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Division of Humanities and Social Sciences

About the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Humanities and Social Sciences at North Park help students understand and interact with literature, profound ideas, faith, cultures, society, and history. This liberal arts education equips students with robust critical thinking and communication skills which are indispensable in today’s job market.

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Understanding Cultures

Reading and discussing literature enable students to discover different cultures and time periods.

English Department

Exploring Faith

At North Park, all students learn about the Christian faith from professors of different Christian faith traditions.

Christian Studies Department

Finding Meaning

Philosophy classes focus on ethical behavior and help students become critical thinkers.

Philosophy Department

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Among research opportunities for North Park students is NPRESS (North Park Research Experience for Summer Students), in which students conduct research in their chosen field alongside faculty mentors.

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Dr. Peter St. Jean, Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice, is the founder of a new field of study called Peaceology. He and his students explore ways of making peace profitable for communities.

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