Like many students, you probably plan to attend college so that you can find a good job after graduation. By studying the humanities, you can add an additional dimension to this goal. In addition to the technical skills that college provides, as a student of the humanities, you can acquire a better understanding of the context in which you live. You can gain insights into who you are, where you came from, and where you are going as a member of society. At the same time, you are gaining valuable analysis and critical thinking skills, intellectual experience in a wide range of topics, and an ability to see humanity from a larger perspective.
UNC Asheville is increasingly gathering national recognition for the excellence and affordability of its academic preparation and, hence, Humanities requirement. A minor in humanities will give you an opportunity to study a particular topic from the perspective of several disciplines. You will find yourself challenged as you broaden your knowledge.