The Humanities Department at Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus consists of four disciplines: History, Philosophy, Political Science,and World Languages. The department offers many opportunities for students to rigorously explore the world around them through an integrated series of courses that fulfill both the humanities and behavioral and social sciences distribution courses required for an associate’s degree. In addition, several courses fulfill the General Education global and cultural perspectives requirement. Members of the Humanities Department offer honors courses and learning communities, as well as courses taught in conjunction with Montgomery College’s Renaissance Scholars Program.Meet Our Faculty and Staff
Degrees and Certificates
A general studies degree prepares you for diverse transfer opportunities and begins your journey toward multiple career options.
Courses by Subject
Renaissance Scholars: The Renaissance Scholars is a selective honors program offered in the evenings and on the weekends at the Germantown campus and at the Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus.
- ASLP 100 (PDF, )
- GHUM 101 (PDF, )
- WMST 101 Syllabus (PDF, ) Tara Tetrault