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Humanities (HUM)

HUM 400 Expressions in the Humanities (3) Capstone course for School of Humanities majors: students synthesize and apply approaches to a topic in creative expression and knowledge.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: HUM 300W seventh-semester standing  

HUM 410 (IL) Religion and Culture (3) A comparative examination of several world religions in their social and cultural contexts.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: sixth-semester standing  

HUM 430 Philosophy and Literature (3) The study of philosophical viewpoints in literature.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: fifth-semester standing  

HUM 453 Texts and Culture (3) Study of art, literature, film, and other creative genres to illustrate the interrelationships between creative expression and cultural practices.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: fifth-semester standing  

HUM 460 Thematic Studies (3) Analysis of a group of related ideas in art, music, literature, and/or philosophy. (May be repeated for credit.)
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: fifth-semester standing  

HUM 461 (IL) Selected Periods in the Humanities (3) Interdisciplinary studies dealing with selected periods of world culture. (May be repeated for credit.)
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: fifth-semester standing  

HUM 491 Seminar in Interdisciplinary Humanities (3 per semester/maximum of 9) Interdisciplinary studies dealing with selected periods of world culture. (May be repeated for credit.)
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: HUM 300W seventh-semester standing  

HUM 494 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

HUM 495 Internship (1-6) Supervised internship for undergraduate or graduate Humanities majors in state offices, educational institutions, arts agencies, community organizations, or humanities councils.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: senior-level status for undergraduate students; 18 credits of course work for graduate students; approval of program required  

HUM 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

HUM 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

HUM 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

HUM 500 Research Methods and Scholarly Inquiry in the Humanities (3) Study of the methods and materials of scholarship, use of reference tools, evaluation of evidence, and writing of research papers.
Effective: Spring 1989
 

HUM 515 Seminar (3 per semester/maximum of 9) A seminar focusing on typical methods and approaches of a single discipline within the humanities.
Effective: Summer 1988
 

HUM 525 Studies in Aesthetics (3) Philosophical investigation into the nature of art, aesthetic experience, artistic meaning, criticism, grounds for judgment, and history of aesthetic theory.
Effective: Spring 1989
 

HUM 530 Seminar in Comparative Arts (3 per semester/maximum of 9) A seminar focusing on selected periods or artists in two or more disciplines within the humanities.
Effective: Summer 1988
 

HUM 535 Topics in Cultural and Intellectual History (3 per semester/maximum of 9) Study of methods, issues, and selected topics in the history of thought, social values, and creative expression.
Effective: Summer 1988
 

HUM 550 Junior College Teaching Internship (3) Teaching humanities courses in a two-year college under a faculty supervisor, who will direct, criticize, and evaluate the intern.
Effective: Summer 1988
Prerequisite: HUM 500, HUM 560 12 additional graduate credits  

HUM 560 Interrelations in the Humanities (3) The study and practice of conducting interdisciplinary research and of investigating and supporting inter-art analogies.
Effective: Spring 1989
Prerequisite: HUM 500  

HUM 580 Master's Production (1-6) An original scholarly master's paper or creative production initiated by the student, supervised by an appropriate professor, and judged by a committee.
Effective: Winter 1981
 

HUM 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

HUM 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, that are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

HUM 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

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