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

 

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.

Religious Studies - Major

Build thoughtful understanding of religion and its relationship with culture, individuals and communities. Master critical thinking and effective communication.

Folklore

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

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.

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.

Latin - Minor

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