BA Degree in Humanities Studies in North America

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Humanities Studies

Humanities and Social Sciences is a varied field of study that may prepare students for a wide variety of careers in a huge array of industries. Those who wish to work in social services, education or any career involving the arts may benefit from focusing on this area.

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Bachelor of Arts in English

Mansfield University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 USA Mansfield

The Bachelor of Arts in English provides students with a strong grounding in the field of English language and literature, with an emphasis on developing highly marketable writing and research skills. Students may choose from two concentrations: Literary and Cultural Analysis or Professional Writing. [+]

The Bachelor of Arts in English provides students with a strong grounding in the field of English language and literature, with an emphasis on developing highly marketable writing and research skills. Students may choose from two concentrations: Literary and Cultural Analysis or Professional Writing. Both concentrations offer students a solid foundation in written and spoken English, with an emphasis on textual analysis and interpretation. English graduates pursue careers in writing, editing, public relations, education, legal studies, strategic communications, marketing, politics and government, journalism, and library science. Students work closely with their professors, who are published authors and scholars in their field of study. Many students combine their coursework with a minor in Creative Writing.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Religion

Kentucky Wesleyan College
Online September 2019 USA Owensboro

The Bachelor of Arts in Religion online degree completion program is designed to help meet the increasing demand for qualified and highly skilled professionals in the fields of ministry, nonprofit work, business, journalism, and other related fields, as well as the pursuit of further education. The religion program at Kentucky Wesleyan seeks to cultivate an appreciation of religious diversity by familiarizing students with the development, beliefs, and practices of multiple religious traditions. Through the religion program, students employ interdisciplinary resources in order to recognize and engage the function of religion in history, society, and culture. [+]

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The Bachelor of Arts in Religion online degree completion program is designed to help meet the increasing demand for qualified and highly skilled professionals in the fields of ministry, nonprofit work, business, journalism, and other related fields, as well as the pursuit of further education. The religion program at Kentucky Wesleyan seeks to cultivate an appreciation of religious diversity by familiarizing students with the development, beliefs, and practices of multiple religious traditions. Through the religion program, students employ interdisciplinary resources in order to recognize and engage the function of religion in history, society, and culture.

Because the heritage of Kentucky Wesleyan College is United Methodist, we recognize that many of our students come from Christian traditions. At the same time, as a program in a liberal arts setting, the religion program at Kentucky Wesleyan encourages critical thinking and conversation about faith commitments. A course of study in religion develops the skills necessary to analyze and explain arguments about religion and religious positions as well as the skills to construct and present an argument.... [-]


International Studies

Adelphi University
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 USA Garden City + 1 more

Knowledge of how business, politics and science are interwoven across political and cultural boundaries is a marketable and increasingly sought-after skill in many fields, both at home and abroad. Our B.A. in International Studies will help you acquire the tools necessary to understand and analyze the problems that confront our complex world. [+]

College of Arts and Sciences: Knowledge of how business, politics and science are interwoven across political and cultural boundaries is a marketable and increasingly sought-after skill in many fields, both at home and abroad. Our B.A. in International Studies will help you acquire the tools necessary to understand and analyze the problems that confront our complex world.

Make the world your classroom through international excursions or internships, or spend a summer, semester or an academic year in a faculty-led study abroad program. We also bring the world to you, with on-campus lectures from ambassadors from around the globe and trips to the United Nations.

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Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies - Bible Concentration

Hannibal - LaGrange University
Campus Full time 8 semesters August 2019 USA Hannibal

The mission of Hannibal-LaGrange University is to provide excellent education in both liberal arts and professional disciplines in a distinctively Christian environment that integrates Christian faith and learning in preparing graduates for personal and career effectiveness. The mission of the Christian Studies Major is to provide an excellent education in the biblical and theological disciplines, as well as the ministerial disciplines for guiding the spiritual formation and practical ministry in a distinctively Christian environment that integrates Christian faith and learning in preparing graduates for personal and career effectiveness. [+]

The mission of Hannibal-LaGrange University is to provide excellent education in both liberal arts and professional disciplines in a distinctively Christian environment that integrates Christian faith and learning in preparing graduates for personal and career effectiveness.

The mission of the Christian Studies Major is to provide an excellent education in the biblical and theological disciplines, as well as the ministerial disciplines for guiding the spiritual formation and practical ministry in a distinctively Christian environment that integrates Christian faith and learning in preparing graduates for personal and career effectiveness.

Objectives for the Christian Studies Major with Concentration in Bible The student will demonstrate an understanding of the content and recommended techniques associated with sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ in witnessing. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the content and issues associated with basic Christian doctrines. The student will demonstrate an understanding of the methods, tools, and principles of biblical interpretation. The student will demonstrate knowledge and skills required to accomplish an inductive-exegetical Bible study and to prepare and deliver biblically based expositional sermons. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the historical and theological content, as well as critical issues associated with Old and New Testament books. We Stand Out ... [-]

BA International Studies

University of Denver
Campus Full time September 2019 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. D.U.’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.... [-]


B.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies

Fresno Pacific University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 USA Fresno

The biblical and theological studies program will help you discern and prepare for the call to serve God and the church and to deepen your knowledge of Scripture and ministry. Using the biblical text as a primary source, you’ll gain multiple viewpoints and encounter a wide array of voices. Reenact first century Jerusalem in full costume or study environmental issues through a faith-based lens. You'll take courses taught by well-traveled faculty with expertise in pastoral ministry, literature, missions, and archeology. Your passion for both learning and the church will come alive as you ask the important questions and learn what it means to live a God-centered life. [+]

Overview

The biblical and theological studies program will help you discern and prepare for the call to serve God and the church and to deepen your knowledge of Scripture and ministry. Using the biblical text as a primary source, you’ll gain multiple viewpoints and encounter a wide array of voices. Reenact first century Jerusalem in full costume or study environmental issues through a faith-based lens. You'll take courses taught by well-traveled faculty with expertise in pastoral ministry, literature, missions, and archeology. Your passion for both learning and the church will come alive as you ask the important questions and learn what it means to live a God-centered life.

Highlights A minor can be added to any program to enhance your education Take advantage of service opportunities with Mennonite Central Committee and other organizations Choose from several study abroad opportunities, including a summer trip to Israel Apply for scholarships dedicated to Biblical and Theological Studies students Career opportunities ... [-]

Bachelor of Humanities

Felician University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Rutherford

As a Humanities major, we invite you to design a program of study reflecting your interests! You have the opportunity to pull together courses from across the Humanities disciplines and connect them around a particular theme, movement or school of thought. For example, you may choose to focus on the evolution of Western culture through art, literature, music, philosophy and/or religion. [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Humanities Concentration in Interdisciplinary Studies Concentration in Global Peace & Justice

As a Humanities major, we invite you to design a program of study reflecting your interests! You have the opportunity to pull together courses from across the Humanities disciplines and connect them around a particular theme, movement or school of thought. For example, you may choose to focus on the evolution of Western culture through art, literature, music, philosophy and/or religion.

Develop Marketable Skills Develop the skills of humanistic study – the ability to analyze, think critically, and to write clearly and persuasively. Demonstrate the ability to integrate and use knowledge from several disciplines, rather than a single discipline. Learn unique methods of analysis through your exposure to many forms of expression of cultural imagery – narrative, visual and musical. ... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in History

University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 USA Florence

History at UNA is dynamic, creative, and focused on experiences that will develop critical thinking skills, communication skills, and prepare graduates for exciting careers. Award-winning faculty and exciting programs provide opportunities for study abroad, internships, and exciting cultural experiences both on and off campus! [+]

History at UNA is dynamic, creative, and focused on experiences that will develop critical thinking skills, communication skills, and prepare graduates for exciting careers. Award-winning faculty and exciting programs provide opportunities for study abroad, internships, and exciting cultural experiences both on and off campus!

Mission Statement

The Department of History at the University of North Alabama is committed to teaching, research and scholarly excellence, and providing service to the university and to the community. The department provides a foundation of historical knowledge and develops critical thinking, reading, research, and writing skills in its majors. We affirm a commitment to diversity and to fostering an inclusive community characterized by respect for all, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, social class, religion, culture, sexual orientations, or language.... [-]


Bachelor in English (BA)

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Warrensburg

The University of Central Missouri's B.A. Program in English offers courses on a wide array of literature from different time periods, nations, and perspectives. UCM English majors study topics ranging from medieval romances to modern dystopias; from Jane Austen’s England to Langston Hughes’ Harlem; from Hamlet to Huckleberry Finn. [+]

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The University of Central Missouri's B.A. Program in English offers courses on a wide array of literature from different time periods, nations, and perspectives. UCM English majors study topics ranging from medieval romances to modern dystopias; from Jane Austen’s England to Langston Hughes’ Harlem; from Hamlet to Huckleberry Finn.

Our majors also do intensive work in writing and research that will serve them well in a twenty-first-century economy where these skills are much in demand. It is a major rooted in the challenges and pleasures of reading and thinking.

Careers for English Majors

With the training they receive in writing, critical thinking, and literature, UCM English majors are able to thrive in a number of careers. Recent UCM English alums are now working in careers in publishing, editing, public relations, law, advertising, web writing, entertainment, and technical writing and research. The UCM English major can also pave the way to academia. In Fall 2017, recent alums were admitted to prestigious Ph.D. programs at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Kansas—in both cases with fellowships and assistantships to cover the cost of graduate school. Many English majors pair their degree with minors like technical writing, creative writing, or business to make themselves even more competitive on the job market.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

Campbellsville University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Campbellsville

This is an interdisciplinary program that combines critical thinking and analysis skills, ethics, and cross-cultural studies. [+]

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies.This is an interdisciplinary program that combines critical thinking and analysis skills, ethics, and cross-cultural studies. The program will prepare the student for a career in local, state, federal, and international agencies and organizations where he/she will be equipped to lead from a Christian worldview. Upon completion, the student may also choose to pursue graduate-level education in diverse fields such as law, political science, international business, Christian missions, TESL, MATESOL, public policy and administration.Five areas of concentration include Latin studies, World culture studies, European studies, Inter-Cultural Christian mission studies, and TESL studies (Teaching English as a Second Language).... [-]


B.A. in Christian Studies with an Emphasis in Youth Ministry

Grand Canyon University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City Scottsdale + 2 more

Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies program will utilize biblical studies as the foundation, and an understanding of theology, philosophy, and Christian history as the framework, for communicating Christ to various audiences. [+]

Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies program will utilize biblical studies as the foundation, and an understanding of theology, philosophy, and Christian history as the framework, for communicating Christ to various audiences. In addition to spiritual formation and exegetical skills essential to Christian studies, graduates will be able to employ communication, leadership, and organizational skills necessary for effective ministry.

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BA in Philosophy

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 USA Chicago Grayslake + 1 more

The primary goals of the program are to contribute significantly to the liberal education of university students, to prepare majors for advanced studies in their chosen field, and to help students in their various future professional activities by acquainting them with applied philosophy. [+]

Philosophy engages and critically analyzes the perennial questions of human experiences, such as the nature of knowledge, meaning, reasoning, morality, the character of the world, God, freedom, human nature, justice, and history. Philosophy is thus significant for everyone who wishes to live and act in a reflective and critical manner. Furthermore, the student of philosophy develops critical reasoning ability, acumen in textual analysis and persuasive writing skills useful for application in all disciplines and careers.

Philosophy, broadly defined, is the systematic inquiry into some of the problems of human existence. These problems are ones which cannot be dealt with by the methods of the sciences, and ones whose structures are based strictly on rational argument. In this sense, the study of philosophy, through the broad humanistic background that it provides, has always been an essential, perhaps the most essential, ingredient of a liberal education.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies - LIU Brooklyn

Long Island University
Campus 4 years September 2019 USA New York

LIU Global offers a BA degree in Global Studies, a discipline that investigates the world’s interdependent political, economic, cultural, and ecological systems. Global Studies equips future leaders with tools to address challenges that transcend national and disciplinary boundaries, preparing them to develop solutions at the local, national, regional, and global levels. [+]

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LIU Global offers a BA degree in Global Studies, a discipline that investigates the world’s interdependent political, economic, cultural, and ecological systems. Global Studies equips future leaders with tools to address challenges that transcend national and disciplinary boundaries, preparing them to develop solutions at the local, national, regional, and global levels. LIU Global organizes its curriculum around six issues that pose the greatest challenges to human well-being:

Economic inequality, poverty, and access to livelihoods Social inequality: gender, race, ethnicity, and human development Climate change, clean energy, and environmental degradation Urbanization and sustainable human settlements War, conflict, and displaced peoples Justice, discrimination, and human rights ... [-]

Bachelor in English

Mercy College
Online Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Dobbs Ferry New York Yorktown Heights USA Online + 4 more

Develop strong literacy skills as you read and write critically Build a foundation in critical thinking and communication that you can apply as a writer, teacher and in many other working environments. [+]

The English major is the best preparation a Mercy College student can have for any career or profession. It offers a way to discover, enjoy and reflect on universal themes in great literature that show us what it means to be human. In addition, it fosters the ability to communicate effectively: to write correctly, to read and think critically, and to speak effectively. These are the skills that provide a clear advantage for success in a business or profession.

English Fast Facts Students begin with foundation courses: Poetics: An Introduction to Literary Texts Survey of English Literature I Survey of English Literature II Students also take courses in each of these categories: Classical Social and Cultural Genres Historical Program Outcomes ... [-]

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Translation

Université de Saint-Boniface
Online Part time 4 - 6 years September 2019 Canada Winnipeg

The School of Translation offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Translation on the spot and via the Internet. [+]

The Université de Saint-Boniface offers the Honors Bachelor of Arts in Internet Translation.

Translation programs are designed to help you acquire both the knowledge and the practical experience necessary to become translators. You will find a large selection of version and theme courses that meet the basic training requirements of the job market.

This program consists of 120 credits, ie 30 credits of general education (equivalent to University 1) and 90 credits of specialized training. General education includes courses in French, science, social sciences and humanities.

At the end of your studies, you will be able to apply a variety of translation methods, as well as perfect your language skills, use modern electronic tools used in the job market, and understand the professional issues related to the translator's work. and the terminologist.... [-]