Bachelor of Arts Programs in Humanities Studies

Compare 328 Bachelor of Arts Programs in Humanities Studies

Humanities Studies

A BA (Bachelor of Arts) is a postsecondary degree that can be earned at private colleges or public universities. The program combines general classes with classes that prepare individuals for a career in their area of study.

Humanities and social sciences is an area of study which prepares students for a huge variety of industries when it comes time to choose a career. Social workers, artists and teaching careers are popular options for those who complete these courses.

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BA International Business with a Language

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2018 China Suzhou

This programme, apart from providing this knowledge to students, will also provide them with an additional language skill that will benefit them when dealing with some companies. For international students, they will have the added advantage of learning Chinese and becoming familiar with the Chinese culture and businesses operating in China. [+]

BAs in Humanities Studies. Overview With China’s growing presence in international markets and its rising influence on global economics, a sound knowledge of international business issues is becoming increasingly important for university graduates seeking roles in both international and local organisations. The BA International Businessprogramme will also provide you with an additional language skill that will benefit you when working with international companies or seeking employment. For international students, you will have the added advantage of learning Chinese and becoming familiar with Chinese culture and businesses operating in China. Unique selling points of the programme • Have the opportunity to undertake internships at, and field trips to, Fortune 500 multinational companies within Suzhou Industrial Park and the greater Yangtze River region • Study a curriculum that combines traditional business theories with a broader theoretical and practical knowledge of other key success factors influencing business • Improve and expand upon your language skills • Earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities. Knowledge and skills By the time you graduate from the BA International Business programme, you will be able to: • understand the key principles of doing international business • understand the complexities of the international business environment • reflect critically on the operation and strategies of international businesses • communicate effectively in English, as well as in Chinese or Spanish. Modules: Year One UK degrees... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies

John Cabot University
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Rome

Students majoring in classical studies have the exceptional opportunity to complement their study of classical language and written sources with on-site, first-hand experience of ancient art and material culture in Rome and throughout Italy. [+]

Rome offers students the ideal location for majoring in Classical Studies. The Ancient Roman world is still present in the city’s monuments, artwork, and inscriptions, in its rich museum collections, and in the profound influence of the classical tradition on its contemporary architecture. Students majoring in classical studies have the exceptional opportunity to complement their study of classical language and written sources with on-site, first-hand experience of ancient art and material culture in Rome and throughout Italy. Major Roman library holdings greatly facilitate and enhance research in all areas of classical studies, including such specialized disciplines as numismatics, ancient medicine, science, engineering and industry. While this major emphasizes the study of ancient Roman culture and society, the range of courses is designed to provide a solid foundation in classical civilization as a whole, from Greek and Roman literature to ancient history, philosophy, religion, mythology, archaeology, art, and architecture. Through their choice of major electives, students can focus in more depth on one or more of the areas of Greco-Roman culture that interest them the most. The interdisciplinary study of the Classical World teaches students to think analytically about the foundations of Western Civilization, it also prepares them to think critically about their own contemporary world, and to seek innovative solutions to future challenges. Learning Outcomes for the Classical Studies Major LOS 1: Identify, analyze and interpret major historical, cultural, philological and artistic developments of the ancient Mediterranean World. LOS 2: Analyze text, language, and material culture as primary sources, and... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in English

Stamford International University
Campus Full time June 2018 Thailand Bangkok

English is the global language of business. Good English skills will open doors to unlimited opportunity and unlock career possibilities. [+]

BAs in Humanities Studies. English is the global language of business. Good English skills will open doors to unlimited opportunity and unlock career possibilities. A Modern and Practical Arts Program – Get to experience the different applications of English in today’s changing world by studying in Applied Global Communication. Touch upon the traditional aspects of a BA in English – such as literature, poetry and drama – and also see the more modern applications of the English language in disciplines that have a global perspective. 21st Century Skills – Study in a programs that explicitly focuses on developing skills for success in the 21st Century. Learn to critically analyze and evaluate information, express yourself creatively, collaborate with others, and communicate effectively and with confidence. Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) – Learn subject matter while perfecting your language skills. A CLIL methodology helps students continuously improve their English through the study of content, and benefit from a highly sophisticated level of language proficiency upon graduation. Career Opportunities The program with the most wide-ranging work options in international environments that require strong English language skills, critical thinking, information literacy, communication and collaboration skills. Freelancer (Translator, Interpreter, Content Writer, Editor, Columnist) Government officer responsible for foreign affairs, international cooperation Communication Manager, Content Manager Personal Assistant to high-level executives English language specialist, English language teacher International Project Manager [-]

BA Islamic Studies

The Islamic College
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

BA (Hons) Islamic Studies, validated by Middlesex University, provides you with an opportunity to study the foundation and development of Islamic knowledge from a broad and multidisciplinary perspective. Students are exposed to a variety of Sunni, Shia, Orientalist and other views and encouraged to engage in critical thinking and to adopt an academic approach to their studies. [+]

BA (Hons) Islamic Studies, validated by Middlesex University, provides you with an opportunity to study the foundation and development of Islamic knowledge from a broad and multidisciplinary perspective. Students are exposed to a variety of Sunni, Shia, Orientalist and other views and encouraged to engage in critical thinking and to adopt an academic approach to their studies. At the same time The Islamic College emphasises the spiritual aspects of Islam and wishes to inspire students to endeavour to moral and ethical excellence. The course includes core modules on Islamic studies, while giving you the flexibility to choose from a broad selection of related courses on Islam and Muslim society. The course is suited for students who plan to continue their education at the graduate level in Islamic studies or related disciplines, as well as for those interested in obtaining a BA before going on to other fields or professions. Our dedicated lecturers provide expertise in areas ranging from Qur’anic sciences, Islamic law and jurisprudence, and Islamic economics to current issues in the Muslim world with special reference to Muslims in Europe. We aim to: Provide students with an opportunity to broaden, deepen, and enrich their understanding of Islam. Promote the appreciation of Islamic ethics and code of personal practice. Prepare students to contribute in Islamic, multi-religious, and multi-cultural environments. Equip students with the skills they need to pursue lifelong learning. Develop critical and analytical thinking skills in students. Provide students with an opportunity to develop the capacity for independent learning.... [-]

BA in Bible and Ministry

Abilene Christian University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Abilene

The Bible and Ministry bachelor’s degree gives you a solid theological foundation in the Old and New Testaments, and you’ll gain an understanding of how biblical principles are applied to daily life and ministry. As you delve into your concentration, you’ll develop specialized skills and knowledge. [+]

The Bible and Ministry bachelor’s degree gives you a solid theological foundation in the Old and New Testaments, and you’ll gain an understanding of how biblical principles are applied to daily life and ministry. As you delve into your concentration, you’ll develop specialized skills and knowledge.

We offer four distinct tracks of study within this major; choose the one that best fits your calling.

The biblical text concentration is designed for students who have a passion for the language, message and historic context of the Bible. It’s an ideal option for those looking to preach or pursue graduate studies.

The youth and family ministry concentration prepares students to minister to adolescents and families in church settings.... [-]


BA in English

Memorial University, Grenfell Campus
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Corner Brook

The English program at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University allows you to work toward a bachelor of arts with a major in English and a minor in another subject area. [+]

The English program at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University allows you to work toward a bachelor of arts with a major in English and a minor in another subject area. 

We offer education in English literature and creative writing within the framework of a liberal arts degree program.

Grenfell's English program includes key courses that give you a strong understanding of the essential aspects of English literature. The courses also focus on specific areas of English studies, including:

Canadian literature Dramatic literature Modern literature Creative writing Why study English at Grenfell?

If you love to read and write, the English program at Grenfell will expand your creativity, imagination, and critical thinking. There is a particular focus on creative writing and our instructors expose you to different worldviews through literature, allowing you to analyze culture, world events, and your own daily encounters in a new way.... [-]


BA Honours in Translation Studies (French)

University of Westminster - Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 8 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This Translation Studies BA Honours gives you professionally oriented training in the skills, knowledge and competencies which will allow you to build a career as a professional translator. You will develop your knowledge of language structure, register, textuality and discourse, through the application of linguistic concepts to practically orientated translation tasks. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development. [+]

BAs in Humanities Studies. This Translation Studies BA Honours gives you professionally oriented training in the skills, knowledge and competencies which will allow you to build a career as a professional translator. You will develop your knowledge of language structure, register, textuality and discourse, through the application of linguistic concepts to practically orientated translation tasks. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development. The course offers French and Spanish as main languages, which you can combine with another language (Arabic, Chinese, French or Spanish) depending on your entry point. We accept intermediate (post-A Level) and proficient speakers in French and Spanish. This is a linguistically challenging course and we may need to assess you in order to determine your entry point and suitability. As well as careers in professional translation, our graduates have also found employment as interpreters, teachers (both in foreign languages and English as a foreign language), and in various other sectors including law, marketing, journalism, and the Civil Service. Course content You will study an integrated curriculum with a focus on professional context and communication skills, bilingual translation skills and theory. Depending on your choice, your studies may include the rigorous development of a new foreign language or modules in cultural studies. Teaching and learning takes place through a combination of formal lectures, seminars and practical workshops; guided self-study and preparation; and exposure to professionally relevant simulations and real-work environments. Much of your learning will take place during independent... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Italian Studies

Franklin University Switzerland
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 Switzerland Sorengo

Due to the University’s unique location in the Italian-speaking world, the Italian Studies major at Franklin is designed, first and foremost, to cultivate students’ abilities to communicate, interact and critically engage with the local culture. To do this, students seeking a bachelor's degree in Italian Studies complete a three-year sequence of language courses, the principal goal of which is the acquisition of advanced competency in Italian speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. [+]

Immerse yourself in Italian language and culture

Due to the University’s unique location in the Italian-speaking world, the Italian Studies major at Franklin is designed, first and foremost, to cultivate students’ abilities to communicate, interact and critically engage with the local culture. To do this, students seeking a bachelor's degree in Italian Studies complete a three-year sequence of language courses, the principal goal of which is the acquisition of advanced competency in Italian speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Once the students’ language-specific requirements are fulfilled, they are invited to explore a variety of topics in Italian culture, with an emphasis on Italian literature and film studies. Included in the menu of possible classes which count towards the fulfillment of a major in Italian Studies are courses dealing with topics in Communication, European History, Art History, Film Studies, and Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies. Prior to enrolling in a final, required Senior Seminar in Italian Studies, majors will be strongly encouraged to complete at least two Academic Travel courses to Italy.... [-]


International Bachelor History

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Why history? You have a passion for history. The past fascinates you. You are also convinced that historical insight helps to understand current social developments in the Netherlands and in the world. Why at Erasmus University? Because Rotterdam is unique in is multifaceted approach to history from different academic disciplines. We focus on economic, social, political and cultural perspectives. [+]

BAs in Humanities Studies. International Bachelor History A multifaceted approach to history Why history? You have a passion for history. The past fascinates you. You are also convinced that historical insight helps to understand current social developments in the Netherlands and in the world. Why at Erasmus University? Because Rotterdam is unique in is multifaceted approach to history from different academic disciplines. We focus on economic, social, political and cultural perspectives. Curriculum This three-year programme takes a unique approach by focusing on how history shapes present-day societies and international relations. Modern history since the 18th century is at the core of the programme. Globalisation is an important aspect of this modern history, as it stimulates us to trace and reflect upon changes in the economy, society and culture, both within and beyond national borders. You focus on themes such as the growth of main ports, inequality in the world, popular uses of history (e.g. in video games), trends in the fashion industry and the history of international relations. Career prospects People are looking for information to understand social changes: they search for information based on past events, but are also looking for new sources to explain themselves and their identity. Specialists who can meaningfully link the past, present and future will become invaluable. Governments, industries and the cultural sector need historians who can identify these links. As a History graduate, you are one of those specialists. Programme Information Field of study: History; Global Processes; Contemporary Developments in Historical Perspective; Culture;... [-]

BA in History

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Chicago Grayslake + 1 more

The Department of History offers courses leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts. History is a flexible major that allows students to choose among a variety of electives based on their interests. Students can also choose history as a minor, which combines well with many majors. [+]

Our world-class faculty and students engage in the study of the historical development of a broad spectrum of human societies. We analyze historical change rather than memorizing facts. Members of the department produce award-winning research, and have been selected by the University for their teaching excellence. The Department of History offers courses leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts. History is a flexible major that allows students to choose among a variety of electives based on their interests. Students can also choose history as a minor, which combines well with many majors. Career Opportunities for the History Major or Minor As a history student you will develop skills of critical thinking and writing that you will find indispensable as you pursue a variety of careers, including education, research, law, business, public affairs, and the service professions. Scholarships The Department of History has two awards available for students. The first, the Brommel-Lindberg Scholarship in History, provides one undergraduate history major at the junior level or above $1,200 for tuition and fees at Northeastern for the following academic year. The Susan E. Rosa Memorial Award for Graduate Studies provides $1,000 for a junior or senior history major or minor who is promising in the field and intends to pursue graduate study in the humanities or social sciences. The deadline to apply for the 2017-2018 awards was April 3rd, 2017. Applications for the 2018-2019 awards will be posted here in the early spring of 2018. Questions may be addressed to Professor Christina... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Culture

Radboud University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Nijmegen

The track English Language and Culture allows you to study all aspects of the English language as it has evolved across the centuries. At the same time, you immerse yourself in the culture and literature of Great Britain. You study the classics of high and popular culture - Shakespeare, Stevenson, Downton Abbey, Little Britain, and much more. [+]

English (be it British or American English) is the international language of science, diplomacy and business. Furthermore, English literature takes an important place in world literature. When you study English Language and Culture at Radboud University, you dive into an extremely versatile field of study that opens a whole world for you.

The track English Language and Culture allows you to study all aspects of the English language as it has evolved across the centuries. At the same time, you immerse yourself in the culture and literature of Great Britain. You study the classics of high and popular culture - Shakespeare, Stevenson, Downton Abbey, Little Britain, and much more. To become an expert in the field of English language, linguistics and culture, you will also have to immerse yourself in the culture, social relations, habits and eccentricities of the people for whom (British) English is their native language. You will therefore not only learn to speak and write (British) English at a professional level of fluency, but will also study the history and culture of Great Britain.... [-]


BA International Studies

University of Denver
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Denver

The BA program in international studies offers undergraduate students at the University of Denver critical knowledge and skills for succeeding in a world that has gone global. Understanding how global institutions and exchanges work, and bringing an international perspective to one's professional development is a necessity for modern life. DU’s International Studies curriculum gives students this foundation. Join us to learn about international events that directly affect your life. [+]

We interact with the global community in a thousand different ways every day. We connect with friends near and far via computer and phone. We view updates on elections and currency crises, we track the spread of diseases and civil unrest, and we even follow the latest in music and dance from blogs and videos posted by people around the world. We do this using devices designed by international teams and built with materials and components from dozens of countries. We are part of a truly globalized planet. The sheer volume and the speed of trans-border movement of people, products and data mean that no country or individual exists as an island isolated from international forces. Our interdependence is a fact of life. The challenges of the 21st century are great: from controlling weapons of mass destruction to minimizing the impacts of climate change, from managing borderless trade and investment to tackling entrenched poverty and food insecurity, modern issues require international cooperation and collective solutions. The BA program in international studies offers undergraduate students at the University of Denver critical knowledge and skills for succeeding in a world that has gone global. Understanding how global institutions and exchanges work, and bringing an international perspective to one's professional development is a necessity for modern life. DU’s International Studies curriculum gives students this foundation. Join us to learn about international events that directly affect your life. Students are required to complete a minimum of 44 credits in international studies to fulfill the... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in English

Claflin University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Orangeburg

Studying English at Claflin, you'll benefit from small class sizes, dedicated faculty and a variety of opportunities to showcase your talents. Our dynamic program will prepare you for a professional career and provide a solid academic foundation for furthering your education in graduate school. [+]

BAs in Humanities Studies. Studying English at Claflin, you'll benefit from small class sizes, dedicated faculty and a variety of opportunities to showcase your talents. Our dynamic program will prepare you for a professional career and provide a solid academic foundation for furthering your education in graduate school. Curriculum A degree in English is one of the most versatile majors available for students interested in developing written and oral communication skills. As an English major at Claflin, you will explore many genres of literature, from the works of noted African-American writers to William Shakespeare. Coursework includes classes like Literary Genres and Analysis, Advanced Composition, The American Novel, Shakespeare, Major Black Writers and Literary Criticism. You'll be given the opportunity to choose your courses based on areas of interest, such as literature, creative writing, film or history, while honing your techniques in writing, grammar and composition. English majors at Claflin can choose a concentration in Creative Writing to further develop written communication skills. Coursework in the Creative Writing concentration includes Advanced Fiction Writing, Advanced Poetry Writing and Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing workshops. Student Opportunities and Experience As an English majors, you'll have the opportunity to complete internships and gain real-world experience in your chosen field. You can also choose to complete minors from other departments to increase your marketability when you graduate. Our students are encouraged to present their undergraduate research at conferences. Qualified students may join the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society, which inducts new members twice a... [-]

BA in English Language

American University of Ras al Khaimah
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 United Arab Emirates Ras Al Khaimah

English study is an academic discipline that includes the study of literatures written in the English language, English linguistics, and English sociolinguistics. More broadly, English studies explore the production of and analysis of texts created in English. [+]

English study is an academic discipline that includes the study of literatures written in the English language, English linguistics, and English sociolinguistics. More broadly, English studies explore the production of and analysis of texts created in English. Students can choose to specialize in translation, teaching of English, or literature.. Career Opportunities Jobs directly related to your degree include: Editorial assistant English as a foreign language teacher Lexicographer Magazine journalist Newspaper journalist Primary school teacher Secondary school teacher Writer Jobs where your degree would be useful include: Academic librarian Advertising account executive Advertising copywriter Arts administrator Information officer Marketing executive Public relations officer Records manager Admissions Criteria American / Canadian Diploma UAE / GCC / Egyptian Secondary School Certificate UAE / GCC / Egyptian Secondary School Certificate British IGCSE / GCE Leaving School Certificate(A School Leaving Certificate must be provided,showing the last grade (year) completed) Iranian Diploma Indian / Pakistani /Bangladesh Higher Secondary School Certificate International Baccalaureate Diploma Syrian Secondary School Certificate SABIS Diploma WAEC / NECO [-]

BA in English Language and Literature

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The BA programme in English Language and Literature aims to furnish the successful students with skills relevant to such a double major. It concentrates on two core areas: (a) Linguistics, by offering a comprehensive study of language with some focus on teaching English as a foreign language and (b) English Literature, by covering the major authors and issues from 1580 to the present day and by offering a detailed study of all literary genres: poetry, drama, and prose. [+]

Duration (years): 4 Qualification Awarded: Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature Level of Qualification: Bachelor Degree (1st Cycle) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme

The BA programme in English Language and Literature aims to furnish successful students with skills relevant to such a double major. It concentrates on two core areas: (a) Linguistics, by offering a comprehensive study of language with some focus on teaching English as a foreign language and (b) English Literature, by covering the major authors and issues from 1580 to the present day, and by offering a detailed study of all literary genres: poetry, drama, and prose.... [-]