"TU wasn’t just the place I went to get my degree. It was the place I grew up and I am forever thankful for my Dragon family. It’s always a great day to be a Dragon.”
– Allison Marie Staunton, Class of 2016
Being human is a given. Keeping humanity is a choice. Gain a better understanding of how and why the world and its people operate through courses that focus on studies in history and philosophy, social science, English and communication. You will learn to practice thinking critically and creatively to keep the human in humanity.
The humanities concentration within the master of humanities program seeks to prepare global citizens by exploring the extent and depth of the human search for meaning, value and creativity. This concentration offers students the opportunity to examine the cultural, philosophical and mythological frameworks of past and current civilizations. The broad-based background courses in the humanities concentration engages students in social and human sciences and further prepares them for graduate and professional school.
Humanities Concentration 18 hours
Master of Humanities: Interdisciplinary Core 9 hours
Capstone or Exam Option 3 hours
Total MH 30 hours
This is a sample course sequence to illustrate course offerings for this major. Consult the official Academic Bulletin for detailed registration and advising information.
Online - Offered in a 15-week format with start dates in January, May and August
Studies in History (HUM531) - This course engages students in historical studies, including but not limited to medieval and early modern British history, restoration to Twentieth-century British history, the history of Africans in the Americas and other topics.
Studies in Philosophy (HUM532) - This course engages students in philosophical studies, including but not limited to culture and identity; mythologies in human experience; the history and philosophy of scientific exploration; and atheism, agnosticism and skepticism.
Studies in Social, Human and Political Sciences (HUM533) - This course engages students in social and human sciences in the fields of psychology, sociology, political science and anthropology, including but not limited to development of government systems and social practice: How people behave and why.
Dr. Vincent Moore has worked in a number of non-academic fields and has lived in eleven states while pursuing his educational and career goals. Growing up in Oberlin, OH, he earned his B.A. in Psychology at Oberlin College (1985). He studied for an M.S. in Exercise Physiology, but instead earned an M.A. in Creative Writing at Miami University (1992). In 1998 he earned his doctorate in English (main focus: Writing; secondary areas are 20th Century American Literature, Film, and Post Human Literary Theory) at the University of Southern Mississippi. Since 1992 he has been teaching at the college level, first as an adjunct, then full time at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania and later at St. Paul’s College in Virginia before coming to Tiffin University.
Dr. Moore has been at Tiffin University since fall, 2002. A fourth degree black belt, he also leads the Tiffin University Martial Arts Club. His teaching interests are Composition, Creative Writing, Modern and Postmodern Literature, and Film. Three of his novels are available on Amazon.com.