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Survey of development of visual art forms from prehistory through Middle Ages.

Credit Hours: 3

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Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in ENC1101 or ENC 1101H or IDH 1110.

Survey of development of visual arts from Renaissance to present. Gordon Rule course in which the student is required to demonstrate college-level writing skills through multiple assignments.

Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Gordon Rule requirement.

Credit Hours: 3

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Introductory art appreciation course designed to provide student with foundation for understanding contemporary visual arts.

Credit Hours: 3

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Basic introduction to humanities. Focuses on central concepts, historical development and fundamental nature of philosophy, architecture, music, religion and art. Concepts from such disciplines integrated with contemporary American culture.

Credit Hours: 3

HUM1020-H Introduction to Humanities- Honors content will satisfy one Honors Program learning outcome. Honors Program permission required

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Prerequisite: ENC 1101 or ENC 1101H or IDH 1110 -Integrated examination of dominant ideas in Western culture as expressed in art, literature, music, philosophy and religion. Covers period from Trojan War through Roman era, emphasizing development and influence of classical ideas. Gordon Rule course which requires 6,000 words of writing.

Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Gordon Rule requirement.

Credit Hours: 3

HUM2220H- Greek and Roman Humanities- Honors content will satisfy one Honors Program learning outcome. Honors Program permission required

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Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in ENC 1101 or ENC 1101H or IDH 1110

Integrated examination of dominant ideas in Western culture expressed in art, literature, music, philosophy and religion. Covers period from late Roman Empire through Middle Ages, emphasizing development and historical influence of Christianity. .

Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Gordon Rule requirement.

HUM2223H- Late Roman and Medieval Humnaities- Honors content will satisfy one Honors Program learning outcome. Honors Program permission required

Credit Hours: 3

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Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in ENC 1101 or ENC 1101H or IDH 1110

Integrated examination of dominant ideas in Western culture expressed in art, literature, music, philosophy and religion. Covers period from Renaissance through Baroque era, emphasizing synthesis of classical and Christian elements. Gordon Rule course in which the student is required to demonstrate college-level writing skills through multiple writing assignments .

Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Gordon Rule requirement.

HUM2232H- Renissance and Baroque Humanities- Honors content will satisfy one Honors Program learning outcome. Honors Program permission required

Credit Hours: 3

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Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in ENC 1101 or ENC 1101H or IDH 1110

IIntegrated examination of dominant ideas in Western culture expressed in art, literature, music, philosophy and religion. Covers period from Enlightenment through 19th century, emphasizing emergence of rationalism and modern science and Romantic rebellion. Gordon Rule course which requires 6,000 words of writing.

Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Gordon Rule requirement.

HUM2234H- Enlightenment and Romantisicm Humanities- Honors content will satisfy one Honors Program learning outcome. Honors Program permission required

Credit Hours: 3

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Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in ENC 1101 or ENC 1101H or IDH 1110

Integrated examination of dominant ideas in Western culture expressed in art, literature, music, philosophy and religion. Covers period from turn of century to present. Focuses on creative forces which have shaped contemporary consciousness from pioneering work of Einstein, Picasso, Stravinsky and Wright through dominance of objective consciousness to newly emerging guiding myths of today. Gordon Rule course which requires 6,000 words of writing.

Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Gordon Rule requirement.

HUM2250H-20th Century Humnaities- Honors content will satisfy one Honors Program learning outcome. Honors Program permission required

Credit Hours: 3

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Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in ENC 1101 or ENC 1101H or IDH 1110

Examines dominant ideas and arts in South and East Asian cultures expressed in philosophy, literature, art, architecture, and music. Focus on India, China, and Japan; covers period from earliest civilization to present. Gordon rule course in which the student is required to demonstrate college - level writing skills through multiple writing assignments.

Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Gordon Rule requirement.

Credit Hours: 3

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LATIN AMERICAN HUMANITIES Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in ENC1101 or ENC 101H or IDH 1110 An integrated study of the history and culture and Latin America. Focuses on how modern Latin American cultures are the product of a historic biological and cultural interchange between Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Topics include pre-Columbian civilizations, the Encounter and its aftermath, independence and neo-colonialism, and modernist art, literature, and cinema. Gordon Rule course in which the student is required to demonstrate college-level writing skills through multiple assignments.

Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Gordon Rule requirement.

Credit Hours: 3

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LAT 1121 ELEMENTARY LATIN II
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in LAT 1120 or Departmental approval Continuation of LAT 1120, Elementary Latin I. A minimum grade of C is required to pass this course if being used to satisfy the General Education Foreign Proficiency Requirement.

Credit Hours: 3

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MIDDLE EASTERN HUMANITIES
The course covers topics such as Middle Eastern religions, philosophy, literature, architecture, visual arts, music, and the effects of modernity on the Middle East. Gordon Rule course in which the student is required to demonstrate college-level writing skills through multiple writing assignments.

Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Gordon Rule requirement.

Credit Hours: 3

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MYTHOLOGY Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in ENC 1101 or ENC 1101H or IDH 1110 Examines world mythology in comparative perspective, analyzes myths with a variety of methods, and considers the application of mythological ideas and symbols in the humanities. Gordon Rule course in which the student is required to demonstrate college-level writing skills through multiple assignments.

Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Gordon Rule requirement.


HUM2310H-MYTHOLOGY- HONORS
Same as HUM2310 with honors content. Honors program permission required

Credit Hours: 3

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ETHICS AND CRITICAL THINKING Study of major theoretical principles on which claims to good life and moral action have been based, such as hedonism, utilitarianism and rationalism. Each theory illustrated by representative selections from works of great philosophers from classical period to 20th century.

Credit Hours: 3

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PHILOSOPHY Contemporary problems introduce major areas of philosophy: metaphysics, ethics, aesthetics, theories of knowledge and philosophy of religion. Students explore writings of notable philosophers, past and present, and examine how their ideas have shed light on problems and their relevance to modern life.

Credit Hours: 3

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UNDERSTANDING RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS Designed for students interested in exploring various ways people have expressed religious views. Explores questions that lead people to formulate religious answers and various religious doctrines that formalize human concerns. Balances different opinions from major religious traditions such as Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism and Buddhism, among others, and helps students broaden perspectives on religion.

Credit Hours: 3

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RELIGION: Prerequisite: ENC 1101 or ENC 1101H or IDH 1110 Basic introduction to the world's religions. Explores practices and beliefs of major religious traditions including Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Islam, and Buddhism. Gordon Rule course which requires demonstration of college level writing skills through multiple assignments. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Gordon Rule requirement.

Credit Hours: 3

 

 

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