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Core Courses

The human studies bachelor's degree program centers on six core courses. These classes explore a range of perspectives on the relationships that affect human behavior.

Human Studies Perspectives – Provides an interdisciplinary foundation in literature and philosophy and examines relationships with the self, others, the environment and the transcendent

Relationship with Self – Examines views of "self" from a variety of perspectives to increase awareness and understanding of human development over the life course

Relationship with Others – Enhances awareness of social interaction and its influence on perception, attitudes, interactions and behavior

Relationship with the Environment – Examines how humans relate to the social, physical and natural environments

Relationship with the Transcendent – Explores dimensions of humans' spiritual relationships from psychological, developmental and religious perspectives

Humans Being: Developing a Perspective – Considers the facets of human nature and human existence through a collaborative process

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April 27, 2014

Music in the Woods: Melegari String Quartet

Chamber music performed by Melegari String Quartet creates an elegant afternoon of music. The concert takes place in the beautiful Chapel of the Ho...

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May 13, 2014

Marylhurst University Day at Mary's Woods

As part of our on-going partnership with Mary's Woods, join us for our monthly Marylhurst Day at Mary's Woods. Activities take place throughout the...

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May 17, 2014

Undergraduate Information Session

Learn about bachelor's degree programs, financing your education, earning college credit for life learning, and your career options. Take a campus ...

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