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Academic Requirements

The humanities major requires a distinct focus and careful planning, and regular contact with the director and affiliated professors is essential.

Major Requirements

  • Introductory courses in at least three of the following areas:

Art History
English
World Languages (incl. International Literatures and Cultures)
History
Music History
Philosophy
Theatre

  • Completion of 201 or higher in a foreign language (or equivalent, if a student is approved for foreign language substitution).
  • Completion of a minimum of eight courses on the 300 and 400 level* in at least two, preferably three, of the following disciplines:

Art History
English
World Languages and Cultures (French Studies, German Studies, Hispanic Studies)
History
Music History
Philosophy
Theatre
World Literature (International Literatures and Cultures)

*Please be sure to take the necessary introductory courses prior to that and check the prerequisites for upper-level courses. These upper-level courses may not double-count for other majors or minors.