What is humanities?
The humanities explore human constructs and social relations throughout cultures and time periods. Humanities degrees take a multidisciplinary approach to education, fusing the disciplines of art, language, literature, philosophy and religion. Humanities majors graduate with highly sought-after soft skills in the professional workforce, such as collaboration, critical thinking and problem solving. Graduates can pursue careers in advertising, education, international relations, journalism and more.
Find a humanities degree for you
Arizona State University offers a plethora of online programs in the humanities. Humanities degrees appeal to students who are passionate about the arts, classic books, social policies and other related topics. Disciplines in the humanities include global studies, philosophy, religious studies, sociology and more. Our undergraduate and graduate programs will give you transferable skills, including creativity, cultural sensitivity and integrity, for employment in various industries.
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What can I do with a humanities degree?
Earn your degree from a top ranked university
ASU pursues excellence in education and advances research of public value. As a humanities major, you’ll have unparalleled support services and award-winning faculty to help you succeed. The university understands the importance of studying the human experience and embeds the humanities into programs and research initiatives. ASU ranks in the Top 5 for humanities research expenditures according to the National Science Foundation’s Higher Education Research and Development Survey.
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