University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown


Join us in the 人文学科 Division at 立博app! 人文学科 is an exciting place where you can explore our most significant ideas, critical and cultural perspectives and beliefs, and both understand and interpret the human experience. The 人文学科 is a branch of learning dedicated to the study of literature, 哲学, 语言, 文化, 沟通, 音乐, fine and performing arts, and many other fields with exciting career prospects. Explore your passion with the expert assistance of our dedicated faculty with majors in 沟通, 英国文学, 写作 (Creative or Professional), 新闻, Multimedia and Digital Culture, 戏剧艺术, or in one of several combined 人文学科 disciplines. 




What the 人文学科 can do for you:

  • Improve your oral and written 沟通 skills and help you integrate all areas of knowledge.
  • Help you develop analytical thinking skills essential in all aspects of professional life.
  • Refine your ability to create and appreciate the importance of creativity.
  • Develop in your global perspectives and deepen your understanding of the world.
  • Clarify your own values and help you determine what is meaningful.
  • Deepen your understanding and appreciation of others' 文化 and others' points of view.
  • Enhance your appreciation of the joy, beauty, and 成功 possible in your life.

The 人文学科 Division is where you can find:

  • Explorations of foundational and experimental works from our most insightful authors, 思想家, 艺术家, 和音乐家.
  • Opportunities to focus on spoken, written, and digital 沟通.
  • Top faculty who will help you develop your analytical thinking skills and refine your ability to create and appreciate the importance of creativity.
  • Experts in 10 disciplines who inspire you to a greater understanding of the way in which human beings understand and respond to adversity, 胜利, 成功, 失败, 疼痛, 和快乐.
  • Engaging internships in many businesses in our community.
  • Quality instruction and experience leading to jobs in areas such as journalism, 出版, 公共关系, 社交媒体, 杂志, 市场营销, foreign and government service, technical 沟通, museum and gallery curation, and many other professions.
  • Opportunities to perform in the written, 音乐al, and theatrical arts.


Michael P. Stoneham, PhD, Division Chair  |

Laryssa Duncan, Administrative Assistant  |  814-269-7140 |

Meet the 人文学院


管乐团 is dedicated to 音乐 performance and 音乐 appreciation. The 管乐团 encourages growth and provides to the community free-of-charge concerts that they sponsor and perform at the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center.


The UPJ 音乐会合唱 is the official vocal ensemble of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. The 音乐会合唱 performs a concert each term and also performs in the Johnstown community. Membership is open to all students. There is also an option available for students to take 音乐会合唱 as one credit or to participate on the co-curricular level.


A theatre club that presents performances throughout the year. Visit the PPAC website to view exciting theatre productions coming this year.

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