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Humanities Division

Humanities Classes

 

HUM 199 Special Studies (1-6)
Terms and hours to be arranged.

 

HUM 325 Studies in German Culture &
Literature to 1900 (3)

Focus on cultural aspects of modern Germany and
Austria, their people, customs and institutions.

 

HUM 328 Introduction to Chicano/a
Literature (3)

Introduction to texts representative of the Chicano/a
literary heritage. Sampling of genres, historical and
geographical settings and perspectives, characteristic
of work written by Chicano/as during the 20th
century. Prerequisite: When conducted in English
with a HUM prefi x, no requirements necessary, but
will not count for the Spanish major.

 

HUM 340 Civilization & Culture of Mexico (3)
A cultural survey of Mexico from the pre-Hispanic
times to the present, including history, anthropology,
literature, art, geography, politics, economics, and
religion. Conducted in English.

 

HUM 342 Introduction to Chicano/a Life &
Culture (3)

A cultural survey of the Chicano/a presence in the
Southwest, including art, geography, history, folklore,
politics, and current trends in the contemporary
period. Students will acquire an understanding
of experiences and preoccupations pertinent to
Chicanos from the 1960s to the contemporary
period. Prerequisite: When conducted in English
with a HUM prefi x, no requirements necessary, but
will not count for the Spanish major.

 

HUM 343 Studies in German Culture and
Literature to 1945 (3)

In-depth study of selected writers, forms and/or
themes in German-speaking countries up to 1945
(i.e. Nazi Resistance).

 

HUM 344 Studies in German Culture and
Literature to 1990's (3)

In-depth study of selected writers, forms and/or
themes in German-speaking countries up to 1990's
(i.e. Jewish/Holocaust studies).

 

HUM 399 Special Studies (1-6)

 

HUM 406 Special Individual Studies (1-6)
Terms and hours to be arranged. Designed for
individual or special studies in a limited area of
interest, under the guidance of a designated faculty
member.

 

HUM 407/507 Seminar (3-4)
Terms and hours to be arranged.

 

HUM 408 Workshop (2-3)

 

HUM 409/509 Internship (1-12)
Terms and hours to be arranged. Supervised
practical experience in a Humanities discipline. A

maximum of nine hours of HUM 409 can be

counted in Humananities major program; a

maximum of six hours can be counted in a

Humanities minor program.

 

HUM 450 Senior Portfolio (1)
Provides guidance in producing and assembling the
senior portfolio required of all students in the B.A. in
English and B.A./B.S. in Humanities degrees.

 

HUM 603 Thesis (3-9)

 

HUM 606 Special Individual Studies (1-6)
Terms and hours to be arranged. Designed for
individual or special studies in a limited area of
interest, under the guidance of a designated faculty
member.

 

HUM 607 Seminar (3-4)
Terms and hours to be arranged. Course may be

taken twice if content is not repeated.

 

HUM 608 Workshop (2-3)

 

HUM 633 Philosophy in the Classroom
(1-6)

Theory and pedagogy of developing reasoning
skills and rational dispositions in the school
classroom through guided philosophical discussions.
Participants are involved in apprenticeship-type
experiences in the conduct of such discussions.
Content of course will vary, depending on chosen
focus as to grade level(s) and subject area(s) of
the curriculum. Course may be repeated up to a
maximum of 8 hours if content is not repeated.

 

HUM 634 Project in Philosophy in the
Classroom (1-3)

Follow-up project to HUM 633, to be taken in
conjunction with that course or with special
permission of the instructor.

Contact

Humanities Division

Phone: (503) 838-8408
Fax: (503) 838-8056
e-mail: behlingm@wou.edu
Office: HSS 313

 

Division Chair:
Dr. Carol Harding
hardinc@wou.edu
503-838-8245

 

Administrative Program Assistant:
Mylisa Behling
behlingm@wou.edu
503-838-8906

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