Jul 13, 2024  
2024-25 Western Washington University Catalog 
2024-25 Western Washington University Catalog

Humanities: History of Culture Minor

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Department of Global Humanities and Religions, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

28-30 credits


The Minor in Humanities: History of Culture provides globally engaged and interdisciplinary study of the humanities (philosophy, religion, history, literature and the arts). It emphasizes cultural history and cross-cultural interaction; it encompasses study of a wide variety of societies across a long span of time (ancient to modern) and around the world.  

For more information or advising, contact the Minor Advisor or the Global Humanities and Religions Department Office.

Why Consider a Humanities: History of Culture Minor?

Solid background of knowledge for multiple cultural traditions and their interactions with one another, historically and in the modern world.

 Contact Information

Minor Advisor
Jonathan Miran
Bond Hall 166

Academic Department Manager
Maureen Christman
Bond Hall 152

 Sample Careers

Attorney | Teacher | Professor | Librarian | Writer | Business Administrator | Historian | Non-Profit Organization Administrator | Congressional Aide | Research Assistant | Editor | Lobbyist

 Major/Career Resources


How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):

Contact the Minor Advisor (Prof. Jonathan Miran) as soon as possible. There are no prerequisites for declaring the minor. 

Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.


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