All CHaSS Degrees

Majors

American Studies

This interdisciplinary program encourages students to combine, cross, and stretch academic boundaries as they study the diversity and complexity of American history and cultures.

Creative Writing

Read, write, and workshop original creative fiction and nonfiction work with your fellow students as you gain practical skills to launch your creative writing career.

English Teaching

Future teachers of English in secondary schools study literature, writing, and pedagogy while having opportunities to gain practical experience through tutoring, action research, and professional development events.

General English

The General English option offers Statewide Campus students a broad range of courses across all areas of the English department.

International Studies - Major, Minor

Expand your perspective and gain knowledge relating to complex global issues. Study language, address problems relating to security, ethnic conflict and human rights, and practice interdisciplinary skills.

Literature

Learn the value of storytelling as you practice the writing, speaking, research, teamwork, and critical-thinking skills that prepare you for a career that matters.

Ethics - Major

Focus on the nature of ethics in a variety of settings such as the medical field, business, politics, and environmental policies. Learn to reason and write with clarity and precision.

Philosophy - Major, Minor

Master skills of critical thinks and clear writing while learning how to understand varied perspectives. Develop effective communication skills, solve problems, and dive into the human condition.

Public Relations - Major

Develop skills to manage public perception of organizations, gain professional experience and prepare for careers in image building and media relations.

Minors

American Studies

This interdisciplinary program encourages students to combine, cross, and stretch academic boundaries as they study the diversity and complexity of American history and cultures.

English Teaching

Future teachers of English in secondary schools study literature, writing, and pedagogy while having opportunities to gain practical experience through tutoring, action research, and professional development events.

General English

The General English option offers Statewide Campus students a broad range of courses across all areas of the English department.

International Studies - Major, Minor

Expand your perspective and gain knowledge relating to complex global issues. Study language, address problems relating to security, ethnic conflict and human rights, and practice interdisciplinary skills.

Folklore

Learn to analyze folktales, legends, jokes, personal experience narratives, proverbs, superstitions, festivals and celebrations, yard art, dance, and costume.

Linguistics - Minor

With courses ranging from language’s role in religion to second language acquisition, students will gain an appreciation of language and the societies they come from.

Native American Studies – Minor

Builds competency for students seeking cross-cultural experience in careers involving social justice, environmental policy, traditional knowledge, and cultural preservation among contemporary Native American communities.

Philosophy - Major, Minor

Master skills of critical thinks and clear writing while learning how to understand varied perspectives. Develop effective communication skills, solve problems, and dive into the human condition.

Latin - Minor

Gain proficiency in classical Latin grammar and syntax alongside courses on Roman culture and history.

Latin Teaching - Classics Minor

Learn to teach Latin with a focus on the best and latest pedagogy. This minor, offered by the Department of History, goes well with a History Teaching major as well as many other degrees across the university.

Certificates

Graduate Programs

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Our generalist programs are designed to produce knowledgeable, accomplished and empathetic practitioners with values steeped in living with integrity, advocating for social justice and practicing with competence.

MA/MS in Folklore Studies

Folklorists may analyze folktales, legends, jokes, personal experience narratives, proverbs, superstitions, festivals and celebrations, or yard art, dance, and costume.