Tanner Center Certificate in Human Values

The Certificate in Human Values is now a six-credit program that promotes dialogue on ideas
which best exemplify the human condition and the values which help to define it. Students will
take two sequential, interdisciplinary courses (one in Fall, one in Spring) which explore a theme
presented by the annual Tanner Lecturer in Human Values while studying that concept in
various critical and literary texts. These courses are required for the Certificate of Human

The program is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

Undergraduate students who complete the certificate program are eligible to apply for the
full-tuition Tanner Scholarship or the half-tuition Tanner Fellowship. One scholar and up to two
Fellows will be chosen each year.

Humanities 3100 - Introduction to Human Values
Humanities 6100 - Masters in Human Values

The Certificate is offered through the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.