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Humanities Division


Degree Programs in the Humanities

The Division of Humanities offers Baccalaureate degrees in Communication, English Literature, Humanities, Journalism, Theatre Arts, and Writing.  Under the major in Humanities, three concentrations are available: Foreign Language and Literature; Philosophy and Literature; Thematic Cluster. Under the major in Writing, students choose one of two emphases: Creative Writing or Professional Writing.

Students may also work toward a minor (18 credits from a list of specified courses) in Art History, English Literature, Foreign Language (French or Spanish), Music, Philosophy, or Writing.  Students majoring in Communication, Journalism, and Professional Writing are encouraged to serve a 3 to 12 credit internship designed to provide them field experience in the major.

Division Chair:
Dr. Patty Derrick
234 Biddle Hall
Phone:  (814) 269-7137

Division Offices:
Mrs. Natalie J. Casti
234 Biddle Hall
Phone:  (814) 269-7140

Mrs. Linda R. Coyle
233 Biddle Hall
Phone:  (814) 269-7141

(814) 269-7196

Hours:  Monday - Friday
              7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

















Last updated on 12/10/13

Last Reviewed: April 16, 2008