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.

Humanities Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, June 16, 2024
1:00 pm
Paul Olum Atrium

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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 hands-on experience in their fields of interest through internships, study abroad programs, and other opportunities outside the classroom.

Scholarships & 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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Faculty Panel: "Science and the Humanities"
Apr23
Faculty Panel: "Science and the Humanities" Apr 23 Knight Library
History Work-in-Progress Workshop
Apr23
History Work-in-Progress Workshop Apr 23 McKenzie Hall
Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara – School of Medicine Info Session
Apr24
Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara – School of Medicine Info Session Apr 24 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Health Grad & Career Expo
Apr24
Health Grad & Career Expo Apr 24 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Black Joy Sessions: Finding Joy Within
Apr24
Black Joy Sessions: Finding Joy Within Apr 24 Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center
Direct-Entry Master’s in Nursing Info Session
Apr24
Direct-Entry Master’s in Nursing Info Session Apr 24 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Let's Talk Drop-In - Wednesdays 2-4PM @ BCC
Apr24
Let's Talk Drop-In - Wednesdays 2-4PM @ BCC Apr 24 Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center
Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine Admissions Panel
Apr24
Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine Admissions Panel Apr 24 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Recent Discoveries from the Archaeology of Mission Sites in the Mangareva Islands of Polynesia
Apr24
Recent Discoveries from the Archaeology of Mission Sites in the Mangareva Islands of Polynesia Apr 24 Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Organic/Inorganic/Materials Chemistry Seminar
Apr24
Organic/Inorganic/Materials Chemistry Seminar Apr 24 Lillis Business Complex

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