Humanities Program

The Humanities Program provides opportunities for the student seeking intellectual coherence and integration, awareness of cultural contexts and traditions, and the connection of humanistic theory to practice. The program is pluralistic and multicultural in its vision and interdisciplinary in its approach. It is designed to provide essential skills and understanding for intelligent action and preparation for a wide range of careers.

What you can do with a degree in Humanities

Humanities provides students with a foundation for employment in:

  • Government
  • Law
  • Business
  • Online media, newspapers, and magazines
  • Colleges and universities
  • K-12 schools
  • Schools and community libraries
  • Museums and arts agencies
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Research institutes
  • Advertising Agencies

Our Degree Programs

The Humanities major is an interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree program. It provides the opportunity for motivated and independently minded students to craft an individualized major with a humanistic orientation.

Undergraduate Degrees
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Learn from Experts in the Field

Students within our program learn from faculty experts across a wide variety of disciplines.

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Get Real-world Experience

Humanities majors can gain experiential learning experience in their fields of interest through internships, study abroad programs, and other opportunities outside the classroom.

Scholarships and Funding

Undergraduate students seeking funding can apply for scholarships within the Humanities Program.

Undergraduate Scholarships


Academic Support

Our students work closely with faculty advisors to craft an interdisciplinary path of study tailored to their individual interests.

Undergraduate Advising

Humanities News and Events

April 11, 2022
HUMANITIES - The Oregon Humanities Center has announced the recipients of its 2022-23 faculty research and teaching fellowships.

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University of Oregon Night at the San Francisco Giants Jul 30 Oracle Park
UO Cinema Studies Alumni Gathering: Los Angeles
UO Cinema Studies Alumni Gathering: Los Angeles Aug 25 Everson Royce Bar
The BIG 10+ Academia Career Fair
The BIG 10+ Academia Career Fair Oct 16
Bob Bussel Labor History Lecture
Bob Bussel Labor History Lecture Apr 24 William W. Knight Law Center

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