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Online Bachelor of Arts Degrees

Bachelor of Arts in Humanities

The Bachelor of Arts in Humanities is a broad-based, interdisciplinary, liberal arts degree. It is configured in the same manner as the social sciences degree, the most flexible degree delivered at a distance. There is not a set list of required courses for students to take. Working with an academic advisor who evaluates incoming transfer work, each student develops a program of study that best meets his or her educational goals. The focus of the degree is on developing skills in communication, writing, problem solving, and critical thinking with a focus on the humanities. Examples of disciplines within the humanities include English and history. The degree is appropriate for many careers, including social services, law enforcement and corrections, business, and education.

Courses that lead to an AA/AAS transfer degree

Bellevue Community College and Edmonds Community College offer the courses online that lead to an AA/AAS transfer degree and fulfill the lower-division requirements for the BA in Humanities degree.

The additional WSU College of Liberal Arts requirements in Science, Humanities and Foreign Language can be fulfilled at the community college level by careful selection of electives. Contact an advisor for details.

Upper-division courses leading to BA in Social Sciences degree

WSU offers the upper-division courses needed to complete the WSU BA in Humanities degree at a distance.

Summary of the BA requirements and planning sheets

View a summary matrix of the BA requirements and the degree planning sheets (all core and elective credit requirements) by institution:

Contact an Advisor

It is critical that a student considering the online AA/AAS transfer degree consult with a community college advisor on a regular basis. The WSU College of Liberal Arts requirements can be fulfilled at the community college level.

Edmonds Community College
Advising | advising@edcc.edu | 425.640.1458

Bellevue Community College
T.A. Perry | tperry@bellevuecollege.edu | 1.877.641.2712