HUMANITIES

60 credit hours


WHY STUDY HUMANITIES AT TIU?

The diversified expertise you will gain as a Humanities major will give you a leg up in any field you are looking to enter after you graduate. Whether your interests lie in politics, law, philosophy, or even business, Trinity will prepare you to succeed.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE ME TO EARN MY DEGREE?

Most Humanities majors complete their degree in 3-4 years. Requirements total 60 hours. Up to 20 hours required in the major may be used to meet general education requirements.

DID YOU KNOW?

You’ll have the opportunity to participate in co-curricular activities on campus such as the school newspaper, student government, or intramural sports to hone your skills and engage with those who are in other programs. All of this contributes to building community with students interested in similar professions.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

The Humanities major is designed to provide a comprehensive foundation in the areas of art, English, foreign languages, philosophy, and music. This major is a good choice if you want to pursue graduate programs in an area of the humanities or a career in law, theology, government work, research, creative writing, or library work.

COURSEWORK:

Requirements total 60 hours. Up to 20 hours required in the major may be used to meet general education requirements. The following courses are excluded: ENG 214, 241X, 242X, 243X, 441X, 442X, MU 214, applied music, and music organizations. The Humanities Major will not be granted as a third major in conjunction with a combination of two of the following majors: English, History, Music, Philosophy. In addition, courses applied toward the Humanities Major may not be used to count toward any minors. You’ll take interesting courses like:

  • Survey of World Music
  • Writing for the Media
  • Topics in Military History

HUMANITIES

Category Disciplines Credits
First
Discipline
English, History, Music, or Philosophy
(9 hours at 300 level or above)
21 hours
Second
Discipline
English, History, Music, or Philosophy
(6 hours at 300 level or above)
15 hours
Third
Discipline
English, History, Music, Philosophy,
Art, or a single foreign language
(3 hours at 300 level or above)
12 hours

CAREER OUTCOMES:

Lawyer Editor
International Relations Specialist Historian
Media Critic Lobbyist
Anthropologist Journalist
Diplomat Litigation Researcher

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HUMANITIES FACULTY

The Humanities degree is taught by a variety of faculty from across many disciplines within the Humanities program.

PROGRAM FACULTY

PART-TIME FACULTY
Daniel MacKinney, EdD