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Academic Programs

Recent Courses

The humanities major at Bethel allows students great flexibility. No two students take exactly the same courses. Virtually any history, philosophy, literature, art history, theatre history and foreign language course can count toward completion of the humanities major. Below are some examples of recent "humanities" course offerings.

  • Huck Finn’s America
  • Love and Friendship
  • Survival Literature, Hegel and the Stoics
  • Nietzsche and the Novelists
  • Clashes of Culture
  • Local Church Architecture
  • Seminar in Cine: Mexican Films
  • Aesthetics
  • Myth and Archetype in Literature
  • America in the 1960s
  • History of Warfare
  • The Holocaust
  • Philosophy of Science