Global Humanities and Religions at the University of Montana
Global Humanities and Religions (formerly Liberal Studies) is an interdisciplinary and internationally oriented Program. Our General Humanities major allows you the flexibility to design your own major by selecting courses from a number of different departments and programs. There are only three required courses: Introduction to the Humanities (a 100-level sequence) and an upper-division capstone seminar.
In the major, you can choose between options in Global Humanities and Religious Studies.
For more information please see our Degree Options page.
Students also have the opportunity to earn a minor in:
You now have the rare opportunity to learn Hindi at UM.
In the Global Humanities and Religions Program, you have a traditional liberal (that is, liberating) education that promotes freedom from ignorance and prejudice. We offer a range of exciting courses, from Gandhi’s life and times to Mysticism in different religious traditions, from Bombay cinema to violence and religion, from Hinduism to same-sex unions in literature and history.
All Global Humanities courses for 2017-18 are listed under Global Humanities in course search with the suffix GH. Religious Studies courses appear under RLST and South & South-East Asian Studies courses under SSEA.
Brandon Fulbrook, who has studied Hindi with us since 2015 and is now in third-year Advanced Hindi, has won an American Institute of Indian Studies scholarship to study Hindi in Jaipur, India in 2018-19. Congratulations, Brandon!
Bharata Natyam Indian classical dance performance, by Kavita Thirumalai.
Sunday, 11 March at 2:00 p.m.
Montana Theatre, PARTV building.
Free and open to the public.
Including a peice on the life and work of Andal, 8th century woman poet.
Kavita will also lead a dance workshop on Monday, March 12,...