Bachelor of Arts in Humanities

Why Study Humanities at CIU?

By studying Humanities at Columbia International University, you’ll learn how to think critically and lay a foundation for learning and intellectual growth – a plus to any career choice. You will also develop a biblical worldview as you study philosophy, literature, culture and language – vital preparation for graduate studies, including seminary.    

Your Future

A degree in Humanities opens the door to a variety of careers as employers increasingly demand that college graduates know how to think critically and creatively to find new solutions to old problems. Plus, the Humanities program lays a solid foundation for graduate and seminary studies.

For those who desire to obtain a basic understanding of the Bible, the principles of Bible interpretation, and essential skills and background. Many students continue their education in other academic and professional fields.


  • Provide an educational forum for students to read and discuss Great Books.
  • Develop practice and proficiency in the disciplines of reading, writing, critical thinking, and library research.
  • Develop a foundational understanding of influentual currents of human thoughts and creative expression represented in literature, art, philosophy, history, and language.
  • Encourage students to use the Christian Scriptures as sources of integration for various fields of knowledge.
  • Assist students in their ability to understand and articulate a Christian worldview.

Review the catalog and course requirements.

Admissions Requirements

1. Complete the online application and pay the $25 application fee

2. Review and complete admissions requirements

Featured Faculty

For a comprehensive list of courses related to this program visit the Academic Catalog.

Accreditation and Accolades

SACSCOC (The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges)