Humanities

  • Humanities 1101 (IAI F9 900)
    Introduction to Humanities: The Arts

    3  credit hours

    An exploration of creativity as expressed in music, literature and/or the visual and performing arts of the Western tradition. Emphasis is on students' consideration and development of their own personal aesthetic values within an historical framework. Attendance at cultural events and an individual project may be required. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities 1102 (IAI H9 900)
    Introduction to Humanities: Ideas and Va

    3  credit hours

    An exploration of the nature of mankind, primarily as reflected in the disciplines of philosophy, history, literature and religious studies. Particular attention is paid to individual and communal identities, to questions of values, and to the struggle for personal fulfillment. Emphasis on students' consideration and development of their own personal, moral and ethical values. Attendance at outside events may be required. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities 1103 (IAI H9 901)
    Introduction to World Mythology

    3  credit hours

    Exploration of the significant myths, legends, and folktales of world cultures, with an emphasis upon the various ways in which they function in culture. Examines myth not only as a cultural artifact reflective of the values and ideals of a culture, but also as a source of universal themes and values in literature, drama, art, music, and film. Participation at outside activities may be required. (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities 1105 (IAI HF 904N)
    Non-Western Humanities

    3  credit hours

    Interdisciplinary survey of the significant intellectual and artistic achievements of several non-Western cultures, such as Asian, African, South American, Native American and Islamic. The course surveys selected works of literature, philosophy, visual art, music and other performing arts from each culture, as well as offers a comparative examination of their values, motifs and aesthetics with those of Western cultural expression. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities 1110 (IAI HF 906D)
    The Arts and Cultural Diversity

    3  credit hours

    An exploration of human relations and cultural diversity in the contemporary United States and their roots in African, Native American, Asian and Latin American civilizations. Creative artworks in the humanities, such as literature, film, art, music, photography, dance and drama, serve as catalysts to look in-depth at the topics of race, ethnicity, gender and other issues related to improving human relations. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities 1800 
    Special Project

    1 to 3  credit hours

    Special project courses cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the Catalog for the discipline. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific discipline topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in the discipline. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 30 percent but not to exceed 70 percent (to be determined by the disciplines). This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or the practical application of discipline-related concepts, theories, principles and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.) Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One.

  • Humanities 1820 
    Selected Topics I

    3  credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities 1824 
    Selected Topics in Humanities

    2  credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (2 lecture hours)

  • Humanities 1840 
    Independent Study

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Humanities 2019 (IAI HF 907D)
    Women in the Arts

    3  credit hours

    An interdisciplinary study of the contribution of women to the arts and humanities, exploring the role of gender in the creation of the arts. With analyses informed by contemporary feminist and gender theories, artworks from the visual and performing arts, music, and literature will be studied in their artistic, historical, and cultural contexts. Both Western and Non-Western modes of artistic expression may be examined. Attendance at outside events may be required. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities 2210 
    Leadership Development

    3  credit hours

    Development of leadership ability through an investigation of leadership styles, group dynamics theory and experiential exercises. Students also develop a personal philosophy of leadership demonstrates an awareness of the moral and ethical responsibilities of leadership. The opportunity to develop essential leadership skills through classic case studies, the Great Books and other classical and contemporary literature, and film. There is a service-learning component to this course. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities 2800 
    Special Project

    1 to 3  credit hours

    Special project courses cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the Catalog for the discipline, while building on academic knowledge and skills acquired in introductory-level classes. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific discipline topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in the discipline. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 30 percent but not to exceed 70 percent (to be determined by the disciplines). This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or the practical application of more complex discipline-related concepts, theories, principles and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.) Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One.

  • Humanities 2820 
    Select Topics II

    3  credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Humanities 2860 
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Humanities 2865 
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Humanities 2870 
    Internship (Transfer)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Humanities 2871 
    Internship - Advanced (Transfer)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Transfer). Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

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