Division of Arts & Humanities

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Sarah McDonald, '13

English major
Women’s Studies minor
Hard Freight editor

"Penn State Altoona stands for what a real education is about – learning how to think. It’s been transformative."

The Division of Arts and Humanities at Penn State Altoona offers courses in art, art history, communication arts and sciences, communications, dance, English, French, German, history, integrative arts, Latin, music, philosophy, political science, religious studies, Russian, Spanish, theatre arts, and visual arts. The division offers bachelor's degrees in communications, English, history, integrative arts, letters, arts, and sciences, political science, and visual art studies as well as an associate degree in letters, arts, and sciences. Minors are available in communications, dance studies, English, global language and culture, history, political science, and women's studies.

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