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College of Humanities and Fine Arts

The University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Humanities and Fine Arts is a college within the university. It was founded in 1928 as the Division of Social Sciences after being split off from the Division of Rural and Social Science. It was renamed in 1938 as the Division of Liberal Arts, renamed in 1945 as the School of Liberal Arts, and merged in 1949 with the School of Science to form the College of Arts and Sciences. It became its own faculty in 1970 under the name Humanities and Fine Arts, and split off to form its own college in 1993.

The college is made up of the following departments: Afro-American Studies, Art, Art History, Architecture, Classics, English, History, Judaic and Near Eastern Studies, Languages Literatures & Cultures (which is made up of Asian Languages & Literatures, Comparative Literature, French & Italian Studies, German & Scandinavian Studies, and Spanish & Portuguese), Linguistics, Music & Dance, Philosophy, Theater, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

The college also grants the following degrees: Bachelors in Afro-American Studies, Architecture (BFA), Art Education, Art History, Art (BFA), Art (BA), Chinese, Classics, Classics and Philosophy, Comparative Literature, Dance (BA), Dance (BFA), English, French, German, History, Italian, Japanese, Judaic Studies, Linguistics, Linguistics and Russia, Linguistics and Philosophy, Linguistics and Psychology, Linguistics and Japanese, Linguistics and Chinese, Linguistics and German, Music (BM), Music (BA), Near-Eastern Studies, Philosophy, Portuguese, Russian and East European Studies, Spanish, Theater, and Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies; A Masters in Art Education (MA), Art (MFA), Architecture (MA), English (MA, MFA), French (MA, MAT), Germanic and Scandinavian Studies (MA), History (MA), Hispanic Literatures and Linguistics (MA, MAT), Italian (MAT), Japanese (MA), Comparative Literature (MA), Chinese (MA), Art History (MA), Philosophy (MA), Music (MFA), Latin and Classical Humanities (MAT), Theater (MFA), and Design (MS); and a Doctoral in Afro-American Studies, Comparative Literature, English, Germanic and Scandinavian Studies, Hispanic Literatures and Linguistics, History, Linguistics, Music, and Philosophy.

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