Interdisciplinary Humanities

Holy Family University is proud to offer students a highly supportive learning environment that values their personal and professional goals. Students in our Interdisciplinary Humanities program thrive in our small yet challenging learning environment. We believe in educating beyond the classroom and providing opportunities for hands-on experience, which is a key component of your college education.

What Can You Do With This Major?

As a Humanities major, you will receive a broad, liberal arts-based education, suitable for a wide variety of careers. Many students go on to pursue studies in graduate programs and careers in education. Other graduates have found success in the following fields: Business, Law, Human Resources, and Publishing.

Career Success

Due to their excellent education, many of our humanities graduates have wonderful success stories in careers that stretch the boundaries of the expected.

Here are just a couple of the positions our recent graduates hold:

  • Vice President of Operations, Phoenix Lithographing Corporation
  • Humane Society Police Officer, City of Philadelphia

Major Coursework

Humanities students will develop advanced abilities in communication and persuasion, critical thinking, organizational management, problem-solving, research and analysis, information management, and strategic planning.

You will take courses in the following areas of study:

  • American Studies
  • Art
  • Fine Arts
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Studio Art/Art History

Real-World Experience

Humanities students can gain real-world experience through Holy Family University’s nationally recognized Experienial Learning program.

Some of the companies our students have worked with include:

  • Medical Examiner’s Office
  • Margaret Grundy Memorial Library
  • Atlantic Security International Investigations
  • Glen Foerd on the Delaware
  • U.S. Treasury