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Humanities B.A.


What can I do with this major?

Related Career Titles Search for potential careers/jobs with these position titles

  • Performer
  • Volunteer Services Manager
  • Writer
  • Academic Advisor
  • Legal Assistant
  • Employment Services Specialist
  • Project Specialist
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Student Recruiter
  • Field Organizer
  • Reporter
  • Administrative Specialist
  • Researcher
  • Community Organizer
  • Grant Assistant
  • Content Editor
  • Journalist
  • FBI/CIA Agent


  • Research Associate/Assistant
  • Administrative Associate
  • Health Educator
  • Community Supervision Officer
  • Communications Associate
  • Travel Agent/Tour Guide
  • Family Assessor
  • Community Outreach Advocate
  • Policy Analyst
  • Development Specialist
  • Event Coordinator
  • Museum Worker/Curator


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Professional Organizations Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field:

  • Pi Gamma Mu -- International Social Sciences Honor Society
  • Pre-Law Association (UHD group)
  • Webb Historical Society (UHD group)
  • Psychology Club (UHD group)

Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Master of Art in Rhetoric and Composition
  • Master of Art in Teaching
  • Master of Art in Communication*
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Master of World Cultures & Literature*
  • Master of Art in Non-profit Management
  • Mater of Science in Human Resource Development
  • Master of Fine Art in Creative Writing*

Community Partnerships

Research local organizations offering internships/field experiences to students pursuing a Humanities degree.

  • ACLU of Texas
  • Bering Omega
  • Allied-THA
  • COX RadioHouston Press
  • ESPN 97.5
  • KPRC TV2
  • HAWC
  • Stone Bond Tech
  • Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Gardens
  • The Dēmos Center for the Public Sector
  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System
  • Dialogue Institute of the Southwest
  • Dept of Health & Human Services
  • On the Mark Communications
  • Federal Public Defenders Offices
  • City of Pearland
  • Houston Press
  • M.D. Anderson
  • Spacetaker
  • Univision Radio
  • JMG Magazine
  • The Point Group
  • Osha Liang, LLP
  • Mercer Society
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Covenant House
  • City of Houston
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Houston Public Library
  • Interfaith Ministries
  • U.S. District Courts
  • Houston Zoo

What is Bachelor of Art in Humanities?

The Bachelor of Art in Humanities specializes in writing-intensive classes that stress critical thinking. The Humanities Department celebrates all types of intellectual achievement in the visual and performing arts, in literature, in Western and World cultures, and in science and technology. Graduates complete a concentration area:

  • Religious Studies
  • Critical Race Studies
  • Latino Studies
  • Cultural Studies