Focused on faculty, students, and the local community, the Humanities Center promotes the value of art, music, theatre and film, as well as the traditional humanities disciplines — classical and religious studies, philosophy, literature and languages.

Liberal Arts Core

Pacific has a rich history of advancing the liberal arts through the practice and exploration of various forms of cultural expression. We encourage you to learn more about each of the humanities disciplines and programs on their respective websites.

What are the Humanities?

When we speak of the humanities at Pacific, we are referring to the following academic programs:

  • Art 
  • English
  • Graphic Design
  • Media X
  • Modern Languages and Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
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Humanities Center Field Trips

The Humanities Center sponsors field trips in San Francisco, Sacramento and Stockton so students, faculty and staff can explore the arts and culture in each city where Pacific is located.