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Humanities Courses

Numbers in parenthesis are credit hours/semester and actual hours/week in class.

Where special course fees are required in addition to tuition, they are noted at the end of the individual course description. These fees are subject to change without prior notice.


HUM 205 - Introduction to Rock n Roll (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

A study of contemporary pop music and its background from the early 1900s to today. Course shows the influence of earlier pop music, jazz, blues, and rock on today's music through style (jazz, rock, soul, disco); medium (concerts, film, television, recordings); sociological implications (poverty, prejudice, drugs); and through the message conveyed (lyrics, literature, art).  Fee.

HUM 206 - Introduction To Jazz (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

This course will introduce students to the history and fundamental characteristics of jazz. Emphasis will be placed on the contributions of performers and their individual styles.

HUM 210 - World Mythology  (IAI: H9 901) (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

An introductory, interdisciplinary, cross-cultural examination of myth from the ancients to the present. Students will study the role of myth in human culture and the role myth plays in daily life. The course is divided into four units: Cosmic Myths, Myths of the Gods, Hero Myths, and Place and Object Myths.

HUM 220 - Special Topics in the Arts (1-3, 1-3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: A required core humanities course or permission of the instructor

A class or seminar investigating a special topic or issue in the visual and performing arts (art, music, theatre and dance). This course may be repeated once for credit.

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