Why Study Humanities?
- To gain a greater understanding of the role disciplines–such as the arts, history, literature, philosophy, politics, theatre, and interdisciplinary studies–play in human experience.
- Developing an individualized program, students will be able to focus on those aspects of the humanities which interest them the most.
- To develop a broad range of perspectives that employers and graduate and professional programs find desirable.
A humanities degree can open doors to a variety of career opportunities. The program's interdisciplinary nature prepares humanities majors for opportunities in many fields. Among the corporations and organizations that favor humanities majors, according to Liberal Arts Career News, are
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- MCI Communications
- R.R. Donnelley & Sons, Co.
- Sunrise Medical, Inc.
- Federal Bureau of Investigation
- Hospitality Franchise Systems, Inc.
- Kay-Bee Toy & Hobby Shop, Inc.
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc.