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Integrated Humanities (BA)

Hours - 39-41 Credit Hours
Effective Sep. 2017
Last Revised 8/22/2019

Program Requirements

Core Requirements — 18 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
HUM 151 The Art of Seeing and Listening: Cross-Cultural Themes F, S 3.0
HUM 251 The Art of Reading: Global Texts and Contexts F, W 3.0
HUM 420 Studies in Themes and Genres W 3.0
HUM 440 Studies in Texts and Contexts F 3.0
HUM 442 Philosophy of Art F, W 3.0
HUM 490 Senior Capstone F, W, S 3.0

Area Studies Electives: Take Two — 6 Credits

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
HUM 301 Cultures of Oceania W 3.0
HUM 302 Cultures of Asia F 3.0
HUM 303 Cultures of Europe S 3.0
HUM 304 Topics in Area Studies Variable 3.0

Humanities or Language Concentration — Minimum 15 Credits

Option 1 – Humanities Electives:

Take 5 courses from at least two of the following disciplines. At least 3 courses must be 300 level or above.

Course Number Title Semesters Offered Credit Hours
ART 196, 296, 306 Variable 3.0
ANTH 391, 445 Variable 3.0
ENGL 341-382 Variable 3.0
FILM 102, 300, FILM 365R/HUM 365R Variable 3.0
HIST 250, 252, 3XX, 423 Variable 3.0
MUSC 101, 102, 384, 385, 386 Variable 3.0
THEA 115, 123, 224 Variable 2.0

Option 2: Advanced Language Study — 16-17 Credits

Choose to complete a literary language minor offered on campus (Spanish, Chinese, Japanese) *Minor Not Awarded

Option 3 — Foundational Language Study

Choose 15 hours of language study from a combination of any of the following languages or levels offered on our campus not yet explored or acquired: CHIN, FREN, JPN, HAWN, MAOR, SAMN, SPAN, TONG, WLNG

*All language courses must be letter graded, and no credits through language testing may be counted toward the major requirements.*

No grades lower than C- will be accepted. A student must leave the major after failing to obtain at least a C- grade for the same major course after taking it twice, and no major courses may be repeated more than once.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completing a major in Integrated Humanities, students will:

  • Acquire a meaningful degree of cultural literacy they can employ effectively in everyday life.
  • Become astute observers, interpreters and critical thinkers.
  • Integrate a range of critical perspectives on a variety of diverse cultural expressions.
  • Understand and manage cultural differences.
  • Be prepared to enter graduate school and the workplace.