Humanities Division

The departments within Humanities offer a wide range of courses for learners to choose from—courses taught by highly educated and dedicated instructors, who are experts in their chosen field. 

Go ahead...browse each department and see for yourself how the Humanities can help you grow, professionally and personally!


The Art Curriculum provides basic courses which meet the requirements leading either to the Associate of Arts degree or the Associate of Science degree in Art.

Teacher with 3 preschoolersEarly Childhood Education

Welcome to the Early Childhood Education Department at Columbia State Community College.


Welcome to the English Department at Columbia State Community College! Our English curriculum provides basic courses that meet the requirements for an Associate of Arts.

exercise roomExercise Science

Inspire others to get fit and be healthy with a study in Exercise Science.

Oriental PerformanceForeign Language

Learning a second (and third!) language is not only a good way to enrich your experience of the world—it’s also a good way to separate yourself from other job seekers in the workforce.

Young studentGeneral Transfer, No Emphasis

It’s not uncommon to enter college lacking a firm idea of exactly what subject will be your major. You can explore a variety of different subjects and potential career paths through the General Transfer program.

Computer keyboardGraphic Design

No matter the medium, there’s always a need for things to look good. A Graphic Designer can create visual solutions for the communication problems besetting today’s businesses.

Students at historical locationHistory

The study of all that’s come before is an important part of understanding the present and anticipating the future. Students who pursue a degree in History will find themselves well-positioned to embark on any number of career paths.

Group of students studyingHumanities

Columbia State provides students with the opportunity to gain a solid footing in the Humanities before settling on any one discipline.

Person working cameraMass Communications

A degree in Mass Communications prepares students for any number of exciting, challenging careers!

Choir performingMusic

Columbia State’s Associate of Fine Arts degree provides students with a broad liberal arts education and the skills necessary to explore Music through its history, composition, theory and performance.

Classroom of studentsPolitical Science

Every day, the government is either doing something for you, or to you. Students pursuing a Political Science degree will learn how governments work.

Students in a discussionPsychology

The Psychology Department at Columbia State is dedicated to providing all learners with a quality education in the psychological sciences.

Young womanPublic Relations

At Columbia State, the Public Relations emphasis will equip you with the tools you need to pursue first a bachelor’s degree and then a career in the field.

Several students working at computersSocial Work

Being a Social Worker is as much a calling as a career. Columbia State offers classes that will help you achieve your goal of helping others.

4 studentsSociology

If the complex web of human interaction fascinates you, then start a career in Sociology at Columbia State.

Group of studentsSpeech Communications

The Speech Communication emphasis prepares students for careers in advertising, public relations or any of the many industries in which choosing one’s words carefully is important.

Teacher with 2 studentsTeaching: K-6

Columbia State offers a Teaching Program that will start you on your path to success in the classroom.

A student performing on stageTheater Art

Art isn’t easy. Successful writers, actors and musicians get where they are with hard work and training. Columbia State's Theater Program can help you take those first steps toward a career on stage.

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