Bachelor Programs in Humanities Studies

Compare 153 Bachelor Programs in Humanities Studies

Humanities Studies

Many high school graduates choose to earn a bachelor degree to gain more critical knowledge of a subject, which may lead to more career options. A bachelor degree typically takes four years to complete.

What is a Bachelor in Humanities Studies? Humanities is a multidisciplinary study of human society, history and culture. This broad field of study is a collection of imperative courses on subjects like literature, history, theatre, film, art, philosophy and religion. Though humanities studies incorporate the exploration of numerous subjects, it does not include courses over mathematics or science. A degree program in this field typically requires study of a foreign language and may allow program participants to choose a concentration. Many programs require the completion of a thesis and may offer opportunities to study abroad.

Those who study humanities will often gain a multitude of useful skills that can help in nearly any industry. Students are typically great problem-solvers and communicators. They may also develop a knack for critical thinking

Different characteristics can influence the overall cost of earning a bachelor’s degree. The type of institution offering the degree, the length of the degree program and the school location all influence the cost of an undergraduate degree.

Most employers are searching for the most qualified candidate with the right educational background. The field of humanities offers a wide variety of career opportunities for applicants with a degree. These possible careers span a multitude of industries such as education, business and social services. Graduates could pursue positions as teachers, journalists, writers, language translators, artists and social workers, just to name a handful of options.

With a variety of schools offering bachelor’s degrees around the world, scholars may choose to study locally or abroad. Some can even pursue a degree from home with online courses. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor of Theology in Community Leadership: Christian Ministry

Cornerstone Institute
Online Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2019 South Africa Cape Town + 2 more

This programme develops Christian leaders with a broad theoretical and practical foundation in Christian ministry. Graduates will be grounded in Biblical texts and equipped with the knowledge and skills to serve in churches and faith-based organisations. Academic study and personal faith are integrated to produce leaders with a mature, holistic spirituality. [+]

Registration Certificate No 2001/HE08/006. NQF 7; SAQA ID: 57225. (376 CREDITS)

This programme develops Christian leaders with a broad theoretical and practical foundation in Christian ministry. Graduates will be grounded in Biblical texts and equipped with the knowledge and skills to serve in churches and faith-based organisations. Academic study and personal faith are integrated to produce leaders with a mature, holistic spirituality.

Admission Requirements A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a bachelor’s pass or equivalent; Matriculation Certificate (with university exemption) or equivalent; Higher Certificate or an Advanced Certificate or Diploma in a cognate field. Alternative Admission Requirements A National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with a diploma pass (or equivalent) combined with the results of the NBT; Mature age of 23 and over during the first year of studies and a National Senior Certificate (or equivalent); RPL policy for access and the results of the NBT are determining factors for admission. Contact the admissions office regarding RPL; Mature students (45 years or later) can be admitted, determined by the RPL conditions and the results of the NBT. Time Commitment Minimum three years; Maximum six years part-time; On campus and online; January and July intakes. ... [-]

Bachelor in Popular Fiction

South Gate Society Arts Center
Online Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2019 Denmark Aalborg + 2 more

The four-year popular fiction degree focuses on developing knowledge of genres, practical application, and publishing work, while building platforms, networks, and learning the skills every artist-entrepreneur needs to build their business and brand. [+]

The four-year popular fiction degree focuses on developing knowledge of genres, practical application, and publishing work, while building platforms, networks, and learning the skills every artist-entrepreneur needs to build their business and brand.

You will learn not only the craft of writing but also learn to master tools and techniques to build a career as a writer.

Start your first year with a foundation in all forms of creative writing. The second year introduces you to the history and analysis of short stories. Moving into the third year, you will focus on the novel. And finally, in the fourth year, you will write and refine a novel and begin querying agents.

This degree is available on campus or online. Check out the curriculum below.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Creative Writing for Entertainment

Full Sail University
Online Campus Full time 20 - 29 months September 2019 USA Winter Park + 1 more

It all begins with a great story. Whether a film or television show, a video game or even a commercial, the most successful pieces of media are those that tell engaging and interesting stories, stories that capture your attention, spark your imagination, and provoke your emotions. [+]

Stories are curious creatures. On one hand, they are shaped by the world. In telling them, we are able to explore the furthest reaches of experience – whether it’s our own, or someone else’s. And in this way, stories also carry the power to shape the world.

Full Sail’s bachelor of fine arts degree in Creative Writing allows you to wield that power in a way that is at once meaningful and savvy. You’ll learn how to tell a tale across different media platforms, incorporating visual elements and exploring a variety of genres. You’ll examine different modes of publication and distribution, and hone your craft through ongoing portfolio courses and peer-to-peer workshops.... [-]


Bachelor in International Studies

Ohio Wesleyan University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Delaware

Ohio Wesleyan’s distinctive International Studies major focuses on experience and connections. As a student, you have many opportunities to gain real-world experience through internships and research projects in Washington, D.C., and locations around the world. [+]

Bachelor in International Studies

Ohio Wesleyan’s distinctive International Studies major focuses on experience and connections. As a student, you have many opportunities to gain real-world experience through internships and research projects in Washington, D.C., and locations around the world. Just as important, you have daily international opportunities on campus – meeting international policy experts and scholars, Skyping with leaders at NATO and other international organizations, interacting with OWU alumni at the height of federal agencies, and living on a campus with fellow students from around the world.

Introduction to the Program

In the International Studies program, you will explore how countries interact in our ever-shrinking world. Whether you are interested in examining issues in the world in general, or in a particular region of the world, the cross-disciplinary nature of International Studies gives you a chance to work closely with a variety of professors and develop a major that satiates your intellectual interests.... [-]


Bachelor's in Information Science and Technology

Cabrini University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Radnor

Learn the concepts and skills needed to meet the information technology needs and challenges of the Information Age workplace and society as an Information Science and Technology (I.S.T.) major or minor. [+]

Learn the concepts and skills needed to meet the information technology needs and challenges of the Information Age workplace and society as an Information Science and Technology (I.S.T.) major or minor.

I.S.T. majors choose between a Mathematics or a Business track to acquire either a strong mathematical foundation for scientific applications or a foundation in business for information management.

Information Science and Technology Program Details

The I.S.T. prepares students for graduate school or a career that allows them to apply information science to an ever-changing technology climate in business and industry.

Students learn concepts and skills needed for designing, programming and implementing information systems to solve real-world problems, while also acquiring either a strong mathematical foundation for scientific applications (in the Mathematics track) or a foundation in business for management information (in the Business track).... [-]


Bachelor in Human and Social Issues Studies

Université de Hearst
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2019 Canada Hearst

You are interested in several disciplines? You want to understand the environment that is yours and that connects you to the rest of the world? This bachelor's degree offers you a training focused on interdisciplinarity in social sciences and humanities. It will help make you a versatile, mobile and open-minded person, a sought-after qualities in the job market of a rapidly changing world. [+]

You are interested in several disciplines? You want to understand the environment that is yours and that connects you to the rest of the world? This bachelor's degree offers you a training focused on interdisciplinarity in social sciences and humanities. It will help make you a versatile, mobile and open-minded person, a sought-after qualities in the job market of a rapidly changing world.

Student Profile

Show curiosity about the complexity of human and social interactions. To seek to know and understand the origin and influence of current human and social issues. Have a general culture and want to expand it. Present openness and a critical sense.

Program Overview

The Bachelor's degree in Human and Social Issues Studies presents an original and engaging formula. It will open to interdisciplinary dimensions to interpret and understand the origin and evolution of the human and social issues in the broad sense. The courses in this program are divided into three parts: ideas, methods and deepening. Inspired by the legacy of the humanities, human behavior and social phenomena will be approached from a geographical, historical, literary, psychological and sociological perspective. In addition, you will receive a solid scientific background allowing you to conduct research projects as well as to analyze and exploit data of all kinds with a critical eye. Imprinted or imprinted with general knowledge and concrete learning, you will finally lead an in-depth reflection on a question of your choice during the fourth year of the program.... [-]


Bachelor's in International Studies

Hope College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Holland

The international studies major is designed for students who plan to pursue a profession in which an international focus will be especially valuable. It will prepare you for a life of service and success in a global society and for careers in fields such as business, economics, government and non-government organizations (NGOs), law, history, sociology and the arts. [+]

The international studies major is designed for students who plan to pursue a profession in which an international focus will be especially valuable.

It will prepare you for a life of service and success in a global society and for careers in fields such as business, economics, government and non-government organizations (NGOs), law, history, sociology and the arts.

In addition to Hope’s normal general education requirements, the international studies major consists of:

36 credit hours Two years of modern foreign language study A semester- or year-long international off-campus study program Degree programs

The international studies major is an interdepartmental program composed of credits from several different departments.... [-]


Bachelor in English

Northwest Missouri State University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 USA Maryville

English majors tend to be readers or writers. Many are both. Through coursework in literature, writing, linguistics and the history of the English language, students explore a diverse range of texts with the goal of becoming thoughtful and knowledgeable readers, writers, thinkers, communicators, and artists. [+]

Why major in English?

English majors tend to be readers or writers. Many are both. Through coursework in literature, writing, linguistics and the history of the English language, students explore a diverse range of texts with the goal of becoming thoughtful and knowledgeable readers, writers, thinkers, communicators, and artists.

In addition to reading and writing, students are introduced to the principles of linguistics, writing pedagogy, community literacies, publishing, workplace writing and creative writing. They read and engage in discussions about literary works, participate in literary criticism, write in a variety of analytical argumentative and creative genres, and are challenged to view language through artistic, social and scientific lenses.... [-]


Bachelor in Philosophical Studies

University of Parma
Campus Full time 3 years October 2019 Italy Parma

A primary objective for the degree course in Philosophy, structured into a single syllabus, is that of providing a consolidated foundation in traditional areas of philosophy, which can be identified in the sectors within M-FIL/01-08, all part of this course’s syllabus. [+]

Official Program Description

Philosophical studies

Bachelor Course without admission test

• 5 places available for non-EU citizens

The primary aim of the three-year Philosophical Studies course, structured in a single program, is that of providing a solid basic knowledge of the traditional areas of philosophy, both from a historical and theoretical standpoint. Ample space is given to the history of philosophy, structured traditionally from ancient to contemporary philosophy, with particular attention to reading the classics of philosophical thinking. Logical-linguistic instruction provides the tools for the study of contemporary analytic philosophy. A third area, represented by ethical-political, sociological and aesthetic studies, concentrates on contemporaneity and the complex relationship between philosophy and human sciences. The strictly philosophical training is complemented by historical studies, with the aim of promoting students’ access to traditional career opportunities such as teaching.... [-]


Double Degree Econometrics and Philosophy

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

This is a unique Double Degree program for students who wish to combine their econometrics degree with a second degree in philosophy. [+]

Why study Double Degree Econometrics and Philosophy

Together, Erasmus School of Economics and the Erasmus School of Philosophy offer a Double Degree program in Econometrics and Philosophy. Are you interested in issues relating to econometrics, but do you also aim to develop a broader academic horizon? Then a double degree in Economics and Philosophy or Econometrics and Philosophy might suit your interests very well. Students in this program obtain two degrees in four years: a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Econometrics and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Philosophy.

On the one hand, the econometrics part of the program aims to prepare you on your way to becoming truly internationally minded with great abilities to analyze and solve problems in the field of econometrics.... [-]


Bachelor in History & Political Studies

Colby-Sawyer College
Campus Full time September 2019 USA New London

Filled with fascinating characters and all the elements that make for great entertainment — from drama and romance to war and crime — the history and political studies major prepares you to play your own role in shaping the future through lessons from the past. [+]

Make History and Discern Democracy

Filled with fascinating characters and all the elements that make for great entertainment — from drama and romance to war and crime — the history and political studies major prepares you to play your own role in shaping the future through lessons from the past.

Put it in Perspective

Gain a broad understanding of how social, political and cultural forces shape societies, particularly the United States. Develop your written and verbal communication skills to teach others about past and contemporary cultures and political systems in creative and critical ways, including scholarly debate and the use of multiple perspectives.

Use historical and archival resources to participate in preservation projects, including the recording of oral histories, alongside faculty and fellow students. Explore your interests through a self-selected internship and your senior Capstone project, and share your work with others in publications and during presentations.... [-]


Bachelor in International Liberal Arts: Philosophy and Religious Studies

International College of Liberal Arts - Yamanashi Gakuin University
Campus Full time April 2019 Japan Kofu

This course is an invitation to explore faraway places and distant times from a global perspective. We will study the worldwide travel of people, goods, and ideas during the last two millennia. [+]

Bachelor in International Liberal Arts: Philosophy and Religious Studies

World History

This course is an invitation to explore faraway places and distant times from a global perspective. We will study the worldwide travel of people, goods, and ideas during the last two millennia. We will learn how global trade, migration, and intellectual exchange transformed the world. We will examine the arrival of new technologies and how they changed the global economy. We will also look at the rise and fall of powerful empires and the origins and aftermath of international armed conflicts. Our global approach will allow us to identify the major events in world history and assess their implications for the world we live in now.... [-]


Bachelor in Language Arts

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Grand Rapids

Major Requirements At least 18 credits of the Language Arts major must be taken at Aquinas College. [+]

Major Requirements

At least 18 credits of the Language Arts major must be taken at Aquinas College.

Required: EH115, EH/EN382, EH/EN388, EN441, EN455, EN463, EH205, EH/EN400, EN/EN460, CN205, CN206, CN300 (CN101 is a prerequisite).

PLEASE NOTE: Requirements for the Language Arts major and minor are currently under State review.

Courses EH115 Understanding and Appreciating Literature (3) AC EN/EH382 Teaching Children’s Literature (3) EN/EH388 Teaching Young Adult Literature (3) EN441 Advanced Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3) EN455 Adolescent Literacy (3) EN463 Reading Internship (3) EH205 Advanced Composition (3) WI CN205 Public Speaking (3) CN206 Interpersonal Communication (3) CN300 Listening (3) [-]

Bachelor’s programme in Comparative European History

Radboud University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Netherlands Nijmegen

Comparative European History is an interdisciplinary Bachelor's programme that teaches European history from a comparative and issue-driven perspective. The programme focuses on a series of fundamental socio-economic, demographic, political and cultural topics that are of great relevance for societies today. [+]

Are you intrigued by Europe’s past and future? Do you want to become a critical citizen on a national and international level? Do you like to follow the news and want to take an active part in major debates covered in the media? Do you often wonder about the mechanisms that drive societal issues around the world and wish to acquire the analytical skills to investigate and understand them? Would you love to study in an international environment with students and staff from different parts of the world? Then Comparative European History at Radboud University is the right choice for you.

Comparing history from a global perspective

Comparative European History is an interdisciplinary Bachelor's programme that teaches European history from a comparative and issue-driven perspective. The programme focuses on a series of fundamental socio-economic, demographic, political and cultural topics that are of great relevance for societies today. Examples of topics could be migration, inclusion and persecution of minorities, religious fundamentalism, cultural appropriation, failed versus successful cases of state building and societal responses to major crises such as disease control. The consistently comparative approach of this programme offers a valuable opportunity to study historical processes, both within Europe and beyond, that reveal both unique historical developments as well as general patterns of human behaviour and problem resolution.... [-]


Bachelor in Global and Development Studies

Jagiellonian University
Campus Full time 3 years October 2019 Poland Kraków

Global and Development Studies is an interdisciplinary programme, which aims to equip students with fundamental understanding of processes of globalization in various spheres of human activity: law, politics, economy, history, the social relations, culture, and communication. [+]

Programme description

Global and Development Studies is an interdisciplinary programme, which aims to equip students with fundamental understanding of processes of globalization in various spheres of human activity: law, politics, economy, history, the social relations, culture, and communication. Students gain core knowledge of the very phenomena of globalization and international development as well as specialize in their various aspects and influence they have on the contemporary world. The programme is structured in such the away that allows students to focus either on a selected part of the world, or specific global problems and challenges.

Graduate’s profile

Programme graduates obtain knowledge of the principal traditional and contemporary trends in global sociology, philosophy, politics, and economy. This programme also serves as the first step towards continuing the student’s academic education on a graduate and postgraduate level in the fields of international relations, area studies, political science or economy. Graduates are prepared to find employment in public administration, national and international institutions and organizations, non-governmental organizations, international companies, cultural institutions, mass media, and publishing.... [-]