College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Liberal Arts Department
Bachelor of Arts in Humanities
The Humanities Major at the University of the Virgin Islands allows students an opportunity to create, within some limits, an individual interdisciplinary program of study in the humanities disciplines, which are central to a liberal arts education. A student choosing a Humanities Major studies the broad relationships and connections among the humanities disciplines, while also focusing on those of special significance and interest. At UVI a Humanities major affords an unusual degree of flexibility and range, while preparing students develop the initiative and discipline associated with graduate study. An undergraduate earning a B.A. degree at UVI with a Humanities Major is being prepared for many non-specialized careers—the emphasis on reading, writing and critical evaluation is crucial for personal fulfillment and professional success in the world today—a world that demands effective communication skills, multicultural understanding and the ability to not only identify but to articulate an understanding of a range of issues and problems.
The following details are important to understand about the Humanities Major at UVI:
An undergraduate education as a Humanities Major at UVI provides a sound basis for careers in many fields. Such fields include, but are not limited to, teaching, business, government administration, media, public relations, and other careers which involve writing, editing, translating, and the performing arts.
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|Dean||Dr. Simon Jones-Hendrickson|
|Department Chair||Dr. Patricia Harkins-Pierre|
|Administrative Assistant||Ms. Mary Alexander|