Reflect, Interpret, Explore, Connect.
The Humanities at Ursinus offer a deeper understanding of history, other cultures, philosophical questions, and interpretations of art, literature and writing — from the traditional study of Shakespeare and Latin, to ethnic literature, Arabic and Chinese, biomedical ethics and Philadelphia as a history text.
Covering the broad cultural and intellectual context of human civilization from a visual and historical perspective.
Develop linguistic skills and an understanding of Chinese culture.
A talented cohort of student writers share their work with each other and with the world.
A vibrant community of readers, writers, and scholars engage the world around them as students of literature.
Demonstrate advanced French linguistic skills in speaking, writing, reading and listening as well as cultural competence.
Develop advanced German linguistic skills in speaking, writing, reading and listening as well as cultural competence.
Develop a reading knowledge in the language and examine the cultural contexts of the literature, art, and archaeology.
To study history is to explore the powerful interaction between the past and the present.
Develop linguistic skills and an understanding of Japanese culture.
Develop a reading knowledge while examining the cultural contexts of the literature, art, and archaeology we study.
Gain experience in museum work such as curating, collections management, and conservation.
Philosophy majors attend law school, medical school, and graduate school.
Explore religious traditions and histories and the nature of the religious experience.
Demonstrate Spanish linguistic skills in speaking, writing and reading as well as cultural competence.
- African American and Africana Studies
- American Studies
- Applied Ethics
- Art History
- Creative Writing
- East Asian Studies
- Environmental Studies
- Film Studies
- Food Studies
- Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies
- Latin American Studies
- Legal Studies
- Museum Studies
- Peace & Social Justice Studies
- Religious Studies