Humanities Focus Area

What Majors will the Humanities Focus Area prepare you for?

Rare BooksAfrica and African Diaspora, B.A.
Asian Studies, B.A.
English, B.A.
Geography, B.A.
History, B.A.
International Affairs, B.A.
Modern Language and Culture, B.A.
Philosophy, B.A. 


Class Planning

Helpful Tips

    • To be considered a FULL-TIME student you need to be registered for 12 or more credit hours.
    • We recommend 12-15 credit hours in your 1st semester.
    • 15 credit hours a semester typically keeps you on track to graduate in 4 years.
    1. Go to and log in with your NetID and password.
    2. Click on the Student Records tab in the top menu.
    3. Click Declare or Change Major/Minor.
    4. Select Change Primary Major.
    5. Follow the prompts and choose the major you are interested in.
    6. Allow up to 2 weeks to process. Major changes are not automatic.
    If you have any questions, contact your Owl Advisor.
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  • All Humanities Focus Area majors at minimum require students earn credit in a single foreign language through the Intermediate Level (FL 2002). 

    Students should begin the foreign language of their choosing at the Introductory Level (FL 1001) or take a placement examination to start higher.

    For more information on the placement exams offered, click here.