Some may question the economic value of a humanities degree. The reality is that the College of Humanities at the University of Utah provides our students with critical skills that prepare them to succeed personally and economically in our increasingly complex and global society.
Here are just some of the skills that you'll learn as you study the humanities:
Writing and communication
Cultural awareness and diversity
Analyzing media and claims
Problem solving and decision making
Looking at situations from multiple points of view
What We Do
Students in the College of Humanities are known for their critical understanding of diverse cultures, gained through their study of literature, art, ideas and values. Here are some things you may not already know about College of Humanities students:
There are 23 majors and 30 minors offered through the College of Humanities.
The College of Humanities confers 950 bachelor’s degrees and 100 graduate degrees each year.
There are over 30 clubs and organizations on campus with a focus on Humanities issues.
What Our Alumni Say About Their Humanities Experience:
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