Arts and Humanities

Arts and Humanities

The Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH) is an innovative, residential, four-year degree for students who want to combine a small-college experience with the opportunities of a research university. RCAH is home to individuals with diverse interests, skills and talents who:

  • have a passion for civic engagement.
  • engage in literature, history, ethics, the visual and performing arts, world languages, and cultures.
  • chart their own path with ongoing advising and career support.
  • value individual expression, exploration, and achievement.

Students engage in experiential learning, focus critical attention on public issues, and build community within and beyond Snyder-Phillips Hall.

Uncommon Pursuits.

RCAH graduates have the skills and experiences employers seek and are able to articulate how these assets align with their goals. Whether they step directly into the workforce or pursue an advanced degree, they are part of an impressive group of alumni positioned for influence in the world, averaging a 97 percent placement rate and a 100 percent placement rate for the past two years.

Alumni work at:

  • FleishmanHillard Public Relations and Communications
  • French Ministry of Education
  • Lansing Symphony Orchestra
  • Nike, Inc.
  • Peace Corps and AmeriCorps
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • National Public Radio

Alumni work as:

  • Advocates
  • Community leaders
  • Educators
  • Multimedia artists and communicators
  • Policy collaborators
  • Youth organizers
  • Artists

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