Courses in Humanities

Courses in Humanities

1000-level courses

HUM 1100: Introduction to Appalachia (3)
This course is an interdisciplinary introduction to the study of the Appalachian region, providing an overview of the many facets of life, culture, tradition, history, economics, and people of the area.

HUM 1950: Special Topics in the Humanities (1-3)

2000-level courses

HUM 2970: Independent Study in the Humanities (1-3)
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor
Designed to allow the student to pursue an approved topic initiated by the student. Examples of possible topics would be “The Good Life” and “The Nature of Work and/or Leisure.”

3000-level courses

HUM 3450: Introduction to Women’s Studies (3)
This interdisciplinary course will explore women’s roles and status in modern American society, while placing them within the larger global and historical contexts of which they are a part. The course will take a topical approach to examining the commonalities and diversity of women’s lives.

HUM 3960: Special Topics in the Humanities (1-3)
Prerequisite: ENG 1020 or 1030
A course that focuses on the interdisciplinary study of history, aesthetics, literature, politics, religion, music, philosophy, science and/or arts.

HUM 3980: Research in Women’s Studies (3)
Prerequisite: Nine hours of women’s studies courses
A research-oriented course that serves as a capstone experience for the Women’s Studies minor. The course identifies issues of importance to women and explores them from a multidisciplinary angle, bringing together work from the minor in individual research directed by participating faculty. The course is required for completion of the minor.

4000-level courses

HUM 4950-4960: Special Topics in the Humanities (1-3)
Prerequisite: ENG 1020 or 1030
A course that focuses on the interdisciplinary relationships between history, science, aesthetics, literature, politics, religion, music, philosophy and/or arts.

HUM 4970: Independent Study in the Humanities (1-3)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Designed to allow the student to pursue an approved topic initiated by the student. Examples of possible topics would be “The Good Life” and “The Nature of Work and/or Leisure.”