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Feature - Humanities
Department of Humanities

The Department of Humanities at Shaw University offers students a strong foundation in liberal arts subjects, such as English, History, public speaking and foreign language. Students in the department gain solid communication skills;in-depth, critical thinking and problem solving skills; exposure to diverse cultures and communities; and an understanding of different disciplines that leads students to participate more fully in the global community.

Main Areas of Study:

  • English Composition
  • History and Culture
  • World Literature
  • Linguistics

What Students Can Expect

Following graduation, humanities students are well prepared to enter the workforce or enroll in graduate and professional studies. With a solid liberal arts education, many of our graduates begin careers in education, law, broadcasting and publishing.