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Humanities Courses

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HUMS 210        INTEGRATED CULTURAL STUDIES     (2-3 credits)
Interdisciplinary class designed to provide basic conversational language skills while studying culture and geography of a designated society. 

HUMS 211        INTEGRATED CULTURAL EXCURSION     (1 credit)
Intensive study session within the society studied in Integrated Cultural Studies; tour the society to attain first hand exposure to the culture while using language skills.  S/U

HUMS 251        HUMANITIES SURVEY: MYTHICAL REALITIES AND THE CLASSICAL WORLD..................................... 3

The first in a series of three humanities survey courses which may be taken independently. Examines the development of ancient myths in Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome and the Pre-European America, and the roles those myths played, as well as exploring the effects of the emphasis on reason in both Greek and Roman cultures by focusing on architecture, art, literature, theater, history, theology, and philosophy of the mythological and classical world.

HUMS 252        HUMANITIES SURVEY: MEDIEVAL SOLUTIONS AND RENAISSANCE ACHIEVEMENTS........................ 3

The second in a series of three humanities survey course which may be taken independently. Focuses on the rise of Christian, Islamic, and secular cultures after the fall of Rome, as well as traces the developing emergence, and eventual achievements, of the Italian and Northern Renaissance by examining the art, music, architecture, history, literature, theology, and philosophy of the post-classical world.

HUMS 253        HUMANITIES SURVEY: MODERN REVOLUTIONS AND CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS......................... 3

The third in a series of three humanities survey courses which may be taken independently. Covers the emergence of science and reason as the modern catalyst for revolution, traces the reaction of romanticism and realism to the Enlightenment world view, and attempts to understand the basis for the contemporary problems humanity faces by studying the philosophical, literary, architectural, historical, artistic, theological, and musical expressions of the last four centuries.

HUMS 290        SPECIAL TOPICS FOR HONOR STUDENTS     (1 credit)
Phi Theta Kappa honor students with a GPA of 3.3 or higher may receive one or two credits by earning points in the four hallmark areas established by the national group: Scholarship, leadership, fellowship, and service.  The hallmark areas must emphasize the topic chosen by the national group on a yearly basis. May be repeated.  

HUMS 299        SPECIAL TOPICS     (1-4 credits)
Designed to meet students' special needs and interests; utilize particular faculty expertise in a varied environment.