The Humanities program believes that the primary purpose of an education is to become fully human.
Transfer students are able to transfer in the maximum number of hours earned from other institutions.
Learn the necessary skills for further education.
Humanities students are prepared for a variety of graduate programs and for jobs that require both reasoning skills and people skills.
“ For as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated with history, stories, and philosophy. I wanted a degree that allowed me to study all three areas. In Boyce's Humanities program, I found professors who were dedicated to guiding their students to see the world by the light of the Bible. ”
|General Studies||31 Credits|
|EN 101||English Composition I||3|
|EN 102||English Composition II||3|
|MA —||Math Elective||3|
|PH 103||Introduction to Philosophy||3|
|PH 108||Worldview Analysis||3|
|PH 311||Introduction to Ethics||3|
|PH 321||Religion in the Public Square||3|
|PS 101||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|SP 105||Introduction to Public Speaking||3|
|SC 111||Principles of Biology and Lab (or)||3|
|SC 121||Principles of Physical Science and Lab||3|
|Ministry Studies||6 Credits|
|CN 101||Introduction to Biblical Counseling||3|
|MS 105||Personal Evangelism||3|
|Biblical and Theological Studies||24 Credits|
|BL 101||Old Testament Survey I||3|
|BL 102||Old Testament Survey II||3|
|BL 151||New Testament Survey I||3|
|BL 152||New Testament Survey II||3|
|TH 211||Christian Theology I||3|
|TH 212||Christian Theology II||3|
|TH 213||Christian Theology III||3|
|Major Studies||36 Credits|
|EN or HU —||Literature*||3|
|Minor Studies||15 Credits|
|General Electives||18 Credits|
|Total Degree Hours||130 Credits|
- Students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the Bible, interpret Scripture’s original meaning, and apply Scripture to contemporary situations.
- Students will be able to integrate systematic and historical theology into a larger biblical framework.
- Students will be able to comprehend, interpret, discuss, and analyze written communication of various genres.
- Students will be able to describe the history of civilizations and the forces shaping contemporary society.
Frequently Asked Questions
Graduates will be prepared for a variety of contexts. Our humanities program offers students the ability to gain the appropriate training for continued education at the graduate level. In addition, students can pursue the History emphasis with an Elementary Education minor if they are interested in teaching. Other options include pursuing law school, serving in a church, or serving in a non-profit or public service setting.
Dr. Tyler Flatt serves as the Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor for the Humanities program
You can meet Dr. Flatt and the rest of our faculty here.
Students who start their application must complete their application and submit the following additional documents:
You can view more information about our admissions requirements here.
Yes, our bachelors degree in Humanities can be done completely online. We offer courses in 8 or 16 week online options over the course of the four years necessary to complete the program. Students may also complete this program over four years on-campus in Louisville. Click here to learn more about online learning.
Bachelor of Arts - Humanities with an emphasis in History
|HS —||History (students must take 30-36 hours)||3|
|EN or HU —||Literature (students generally complete 6 to 12 hours)||3|
|PH —||Philosophy (students generally complete 6 to 12 hours)||3|
|—||General Electives (students emphasizing in History will only have 6 hours remaining for general electives)||3|
Those considering a career in secondary education should pair the History emphasis with the Minor in Elementary Education, enabling them to build a solid foundation of education courses.
|Elementary Education||15 Credits|
|ED 200||Introduction to Education (must be completed before any other classes within the minor)||3|
|ED 230||Child and Adolescent Development||3|
|ED 240||Educational Assessment||3|
|ED 420||Classroom Management||3|
|EN 221||World Literature Survey (or)||3|
|EN 351||Children's Literature|