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.
- Gain insights into who you are, where you came from, and where you are going as a member of society.
- Obtain valuable analysis and critical thinking skills, intellectual experience in a wide range of topics, and an ability to see humanity from a larger perspective.
Learn more about our Student Learning Outcomes.
The Humanities Program is a hallmark of UNC Asheville
Achieving nationwide recognition by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Fiske Guide to Colleges, The Princeton Review: The Best 331 Colleges and U.S. News and World Report.
Have you considered a Humanities Minor?
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.
Read recent graduate, Graelin Chidsey's story and learn why she chose to minor in Humanities.