  • Research Assistant
  • Social Worker
  • Community Relations Coordinator
  • Museum Curator

View the Humanities Major Curriculum.

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