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Department of Humanities & Religious Studies College of Arts & Letters

About Humanities & Religious Studies

Academic Programs

Important Virtual Operations Information

The Department of Humanities and Religious Studies will be operating remotely effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 until it is appropriate to return to campus.

We will be operating remotely 8am-5pm, Monday - Friday. The best way to reach us in this remote work environment is by email. We will all be checking our email regularly, so please continue to reach out to us with your questions. Our main office email account is Humanities@csus.edu. Any email sent there will be directed to the appropriate individual.

The provost's Office is maintaining regular business hours. Please Visit Sacramento Hall 230.

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The Department of Humanities and Religious Studies offers an integrated approach to the study of world cultures across history. In our courses, students undertake an interdisciplinary study of core ideas, ideals, and values.

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

The study of the Humanities can be a profoundly personal experience, yet students acquire the concrete analytical, research, writing, and organizational skills essential to their professional careers.

Explore Our Degree Opportunities

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Humanities Masters Program

The Master of Arts in Humanities at California State University, Sacramento offers a course of study that aims to challenge students to cross-cultural and disciplinary lines and encourages them to acquire a breadth and depth of knowledge that enables them to pursue a rigorous line of intellectual inquiry that is both informative and innovative. Faculty, staff, and students are committed to fostering a collaborative and vibrant community of scholars that enhances the graduate school experience and enriches both the local and intellectual community at large.

Graduate Program Contacts

Dr. Harvey Stark, Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Alyson Buckman, Department Chair

Campus Services

Find Us

Department of Humanities & Religious Studies
Mendocino Hall, Room 2011
As of 3/17 Normal Office Hours have been suspended and are now virtual, Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Contact Us

Phone: (916) 278-6444
humanities@csus.edu

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