Humanistic Studies - Requirements for the Minor

Humanistic Studies Program | Humanistic Studies Major Requirements | Course Descriptions

Areas of Emphasis

Cultures and Values

Supporting Courses, 9 credits

Required course:

  • ENG COMP 105    Expository Writing, 3 credits

One of these:

  • HUM STUD 101           Foundations of Western Culture I, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD/HISTORY 103    World Civilizations I, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD 201          Introduction to the Humanities I, 3 credits

One of these:

  • HUM STUD 102       Foundations of Western Culture II, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD/HISTORY 104    World Civilizations II, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD 202       Introduction to the Humanities II, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 12 credits

Category I, choose one:

  • HUM STUD 334    Perspectives on Human Values: Classical World, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD 335    Perspectives on Human Values: Medieval World, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD 336    Perspectives on Human Values: Renaissance, 3 credits

Category II, choose one:

  • HUM STUD 337    Perspectives on Human Values: Age of Reason, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD 382    Perspectives on Human Values: Romanticism to Modernism, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD 383    Perspectives on Human Values: Contemporary World, 3 credits

Category III, choose one:

  • ENGLISH 336       American Ethnic Literature, 3 credits
  • ENGLISH 338       World Literatures, 3 credits
  • ENGLISH 344       African American Literature, 3 credits
  • HISTORY 337       The Rise of Islamic Civilization to 1800, 3 credits
  • HISTORY 340       Topics in African American History, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD 326    Non-Western Religions, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD 360    Globalization and Cultural Conflict, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD 384    Perspectives on Human Values in Other Cultures, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD 385    Perspectives on Human Values: First Nations, 3 credits

Elective, 3 credits

Select any HUM STUD 3XX or 4XX or FNS 3XX or 4XX course. Students may not count HUM STUD 497 Internship to satisfy this requirement.

Linguistics/Teaching English as a Second Language

Supporting Courses, 9 credits

Required:

  • HUM STUD 160    Introduction to Language, 3 credits
  • And one year of a non-English language (6 college-level credits) or equivalent proficiency

Upper-Level Courses, 15 credits

Required, 12 credits:

  • EDUC 315            Teaching English as a Second Language, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD 319    Second Language Acquisition, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD 320    Second Language Assessment, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD 321    Language and Society, 3 credits

Requirement for licensure candidates:
Cross-Cultural elective, 3 credits
(Another appropriate course or study abroad/internship experience may be substituted by adviser.)

  • FNS 301              Oneida Language I, 3 credits
  • FRENCH 497       Internship, 1-12 credits
  • GERMAN 497      Internship, 1-12 credits
  • HUM DEV 342    Cross Cultural Human Development, 3 credits
  • HUM STUD 497   Internship, 1-12 credits
  • HUM STUD 499   Travel Course, 1-6 credits
  • SPANISH 497      Internship, 1-12 credits

Requirement for non-licensure candidates:

  • HUM STUD 497   Internship in Teaching English as a Second Language, 3 credits
Humanistic Studies Program
Humanistic Studies Major Requirements
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