Humanities Programs

Scholars in the humanities study many aspects of human existence, such as written and non-written evidence of human progress and how human creativity both reflects the world around us and helps to shape it.

Africana Studies - BA

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

American Sign Language English Interpretation BA - Community Interpretation Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus
  • Online

American Sign Language English Interpretation BA - Educational Interpreting Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus
  • Online

Anthropology - BA

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Art and Design BA - Art History Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Asian Studies B.A.: K-12 Chinese Teaching Emphasis Licensure: World Language (K-12)

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Asian Studies B.A.: K-12 Japanese Language Emphasis Licensure: World Language (K-12)

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Asian Studies BA: Liberal Arts Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Communication Studies - BA

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Economics - Liberal Arts Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Economics BA - Business Economics Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Economics BA - Public Policy Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Economics BA - Environmental Policy Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Economics BA - International Economic Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

English BA - Liberal Arts Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

English BA – Secondary Teaching Emphasis Initial License in English Language Arts (Grades 7-12)

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Foreign Languages BA – K-12 French Teaching Emphasis - Licensure: World Languages (grades K-12)

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Foreign Languages BA - French Liberal Arts Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Foreign Languages BA – K 12 German Teaching Emphasis - Licensure: World Languages (grades K-12) (currently not accepting applications)

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Foreign Languages BA - German Liberal Arts Emphasis (currently not accepting applications)

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

History BA - Liberal Arts Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

History BA – Secondary Teaching Emphasis Initial license in Social Studies (Grades 7-12)

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Interdisciplinary Studies BA - Student Designed Major

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Law, Pre- (non-degree)

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Mexican American Studies BA - Liberal Arts Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Philosophy

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Philosophy BA - Ethics and Public Policy Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Social Studies Secondary Teaching BA – Africana Studies Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Social Studies Secondary Teaching BA – Mexican American Studies Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Spanish BA - Liberal Arts Emphasis

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Spanish BA – K-12 Spanish Teaching Emphasis - Licensure: World Languages (grades K-12)

Undergraduate Major

Locations Offered:

  • On Campus

Every year, thousands of people just like you choose UNC.

Our small class sizes, nationally recognized faculty, sophisticated facilities and affordable tuition make this the perfect time and place for you to chart your new course.

Connor Murphy Connor Murphy

"Since studying at UNC, I have traveled and lived across Asia, including China, Tibet, Taiwan, and Thailand. Through my experiences I have gathered a network of friends and colleagues that span the globe, and have gathered stories and memories that will last a lifetime."

– Connor Murphy, 2011 graduate

Casey Luzar Casey Luzar

"The best part of the Communication Studies program is the learning that goes on both inside and outside of the classroom. You apply communication knowledge every day."

– Casey Luzar, LPH President, Communication Studies: Class of 2013

Where can a career in
the humanities take you?

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Community Relations Practitioner

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Cultural Resource Management (CRM) firms

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Serving as a translator or interpreter

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Working as a guide in the travel or tourism industry

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Public health institutions

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Human Resources Professional

plus many more

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