Undergraduate Study

Why humanities? Our increasingly technical and scientific world is transforming rapidly, requiring people who can adapt quickly, possess strong communication skills, think creatively and critically; people who are multilingual, with a broad cultural base, and embrace lifelong learning. Studying humanities at a technological university, you will be well-positioned to address these challenges and create the future.

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Communication, Culture and Media

Learn the ways media, communication, and technology function in contemporary culture and daily life. Students combine theoretical knowledge with practical skills in writing, speaking, and digital media to understand media and culture and to advocate for cultural diversity and social justice.

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English and Liberal Arts

Study Anglophone literature and creative writing in its many forms: textual, visual, cinematic, dramatic and theatrical, oral, digital, and multimedia. Our students read, interpret, communicate, and think critically with their knowledge of literary history, criticism, and theory.

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Modern Languages

Michigan Tech students can study French, German, or Spanish language and culture to satisfy general education credit, as well as fulfill requirements for a minor or international minor. The Modern Language program also offers cultural events and opportunities for study abroad.

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Scientific and Technical Communication

Study communication in its various forms: oral, written, print, video, web, and digital. A core emphasis in a science, technical, or business field, prepares graduates to communicate scientific and technical information for both specialized and general audiences.