Humanities & Social Science

For details and restrictions regarding the Humanities and Social Science Requirement, please see


These are the lists from which you can choose (unless the courses are restricted by the College of Engineering).  Please note that within the COE restrictions, you are free to choose randomly.  For instance, all of your courses can be from one list, or they can be from multiple lists.


Approved Foreign Languages List

  • Arts and Literature
  • Historical Studies
  • International Studies
  • Philosophy and Values
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences


To search for H/SS courses in any given semester, you can go to and browse by "BREADTH REQUIREMENTS".  You can also check if any given course is in any of the above categories by choosing a course and then clicking on the "Rules and Requirements" tab.