This interdisciplinary program encourages students to combine, cross, and stretch academic boundaries as they study the diversity and complexity of American history and cultures.
People & Culture
Learn how programs in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHaSS) can lead to careers in the areas of people & culture. Meet virtually with advisors and faculty as we answer questions about majors in anthropology, sociology, literature, American studies, religious studies, classics, languages, and global communication.
Related Majors and Emphasis
Learn about past and present populations by studying the material culture they leave behind.
Improve your language skills, understand a diverse range of Asian cultures and communities, and open a window into countries of growing global importance.
Develop reading, speaking, listening, and writing skills alongside language and cultural proficiency that will allow you to be a successful member of the global community.
Learn the tradition and perspectives of French-speaking communities while developing reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
Develop German language skills that are highly sought after by employers. Learn about tradition and perspectives, business, and translation.
Study the Portuguese language while gaining an appreciation for its culture while becoming an active member of a global society.
Build thoughtful understanding of religion and its relationship with culture, individuals and communities. Master critical thinking and effective communication.
Master the world’s second-most spoken language! Uncover cultural, social, and literary trends of the Spanish-speaking world, and understand the world from a global perspective.
Learn the biological aspect of what makes us human and how we are more alike than we are different.
Study life and art during the Greco-Roman period and prepare to continue your research in graduate and Ph.D. programs.
Learn to analyze folktales, legends, jokes, personal experience narratives, proverbs, superstitions, festivals and celebrations, yard art, dance, and costume.
The Japanese minor at USU provides students with the tools necessary for advanced Japanese language and culture study.
Supplement your major with knowledge of the culture and peoples of Latin America while becoming a responsible member of the international community.
Supplement your major course study with study of the Russian language and its culture.
Learn about diverse peoples and cultures by considering all voices and viewpoints in order to understand how societies vary and what they have in common.
Folklorists may analyze folktales, legends, jokes, personal experience narratives, proverbs, superstitions, festivals and celebrations, or yard art, dance, and costume.
Learn to bridge human differences with respect and understanding with this study track offered through the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Utah State University.
Learn what makes us human and what we all share as members of the human race – no matter our differences.
Develop the competencies required to participate in effective interfaith cooperation and gain an appreciation for the many ways religion influences life.
This certificate educates students in museum administration, collections management and care, and interpretation and exhibition skills.
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.
Graduate program with a specialization in archaeology and cultural resource management.
Learn about other cultures and become prepared to work and communicate effectively in an increasingly more global environment.
Understanding ancient Greek is essential preparation for advanced work in classics, early Christianity and other historical fields.
Practice historical research techniques and gain skills necessary for further study into ancient cultures.
Gain proficiency in classical Latin grammar and syntax alongside courses on Roman culture and history.