Humanities Courses

Humanities Courses

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HUM - Humanitites

HUM-001A: Human Values in and From the Arts (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Integrated survey of art, music, literature and history in the Western World from ancient Greece through Medieval Europe. Slide lectures.

3B - IGETC Humanities, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities

HUM-001B: Human Values in and From the Arts (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Integrated survey of art, music, literature and history in the Western World from Renaissance to Modern Europe. Slide lectures.

3B - IGETC Humanities, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities

HUM-007: International Films (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course provides a critical look at the world and its problems through some of the finest international films. Films from Asia, Africa, Europe, South America and the United States will be viewed and analyzed to explore such topics as nationalism, sovereignty, war and peace, ethnic conflict, economics and immigration.

3B - IGETC Humanities, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci

HUM-013: Creativity and Visual Communication (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course will examine the concept of creativity and the way we construct visual messages. The effects of technology on visual communication, the use of the Web and new media techniques will be discussed. Pass/No Pass Option.

HUM-015: Introduction to Film Analysis (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Critical analysis of film as a literary art form. Eligibility for ENG 001A and REA 054

3B - IGETC Humanities, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities

HUM-016A: Hispanic Roots and Culture (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course undertakes a study of Hispanic culture beginning with the native American and Spanish civilizations and continuing to the present. Pass/No Pass Option.

3B - IGETC Humanities, 4C - IGETC Ethnic Studies - DNU, C - AA-AS Arts & Humanities - DNU, C2 - CSU Humanities, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, D3 - CSU Ethnic Studies -DNU

HUM-018: African-American Culture and Humanities (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

An overview of the humanities through the culture and life experiences of African-Americans. Pass/No Pass Option.

3B - IGETC Humanities, 4C - IGETC Ethnic Studies - DNU, C - AA-AS Arts & Humanities - DNU, C2 - CSU Humanities, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, D3 - CSU Ethnic Studies -DNU

HUM-018H: African-American Culture and Humanities - Honors (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This honors course provides an overview of the humanities through the culture and life experiences of African-Americans.Students may not receive credit for both HUM 018 and HUM 018H. This section requires enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project. More information and the online application can be found at http://honors.missioncollege.edu.

HUM-020: Asian Roots and Culture (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course provides an introduction to the lands, people, languages and culture of Asia beginning with the earliest times and continuing to the present. Pass/No Pass Option.

3B - IGETC Humanities, C - AA-AS Arts & Humanities - DNU, C2 - CSU Humanities

HUM-022: Introduction to Islam (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course provides an introduction to Islam as a religious system focusing on its origins, basic sources, history, culture and values.Pass/No Pass Option.

3B - IGETC Humanities, C - AA-AS Arts & Humanities - DNU, C2 - CSU Humanities

HUM-024: The Asian-American Experience (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 001A and READ 054. The Asian-American Experience is a multi-disciplinary course that introduces students to the historical and contemporary experiences of different groups of Asian-Americans. Pass/No Pass Option.

C - AA-AS Arts & Humanities - DNU, C2 - CSU Humanities, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, D3 - CSU Ethnic Studies -DNU

HUM-030: Cultural Studies (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Through foreign travel, this course exposes students to the culture and daily life of people in different countries around the world. Students attend mandatory meetings on campus before trip departure.

AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities