Students interested in a general humanities background can major Humanities. This is an interdisciplinary major. Required courses are drawn from the six academic programs of the Humanities offered at CSM. Also required is an interdisciplinary project designed to integrate knowledge and insights from two or more humanities areas.
A graduate in humanities can bring to a variety of professions a broad background in the liberal arts, an awareness of a person as an intellectual, emotional, physical, ethical and aesthetic whole; and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, the human condition. These are qualities essential in interpersonal relationships in all professions.
Arts, creative arts and communications, english, history, music, philosophy and theology.
Total Credit Hours: 60 hours
Main focus: 30 hours with 15 from each of two of the above disciplines
Minor focus: 18 hours with nine from each of two additional humanities disciplines
Supporting courses: 12 hours including one three-hour course from the remaining three disciplines and HUM 495