What are the Humanities?

What are the Humanities?

The Humanities are academic & artistic disciplines that focus on fundamental questions of human existence & the many ways in which they have been answered both by individuals & entire cultures.

What is Religious Studies?

What is Religious Studies?

Religious Studies focuses on the beliefs & practices of the world’s religions & their relationship to history & culture.

Why Major in HRS?

Why Major in HRS?

We nurture understanding of cultures and religions, providing an edge in careers requiring effective communication and leadership. We also teach research, writing and organizational skills essential in many professions.

What Can I Do With An HRS Degree?

What Can I Do With An HRS Degree?

Our most motivated students find positions teaching HRS subjects or managing library collections. Others find the skills they acquire make them competitive applicants for graduate school in other disciplines.

HRS for Non-Majors

HRS for Non-Majors

Many of our students are English, Philosophy, and Art majors who have discovered that HRS complements their majors. Our GE courses attract hundreds of students. We also offer minor programs in HRS.

Faculty and Student Voices

Faculty and Student Voices

This web site features voices from faculty and students, as well as alumni using what they learned here in various careers.

HRS in the News

Upcoming Event:  Lecture by Tibetan Buddhist Monk Khenpo Nima
My Life as a Tibetian Buddhist Monk: Education, Beliefs & Artistc Practices
April 28, 3-5pm AMD 260 
For Information contact rshek@csus.edu