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Humanities

HUM 199 Special Studies (1-6)
Topics and hours to be arranged. Course may be repeated if content is different.

 

HUM 325 Studies in German Culture and 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 prefix, no requirements necessary, but will not count for the Spanish major.

 

HUM 340 Civilization and 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 and 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 prefix, 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)
Topic and hours to be arranged. Course may be repeated if content is different.

 

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)
Topic and hours to be arranged. Course may be repeated if content is different.

 

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 a Humanities major program; a maximum of 6 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.

 

 

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