HUM-1010 Introduction to Humanities

3 Credits

Examines creative enterprise in human cultures through study of great works of art and literature. Lectures, performances, exhibits, and multi-media presentations.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: TMAH.

HUM-1020 The Individual in Society

3 Credits

Introduction to works of art, philosophies, and scientific views that portray, explain, and evaluate positions and interactions of individuals in society. Lectures, performances, exhibits, and multi-media presentations.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: TMAH.

HUM-1030 The Individual in Cosmos

3 Credits

Introduction to works of art, philosophies, religions, and scientific views that portray, explain, and evaluate individuals search for meaning in cosmos. Lectures, performances, exhibits, and multi-media presentations.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

OAN Approved: TMAH.

HUM-1100 Leadership Development

3 Credits

Introduction to theories and ethics of group dynamics in leadership styles through study of classic and contemporary writings. Internationally recognized course, designed by Phi Theta Kappa. Lectures, discussions, and experiential learning exercises.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

HUM-175H Honors Forum: Critical Issues

3 Credits

Analysis of contemporary critical issues through their roots in past and present social, philosophical, and political attitudes and literature. Topics may vary with each offering, lecture, discussion, guest presentation, and multi-media presentation.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Appropriate score on English Placement Test to enroll in ENG-101H Honors College Composition I, or departmental approval.

HUM-179H Honors Contract in Humanities

1 Credit

Honors Contract complements and exceeds requirements and expected outcomes and objectives for an existing HUM-1000-level honors course through formulation of a contract with a faculty mentor. This independent study at the honors level may also be taken with a non-honors course. When taken with a non-honors course the Honors Contract adds an honor experience to that course. In conjunction with a faculty mentor, student will formulate a contract, which upon completion will result in distinctive scholarship. The student is required to meet on a regularly scheduled basis with the instructor for mentor-student tutorial sessions. A maximum of six Honor Contracts (six credit hours) may be taken at the college (includes 179H and 279H).

Lecture: 1 hours

Prerequisite(s): Must be taken concurrently with a HUM-1000-level course whose instructor agrees to mentor the student in this contract. Departmental approval required.

HUM-1812 Special Topics: Humanities and Leadership

3 Credits

This course examines different perspectives of leadership through literature, philosophy, and history inviting students to assess their own leadership potential and determine via positive examples of leadership new insights into their own and other’s cultural leadership traditions. In collaboration with a community partner, students will explore key issues in leadership development.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

HUM-1820 Independent Study/Research in Humanities

1-3 Credits

Directed individual study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval, and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

HUM-182H Honors Independent Study/Research in Humanities

1-3 Credits

Honors-level directed individual study. Must meet criteria set forth in the Honors Course Checklist used to approve regular honors courses. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test., and must have earned an A or B in at least 3 honors courses.

HUM-2812 Special topics in Mandel Scholars Community Engagement

3 Credits

Team of students engage in meaningful community service in partnership with a community organization enriching the learning experience enhancing student growth as leaders; applying civic responsibility; strengthening the community for common good. Learning takes place through a cycle of action and reflection and completion of a project. Experience enhances understanding of the organization/community leading to effective action. Develop the knowledge and practice skills that enhance civic engagement.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

HUM-282H Honors Advanced Independent Study/Research: Humanities

1-3 Credits

Advaned Honors-level directed individual study. Must meet criteria set forth in the Honors Course Checklist used to approve regular honors courses. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test, and must have earned an A or B in at least 3 honors courses.