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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Humanities (HUM)

HUM 100 (GH) Foundations in the Humanities: Understanding the Human Experience (3) Introductory, interdisciplinary study of significant works in the humanities, stressing basic interpretive skills.
Effective: Spring 2015
 

HUM 150 (GH;IL) World Mythologies in the Arts (3) Interdisciplinary, cross cultural, historical, and contemporary study of world mythologies as represented in the visual arts, literature, and film.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

HUM 200 (GH) Explorations in the Humanities: The Quest (3) Interdisciplinary study of significant works in the humanities within the broad theme of the quest, stressing students' interpretive skills.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: HUM 100  

HUM 300W Interpretations in the Humanities (3) A study of selected themes, topics, or periods that introduces students to interdisciplinary approaches to knowledge, interpretation, and creative expression.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: ENGL 015, ENGL 202 and at least 30 credits  

HUM 311 (GH;IL) The Western Tradition I (3) From prehistory through the Roman world.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: fifth-semester standing  

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
 

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