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School of Languages, Cultures, and Race College of Arts and Sciences

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Bachelor of Arts

This degree enables students whose broad interest in the humanities encompasses a range of disciplines and courses not typically found within a single academic unit or program.

Working with a dedicated academic advisor, students devise a program of study which meets their academic or career goals as well as WSU degree standards. Students include coursework to satisfy all University Core Requirements (UCORE) and any additional graduation requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Contact an advisor to review the current list of approved Plan A or Plan B areas, or make an appointment to discuss your ideas.

Plan A—Primary/Secondary Concentration

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Primary concentration

A minimum of 24 semester credits, including at least 15 hours at the 300–400 level, must be completed in a single humanities department or published program with a minimum 2.00 primary concentration GPA.

Secondary concentration

A minimum of 15 semester credits, including at least six (6) hours at the 300–400 level, must be completed in different academic department, program, or area published in the catalog, with a minimum 2.00 GPA.

Plan B—Three Related Areas in Humanities

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Plan B checksheet, UCORE »


A combination of humanities courses totaling at least 39 hours involving three (3) academic areas with a minimum of nine (9) hours in each of the three areas. At least 21 of the 39 hours must be at the 300–400 level, and the GPA for the 39 hours must be a 2.00 minimum. Students declare the general humanities major and receive a bachelor of arts in humanities.


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  • Anna Chow
  • Theresa Lavoie
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Areas of Concentration

Career Possibilities

  • Teaching
  • Social work
  • Counseling
  • Community development
  • Nonprofits
  • NGOs
  • Local, state, or federal government
  • Human resources
  • Law school
  • Academia