Humanities Department

The Humanities Department at Greenville Technical College provides learning experiences that enrich every student – those who plan to transfer to four-year colleges and universities and those learning technical skills in order to enter the job market. By giving students a connection to the past and a context for understanding their world in the future, these courses in history, philosophy, foreign languages, religion, and other topics explore our culture and create better employees and better citizens.

Our faculty is made up of highly qualified professionals who stay current in their disciplines. The emphasis is on student success with plenty of one-on-one attention and a caring attitude.

Program details and courses

The Humanities Department offers courses in the academic disciplines of

  • History HIS
  • Interdisciplinary Studies IDS
  • Foreign Languages (French FRE, German GER, Spanish SPA)
  • Music MUS
  • Philosophy PHI
  • Religion REL

All courses (except HSS 105) taught in the Humanities Department are articulated for transfer to four-year colleges and universities.


Greenville Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Greenville Technical College.