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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Humanities, B.A.


The requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Arts with a major in humanities include the following components.

Academic Foundations and Core Curriculum - 42 semester hours


(See Academic Foundations and Core Curriculum - 42 semester hours )

Humanities Interdisciplinary Major - 39 semester hours


English - 6 hours


With the Coordinator’s permission, an advanced comparative or world literature course may be substituted for either or both of these requirements.

History - 6 hours


With the Coordinator’s permission, an advanced history course that does not focus on the U.S. may be substituted for either or both of these requirements.

Philosophy - 3 hours


With the Coordinator’s permission, any philosophy course above the 1000-level (except PHIL 2033  or PHIL 2133 ) may be substituted for this requirement.

6 hours chosen from the following:


With the Coordinator’s permission, an advanced course on the history or aesthetics of the art form may be substituted for this requirement.

6 hours of upper-level Humanities courses


(excluding HUMN 4013 , 4023 , 4033 , 4043 , and 4053 )

Field of Concentration - 18-21 hours


18-21 hours in one of the following fields.  The completion of any of the following fields of concentration satisfies the requirement for a minor.

Advanced Studio Courses


12 hours of advanced studio courses chosen to sample various art forms rather than to gain a specialization.

English - 18 semester hours


18 hours of advanced English courses, but may include only one writing course and one English language course.

Film - 18 semester hours


18 hours of film courses, including at least 12 advanced hours in courses with a significant film component offered by Humanities, English, Mass Communication, French, Spanish, or German.

French - 18 semester hours


18 hours of French courses beyond FREN 2233 ; FREN 3333  may not be repeated.

History - 18 semester hours


18 hours of advanced history courses; may include HIST 4063  or 4613 , but not both.  At least 12 hours must be on non-U.S. history.

Philosophy - 18 semester hours


18 hours of philosophy courses, including at least 12 advanced hours. 

Political Science - 21 semester hours


Spanish - 18 semester hours


18 hours of Spanish courses beyond SPAN 2233 ; SPAN 3333  may not be repeated.

Theatre - 18 semester hours


At least 12 hours selected from: