BA in Humanities

BA in Humanities

BA in Humanities

The BA in Humanities provides a strong pre-professional education in the liberal arts. Students acquire the writing, critical thinking, aesthetic, and analytical abilities required to pursue a graduate degree, or to advance in their career. The broad-based humanities curriculum encourages them to think in the cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary way needed to succeed in today's increasingly globalized business, cultural, and communication environments. Concentrations in art history and visual culture, creative writing, and literature are available. Courses introduce students to the concepts, practices, methods, and theories specific to their field of concentration.

Curriculum Requirements Overview Credits
Core Curriculum 32-34
Foundation Courses 20
Methods and Theory 8
Concentration Courses 16
Major Requirements 20
Free Electives 26–28
Graduation Project 4
Total Required Credits 128-130



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Course Locations: Daytime classes are held at the NYU Midtown Center, evening and Saturday classes are held mainly in the Washington Square area, while others may be held at 7 East 12th Street, downtown at the Woolworth Building, and online.

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