Admissions

The Humanities Program has no admission prerequisites or requirements before declaring a major or a minor.  You can declare a Humanities major or minor by scheduling an appointment with our Associate Director to fill out the Major or Minor Declaration form. 

Majors

Meeting with our Associate Director is important because the Humanities major is not only an interdisciplinary major, it also has two tracks you can choose from.  The Global Humanities track, which focuses on aspects of the cultures of both Western civilization and non-Western civilization, is designed to provide students with knowledge of diverse civilizations and methods for investigating their differences and commonalities.  The Peace and Conflict Studies track is designed to provide students with opportunities to study issues of violence and methods of peace-making from an interdisciplinary humanities perspective.  By meeting with the Associate Director, you will ensure that you understand the requirement of your major track and it will help you get the most out of your major.

Minors

Just as meeting with the Associate Director is important for majors, it is also important for minors as the Humanities program offers both a Humanities minor and a Peace and Conflict Studies minor. 

 

For more information about advising, please see the Advising page.


 
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