The Humanities are our cultural and intellectual heritage - the sum of human experience, thought, and expression. They give us knowledge about the past, insight about the present, and wisdom for the future. They teach us about others and help us to know ourselves
-Oregon Council for the Humanities
Humanities majors and minors explore that unique human creation, language—not only for communication but also in culture, literary art, and philosophical and religious thought.
- Creatively integrate and apply perspectives from multiple Humanities disciplines to understand language, culture, literary art, and/or religious and philosophical thought.
- Critically analyze ideas and language in several humanities disciplines.
- Effectively communicate concepts studied in Humanities disciplines in writing and/or speech, adapting to meet the needs of multiple audiences.