We can relate.
Art, music, literature—even as they’re distinguished by different languages and historical periods, they’re all interrelated. So why should you have to choose just one to study?
The humanities major lets you explore all of them, combining courses from history, art, music, drama, philosophy, World Languages and Cultures, English, and world literature into one interdisciplinary major. You can choose classes that reflect your interests, and write a thesis on something you’re passionate about.
Whether you want to compare different forms of art or examine history from multiple perspectives, the Humanities major exemplifies the true liberal arts experience, by giving you a strong background in a wide range of subjects and the freedom to investigate your own interests.
Through the Starr Center’s Explore America summer internship program, junior Madi Shenk is working at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.
“Be like Nike and ‘Just Do It.’ Being a Black Studies minor comes with many advantages – both personal and professional.”
In the summer of 2013, Valerie Dunn ’15 and Claire Hansen ’14 took a literary-themed trip across Northern England. They spent twenty-five days in the UK, fifteen of them hiking the famous Coast-to-Coast Walk from Cumbria to North Yorkshire.