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English & Humanities Division

English & Humanities Division

English & Humanities Division

The English and Humanities Division at Hagerstown Community College offers students a wide array of courses that encourage thinking critically about their world, synthesizing various ideas into a cohesive worldview, and gaining  the knowledge needed to be successful in their careers and their lives. A major in the English and Humanities field enables students to pursue a wide variety of careers, including law, publishing, education, research, or business.

Discover English and Humanities at HCC

Meet the Faculty

Humanities Faculty

HCC's faculty bring a strong educational background and industry experience to the classroom. View the Faculty and Staff Directory (coming soon).

Programs of Study

HCC offers a variety of program options that include associate degrees, certifications, and letters of recognition. 

Arts & Sciences


The associate degree in arts and sciences is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution with a concentration in either arts and humanities or math and science.

The associate degree in arts and sciences is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution with a concentration in either arts and humanities or math and science.

Dance


HCC's Dance program is designed to offer students the opportunity to develop foundational skills in concert dance technique, performance, improvisation, composition, and audition.

HCC's Dance program is designed to offer students the opportunity to develop foundational skills in concert dance technique, performance, improvisation, composition, and audition.

English


HCC's English Program provides a firm foundation for students who plan to transfer as English majors to four-year colleges.

HCC's English Program provides a firm foundation for students who plan to transfer as English majors to four-year colleges.

Foreign Language


HCC's Foreign Language Program prepares students for transfer to a four-year college or university to major in foreign language or another related field.

HCC's Foreign Language Program prepares students for transfer to a four-year college or university to major in foreign language or another related field.

General Studies


The general studies option is for students who are undecided about a career choice and wish to explore several different areas or who wish flexibility in the selection of courses for transfer. 

The general studies option is for students who are undecided about a career choice and wish to explore several different areas or who wish flexibility in the selection of courses for transfer. 

Music


HCC’s Music Program offers the training and education necessary for students who are looking to take the next step toward a career in the performing arts.

HCC’s Music Program offers the training and education necessary for students who are looking to take the next step toward a career in the performing arts.

Theater


HCC’s Theater Program provides students the foundational skills in performance, technical aspects of theater, and audition skills necessary for them to succeed.

HCC’s Theater Program provides students the foundational skills in performance, technical aspects of theater, and audition skills necessary for them to succeed.

Visual Arts


HCC’s Visual Arts Program encourages students to exercise and develop their talents and creativity and discover new ways of seeing, hearing, thinking.

HCC’s Visual Arts Program encourages students to exercise and develop their talents and creativity and discover new ways of seeing, hearing, thinking.