What to Expect

The humanities, or liberal arts, develops and strengthens the innate talents and abilities that are essential to achieving personal and career goals, regardless of the field. Whether your chosen career is in business, law, creative arts or advocacy, your success may very well depend on your ability to create, reason and communicate effectively. Majors in the humanities include:

  • English-Literature
  • English-Professional Writing
  • French
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Spanish
  • Theatre
  • Theology

Many of our humanities students choose to double major or add a minor in another discipline, such as: ethics, Latin American studies and women’s studies to further enhance their career opportunities.

Career Paths

Students of the humanities can pursue a number of careers including:

  • Business (public relations, sales, marketing)
  • Education (teaching, libraries, private learning)
  • Government (politics and public policy)
  • International (business, translation, foreign service, tourism)
  • Performing arts (acting, directing, design, technical)
  • Writing (freelance, journalism, publishing, public relations)

Graduate school is a common path for our alumni, many of whom have gone on to careers in politics, counseling, law, ministry and college teaching.

Recent Graduates  

Here are just a few examples of jobs, workplaces and institutions where our alumni have found success:

  • Forbes Newspapers, Reporter, Somerville, N.J.
  • King’s College, Technical Director, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
  • Luzerne County Historical Society, Executive Director, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
  • Randolff Township School District, Spanish Teacher, Randolff, N.J.
  • University of Mississippi, MA Law/Philosophy, University, Miss.
  • University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, Community Outreach and Grants Manager, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • University of Scranton, MA Theology, Scranton, Pa.
  • Vinsko & Associates Law Firm, Partner, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.