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General Humanities (G HUM) - Archive

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Begin Date: Summer Session 2000
End Date: Spring Semester 2001 (Name change to Interdisciplinary Humanities - I HUM)

GENERAL HUMANITIES (G HUM) - Archive

PROFESSOR LOUISE E. HOFFMAN, PROGRAM COORDINATOR

The General Humanities program is intended for students who want the greatest flexibility in planning a broad education in the liberal arts. Small classes, an outstanding multidisciplinary faculty, and an excellent location for valuable internship experiences are just some of the features of the program.

For a B.HUM. degree in General Humanities a minimum of 120 credits are required.

Entry to Major Requirements:
Entry to the General Humanities major requires a 2.00 or higher cumulative grade-point average.

Change of Assignment Recommendation:
Students should generally have completed most of their General Education requirements. A limited number of 001-200 level courses are offered at Penn State Harrisburg for students who need lower division courses.

Students should request a change-of-assignment to Penn State Harrisburg during their fourth semester, to be effective for the next semester of enrollment.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2).

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 12 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 63 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (12 credits)
HUM 311(3)[1], 312(3)[1], 313(3)[1] (Sem: 5-8)
PHIL 408W(3) (Sem: 7-8)
(At least 12 credits of Additional/Supporting courses must be at the 400 level.)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (33 credits)
Select 33 credits from the following: AMSTD 300-499, C ART 300-499, C HIS 300-499, C MUS 300-499, ENLSH 300-499, HCOMM 300-499, LIT 300-499, PHLOS 300-499, THTRE 300-499 (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (18 credits)
Select 18 credits from the School of Humanities approved list in consultation with an academic adviser or select a Capital College minor in support of the student's interests.

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2000

Blue Sheet #: 28-04-048

Review Date: 1/11/00


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