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

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    September 16, 2014

    Biola University will be in a city near you holding receptions for applicants of Biola University and their families. This is a free opportunity to hear from an admissions counselor, an alumnus, as well as connect with other local students and families considering Biola University for their future!

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    October 11, 2014

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    October 25, 2014

    Do you want to visit Biola, but live out-of-state or in zip codes 94000-96199? Biola Bound may be the perfect visit opportunity for you! Come for a great weekend, explore what Biola has to offer, and have some fun in Southern California.

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