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Meet Arizona students who have chosen the Humanities!

Graduates of the University of Arizona College of Humanities are sought after and secure employment in all industries. Here you’ll learn the skills that employers really want and that will help you compete and advance your career in the global economy.

Why should you study Humanities at Arizona?
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An understanding of languages, literatures and culture will open your mind to a world of opportunities.

HUMANITIES =

CRITICAL THINKING
COMMUNICATION
ADAPTABILITY
GLOBAL MINDSET
JOBS
YOU

Meet our students

Alex

Spanish & Portuguese

ALEX =

SPANISH
PHYSIOLOGY
GLOBAL MEDICAL
BRIGADES

Spanish is Alex’s first language and helping others is his first priority. By broadening his Spanish language skills, he will be an understanding healer dedicated to improving health care for underserved communities.

Alex

Spanish & Portuguese

ALEX =

SPANISH
PHYSIOLOGY
GLOBAL MEDICAL
BRIGADES

Spanish is Alex’s first language and helping others is his first priority. By broadening his Spanish language skills, he will be an understanding healer as he works toward improving health care for underserved communities.

YOU x2

double major / dual degree

Combining your interests is possible at Arizona.  For the same tuition AND same amount of time, you can get a versatile education to make yourself stand out. Humanities degrees pair well with many disciplines across campus.

$cholarships

study abroad + more

Humanities students are eligible for many degree-specific scholarship opportunities. Support includes funds for 30+ faculty-led study abroad programs worldwide — unforgettable experiences that deepen the impact of your degree.

Katie

Russian & Slavic Studies

KATIE =

RUSSIAN & SLAVIC STUDIES
HARP PERFORMANCE
STUDY ABROAD IN
RUSSIAN THEATRE & PERFORMANCE

Katie is an informed performer who hopes to teach music one day. By learning Russian and understanding the culture behind the pieces she plays on her harp, she is able to express the music better.

Katie

Russian & Slavic Studies

KATIE =

RUSSIAN & SLAVIC STUDIES
HARP PERFORMANCE
STUDY ABROAD IN
RUSSIAN THEATRE & PERFORMANCE

Katie is an informed performer who hopes to teach music one day. By learning Russian and understanding the culture behind the pieces she plays on her harp, she can express the music better.

Talk to me about your future humanities degree.

We welcome you to our close-knit community here at the University of Arizona College of Humanities. Let’s talk, and we’ll find a formula that works for you.

KARINA RODRIGUEZ
Recruitment Coordinator
kmr2@email.arizona.edu
 
KARINA RODRIGUEZ
Recruitment Coordinator
kmr2@email.arizona.edu

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Humanities Majors

Choose from a wide range of majors in languages, literatures and cultures and real-world degree options.

Applied Humanities

The Applied Humanities major offers students a transdisciplinary education combining humanities with professional skills in six study areas: Business Administration, Fashion Studies, Game Studies, Public Health, Rural Leadership & Renewal, Spatial Organization & Design Thinking. Learn more >

Africana Studies

The Africana Studies Program offers an interdisciplinary major, a minor in hip-hop cultures, and internships and study abroad opportunities. The program is a leader in online education and digital humanities. learn more >

Classics

The Classics major examines the languages, literatures, cultures, art, history, religion, and material remains of the ancient Mediterranean world and their ongoing global impact. Learn more >

East Asian Studies

Chinese and Japanese majors may choose either the Language emphasis, focusing on verbal and written communication, or Culture emphasis, focusing on tradition and transformation in the world’s second largest economy. Advanced Korean is also offered. Learn more >

French

The long-standing (and ever-popular) French program consists of two tracks, French Language, Literatures & Cultures, focusing on the acquisition of language skills and cultural competency, or French & Francophone Studies, with advanced courses taught in English. Learn more >

General Studies

The program is a multidisciplinary course of study with options in six interest areas: Arts, Media, & Entertainment; Economy & Industry; Global & Intercultural Understanding; Science, Technology, Health, & Society; Social Behavior & Human Understanding; Sports & Society. Learn more >

German Studies

The German Studies major is designed to familiarize students with the German language as well as the cultures and histories of German-speaking communities. It’s the 7th largest German program in the U.S. Learn more >

Italian

The largest Italian program in the U.S. consists of two tracks, Italian Language & Literature, focusing on the acquisition of language skills and cultural competency, or Italian Studies, with advanced courses taught in English. Learn more >

Religious Studies

The Religious Studies major provides students with a broad understanding of human diversity, the complexities of social and cultural systems of thought, and the human pursuit of meaning. Learn more >

Russian & Slavic Studies

The Russian major is designed to develop competence in Russian language, awareness of cultural traditions, and an understanding of literature and the arts. It’s the fourth largest Russian program in the U.S. Learn more >

Spanish & Portuguese

One of the largest Spanish programs in the country, offering students a variety of tracks that employ cutting-edge approaches to language acquisition, cultural exploration and linguistic investigation. Learn more >

World Literature

The World Literature major gives students the opportunity to combine intensive foreign language study with their interests in ancient and modern literatures based on regions, nations, or topical studies. Learn more >

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