Overview

Did you know that some 300 different types of positions within 60 different career fields exist for humanities majors today? Exposure to the broad spectrum of humanities disciplines enables you to integrate knowledge and experience and equips you for work environments in which communication, interpersonal skills, critical thinking, analytical skills, and self-motivation are in demand.

Our humanities program is rich and challenging, with a myriad of perspectives on the human experience. From a wide selection of courses, you plan your own humanities curriculum in coordination with your adviser, selecting disciplines to deepen understanding of yourself and others. And you fashion your own career in areas such as business, law, education, communications, social services, and many others.

Student 
discussionUndergraduate Degree

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Details

The humanities major is designed to open up to interested students the rich and challenging world of the liberal arts with its myriad perspectives on the human condition. Exposure to a broad spectrum of related disciplines will help students integrate their knowledge and experience, deepen their understanding of the intellectual and creative achievements of the past, and promote attitudes of curiosity and critical reflection toward expressive forms ofculture and civilization. The program is committed to the belief that only through the exchange of ideas can the challenges of life become occasions for understanding. In short, the Humanities major is for individuals who are interested in nothing less than the meaning of being “human.”

The program of study leading to a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in humanities (D and E) is a flexible one, requiring a minimum of 30 credits. Majors will be assigned to an adviser who will provide them with the recommended sequence of courses in his/her area of concentration and with recommended general education courses.

Students majoring in humanities are eligible for Dual Certification Elementary K-5 with Special Education Endorsement. Students pursuing teacher certification are encouraged to discuss this option with their academic adviser in the School of Education.

For further information, contact:

Mary Chinery, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences,
Director of the Humanities Program, &
Professor of English
Phone: 732.987.2341
chinery@georgian.edu
Georgian Court University
900 Lakewood Ave.
Lakewood, NJ 08701


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