Explore people and communities, past and present, and what they do, think and make, in relationship to their environments and larger societies, cultures, and the world. Programs include history, culture, anthropology, archaeology, literature, languages, philosophy, religion, sociology, ethnic and gender studies, music, theater, and art history.
Through study of cultures, explore webs of meaning to make sense of the world.
Through study of texts, learn to interpret the products of culture, from enduring works to popular media and artful practices of everyday life.
Through study of historical, environmental and political contexts, develop understanding of structures of oppression and methods of resistance, particularly in regard to race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality.
Through study of languages, learn how different societies communicate around the world, developing your intellectual and expressive voice. Languages offered include French, Spanish, Irish, Japanese, Chinese, and Latin.
Immerse yourself in cultures, communities, music and arts through critical analysis of texts, images and objects; participate in community-based study, internships and projects; study abroad in France, Mexico, Nicaragua, Germany, Spain, Thailand, Greece, Italy, Ireland, and China; acquire advanced research, writing, communication and analytical skills; and complete advanced studies and senior capstone projects in humanities, social sciences and performing arts.
The critical thinking and academic skills you acquire here will equip you for a successful career in education, performing arts and humanities, law, politics, journalism, international studies, diplomacy, social sciences and entrepreneurship. Become a deeper thinker and a more engaged agent in an ever-changing world.
This Path can prepare you for careers in
- International studies
- Performing arts and humanities
- Social sciences
Graduate school opportunities beyond this Path
- Social sciences
- Performing arts
|Alexandria, Catherine (Jehrin)||dance, ballet, movement therapy|
|Blakeslee, Steve||English, writing, literature|
|Buchman, Andrew||music composition|
|Crowley, Lin||media and Chinese studies|
|Davis, Stacey||European history|
|Diamant, Hirsh||visual arts, Chinese studies, human development|
|Eamon, Kathleen||aesthetics and philosophy, critical theory, psychoanalysis|
|Elliott, Marla||performance, voice, community studies|
|Featherly, Lynarra||creative writing, philosophy, critical theory|
|Hastings, Rachel||linguistics, mathematics|
|Hendricks, Steven||book arts, literature, creative writing|
|Katsanis, Vuslat||writing, comparative literature, film and visual culture|
|Khaleghi, Dariush||Leadership, Management, Organizational Psychology and Behavior, and Human Resources Management|
|Koppelman, Nancy||American studies|
|Krafcik, Patricia||Russian language and literature|
|Krotscheck, Ulrike||classics, archaeology|
|Mellis, Miranda||fiction, nonfiction, and contemporary literature|
|Olson, Toska||sociology, gender studies|
|Proctor, Bradley||U.S. history, African American history, American studies|
|Reece, Andrew||classical art and literature|
|Rognas, Liza||American history, information resources and library science|
|Sandoz, Joli||academic and creative nonfiction writing, community studies, analog game design|
|Simons, Suzanne||poetry and literary arts, community studies/Middle East studies, journalism|
|Stein, Eric||cultural anthropology|
|Vavrus, Michael||education, history, political economy|
|Williams, Sarah||Feminist Theory, Cultural Studies|
|Williamson, Elizabeth||English literature, theater studies|