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.

Concentrations

Admissions Requirements

There are no special admissions requirements for the Humanities major.

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

Back to Academics

  • Junior Sessions

    April 23, 2014

    Juniors in high school!! Do you want a taste of the college experience? Join us at Biola University on one of our many available dates for a Junior Session. You will have the opportunity to go to chapel, attend a Junior (information) Session given by one of our Admissions Counselors, tour the campus, eat lunch in the cafeteria (on us!), and attend a class in the afternoon (optional).

  • Dinner with Director

    April 30, 2014

    Registration for Dinner with Director is OPEN! Bring your high school son or daughter to Biola and join us on this exclusive visit opportunity. We will take you on a tour of the campus, accompany you for dinner in our Cafe Banquet Room, and share with you the distinctiveness of Biola University by André Stephens, Senior Director of Undergraduate Admissions.

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    May 1, 2014

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