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Who Should be a Humanities major/minor

  • Students who are interested in investigating human values by studying and discussing their expressions in history, literature, art, and philosophy should consider Humanities. 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!
  • Humanities 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. Humanities also complements such areas of study as Business, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, and the natural sciences.

Who should be a Humanities minor?

For the same reasons as above, Humanities 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, Humanities is an especially good complement to those planning careers in the business world.