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Students pursuing a minor in humanities explore the process of intellectual discovery. In this program, you'll learn about how humans look at their own personal development by studying diverse topics including:

  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • History
  • Fine arts
  • Indigenous studies

Grenfell's humanities program is one of only five in Canada. We provide students with an intimate, supportive learning environment where our instructors challenge you to consider ideas from a variety of perspectives and cultural works, past and present. The humanities program also encourages students to use critical thinking skills and creativity to express their ideas in effective ways.

Learn more about our humanities program.


Students completing a minor in humanities must complete 24 credit hours in the following courses:

  • HUMN 1001 and 1002
  • Six credit hours from HUMN 2001, 2002, or 2010

Office of Student Recruitment

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Phone: (709) 637-6269