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Humanities Interdisciplinary Program

Humanities Interdisciplinary Program

Lower Division Course Descriptions

101. Forms and Ideas in Humanities (3)

Prerequisite: EPT score of 151 or higher or completion of the lower division writing requirement. This introductory course provides instruction in the interdisciplinary analysis and interpretation of meaning in art, music, and literature and in the understanding of philosophical ideas in their own right and as they influence styles and themes in works of art. (Available for General Education, Humanities.)

105. Cultural Eras in Humanities I (3)

Prerequisite: EPT score of 151 or higher or completion of the lower division writing requirement. Interdisciplinary study of major eras of humanistic development from the Ancient World to the Fifteenth Century through representative works of visual art, architecture, film, music, philosophy, religion, and oral and written literature. Humanities 105 is not a prerequisite for Humanities 106. (Available for General Education, Humanities.)

106. Cultural Eras in Humanities II (3)

Prerequisite: EPT score of 151 or higher or completion of the lower division writing requirement. Interdisciplinary study of major eras of humanistic development from the Sixteenth Century to the Twentieth Century through representative works of visual art, architecture, film, music, philosophy, religion, and oral and written literature. Humanities 105 is not a pre-requisite for Humanities 106. (Available for General Education, Humanities.)

296. Experimental Courses in Humanities

Course content to be determined.


Upper Division Course Descriptions

391. Junior Seminar in Humanities (3)

Prerequisite: HUM 105 and HUM 106. Intensive interdisciplinary study of an age, movement, problem, or theme, with emphasis on the practices and methodologies of interdisciplinary study. The topic of the seminar varies.

396. Experimental Courses in Humanities (3)

Course content to be determined.

491. Senior Seminar in Humanities (3)

Prerequisite: HUM 391 and at least one course in intellectual history, cultural theory, and critical methodologies. Intensive interdisciplinary study of an age, movement, problem, or theme, with emphasis on the application of cultural theory in interdisciplinary study. The topic of the seminar varies.

496. Experimental Courses in Humanities (3)

Course content to be determined.

497. Thesis or Senior Project (3)

Prerequisite: Senior standing and permission of Humanities advisor. The writing of an interdisciplinary thesis or senior project on an approved topic, under the supervision of a member of the faculty. Consult with the Humanities advisor as to form, length, and other requirements.

498. Tutorial in Humanities (3)

Reading and discussion in a specific field or on a specific topic in a small group. May be repeated for credit. Regular written assignments will be required.

499. Independent Study (1-3)