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Humanities

Degree Offered: Associate in Arts

Credits Required: 61/63

As a Humanities major, graduates are prepared to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor's degree in programs such as communications, English, philosophy, and law.

In your studies, you will have the opportunity to be creative and investigate the creativity of others. You will practice the many forms of written and oral communications or choose to study theater and music while at the same time develop strong analytical skills valued by a variety of employers in the workplace.

Curriculum - 1st Year

First Semester - 15 Credits

Code
Title
Credits
CIST 100
Introduction to Information Tech
3.00
A computer course designed to introduce students to personal computers. Topics include basic concepts of computer operations, storage media, software categories, Windows operating system, computer communication devices, and Internet. The course also includes introduction to Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. 3-0-3
PSYC 101
General Psychology
3.00
This course examines the scientific study of behavior and mental processes and provides a survey of the major areas of psychology. Important topics and findings from psychology are reviewed. Topics include the role of science in the study of behavior, the biological foundations of behavior, learning, information processing, stress and health, social interaction, development, motivation, emotion and psychological disorders.
WRIT 101
English Composition
3.00
Students will practice expository writing and learn the academic form of the essay and research paper. Students will focus on the development of an academically sound and challenging thesis and resulting essay. The mechanics of writing will be reviewed as needed. 3-0-3 Pre-requisite: Placement testing; successful completion of DEVS012 Reading and DEVS015 Introduction to College Writing if required, permission of the Division Director.
 
History Elective
3.00
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Liberal Arts Elective
3.00
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Second Semester - 15/16 Credits

Code
Title
Credits
LITR 210
Concepts of Literature
3.00
This course introduces students to the three major forms of literary expression: fiction, poetry, and drama. Significant works from each form will be analyzed to reveal creative techniques, how they represent an author’s time, and how they reflect today’s human condition.
 
History Elective
3.00
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Humanities Elective
3.00
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Psychology Elective
3.00
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Math or Computer Elective
3.00/4.00
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Curriculum - 2nd Year

Third Semester - 16 Credits

Code
Title
Credits
SOCI 101
Principles of Sociology
3.00
This course provides the student with a general survey of the theories and concepts utilized in the field of sociology which contribute to a basic understanding of modern society and its structures. Key elements addressed within the course include the three foundational theoretical perspectives utilized in sociology, Functionalism, Conflict Theory and Symbolic Interactionism; the process of socialization; social institutions such as the family, marriage, and religion; and an introduction to the basic research methods utilized in the field. 3-0-3
 
Humanities Elective
3.00
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Lab Science Elective
4.00
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Liberal Arts Elective
3.00
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Liberal Arts Elective
3.00
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Fourth Semester - 15/16 Credits

Code
Title
Credits
COMM 201
Public Speaking
3.00
The emphasis is on speech preparation and delivery in a variety of speaking experiences designed to improve the speaker’s capability through the application of correct speech practices. 3-0-3
 
Humanities Elective
3.00
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Humanities Elective
3.00
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Math or Science Elective
3.00/4.00
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Liberal Arts Elective
3.00
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