Aug 26, 2019
The Humanities Major consists of a primary concentration of 30 credits in one of the disciplines listed below and two secondary concentrations of 12 credits each in two other of these disciplines. At least half of the credits constituting the primary concentration and half of the total credits in the secondary concentrations must be upper-division courses. Students majoring in Humanities must choose advisors from the disciplines of their primary concentrations.
Students are expected to take the Senior Seminar in their primary concentration and should check carefully with their advisors to be sure that they complete the departmental prerequisites for that course. Students seeking a second major cannot choose the disciplines used as the primary and secondary concentrations within their Humanities major. Courses used in a primary or secondary concentration may count toward both the Humanities major and the General Education requirements. The disciplines from which students may choose concentrations within the humanities major are listed below. Please note any restrictions, requirements, or exceptions indicated for each discipline.
Two art history courses and two studio courses required for Primary Concentration.
- ECON 201 - Personal Finance does not count.
- ECON 499 - Independent Study is required if used as a Primary Concentration to meet the Senior Seminar requirement.
Gender and Women’s Studies
All courses in the Department of History are appropriate for the Humanities concentrations in History.
In addition to all Modern Languages courses, Ed 333 is allowed. Spanish, French, or German allowed as primary concentration. Spanish, French, German, Japanese, or Navajo allowed as secondary concentration.
Allowed as a secondary concentration only. Mu 331 and 332 required; all additional credits must be chosen from among:
All courses in the Department of Philosophy are appropriate for the Humanities concentrations in Philosophy.
No more than a combined total of six credits in psychology from off-campus coursework or Innovative Month or independent study (Psyc 299/Psyc 499) may be counted toward a primary or secondary concentration.
Sociology 300 required for primary concentration
All courses in Southwest Studies are appropriate for the Humanities concentrations in Southwest Studies.
All courses in the Department of Theatre are appropriate for the Humanities concentrations in Theatre.
A maximum of six credits may be counted toward the primary concentration, and a maximum of four credits may be counted toward the secondary concentration from among:
REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN HUMANITIES:
Specific Departmental Requirements:
- Primary Concentration (includes 496 Senior Seminar). - Credits: 30
15 credits must be upper division.
- Two Secondary Concentrations - Credits: 24
(12 credits each. A total of 12 of the 24 credits must be upper division)
Subtotal Specific Departmental Requirements - Credits: 54
Auxiliary Departmental Requirements:
- Two semesters of one college-level modern language - Credits: 6-8
Free Electives (variable)
TOTAL REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION - CREDITS: 120
Note to transfer and former students: If you have taken any of your major requirements and received a different number of credits than listed above, you may need to complete additional major credit requirements.