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Humanities faculty are committed to teaching you not only facts and theories, but also critical thinking, analytical reading, and world-class writing skills. In a fast-paced career environment that demands the ability to think and adapt, the Humanities are more important than ever before. Join us as you seek to learn, grow, and develop into the person you want to be.

Departments & Programs

Major Minor Graduate
Humanities Department
Anthropology Has Major Has Minor
Film Studies Has Minor
History Has Major Has Minor
International Studies Has Major Has Minor
Latin American Studies Has Minor
Law Program Has Minor
Liberal Arts Has Major
Philosophy Has Minor
Philosophy/Religion Has Major
Political Science Has Major Has Minor
Public History Has Major Has Minor
Religion Has Minor
Spanish Has Major Has Minor
Women's Studies Has Minor
Youth Ministries Has Minor

Meet Our Faculty

Aggie Johnson

Agnieszka (Aggie) Johnson

Assistant Professor of Spanish
Michael Butler

Michael Butler

Kenan Distinguished Professor of History, Chair of Humanities
Brenda Kauffman

Brenda Kauffman

Associate Professors in the Humanities
Students eat gelato in Italy

Rome, Italy

Religion and culture collide

Study Abroad

The Humanities Department offers more study abroad opportunities than any other department. You can take part in a variety of short-term trips to locations around the world:

  • Peru
  • Spain
  • France
  • Germany
  • Russia
  • Vietnam
  • Scotland
  • England

The Humanities Department also sponsors exchange programs with prestigious institutions:

  • Julius-Maximilians Universität Würzburg in Germany
  • International College of Liberal Arts in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan.

If you take part in these programs, you can choose to go for a semester or for a whole year.