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Bachelor of Arts in Humanities

The Bachelor of Arts in Humanities at SoPA offers students the opportunity to study in a broad range of fields within the humanities, such as architecture, visual and performing arts, classics, speech and communication, English literature, foreign languages, Jewish studies, linguistics, music, and philosophy. A strong grounding in the liberal arts and humanities helps individuals to develop the breadth of knowledge and perspectives typically needed for success in the 21st-century workplace.

Degree Requirements

Core Competencies

English 1010 Writing 4
  Select one course: 3
PHIL 1060 Critical Thinking  
PHIL 1210 Elementary Symbolic Logic  
BSMT 3250 Business Statistics  
CPST 1070 Math for Information Technology  
  Foreign Language or non-Western Culture 6-8

Supporting Requirement

  Oral Communications—Select one course: 3
SPEC 1400 Intro to Public Speaking  
SPEC 3110 Small Group Communications  
THEA 2100 Fundamentals of Acting  
BSMT 2250 Business Communications  

Distribution Requirements (at least two disciplines per category)

  Humanities 12
  Sciences 12
  Social Sciences 12

Writing Requirement

  Designated writing course 3-4


Major Requirements

Major Core Courses

  Four Humanities courses (any level) 12
  Six Humanities courses (3000+ level) 18

Minor (optional)

  Varies according to minor chosen  

General Electives

  As needed to total 120 credits  
  Total 120