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.

Archaeology Study Track

Information about the Archaeology study track offered for undergraduate anthropology students. This track emphasizes learning about past and present populations by studying the material culture they leave behind.

Biological Anthropology – Study Track

Information about the Biological Anthropology track option for undergraduate Anthropology students. This option emphasizes learning the biological aspect of what makes us human and how we are more alike than we are different.

Creative Writing

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

Cultural Anthropology - Study Track

Information about the cultural anthropology track offered to undergraduate anthropology students. This option emphasizes learning about diverse peoples and cultures by considering all voices and viewpoints in order to understand how societies vary and wha...

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.

Print Journalism

Build stories that help people understand their communities and the world around them. Learn to enlighten, entertain and dig for details.

Print Journalism (Online)

You can earn your print journalism degree completely online and learn to ethically and effectively tell stories while taking care of family, working, or traveling the world.

Public Relations

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

Social Media

This program lays a foundation of theory and ethics to help build competent and creative social media professionals.

Philosophy - Major, Minor

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

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.

Archaeology Study Track

Information about the Archaeology study track offered for undergraduate anthropology students. This track emphasizes learning about past and present populations by studying the material culture they leave behind.

Biological Anthropology – Study Track

Information about the Biological Anthropology track option for undergraduate Anthropology students. This option emphasizes learning the biological aspect of what makes us human and how we are more alike than we are different.

Cultural Anthropology - Study Track

Information about the cultural anthropology track offered to undergraduate anthropology students. This option emphasizes learning about diverse peoples and cultures by considering all voices and viewpoints in order to understand how societies vary and wha...

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.

Arabic Studies - Minor

Expand your understanding of the Arabic culture as you develop knowledge of the Arabic language, regions, the people that surround it and it's connection to Islam.

Folklore

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

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.

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 thinking and clear writing while learning how to understand different perspectives. Develop effective communication skills, solve problems, and dive into the human condition.

Certificates

Graduate Programs

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Our advanced generalist MSW program is designed to produce practitioners who are skilled at every level of social work practice and prepared to take on leadership roles in their communities.

Anthropology (MS)

Information about the graduate program with a specialization in archaeology and cultural resource management offered through the USU Anthropology department. This program involves explicit orientation to a scientific archaeology as well as practical exper...

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.

Archaeological Data Analytics Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Archaeological Data Analytics is designed to prepare both fully matriculated graduate students and current professionals wishing to enhance their portfolios and implement data analytics within the context of cultural resource m...

Cultural Resource Management Policy Certificate

This hybrid-delivery graduate certificate is for those seeking practical experience understanding and implementing cultural resource management, creating proposals and business plans, managing budgets and personnel, and increasing market share within exis...