Achieve a deeper understanding and fuller command of your own humanity. Learn to see the world in light of the Word.
Students looking to transfer into Boyce will find that our Humanities program is one of our most transfer-friendly degree options.
Preparation for all of life.
Humanities is a viable and reliable path to many fulfilling careers. Thoughtful, articulate, and perceptive employees are always in demand.
“ 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|
|Choose either SC111 and SC112 OR SC121 and SC122|
|SC 111||Principles of Biology||3|
|SC 112||Principles of Biology Lab||1|
|SC 121||Principles of Physical Science||3|
|SC 122||Principles of Physical Science Lab||1|
|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 311||Christian Theology III||3|
|Major Studies||36 Credits|
|EN or HU —||Literature||9-15|
|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 of the Humanities Program pursue graduate studies and a wide variety of other career paths, including opportunities in teaching, consulting, educational administration, journalism, publishing, advertising, human resources, government, and foreign service.
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.
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.
Students must complete their application and submit the following additional documents:
You can view more information about our admissions requirements here.
Bachelor of Arts - Humanities with an emphasis in History
|HS —||History (students must take 30-36 hours)||30-36|
|EN or HU —||Literature (students generally complete 6 to 12 hours)||6-12|
|PH —||Philosophy (students generally complete 6 to 12 hours)||6-12|
|General Electives||6 Credits|
|(students who choose the History Emphasis will only have 6 remaining credits for elective courses)|
*only offered to those enrolled in BS: Humanities: History Emphasis* Students 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 Minor||15 Credits|
|*ED 200||Introduction to Education (must be completed before any other class within minor) (requires 10 hrs of Clinical Experience)||3|
|ED 230||Child and Adolescent Development||3|
|ED 240||Educational Assessment||3|
|*ED 430||Classroom Management (requires 5 hrs of Clinical Experience)||3|
|EN 221||World Literature Survey (or)||3|
|EN 351||Children's Literature|