Humanities

AH 1T. Academic Decathlon 2014

Combination of relevant study of cultural and critical topics with strong reasoning skills designed for High School students who are members of the Academic Decathlon teams in Fresno and surrounding counties.

Units: 1-4, Repeatable up to 12 units

AH 100H. Arts & Humanities Honors Seminar

Investigation of Arts and Humanities issues such as: communication of ideas, language, theatrical and musical expression, myth, memory, identity (gender, race, nationality), reason, and emotion, love and sex, violence and war, nature and the environment, and happiness. (Formerly HUM 101T).

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Spring

AH 101H. Arts & Humanities Honors Colloquium

Refinement, completion, and presentation of Honors Thesis/Project. (Formerly HUM 101T).

Units: 1

AH 116. Humanities of the Modern Era

An examination of art, literature, philosophy, and music and their interrelationships in the Western world during the 19th and 20th centuries up to the present day. (Formerly INTD 116).

Units: 3

HUM 1T. and HUM 10. Topics in Humanities

Selected topics in the humanities not normally covered by regular course offerings.

Units: 1-4, Repeatable up to 12 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

HUM 10. Humanities from Antiquity to the Renaissance

Prerequisite: G. E. Foundation A2. Interrelationships among art, literature, music, and philosophy, from Greece and Rome through the Renaissance. G.E. Breadth C2.

Units: 3
GE Area: C2

HUM 11. Humanities from the Baroque to the Modern

Prerequisite: G.E. Foundation A2. Interrelationships among art, literature, music, and philosophy, from the 17th century Age of Reason to the present. G.E. Breadth C2.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
GE Area: C2

HUM 15. Classical Myth and World Humanities

Prerequisite: G.E. Foundation A2. A study of classical myth and its themes and ideas in the context of modern world humanities. Study in the techniques of analyzing myth in primary works, from diverse media and cultures. Two thousand word writing requirement. G.E. Breadth C2.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
GE Area: C2

HUM 20. Introduction to Hispanic Literature

Prerequisite: G.E. Foundation A2. Reading of Hispanic fiction, poetry, and drama with the goal of understanding the close relationship between Hispanic literature and culture. Instruction in techniques of literary criticism. Taught in English using English translations of important works of Hispanic literature. G. E. Breadth C2.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
GE Area: C2

HUM 21. Introduction to the Literature of Portuguese-speaking Peoples

Readings of fiction and poetry from Portuguese-speaking (Lusophone) countries with the goal of understanding the close relationship between Lusophone literature and culture. Instruction in techniques of literary criticism. Taught in English using translations of representative works of Lusophone literature.

Units: 3

HUM 101T. Topics in Humanities

Units: 1-4, Repeatable up to 12 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

HUM 101TZ. The British Experience: Layers of London: A View from the 21st Century

Units: 4
GE Area: IC

HUM 104. Humanities in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Prerequisites: G.E. Foundation and Breadth Area C. An examination of art, literature, philosophy, and music and their interrelationships in European culture during the Middle Ages and Renaissance. G.E. Integration IC. (Formerly INTD 104)

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
GE Area: IC

HUM 104Z. Hum Mdl Age Ren

Units: 3

HUM 108. Humanities in Classical Athens

Prerequisites: G.E. Foundation and Breadth Area C. An examination of the unique cultural environment of the ancient city, its art, architecture, literature, social and political structures, and their interrelationships as manifested in fifth century Athens. G.E. Integration IC. (Formerly INTD 108)

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
GE Area: IC

HUM 110. Humanities in Republican and Imperial Rome

Prerequisites: G.E. Foundation and Breadth Area C. An examination of the unique cultural environment of the ancient city, its art, architecture, literature, social and political structures, and their interrelationships as manifested during Republican and Imperial Rome. G.E. Integration IC. (Formerly INTD 110)

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
GE Area: IC

HUM 118. Folklore in Contemporary Life

Prerequisites: G.E. Foundation and Breadth Area C. Interdisciplinary study of the role of folklore in modern life, its power to communicate critical issues through expressive culture, e.g., jokes, legends, folksongs, graphic arts, and festival; focus on the intellectual currents influencing the study of folklore. (Formerly INTD 118).

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
GE Area: IC

HUM 130. Latin American Cultures and Traditions

A study of Hispanic cultural and aesthetic trends and practices as seen in the popular and formal arts and other styles of Hispanic thought, feeling, and expression. (Formerly INTD 130)

Units: 3

HUM 140. Tradition and Change in China and Japan

(ANTH 125 same as HUM 140.) Examines the current aspirations and problems of the Chinese and Japanese in terms of their traditional cultures, and explains how their histories, values, world views, and intellectual traditions affect their lifestyles and their international relations today.

Units: 3
GE Area: M/I

HUM 190. Independent Study

See Academic Placement -- Independent Study. Approved for RP grading.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units

MES 10. Introduction to Modern Middle East

A thematic introduction to the Middle East through examination of its geography, ethnicities, nationalities, cultures, art, literature, architecture, religions, history, politics, and economy.

Units: 3
GE Area: D3