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Humanities with concentration in Cultural Studies (BA)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Fall 2008 - Summer 2009 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Arts in Humanities with concentration in Cultural Studies (BA)

Major: HUM

Concentration: CLTR

Degree: BA

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)

Note: Admission to the major requires completion of 15 semester hours and a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.

Completion of this degree requires work to be submitted for the department’s Learning Outcomes Measurement. For details, contact the department.

Type Total
General Education 34

All degrees require the completion of the University-wide General Education Program; see the General Education requirements and the courses that fulfill them. Some General Education requirements may be met in the requirements for the major in which case additional electives may be required to complete the minimum hours for the degree.

Arts & Sciences Programmatic Requirements

Type Semester
General 101: A&S Orientation 1

Foreign Language
(completion of the intermediate level of a single foreign language)

* Electives in Natural Sciences or Social Sciences
(in addition to courses counted toward General Education;
3 hours must be at the 300 level or above)
WR—two approved courses at the 300 level or above
(may be incorporated into other degree requirements)
Total 19

Division of Humanities1

Type Semester
Concentration in a period chosen from one of the following:
Ancient Cultures, Medieval and Renaissance Cultures,
Early Modern Cultures, and Modern Cultures2
Courses in the period of concentration at 300 level or above

Humanities 300-305 (3 hours in period of concentration) 3
Humanities 591, 592, 593, 594, or 5963
(3 hours in period of concentration)
Humanities 5953 3
Theory requirement: Humanities 509 or 510 (chosen in
consultation with the Humanities Advisor )


Supporting Courses

Type Semester
History elective at 300 level or above in area of concentration

Electives & Total Hours

Type Hours
Minimum Electives 23
Minimum Total 121

At least 50 of the total minimum hours required must be at the 300 level or above.
* Note: Additional 3 hours of college programmatic requirement is met in supporting courses.

1 At least 12 hours in the major sequence must be in courses at the 500 level.

2 With consent of Humanities Advisor, student may substitute up to six hours of relevant Social Sciences Division courses in the period of concentration, at the 300 level or above.

3 Fulfills WR requirement.

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