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Overview | Humanities

Designed to provide a general and flexible two-year degree option, this major allows you to study the traditional fields of the humanities, such as history and literature, while selecting electives to meet future bachelor’s degree requirements. With the completion of this program, you can easily transition into Maranatha’s Humanities bachelor’s degree or transfer the critical, creative reasoning and communication skills to another field of study.

Associate to Bachelor’s Degree

Continue your studies with one of our online bachelor’s degrees or one of our on campus bachelor’s degrees. All associate’s degree courses may count up to your bachelor’s program. Contact an advisor to learn more!

Suggested Course Schedule

Semester 1

English Composition 1 (3)
Old Testament Survey (3)
The Modern World (3)
Computer Applications (3)
Elective (3)

Total Credits: 15

Semester 2

English Composition 2 (3)
New Testament Survey (3)
Fundamentals of Public Speaking (2)
Math Elective (3)
Science Elective (3)
Elective (3)

Total Credits: 17

Semester 1

Christian Life, Leadership, and Evangelism (3)
Literature Elective (3)
Writing Elective (3)
Music Elective (2)
Humanities Elective (3)
Elective (3)

Total Credits: 17

Semester 2

Baptist Heritage (3)
General Psychology (3)
American Studies Elective (3)
Humanities Elective (3)
Elective (3)

Total Credits: 15

Online Course Schedule

Related Minors

Digital Media Communications
Computer Network Technology
Public Speaking

Potential Career Fields

Local or state government
Public Relations
Social scientist
International aid agent

*Some careers and employment positions require graduate degrees, specialized training, or addtional certification and licenses.

MBU Program Faculty

Mrs. Angela Morris

College of Arts and Sciences | Chair of the Department of Humanities, Professor
MS Communication, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
BS Speech Education, Maranatha Baptist University
CELTA Certification, Cambridge

Katie Schmoeckel

College of Arts and Sciences | Assistant Professor
MEd Teaching and Learning, History Concentration, Maranatha Baptist University
BS History Education, Maranatha Baptist University

Nathan Huffstutler

College of Arts and Sciences | Associate Professor
MA English, Bob Jones University
BA English, Bob Jones University

Michael Zwolanek

College of Arts and Sciences | Associate Professor
PhD Candidate, Humanities, Faulkner University
MA History, Clemson University
BS Social Studies Education, Bob Jones University

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