Creativity, Culture & Careers
Do you love to explore new ideas and engage with meaningful questions that impact the world? Studying humanities at Seton Hill will prepare you to make innovative contributions as a global citizen, lifelong learner and effective communicator.
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Areas of Study in the Humanities
Majors and minors in the humanities – which include English, political science, history, religious studies, sociology and Spanish – are designed to pair well together or with majors in other Schools at Seton Hill. Combining diverse areas of interest and developing varied skills will make you successful over a lifetime of changing workforce realities.
At the graduate level, the School of Humanities is the home of Seton Hill’s unique M.F.A. in Writing Popular Fiction.
Minor in Modern Language
Classes Start Fall 2021
This new 18-credit minor includes a study abroad experience. Through this minor course of study, you will gain a foundation in a language of your choice, plus additional study in a second language. A perfect complement to any major. Languages currently offered include:
Careers in the Humanities
Seton Hill's award-winning Career and Professional Development Center will start working with you as soon as you begin at Seton Hill. Career planning will be a part of what you do in your courses every year, and the Center will also help you find the best internships and experiential learning opportunities.
School of Humanities professors are award-winning writers, poets, historians, linguists and political scientists who have dedicated themselves to preparing students like you for meaningful futures. Your faculty advisors will also assist you with everything from choosing courses to deciding on a career path or graduate school.
Seton Hill Humanities faculty lead once-in-a-lifetime study abroad trips, and will also help you set up unique study abroad experiences through partner schools in other countries, including China and Spain.
Interested in Becoming a Teacher?
At Seton Hill, you can also prepare to become certified as a teacher in many majors.
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- Behavioral Health - Online Adult Degree Program (B.A.)
- Digital Humanities (B.A.)
- English: Creative Writing, Education, Journalism & Literature (B.A.)
- Genocide and Holocaust Studies (Certificate or Concentration)
- Global Studies (B.A.)
- History (B.A.)
- Liberal Arts Curriculum (Core Courses)
- Pastoral Ministry (Certificate)
- Political Science (B.A.)
- Prelaw (B.A.)
- Prelaw - History (B.A.)
- Prelaw - Political Science (B.A.)
- Religious Studies/Theology (B.A.)
- Sociology (B.A.)
- Spanish (B.A.)
- Writing Popular Fiction (M.F.A.)