Humanities

The objective of the humanities major is to provide the student with a broader perspective in selected liberal arts than is possible with a single subject emphasis.

What will I study?

Humanities is a preparatory major for seminary and many graduate programs. It is especially advised for those students with broad interests. Students may choose one of three different emphases with the advisement of the separate departments: English, History and Philosophy.

Degree Requirements

Humanities with a concentration in:

Interesting classes I might take

  • Medieval Philosophy
  • Renaissance and Reformation
  • Studies in Comparative Literature

What can I do with a degree in Humanities?

  • Author
  • Professor
  • Researcher
  • Historian
  • Speech Writer

Why choose Humanities at Biola?

The Departments of English, History and Philosophy offer this interdepartmental major in humanities. The objective of the humanities major is to provide the student with a broader perspective in selected liberal arts disciplines than is possible with a single subject emphasis.

What are BU Humanities graduates doing now?

Biola graduates from the Humanities major have gone on to study at the following graduate schools:

Georgetown Law School, Notre Dame, CSU Long Beach, Baylor University, Talbot MA in Philosophy

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