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2019-2020 College Catalog

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Humanities - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

AN ARTS AND SCIENCES AREA OF CONCENTRATION

APPLICATION CODE 334

For curriculum information, contact the Arts and Humanities Division Office - HVPA-200 - 443-518-1480.

This curriculum is designed for students with interdisciplinary interests in the humanities and for students wishing to focus on areas of film, philosophy, or women’s studies. It prepares students for transfer to a four-year institution to further their studies in similar concentrations. Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer.

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 121College Composition

3

Gen Ed Core Arts & Humanities Core Group B

3

Gen Ed Core Mathematics Core Course

3

Humanities Elective Any course with a FILM, HUMN, PHIL, or WMST prefix

3

Ethics Elective - Select 3 credits from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
HUMN 101Introduction to the Humanities

3

HUMN 223Cultures of Asia

3

PHIL 101Introduction to Philosophy

3

PHIL 103Introduction to Ethics

3

PHIL 104Introduction to Religious Studies

3

PHIL 201Religions of the World

3

PHIL 203Civility and Virtue Ethics

3

PHIL 260Film and Philosophy

3

WMST 111Introduction to Women's Studies: Women, Gender, and Society

3

WMST 193Introduction to Women's Studies: Women, Art, and Culture

3

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
Gen Ed Core Science Core Course

3

Gen Ed Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group B

3

Core Elective Any General Education Core Course

3

Humanities Elective Any course with a FILM, HUMN, PHIL, or WMST prefix

6

Suggested Semester 4

Course NumberTitleCredits
Core Elective Any General Education Core Course

2

Elective Arts & Sciences Elective

3

Humanities Elective Any course with a FILM, HUMN, PHIL, or WMST prefix

9

Total Credit Hours: 60

A graduate should be able to

1. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning.

2. Develop and demonstrate intellectual curiosity, open-mindedness, tolerance for ambiguity, and risk-taking abilities as applicable to the humanities.

3. Demonstrate awareness of the ways in which people throughout the ages and in different cultures have grown in understanding of themselves and their environments by seeking to clarify the human experience.

4. Develop perceptual awareness and aesthetic sensitivity as well as a foundation for a life-long relationship with the arts, humanities, and social sciences.