Department of Comparative Cultural Studies
Explore the humanities with a BA or BIS degree
The Department of Comparative Cultural Studies at NAU offers two Bachelor of Arts degrees and a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree. These programs bring together studies of art history, comparative religions, humanities, Asian Studies, and museum studies in a multidisciplinary student experience which emphasizes understanding of the human experience, critical analysis of cultural expression, and practical applications for students interested in careers in the public and private sectors of cultural heritage preservation, interpretation, and management. The BIS degree in Humanities is a fully online degree which allows students to transfer up to 90 lower division credits from community colleges and universities.
Comparative Cultural Studies, Bachelor of Arts
Students pursuing the BA in Comparative Cultural Studies degree choose an emphasis to focus their coursework and internship experiences.
Choose from 5 diverse emphases:
Comparative Cultural Studies, Asian Studies-Integrated Global Program, Bachelor of Arts
The BA in Asian Studies-Integrated Global Program is offered for students with a first major in either the Global Science and Engineering Program (GSEP) or the Global Business Program (GBP), which together are labeled as the Integrated Global Program (IGP). It requires 16 units of an ASN language (Japanese or Chinese), 9 units of CCS, and 24 units of Asian Studies.
Interdisciplinary Studies – Humanities 90-30, Bachelor
The BIS in Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities degree is fully online and customizable. Students take a wide variety of liberal arts and humanities upper-division courses in the department of Comparative Cultural Studies, including classes in art history, a broad range of humanities topic courses, comparative study of religions, and select digital humanities and museum studies classes. 90-30 degrees at NAU allow students to transfer up to 90 lower division credits from community colleges and other universities.