Leadership in the Humanities

The humanities — academic disciplines that allow us to interpret human culture — are central to the mission of a liberal arts education. Through areas of study such as literature, religion, visual and performing arts, and social sciences, students discover new perspectives on the world and learn to see, evaluate, and communicate the human experience.

Georgetown College is home to many academic departments and programs that provide a thorough exploration of the humanities, be it through literary texts, artistic creations, material objects, or critical concepts.

Whether dedicated exclusively to humanistic studies or incorporating it alongside scientific analysis, each of these courses of study contains an emphasis on some aspect of the humanities as part of its core curriculum:

List of courses of study that contain an emphasis on some aspect of the humanities as part of its core curriculum
African American StudiesAmericas InitiativeAmerican Studies Program
AnthropologyArabic and Islamic StudiesArt and Art History
Catholic StudiesClassicsComparative Literature
East Asian Languages and CultureEastern Mediterranean LanguagesEducation, Inquiry, and Justice
EnglishEuropean StudiesFaculty of Languages and Linguistics
Film and Media StudiesFrench and Francophone StudiesGerman
JournalismJustice and PeaceLinguistics
Medieval PhilosophyPolitical EconomySlavic Languages
SociologySpanish and PortugueseTheology
Women’s and Gender Studies