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Degree Requirements

BA in Human Studies
Minimum of 180 total quarter credits
Minimum of 60 upper-division credits
Minimum of 45 credits from Marylhurst
60 credits required for major

Required Human Sciences Core - 10 credits
Introduction to Inquiry in the Human Sciences
History & Philosophy of the Human Sciences
Human Studies Internship  or  Research Project in Human Studies

Integrative Foundation Colloquia - 23 credits
Human Studies: Perspectives
Human Studies: Relationship with the Self
Human Studies: Relationship with Others
Human Studies: Relationship with the Environment
Human Studies: Relationship with the Transcendent
Humans, Being: Integration in Action

Required Topics - 12 credits
Choose one course in each of the following topic areas:
Topic 1: Learning
Topic 2: Development
Topic 3: Systems
Topic 4: Methods

Related Electives - 15 credits
In consultation with your academic adviser, select electives around educational and professional interests. Basic Statistics recommended if anticipating applying to graduate school.

Please see the current Marylhurst University catalog for complete information.

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