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Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts – Majors & Minors

We offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and a second major in International Studies. We also offer more than a dozen minors in languages, arts, philosophy, political science, history, and more.
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Requirements for Second Major in International Studies

The International Studies major complements your primary major while preparing you for an increasingly interdependent, multicultural, and transnational world.
  • 16 Disciplinary Distribution Credits
  • 28 Concentration Area Credits
  • 12 Foreign Language Credits
  • 4 Senior Project Credits
60 Total Credits

Minors in Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts

Minors require a concentration of 5 to 7 HSS courses in your minor area. (NOTE: All minors require taking one additional HSS course, for a minimum of 40 HSS credits--44 in the case of foreign languages). Minors are indicated on your official transcript upon completion. If you are interested in pursuing a minor, please consult with the appropriate minor adviser.

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Rose-Hulman TEDx Event Showcases STEM Connections that Diversify & Impact the World

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Engineers in Concert Showcases Students’ Musical, Dancing Talents


The HSS classes at Rose-Hulman teach you how to look at the problem objectively, weigh multiple inputs and to effectively communicate the most logical solution.

- Justin Hutchings

Senior Program Manager, Microsoft, Computer Science, Software Engineering, 2007, Minor in Political Science

Cory Taylor

Corey Taylor

Dr. Corey Taylor teaches a variety of English courses, especially offerings in American literature and technical and professional communication. His areas of teaching and research expertise include twentieth-century American literature, African-American literature, literary adaptations of blues and jazz, modernism, and sustainability studies. Dr. Taylor is the current department head, was the longtime advisor of Ink, the campus literary and arts magazine, and has received the institute’s Excellence in Service Award.d.
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Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts
5500 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute, IN 47803
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