HUM - HUMANITIES

Humanities Institute (ARS)


HUM - 1010 CLASSICAL HUMANITIES
[3 hours] Course is crosslisted as CLC 1010. An introduction to the civilization of the Greeks and Romans in which history, literature, mythology, art, and philosophy are interrelated and interpreted.


HUM - 1200 FRAMING CULTURES, BUILDING COMMUNITIES
[5 hours] This interdisciplinary course examines cultures and community difference and group identity through reading and discussing major texts from various world traditions, mainly Western civilization from antiquity to the present.


HUM - 2010 WORLD HUMANITIES TRADITIONS I
[3 hours] Study of major works of world literature, philosophy, and the arts from ancient times to c. 1600. Inter-relationships among history, ideas, and the arts are explored in lectures and discussions.


HUM - 2020 WORLD HUMANITIES TRADITIONS II
[3 hours] Study of major works of world-literature, philosophy, and the arts from c. 1600 to the present day. Inter-relationships among history, ideas, and the arts will be explored in lectures and discussions.


HUM - 2220 TELLING STORIES, VALUING LIVES
[5 hours] Drawing connections between literature and philosophy, this course examines issues of self-representation, human values in literature, canon formation, and the cultural contexts of literature.


HUM - 2980 SPECIAL TOPICS IN THE HUMANITIES
[1 - 4 hours] This course is devoted to any topic or topics in the humanities that the instructor sees fit. The instructor and topic will alternate from semester to semester according to student and departmental interest in certain topics.


HUM - 3000 THE LITERATURE OF LITERACY
[3 hours] This course examines narratives and theories of literacy which illustrate differing definitions, constructions, and practices, including those which have excluded specific cultural groups according to gender, race, and class.


HUM - 3010 THE TRANSFORMATION OF MEMORY
[3 hours] This course explores a range of private, public, and professional memory and how these contribute to a sense of historical literacy and to the structures of the larger American experience.


HUM - 3020 REASON'S CULTURE
[3 hours] An examination of what education has meant and can mean in our present context. Topics will include the nature of culture, how it is evaluated, and what the cultivation of critical reasoning involves.


HUM - 3100 CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY
[3 hours] A survey of Greek and Roman mythology in classical literature, sculpture, and art.


HUM - 3200 ENGLISH DERIVATIVE GREEK AND LATIN
[3 hours] Study of the origin and development of words in current use in a variety of fields for those with little or no previous language study in Latin or Greek.


HUM - 3250 GREEK AND ROMAN DRAMA IN ENGLISH
[3 hours] A study in the origin and development of classical tragedy and comedy with extensive readings in English of the major dramatists from Aeschylus to Seneca.


HUM - 4950 HUMANITIES SENIOR THESIS I
[4 hours] This seminar provides senior humanities majors with an opportunity to pursue creative/research projects and to discuss them with their adviser and their peers.


HUM - 4960 HUMANITIES SENIOR THESIS II
[4 hours] This seminar provides senior humanities majors with the opportunity to pursue creative/research projects and to discuss them with their adviser and their peers.

Last Updated: 5/5/14