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Humanities Fall 2014

The discipline of humanities is the study of human intellectual and artistic creativity and what the resulting artistic forms reveal about the human experience. This field of study draws on other disciplines such as history, fine arts, literature, intellectual history, music, foreign languages, theology, and philosophy to see how the several artistic forms communicate and work together to give an in-depth record of the meaning of human life in the past and present.The discipline also emphasizes the relationship between the arts, culture, and society.A background in humanities is helpful in preparing for employment in education, business, government, civil and foreign service, tourism, and in preparation for graduate studies. Select courses may be used to fulfill General Education humanities requirements for Associate in Science, Associate in Arts, and Associate in Applied Science degrees.

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Humanities Courses • Spring 2015

HUM 1010: Humanities Through the Arts HH


Studies the media and compositional elements of the various art forms (literature, music, visual arts, theater, film, dance, and architecture), for greater understanding and enjoyment. Teaches how to interpret artistic meaning by analyzing artworks formally as well as in their historical contexts, such as the predominant subject matters and styles of their period. Encourages students to integrate the arts into their daily lives habitually, so that they become lifelong learners and educators. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
20264 1 MWF 08:00 am-08:50 am LA 103 Poulton, Charlotte J
10391 2 MWF 08:00 am-08:50 am LA 104 STAFF
10392 3 TR 08:30 am-09:45 am LA 122 Ringger, Kirsti A
21739 4 TR 08:30 am-09:45 am LA 115 Firmage, Edwin J
20275 5 MWF 09:00 am-09:50 am LA 204 Hall, Steven A
10393 6 MWF 09:00 am-09:50 am LA 205 STAFF
24889 7 MWF 09:00 am-09:50 am LA 212 Fossum, Eric Paul
10401 8 MWF 10:00 am-10:50 am LA 124 Hall, Steven A
21311 9 MWF 10:00 am-10:50 am SB 280 Abunuwara, Kimberly D
21312 10 MWF 10:00 am-10:50 am LA 215 STAFF
20277 11 TR 10:00 am-11:15 am GT 635 Robertson, Eric J
21313 12 TR 10:00 am-11:15 am SB 032A Ringger, Kirsti A
23625 13 MWF 11:00 am-11:50 am LA 025 Sharp, Ashli A
17819 14 MWF 11:00 am-11:50 am LA 213 Abbott, Scott H
22635 15 T 11:30 am-12:45 pm GT 618E Lawson, Kimberli M
23626 16 TR 11:30 am-12:45 pm SA 309 Simon, Leslie S
20267 17 TR 11:30 am-12:45 pm GT 636 Ringger, Kirsti A
20266 18 TR 11:30 am-12:45 pm PS 102 Robertson, Eric J
20269 19 MWF 12:00 pm-12:50 pm LA 214 Sharp, Ashli A
24892 20 MWF 01:00 pm-01:50 pm LA 227 Sharp, Ashli A
22637 21 T 01:00 pm-02:15 pm LA 115 Lawson, Kimberli M
20268 22 TR 01:00 pm-02:15 pm LA 204 Robertson, Eric J
10396 23 TR 02:30 pm-03:45 pm LA 112 Giesenkirchen Sawyer, Michaela
22638 24 TR 04:00 pm-05:15 pm LA 102 Giesenkirchen Sawyer, Michaela
23906 151 MWF 12:00 pm-12:50 pm BA 202 Fossum, Eric Paul
18391 601 M 06:00 pm-08:30 pm LA 115 Astin, Noreen N
10408 602 T 06:00 pm-08:30 pm LA 107 Barclay, Linda J
24038 603 R 06:00 pm-08:30 pm LA 123 Hetzel, Lynne
26224 720 R 06:00 pm-08:30 pm N. Valley STAFF
25299 740 W 06:00 pm-08:30 pm SFHSol C2 Hetzel, Lynne
25084 X01 TBA INTERNET TBA Lawson, Kimberli M
25688 X02 TBA INTERNET TBA Simon, Leslie S

HUM 101G: Humanities Through the Arts HH GI

Studies the media and compositional elements of the various art forms (literature, music, visual arts, theater, film, dance, and architecture), for greater understanding and enjoyment. Teaches how to interpret artistic meaning by analyzing artworks formally as well as in their historical contexts, such as the predominant subject matters and styles of their period. Encourages students to integrate the arts into their daily lives habitually, so that they become lifelong learners and educators. Places emphasis on the global, trans- and intercultural nature of human creativity and its impacts. 3 Credits


CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
22639 1 MWF 099:00 am-09:50 am LA 203 Abunuwara, Kimberly D
21158 2 MWF 10:00 am-10:50 am LA 023 Fossum, Eric Paul
21159 3 TR 10:00 am-11:30 am PS 002 Caldiero, Alex
21166 4 TR 01:00 pm-02:15 pm LA 205 Liang, Yunxiang
25862 5 TR 02:30 pm-03:45 pm LA 113 Liang, Yunxiang

HUM 101H: Humanities Through the Arts (Honors)


Studies the media and compositional elements of the various art forms (literature, music, visual arts, theater, film, dance, and architecture), for greater understanding and enjoyment. Teaches how to interpret artistic meaning by analyzing artworks formally as well as in their historical contexts, such as the predominant subject matters and styles of their period. Encourages students to integrate the arts into their daily lives habitually, so that they become lifelong learners and educators. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
24127 1 TR 11:30 am-12:45 pm TBA STAFF
26228 2 TR 11:30 am-12:45 pm SA 309 Simon, Leslie S

HUM 201G: World History Through the Arts I HH GI


Studies early societies through the 1600s, as the first part of a two-part series which examines world civilizations through the arts. Explores formative creative events in history and their relationships to modern issues. Presents perspectives of traditional humanistic values of arts and ideas. Investigates how others have dealt with problems that humans faced in the past, and possible strategies for problem solving that might aid students today. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
24893 1 TR 10:00 am-11:15 am WB 109 Lu-Seng, Heying

HUM 2020: World History Through the Arts II HH


Studies societies from the 1600s, as the second part of a two-part series which examines world civilizations through the arts. Explores formative creative events in history and their relationships to modern issues. Presents perspectives of traditional humanistic values of arts and ideas. Investigates how others have dealt with problems that humans face in the past, and possible strategies for problem solving that might aid students today. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
20271 1 MWF 02:30 pm-03:45 pm LA 115 Caldiero, Alex

HUM 204G: Art Form Focus II HH GI


Surveys the nature, history, and possibilities of one specific art form, such as painting, sculpture, theater, architecture, dance, music, or literature, in the context of the influence that art forms exert on each other. Deals with characteristics of a chosen art form after 1500 in more depth than Hum 1010 or 2020 can, while highlighting how creative events in human history always are in dialogue both with the social discourses of their times and with each other. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
23627 1 MWF 01:00 pm-01:50 pm LA 226 Poulton, Charlotte J

HUM 2200: Adventures of Ideas Through 1500 HH


Studies great written or visual texts in the Western or Eastern history of ideas--artistic, literary, philosophical, religious, political, technological, or scientific--from Antiquity through1500. Readings and thematic focus vary by instructor, but all courses interrelate texts from different disciplines and world regions under one broad topic relating to the human condition, such as love, death, war and peace, family, justice, the state etc. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
26133 1 TR 11:30 am-12:45 pm SB 139 Giesenkirchen Sawyer, Michaela

HUM 320R: American Pragmatism


Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020 or at least sophomore status) and University Advanced Standing

Studies varying topics such as a theme (e.g., death or story-telling), figure (e.g., John Cage or Michelangelo), or movement (e.g., DaDa or Pragmatism) in humanities. Involves study of more than one art form (e.g., film, literature, and music) or discipline (e.g. art, history, and biology). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits toward graduation with different topics. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
25067 601 W 06:00 pm-08:30 pm LA 115 Giesenkirchen Sawyer, Michaela

HUM 325R: History of Chinese Art


Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020 or at least sophomore status) and University Advanced Standing

Studies the literature, philosophy, and arts of a particular geographical area. Topics vary. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits toward graduation with different topics. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
25291 601 T 05:30 pm-08:00 pm LA 203 Liang, Yunxiang

HUM 330R: Art & Science in the German Enlightenment


Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020 or at least sophomore status) and University Advanced Standing

Studies a particular period within the humanities (such as the medieval world, Romanticism, or Modernism). Involves study of more than one art form (e.g., music, art, and literature) or discipline (such as literature and philosophy) from during the chosen period. Topics vary. Repeatable, with different topics, toward graduation. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
26134 1 MWF 01:00 pm-01:50 pm LI 505 Abbott, Scott

HUM 330R: 20th Century Russian Literature


Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020 or at least sophomore status) and University Advanced Standing

Studies a particular period within the humanities (such as the medieval world, Romanticism, or Modernism). Involves study of more than one art form (e.g., music, art, and literature) or discipline (such as literature and philosophy) from during the chosen period. Topics vary. Repeatable, with different topics, toward graduation. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
26433 2 MWF 12:00 pm-12:50 pm LA 219 White, Frederick

HUM 414R: India on Location


3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
26129 1 TR 02:30 pm-03:45 pm LA 231 Simon, Leslie S

HUM 4300: Environmental Aesthetics


Prerequisite(s):
(PHIL1000, PHIL 100H, PHIL 2050, PHIL 205H, PHIL 205G, ENST 3000, HUM 1010, HUM 101H, HUM 101G, or HUM 3500) and University Advanced Standing

Introduces students to emerging themes in environmental aesthetics. Evaluates concepts and attitudes toward nature including, but not limited to, the concept of beauty in natural and human-made environments from a cross-cultural perspective. Studies environmental formalism, cognitivism and non-cognitivism, as well as divergent spiritual, ecological, religious, and moral approaches to the appreciation of nature. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
26129 1 TR 01:00 pm-02:15 pm LA 009 Caldiero, Alex

HUM 490R: Directed Readings, Haiti International Study Program


Prerequisite(s):
Department Chair Approval, Instructor Approval, and University Advanced Standing

Designs reading and writing assignments in consultation with a faculty member to meet special needs or interests not available through regular course work. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits toward graduation. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
25675 415 TBA TBA TBA Minch, Michael L