Asian Studies

Add an Asian studies certificate to your bachelor's degree in any discipline. A general overview of Asian culture and history can complement any field of research that you are interested in, from art and technology to finance and law.



Ethics are the foundation of many legal and political systems. If you are pursuing a career in medicine, law or business, pair your bachelor's degree with the study of ethics in order to become a better philosophical thinker who can solve ethical problems.



Complement your current degree or interest with a foundational background in history, selecting from an assortment of topics, like international history and the history of college sports. Exploring the past prepares you for the future in any career you choose.


Islamic Studies

Enrich your understanding of this major religion, from its history and culture to current events. The cultural competence you'll gain from studying Islam can enhance prospects for graduate school and a wide variety of careers.


Jewish Studies

Gain a deeper understanding of Jewish history and religion, Jewish interactions with majority cultures, and the Jewish contribution to contemporary society. Enhance your historical and cultural appreciation for Jews and Judaism through this globally focused program.

The Middle Ages and Renaissance were times of medieval ideas and cultural renewal. Explore the history, architecture, culture, art, military and technology of these time periods through historic texts, classical languages and period arts.



Curious minds can add a philosophy minor to whichever degree they are studying. Reading comprehension combined with logical writing and reasoning skills creates a well-informed citizen and prepares you for the workplace.

Be a leader in your chosen field. Come to understand the complexities of real decision-making beyond the abstractions as you explore the foundational principles underlying the nature of democracy and representative and constitutional government. The program is open to students of all majors at ASU.

Gain a broad, interdisciplinary understanding of the dynamics of religion, conflict and peace by exploring the crucial role religion plays in forming both human division and unity in today's society.

This program explores the religious traditions of those around the world while also examining human interaction. Enriching viewpoints allow you to develop critical-thinking skills and an understanding of various cultures, which accompany any degree you are currently pursuing.

Explore the vast region of Eastern Europe and Eurasia and take advantage of study abroad opportunities --- and learn to live and breathe another language. You can immerse yourself in another culture and personalize a plan of study that includes not only language, but politics, history, music and more.

Whether intense fandoms and age-old rivalries or record-breaking athletes and political controversies, sports have become embedded into everyday life. Delve deep into the human aspect of sports --- its historical background, the ethics and the cultural significance --- that affects fans and athletes alike.

The logic of mathematics and computing is combined with the deep-thinking thought process of philosophy in this program that challenges both your right brain and left brain, to prepare you for future goals with skills in language, theory and logic.