Humanities (HUM)

HUM 153 - Introduction to Appalachian Studies

Course Description

Effective: 2011-08-01

Explores the Appalachian region from a cross-disciplinary perspective, with readings on Appalachia drawn primarily from the humanities. Considers the historical, environmental, political and economic contexts that shape Appalachia.
Course Credits 3, Lecture 3
3 credits

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to provide an introductory overview and assessment of the Appalachian region including, but not limited to history, geography, cultures, stereotypes, art forms, etc. This course is for the Career Studies Certificate in Old Time Music.

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HUM 216 - Survey of Non-Western Cultures

Course Description

Effective: 2016-05-01

Introduces students to beliefs, historical developments, and forms of creative expression that have shaped cultures in regions outside Europe and North America (non-western). Studies the cultures, values, creative expressions, and historical development of selected non-western regions of the world: Asia, Africa, Middle East, Oceania, or the Pre-Columbian Americas.
Lecture 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course responds to the need for global understanding in the twenty-first century. A unique feature of this course is both interdisciplinary and experiential learning units that will offer students of all learning preferences an opportunity to study humanities at an advanced level.

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HUM 218 - Survey of Horror

Course Description

Effective: 2012-01-01

Surveys and analyzes the horror genre, focusing on the psychological, anthropological, and historical background of monsters. Acquaints students with recurring horror themes in literature, art, and popular culture from around the world.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Provides students with the opportunity to explore the horror genre from a number of perspectives, while developing reading, writing and critical thinking skills.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Fluency in Standard American English. Recommend proficiency in reading and writing at English 111 level

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