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Creativity, Culture & Careers

Most Undergrads Move On to Careers or Grad SchoolDo 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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View a full list of programs in the Seton Hill University School of 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.

Seton Hill also offers a degree in Behavioral Health (B.A) exclusively through our Adult Degree Program, which offers online courses for busy adults and working professionals.

New!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:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Careers in the Humanities

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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.


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 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. 

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Study Abroad

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?

Get Your Teaching Certification at Seton Hill

At Seton Hill, you can also prepare to become certified as a teacher in many majors. 

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