English, Arts & Humanities Degrees

English, Arts & Humanities Degrees

Start Your Four-Year Degree Right

Kirkwood's Arts and Humanities programs not only provide easy opportunities to transfer to a four-year school, but also offer incredible educational experiences.

Explore community and world cultures through art, music, philosophy, film history, religion, anthropology, communications, theatre, and world languages. Learn a new language and develop critical and creative thinking skills.

More interested in English? Study special literary topics or check out our creative writing, technical writing, or publishing courses. Be published in the Cedar Valley Divide, our annual student literary and artwork collection.

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English

Transform your passion for reading, writing and creative thinking into an rewarding career.

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Art

The study of art at Kirkwood inspires you to develop your curiosity and understanding of traditional and emerging forms of visual art.

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Communication Studies

A dynamic blend of theory and practical experience, focusing on student interaction, collaborative learning, and interactive technology.

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Digital Arts

Our full-featured program includes photography, studio lighting, production, design, entrepreneurship, and more.

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History

You'll learn to analyze and interpret evidence, organize it into a coherent whole, and present it clearly.

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Humanities

Study how people process and document human cultures and experiences, including music, art, religion, and more.

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Journalism

Learn what it takes to be in the middle of exciting local and world events, telling stories that matter.

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Music

Give your talent the spotlight it deserves in Kirkwood’s music program.  

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Theatre

Raise the curtain! Take a starring role, serve as a stage manager, or be the lighting designer.

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Philosophy

What is the meaning of life? What happens when we die? Great conversations about meaningful topics.

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Religious Studies

Studying religious traditions can provide a new sense of understanding and respect for others.

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World Languages

A broad depth in world languages allows you to travel, work, and communicate with people across the globe.

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Alex Brownfield

“With smaller, personalized classrooms, you get more one-on-one help and hands-on experiences. I get to actually have my individual questions answered in class.”

Alex Brownfield,
Cedar Rapids, Iowa