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Bachelor of Arts in Humanities

Bachelor's in Humanities Degree

A Bachelor of Arts in Humanities will enrich your mind and your career prospects simultaneously.

With a bachelor's in humanities, you'll develop highly sought-after skills such as writing, critical analysis, and creative problem solving. And Excelsior College is one of the few U.S. institutions to offer a fully-online humanities degree—one that's designed for working adults who have busy lives and tight schedules.

A Humanities Degree Designed for Working Adults

Our online humanities degree program meets high standards for academic quality. You'll work with experienced faculty from around the country, while interacting with classmates via Excelsior's online interface.

The versatile humanities degree carries value among employers in every sector. It can help you advance your career in a wide range of fields, including business, law, government, journalism, education, and nonprofit work.

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Bachelor of HumanitiesCredit Requirements

BA in Humanities Credit Requirements

Minimum of 120 credits: 60 credits (21 in upper level) in arts and sciences and 60 credits (9 in upper level) in applied professional courses, additional arts and sciences courses or a combination of both. Concentration: minimum of 33 credits, with at least 18 at the upper level including a 3 credit capstone course and a minimum 2.0 GPA required.

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Catalog: Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts Catalog

Review degree requirements, learning outcomes, core courses, and more in the School of Liberal Arts Catalog.

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Institutional Accreditation

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Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

All of Excelsior College's academic programs are registered (i.e., approved) by the New York State Education Department.

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