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Humanistic Studies

Who should be a Humanistic Studies major?

  • Students who are interested in investigating human values by studying and discussing their expressions in history, literature, art, and philosophy should consider Humanistic Studies. Also, those who have a passion for ideas and culture, and who enjoy reading would be ideal for this program. If you are looking for a well-rounded education that will prepare you for a variety of careers, then this program is right for you!
  • Humanistic Studies is a natural accompaniment to majors or minors in First Nations Studies, History, Philosophy, English, French, German or Spanish as well as to minors in Global Studies and Women's Studies. Humanistic Studies also complements such areas of study as Business, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, and the natural sciences.

Who should be a Humanistic Studies minor?

For the same reasons as above, Humanistic Studies is a nice complement to any major. Because of the emphasis on good communication skills (writing and speaking(, critical thinking, and the ability to learn new material easily, Humanistic Studies is an especially good complement to those planning careers in the business world.