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School of Humanities

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Our Vision

The School of Humanities prepares students for tomorrow by offering comprehensive programs designed to help them realize their full potential as lifelong thinkers, communicators, and leaders.

Our Mission

The School of Humanities prepares students for every future by providing them with the experience they need to succeed in their careers and their lives.

Our Values

  • Experiential learning – Focusing on mentoring relationships through small class sizes and emphasis on advising. Internships, study abroad opportunities, and other forms of hands-on learning offer valuable professional and life experiences.
  • Transferable skills – Teaching students to read carefully, think critically, and communicate clearly, skills that never go out of fashion – and cannot be replicated by robots! Courses enrich technological abilities with the lessons of human experience.
  • Problem solving – Nurturing students’ curiosity about the world and enhancing their abilities to learn independently. Courses make students into the intellectually flexible problem solvers that employers want.
  • Community building – Helping students develop empathy, embrace diversity, and recognize the common human experience across space, time, culture, and language.

Benefits of Humanities

  • Learn what employers and grad schools truly value.
  • Think critically, write clearly, figure out solutions.

  • Prepare for a career, not just your first job.

  • Understand information, learn how to find it, and figure out how to use it.

  • Gain important experience through High Impact Practices, such as capstone courses, internships, and global learning opportunities.
  • Do the things a robot can't do.

A strong background in the humanities develops flexible and innovative thinking that is so very important to every business in today's rapidly changing economy.

Hear for yourself what recent graduates have to say about us.

Mission & Values

Preparing for Every Future

The School of Humanities at Lindenwood University prepares students for every future by providing them with the experience they need to succeed in their careers and their lives.

Values

High-impact teaching – Focusing on mentoring relationships through small class sizes and emphasis on advising. Internships, study abroad opportunities, and other forms of hands-on learning offer valuable professional and life experiences.

21st-Century skills – Teaching students to read carefully, think critically, and communicate clearly, skills that never go out of fashion – and cannot be replicated by robots! Courses enrich technological abilities with the lessons of human experience.

Life-long learning – Nurturing students’ curiosity about the world and enhancing their abilities to learn independently. Courses make students into the intellectually flexible problem solvers that employers want.

Human connections – Helping students develop empathy, embrace diversity, and recognize the common human experience across space, time, culture, and language.

School of Humanities News

School of Humanities

Prestigious Alpha Chi Grant Awarded for Humanities and MFA Flash Forms Festival

The School of Humanities and the MFA in Writing program co-hosted a Flash Forms Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in McCluer Hall’s Piers Stewart Lounge as a part of Lindenwood University’s Dark Carnival.

School of Humanities

Online Master’s Degree Ranked Among Best for Public Administration

Lindenwood University was recently featured as one of the best online Master in Public Administration (MPA) degree programs for 2019 by TheBestSchools.org.

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