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  Welcome to the School of the Humanities!

  

​Andy McCutcheon

School of Humani​ties, Dean​

“We believe that the world’s thorniest problems will not be solved—nor will our nation be secure—without an understanding of ethics, cultures other than our own, and what it means to be fully human​. And we have seen first-hand that students who complete liberal arts degrees have deeply satisfying—and productive—personal and professional lives.” “Does your Major Matter?” Forbes Magazine​ 
 
Our Associate of Arts and Associate of Arts Transfer degrees can offer you a leg-up in transferring to a four year institution or guarantee your acceptance to a California State University. Furthermore, courses in the humanities can offer a unique opportunity to explore your interests, discover your passions, and develop and hone important cross-cutting skills, such as critical and creative thinking, effective communication of complex ideas, and the ability to collaborate, skills that are both crucial to your success as a student and highly valued in the professional world.  According to a 2010 Forbes Magazine article, “The current job market demands employees that have strong communication and writing skills, curiosity and creativity, and the ability to ‘re-engineer’ themselves when needed to adapt to the changing workplace.” In fact, a degree in the humanities can lead to a wide range of careers. For example, a 2012 study by Chicago State University found that “the top ten majors with the highest acceptance rates for law school include philosophy, anthropology, history and English.” Read more..