Pathways in the Arts and Humanities

The Humanities include a range of disciplines that explore the ways in which people have articulated their understanding of themselves and the world. Humanities courses are taught by teams of faculty from several departments and fulfill requirements in Humanities concentrations and General Education. Learn more about pathways you can follow into the study of the Arts and Humanities here.

Languages at Harvard

In the words of Charlemagne, "To have another language is to possess a second soul.”  Explore over eighty language pathways.

Art Making at Harvard

Explore creative pathways in the arts through courses funded by the Elson Family Arts Initiative.

Featured Faculty

Meet the 2016 SHARP Fellows

Arts and Humanities Concentrators report high satisfaction levels

Faculty members awarded Cabot Fellowships

Tech's hottest ticket: That "Useless" Liberal Arts Degree

Arts and Humanities Concentrators and Careers

Frameworks: The Art of Looking.
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Frameworks: The Art of Listening. Watch the trailer.

Why I chose to concentrate in English

Top Tech CEOs want to hire humanists. Read why here.

President Faust On The Value of the Humanities

For professional opportunities in the Arts and Humanities, visit the Office of Career Services.

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