Humanizing
the World

Our Commitment, Our Contribution, Our College

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The College of Humanities graduates are sought after and secure employment in all industries nationally and internationally.

Listen to a few of out alumni discuss the skills they gained at the  UA.

News

Professors in the UA College of Humanities shared music and topics related to Black History Month with KXCI Community Radio during the month of February. Invited on air during KXCI’s Home Stretch... Read More
Congratulations to the Spring 2019 COH Graduate Student Research Grant awardees!    Spring 2019 COH Graduate Students Research Grant Awardees Marina Cárcamo García Spanish and Portuguese Project:... Read More
Congratulations to the 2018-19 COH Teaching and Outreach Grant awardees!    2018-19 COH Teaching and Outreach Grant Awardees Carine Bourget French and Italian Project: French Language and Cultural ... Read More
A sold-out Humanities Seminars Program lecture by OSIRIS-REx principal investigator Dante Lauretta is more than just a chance to learn the latest about the asteroid sample return mission. The event... Read More

Events

Top 3 Reasons to Consider our College and Programs

  • Solve the grand challenges of a rapidly changing world
  • Engage and collaborate with the local and international communities
  • Enhance communication and work ethics with people from diverse backgrounds

Congratulations to our High Achieving Students

Our Fall 2018 Dean’s list and 2017 - 2018 Academic Distinction awards list are now available.

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Our Units

Africana StudiesThe University of Arizona is home to an internationally renowned program in Africana Studies. The program equips future leaders with critical thinking and communication skills that are in high demand in any profession.

ClassicsOne of the most prestigious degrees at the University of Arizona, Classics boasts a high number of top-performing graduates in a wide variety of professions.

Critical Languages ProgramThe Critical Languages Program offers less commonly taught languages (LCTLs) which are not available in traditional departments or formats at the University of Arizona.

East Asian StudiesThe Department of East Asian Studies is dedicated to the study of the cultures and languages of China and Japan.

FrenchThe French and Francophone Studies Program is a diverse community of students, scholars, and friends. It is an intensive program for the study of French language and Francophone culture.

German StudiesThe Department of German Studies offers an exciting curriculum that fosters students' linguistic and cultural competence. Students are immersed in German language, literatures, and culture.

ItalianThe Italian Program offers a diverse curriculum that includes courses on Italian language, literature, culture, cinema, and folklore — and it is home to the largest number of Italian majors in the country.

Public & Applied HumanitiesPublic & Applied Humanities is a laboratory for research-driven, collaborative and publicly facing projects built to explore and enhance life in the community and beyond.

Religious StudiesThe Religious Studies Program prepares students to engage intelligently with the religiously diverse cultures of the United States and societies around the world.

Russian & Slavic StudiesThe University of Arizona is home to a premier department of Russian & Slavic Studies and offers the only graduate program in Russian in the greater Southwest region.

SILLCThe University of Arizona School of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (SILLC) is a federation of departments and programs in the College of Humanities.

Spanish & PortugueseThe department of Spanish & Portuguese at the University of Arizona offers students a comprehensive liberal arts education and provides them with a body of knowledge and the analytical skills necessary to undertake linguistics, cultural and literary investigations.

Our Centers & Programs

Center for Buddhist StudiesThe Center for Buddhist Studies promotes academic research on the Buddhist tradition and its related religious, intellectual, social, cultural and economic aspects around the world.

Center for Digital HumanitiesThe Center for Digital Humanities is a research and innovation incubator for the computational study of the human condition.

Center for English as a Second Language"CESL teachers and students actively cooperate with each other. CESL helps students adjust to life and culture as well as improve language skills.” —Yeong Sik Ohn, Korea

Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language & LiteracyThe Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy (CERCLL) is one of sixteen Title VI Language Resource Centers across the U.S. funded by the US Department of Education.

National  Center for InterpretationFounded in 1979, The National Center for Interpretation Testing, Research and Policy (NCI) at The University of Arizona is dedicated to ensuring language access to Limited-English Persons.

Poetry CenterWith nearly 70,000 items related to poetry in its collection, the Poetry Center is a living archive, a place where the spirit of poetry has served members of the community just like you for over 50 years.

Humanities SeminarsThe Humanities Seminars Program offers the community a wide range of classes from astronomy to archeology and from Shakespeare to film noir.

Writing Skills Improvement ProgramThe Writing Skills Improvement Program (WSIP) was established over 30 years ago in order to help students at the University of Arizona improve their writing skills and achieve academic success.