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HUMANITIES (HUM prefix)

These courses, which all include interdisciplinary elements, may be used to satisfy the Western Culture component of the University Core Curriculum.

The following certain course descriptions are the designations: F, Sp, Su. These indicate the semesters fall, spring, summer in which the course is normally offered and are intended as an aid to students planning their programs of study.


HUM 211 The Western Tradition in the Humanities I (3) A survey of the major thought and art of the Ancient and Medieval worlds as reflected in their literature, fine arts, and philosophy. Fulfills the first half of the Western Culture component of the University Core Curriculum. Prereq: ENG 101 and CMST 101, 107, or THTR 251. F, Sp

HUM 212 The Western Tradition in the Humanities II (3) A survey of the major thought and art of the Renaissance, Enlightenment, and Modern worlds as reflected in their literature, fine arts, and philosophy. Fulfills the second half of the Western Culture component of the University Core Curriculum. Prereq: ENG 101 and CMST 101, 107, or THTR 251. F, Sp

HUM 221 The Western Tradition in Art History I (3) An introduction to the major thought and art of Western culture through a study of its art and architecture. This course will focus on the Ancient and Medieval worlds. Fulfills the first half of the Western Culture component of the University Core Curriculum. Prereq: ENG 101 and CMST 101, 107, or THTR 251. F, Sp

HUM 222 The Western Tradition in Art History II (3) An introduction to the major thought and art of Western culture through a study of its art and architecture. This course will focus on the Renaissance, Enlightenment, and Modern worlds. Fulfills the second half of the Western Culture component of the University Core Curriculum. Prereq: ENG 101, CMST 101, 107, or THTR 251. F, Sp

HUM 231 The Western Tradition in Philosophy I (3) An introduction to the major thought and art of Western culture through a study of the great philosophers. This course will focus on the Ancient and Medieval worlds. Fulfills the first half of the Western Culture component of the University Core Curriculum. Prereq: ENG 101 and CMST 101, 107, or THTR 251. Alternate years.

HUM 232 The Western Tradition in Philosophy II (3) An introduction to the major thought and art of Western culture through a study of the great philosophers. This course will focus on the Renaissance, Enlightenment, and Modern worlds. Fulfills the second half of the Western Culture component of the University Core Curriculum. Prereq: ENG 101 and CMST 101, 107, or THTR 251. Alternate years.

HUM 241 The Western Tradition in Literature I (3) An introduction to the major thought and art of Western culture through a study of its literature. This course will focus on the Ancient and Medieval worlds. Fulfills the first half of the Western Culture component of the University Core Curriculum. Prereq: ENG 101 and CMST 101, 107, or THTR 251. F, Sp

HUM 242 The Western Tradition in Literature II (3) An introduction to the major thought and art of Western culture through a study of its literature. This course will focus on the Renaissance, Enlightenment, and Modern worlds. Fulfills the second half of the Western Culture component of the University Core Curriculum. Prereq: ENG 101 and CMST 101, 107, or THTR 251. F, Sp


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