College of Arts and Sciences

School of Languages, Cultures, and Race

With this uniquely customizable degree, you can create a program of study that incorporates your values, experience, academic interests, and career goals across literature, music, and art.


  • Pullman
  • Tri-Cities
  • Vancouver

Degree Types:

  • Bachelor's
  • Doctorate
  • Minor


  • Craft your own curriculum from a variety of disciplines  
  • Participate in undergraduate research guided by renowned faculty   
  • Internship and study abroad opportunities 
  • The WSU Pollart Center for Arts and Humanities hosts speakers and other programming at the Pullman campus


With a Humanities degree, you can work in:   

  • Journalism and activism 
  • Marketing and public relations 
  • Publishing, editing, and technical and creative writing 
  • Teaching 
  • Nonprofits and government agencies 
  • Human resources 
  • Local, state, or federal government  
  • Counseling and social services 

Transfer Students

WSU accepts credit from Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and CLEP exams, associate degrees, Running Start and more.  

You’re considered a transfer student at WSU if you’ve received college credit post-high school.  

Use our Transfer Course Search Tool to determine what courses you need to take at your current institution to transition to WSU smoothly. 

Admission to WSU and admission to your desired major are two separate processes. Contact your academic department for specific requirements and prerequisites unique to your major.   


Complete the General Scholarship Application to be eligible for 700+ WSU scholarship programs, including ones specifically for a major you’re interested in. Use our search tool to find more scholarships outside WSU.  

Fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) to be considered for scholarships, grants, loans, and other forms of aid. 

Internships, Jobs, and Work-study

Find hundreds of student-friendly jobs, internships, and work-study opportunities with our WSU student job board, Handshake. You can also check with departments for internships specific to a major. 

Get advice and learn more at the Academic Success and Career Center. 

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  • Pullman
  • Vancouver
  • Tri-Cities


  • Pullman
  • Tri-Cities


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