find your reason


Follow your passion. Find your place.

Studying the liberal arts at Saint Anselm, you will gain valuable insight into how the world works and how you could make it work better.


Pre-professional Programs


arts and humanities courses


majors in the arts and the Humanities

Departments & Programs

Explore our programs

Experiences in the arts and Humanities are designed to be transformative—stimulating a passion for discovery, sharpening perspectives and values, and gaining valuable insight into what it means to be human in our shared world.

Studying the Humanities at Saint Anselm College is special because you learn measurable skills you can apply directly to work after graduation, like writing, research, and analyzing texts, while also learning how to think and tackle some of life’s biggest questions.

— Hannah Beaudry ’21, English and Philosophy double major, program coordinator at Center for Ethics in Society


Get hands-on, real-world experience and bolster your resume with a paid or for-credit internship. Recent internships include Disney College Program, Entertainment 2 Affect Change, New Hampshire Historical Society, New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, and Putnam Investments.

Careers in Secondary Education

If you’re interested in a teaching career, you may double major in English, Spanish, French, History, Studio Art, or Music and in Secondary Education while completing requirements to earn a license. 

Learn more about secondary education program →

A Faculty Advisor in your corner

Strong academic advising can be critical to your success. So, our faculty, the people who know the curriculum best, advise you on which courses to take and when. Every student is assigned a faculty advisor in their declared major. Your advisor will become your best champion, the one who helps you find research opportunities or internships, teaches your favorite course, and writes your recommendations long after you’ve graduated.

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