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Humanities Degree Requirements


Humanities major (75 credits)

Courses in two or more of the following areas: communication studies, French, German, humanities, Latin, linguistics, literature/English, modern languages, philosophy, religious studies, Spanish, or writing. The emphasis in the major is determined with the help of an advisor. Possible emphases include communications, modern languages, and philosophy/religion/mythology

Required: 36 upper-division credits, including HUM 450 Senior Portfolio (1)


Choose your advisor according to the areas your degree will focus on; if your plan includes primarily Speech Communication and Spanish, for example, ask a faculty member in one of those areas to advise you. If you want help identifying an appropriate faculty member, see the division administrative program assistant in HSS 313.



Humanities minor (15 credits)

Approved upper-division hours in humanities areas; maximum 6 credits of internship.


Please visit the Division Chair, Dr. Carol Harding


Humanities Division

Phone: (503) 838-8408
Fax: (503) 838-8056
Office: HSS 313


Division Chair:
Dr. Carol Harding


Administrative Program Assistant:
Mylisa Behling