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Choose 27-28 credits from one primary discipline; courses must be selected from the following list.
Choose 12 credits from one secondary discipline; courses must be selected from the following list.
Choose 12 credits in humanities from courses other than your chosen primary or secondary discipline; courses must be selected from the following list.
*This course has varying subject matter and may be taken twice; the humanities major with English as the primary discipline must take it at least once.
*Students with a piano emphasis must substitute 1 credit of class or private lessons in a secondary area.
Majors are required to take at least 8 credits of 300-level (and above) in elective courses.
Take any combination of REL courses (excluding REL150 and REL250) to equal 28 credits. Up to eight credits of GRE and HEB may be taken.
A maximum of 18 credits may be from approved study-abroad programs, in language, culture, literature or other humanities courses, numbered 202 or above and taught in Spanish.