Bachelor of Arts Degree in Humanities
Hone Knowledge, Build Skills, Excel in Your Career
The humanities is an interdisciplinary major with required courses drawn from seven academic programs, including; Arts, Communications, English, History, Music, Philosophy, and Theology. In addition to the courses, a project integrating knowledge and insights from two or more humanities areas is required.
As a humanities program graduate you will gain a broad background in the liberal arts and contribute to your career awareness of the intellectual, emotional, physical, ethical and aesthetic whole person as well as an acute understanding of, and sensitivity to, the human condition – qualities essential in interpersonal relationships in all professions.
Let your compassion and understanding of the human condition drive you towards a successful career with a degree in the humanities at College of Saint Mary. Your professors will be with you every step of the way to help you develop knowledge, hone your skills, and launch into your career. You will develop skills that are essential to interpersonal relationships, which will help you create meaningful connections and stand out to potential employers.
With your abilities to write clearly, analyze information, conduct research and understand varying perspectives, you will be prepared to advance to graduate or professional school and to become a valuable asset in whatever career you choose. Some humanities graduates find research and social work to have interesting positions and opportunities available. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, survey researchers earn a median salary of $59,870. Social workers earn a median salary of $51,760 annually.