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Current Courses

Fall 2017

  • HUM 101: Introduction to the Humanities I (Jaeger)
  • HUM 240: Medical Humanities (Wood)

Catalog Course

  • HUM 101. Introduction to the Humanities I. 4 Credits.

    Ideas and modes of vision Western culture has inherited from the classical period. Readings and discussions focus on literature, philosophy, history, the arts, and religion.

  • HUM 102. Introduction to the Humanities II. 4 Credits.

    Ideas and modes of vision Western culture has inherited from the medieval to the Renaissance periods. Readings and discussions focus on literature, philosophy, history, the arts, and religion.

  • HUM 103. Introduction to the Humanities III. 4 Credits.

    An interdisciplinary introduction to the global humanities in the modern period.

  • HUM 199. Special Studies: [Topic]. 1-5 Credits.

    Repeatable.

  • HUM 215. Introduction to African Studies. 4 Credits.

    An introduction to the interdisciplinary field of African Studies. Evaluates the social, cultural, political, economic and environmental diversity of and issues affecting historical and contemporary Africa and African peoples.

  • HUM 240. Medical Humanities. 4 Credits.

    Examines the intersection of literature, philosophy, history, and the arts with medical theory and practice.

  • HUM 245. Food, Art, and Literature. 4 Credits.

    The study of food in the Ancient Greco-Roman world, ancient China, or the modern world using historical, literary, and practical approaches.

  • HUM 260. Postwar European Culture. 4 Credits.

    Addresses the broad history and culture of 20th century Europe through humanistic themes and texts that reflect aspects of that experience.

  • HUM 298. Temporary Group-Satisfying Course. 4 Credits.
  • HUM 300. Themes in the Humanities. 4 Credits.

    Interdisciplinary and multimedia introduction to the study of the humanities. Analysis of such themes as tragedy in music, literature, and art.

  • HUM 354. The City. 4 Credits.

    Examines the urban experience in reference to law, culture, and systems of belief (e.g., classical Athens, Renaissance Florence, 20th-century Berlin).

  • HUM 355. The American City. 4 Credits.

    Study of the great American city from the colonial period to the present, particularly New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.

  • HUM 361. Ancient Science and Culture. 4 Credits.

    Explores the subject, practice, and social place of science in the ancient world.

  • HUM 399. Special Studies: [Topic]. 1-5 Credits.

    Problem-oriented course designed to explore new topics or approaches to studies in the humanities. Repeatable.

  • HUM 403. Thesis. 1-6 Credits.

    Repeatable.

  • HUM 405. Reading and Conference: [Topic]. 1-6 Credits.

    Repeatable.

  • HUM 407. Seminar: [Topic]. 1-5 Credits.

    Repeatable.

  • HUM 410/ 510. Experimental Course: [Topic]. 1-5 Credits.

    Repeatable.