Asia Studies (East Asia), BA
Immerse yourself in the history of East Asia. Whether it's the Forbidden City of China or the mountain temples of Japan, study the histories of bustling cities in this region and gain insight into the culture today while also preparing for your future career.
Asia Studies (South Asia), BA
Explore the history of South Asia, from the Ganges River of India to the ancient cultures of Pakistan. Examination of transdisciplinary issues of the past gives you a clear understanding of current and future matters in South Asia, an understanding that complements any career you pursue.
Asia Studies (Southeast Asia), BA
Dive deep into the history of Southeast Asia, from the beaches of Vietnam to the ornate temples of Thailand. Explore the region through transdisciplinary courses and examine contemporary political, social and cultural issues in Asia to gain a strong understanding that aids in any career you pursue.
Love history? Prepare yourself for a career inside or outside the classroom by developing your skills in abstract and critical thinking, writing, oral presentation and reading comprehension. This program provides a solid foundation for whatever your post-graduate dreams entail.
Learn about the past while preparing for your future. In one of the largest undergraduate history programs in the country, you can explore a variety of time periods and regions, like Ancient Greece and modern Mexico, and topics such as sports, engineering and health.
Jewish Studies, BA
Cultivate a global and transdisciplinary perspective on the humanities through the lens of the Jewish experience. Develop a nuanced understanding of both Jews and Judaism as well as the Jewish social and cultural contributions to the societies in which they live, from antiquity until the present.
Philosophy (Morality, Politics and Law), BA
Liberty, equality and justice are the basis of many legal systems. Combining courses of philosophy, law, politics and policy enables you to tackle these topics, and when moral questions arise concerning politics and law, you will be able to explore the answers philosophically.
Natural and social sciences raise interesting philosophical questions. How do science and pseudo-science differ? Can a physical system be conscious? How should we think about climate change and new technologies? Combine your interest in science, nature and the mind with philosophical thinking to better understand our complex world.
Become a better thinker by strengthening your foundational skills, such as reading comprehension, and by developing skills in reasoning and argument construction. Studying philosophy prepares you to answer moral and ethical questions that relate to a variety of careers.
Look around and you will see religion everywhere. By studying a variety of materials, you gain an understanding of the role of religion in shaping the past, present and future of human societies and cultures, an understanding which will aid you in any field you decide to pursue.
This major provides you with valuable skills in interdisciplinary research, cross-cultural understanding, empathy, critical analysis and communication that will enable you to address crucial contemporary issues, including globalization, health care, human rights, immigration and the meaning of life. These skills are useful in a wide variety of careers.