Learn across many areas
Students enrolled in the Department of Humanities take courses with faculty who have expertise in many varied fields. It is home to many of our programs that are part of the traditional liberal arts curriculum. The department houses our psychology, history, and biblical ministry courses.
As a student in the Department of Humanities, you'll learn the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in your particular field of study.
Biblical and Ministry Studies
As a Psychology major, you'll learn the theoretical perspectives and methodological skills needed to understand human behavior. You'll be prepared for graduate work or related career fields not requiring a graduate degree.
Secondary Education (7-12): Social Studies
You'll gain the knowledge, professional teaching style, and leadership techniques necessary to be a successful social studies teacher for secondary level students in grades 7 through 12.
The WU advantage
You'll learn from faculty that have worked as historians, pastors, and in the psychology field. You'll also work closely with your academic advisor.
You'll enroll in courses that combine classical theories with modern approaches to the content. Many courses will also have you working out in the field.
Prepare for graduate work
Many of our graduates seek further education at graduate school. Our humanities programs will specifically prepare you for graduate work or entry into the job market.
Mon, Apr 22
Psychology Program ranked nationally in the top 5 percent for value
Program also ranked No. 3 in PennsylvaniaLearn more
Tue, Mar 19
University honors Fletcher, Hamel, Sumpter with Lucas-Hathaway awards
Fri, Feb 22
Waynesburg to host PESI mindfulness course
Thu, Jan 24
Waynesburg University to host PESI mindfulness course