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Photo for HumanitiesSTUDY  HUMANITIES AT TCC

Pursue your interest in art, music, philosophy, literature, cultures and languages at TCC and turn your passion for the humanities into a college degree. The study of the humanities achieves an important goal of a liberal arts education as it provides us greater knowledge of where we came from, more understanding of our current world and insight into our future. As a humanities major, you’ll gain the ability to reason critically, communicate effectively, and make connections across broad fields of knowledge.

Begin with your Associate Degree in Arts and Sciences – Humanities Track at Tacoma Community College.  Explore local and global humanities through the study of art, theater, dance, literature, cinema and motion pictures, and music.  Consider what makes us human, study the Human experience, and sharpen your view of the world and your future in it.

Continue with successful transfer to a Bachelor program.  TCC’s Associate Degree in Arts and Sciences is designed to help you transition effectively from Tacoma Community College to a four year university of your choice.  Meet with our faculty advisors throughout your academic career at TCC and plan your educational journey toward successful transfer and a bachelor degree. See Academic Programm Information for details.

Embark on a fascinating and rewarding career path. As the study of Humanities enable you to develop excellent communication skills, critical thinking, and a foundation in the understanding and complexities of the human experience, you will be well prepared to enter a diverse field of professional careers.  Professions often considered by Humanities majors include teacher, advertising sales agent, technical writer, artist, counselor, public relations manager, lawyer, museum curator, journalist, editor, foreign correspondent, human resource specialist, linguist, and others.  See http://study.com/articles/25_Great_Jobs_for_Humanities_Majors.html for more guidance.

 

Degree Options

Associate in Arts and Sciences Degree (Option A) Complete your first two years of college at Tacoma Community College, and you’re guaranteed the right to transfer as a junior to a Bachelor’s program at a Washington state university.

Guided / Recommended Pathways

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·         Part time (under construction)

 

Contact and Advisor Information:

Humanities Program Co-Chair: Allen Braden

Humanities Faculty Advisor Team: Allen Braden, Mary Chen-Johnson, Linda Ford, and Dr. Richard Wakefield

 

Humanities Program Important Links

Academic Program Information: Academic Programs, Degree Planning and Advising, Courses, Current Term Offering, Course Descriptions, Bachelor Degree and Transfer Options

Academic Resources: Faculty, Faculty and Advisor Contact Information, Community Engagement, Scholarships

 

Need further information?  Please do not hesitate to contact us:

DIVISION FOR ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Tacoma Community College

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*     Humanities Program Co-Chair: Allen Braden

*     Humanities Faculty Advisor Team: Allen BradenMary Chen-JohnsonLinda FordDr. Richard Wakefield

*     Dean for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: Dr. Yvonne Unnold

*     Administrative Specialist: Melanie Johnson

*     Faculty Support: Deborah Lewis

 

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