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Humanities refer to a broad range of subjects including art, history, philosophy, music, theatre, literature, ethics, and religion. A humanities student at College of the Siskiyous studies the human experience in its broadest sense by working with a variety of disciplines in order to acquire a deeper understanding of themselves, civilization, and the world. The humanities curriculum academically prepares the student for transfer to a university to complete a baccalaureate degree in a related field. Please check with a counselor for specific transfer requirements.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Evaluate works of philosophical, historical, literary, aesthetic and cultural significance.
  • Analyze the interrelationship between humanities and themselves.
  • Critically evaluate various interpretations of works within the humanities.

Career Options

The following is a sample of the many career options available to humanities majors (some may require a B.A. or a graduate degree): Artist, Theatre professional, Composer, Educator, Journalist; Law, Politics, Public Relations, and Museum Curator.


Mike Tischler

Mike Tischler
Phone: (530) 938-5322

Chris Vancil

Chris Vancil
Phone: (530) 938-5564


For information or questions regarding this or other programs at College of the Siskiyous contact the Office of Academic Affairs.

Email: Office of Academic Affairs
Phone: (530) 938-5201