When you major in the Humanities at IIT, you:
- Work in a flexible degree program built on your interests in the study of history, philosophy, literature, art & architectural history, and communication from a technological point of view
- Study science and technology from a humanistic point of view
- Benefit from an excellent liberal education that prepares you for graduate studies in the humanities, social sciences, and professional programs in law and medicine
What can I study?
Within this major, you can choose concentrations in literature, linguistics, philosophy, history, and communication. If you choose philosophy, for example, you would take all major electives and independent study courses in philosophy and add these to the two required philosophy courses for a total of 30 hours in philosophy.
The B.S. in Humanities has three components:
- General Education (47 hours)
- Major Coursework (33 hours)
- Minor*/Second Major/Free Electives (46 hours)
What can I do after graduation?
TheBachelor of Science in Humanities is an interdisciplinary major in which you will learn critical skills in reading, writing, and empirical research and analysis that can offer you future choices:
- Technical and digital communications fields, such as video game development
- Research and analysis fields in such government departments as Labor, Commerce, and Veterans Affairs
- Human resources
- Law school
- Graduate school
How is a B.S. in Humanities at IIT unique?
A Humanities degree at IIT allows you to explore the questions that human beings have pondered across time, space, and place at the same time that you acquire knowledge in new areas of digital communications, such as social networking and video game studies.
Studying the Humanities at IIT gives you the opportunity to interact in the classroom and on campus with students from around the globe, interactions that will increase your understanding of cultural differences that are crucial for thriving in the global marketplace of ideas, economies, and cultures in which we all live.
How can I learn more?
Get in touch: For more information contact Professor Greg Pulliam at email@example.com or call our office at 312.567.3465.
Apply: To get started on your application visit undergraduate admissions.