Humanities Major Virginia Doland, Ph.D., Chair The departments of communication, English, foreign languages, history and phi losophy offer an interdepartmental major in humanities. It consists of an I 8 unit con centration in one area and two support areas of six upper division units each. The area of concentration is basically an em phasis in the desired field but offers more fiexibility through advisement of the sub Ject department. Objective: The objective of the human ities major is to provide the student with a broader perspective in selected liberal arts disciplines t han is possible with a single sub ject matter. Courses taken to satisfy the general education requirement cannot be credited to the major. General Information Humanities 230 INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (7) The shaping of human culture and thought to contemporary times, using a team taught approach integrating H istory I00 with participating general education offer ings. Value of credits released is equal to that of the courses if taken separately. Humanities 230E: History I00, English 250 (7 units) Humanities 230P: History I00, Philosophy 202 (7 units). Humanities Major: Classical Studies Concentration: A 30 unit concentration in classical studies. A major concentration of 18 upper division units in Greek and 6 unit minor concentra tions in two of t he following: hist ory, phi losophy or rhetoric. Possibilities incl ude Ancient History 323, 324, Philosophy 30 I , 302 or Rhetoric English 450, Communica tion 383. English 350 - Greek/Latin Roots is required as a support course. The minor concentrations and advisement will be through the Greek Department.
Communicat ion Concentration: An 18 unit concentration in communication, of which 12 must be upper division, including 386 and 478. Two areas of six upper divi sion un its each chosen from the support area options listed below. Total for major, 30 units, of which 24 must be upper divi sion. Advisement through the communica tion department. English Concentration: An 18 unit con centration in English, of which 12 must be upper division. Two areas of six upper divi sion units each chosen from the support area options listed below Total for major, 30 units, of which 24 must be upper divi sion. Advisement through the Engl ish de partment. Literature Concentration: An 18 unit concentration in literature of which 12 must be upper division (selection of the lit erature concentration must be made from the literature listing, includ ing six units of Engl ish 250, English literature). Two areas of six upper division units each chosen from the support area options listed be low Total for major, 30 units, of which 24 must be upper division. Advisement through the English department. Foreign Language Concentration: A concentration is offered in Greek and Spanish only and consists of 18 upper divi sion units. Two support areas of six upper division units each chosen from the options listed below Total for maior, 30 units. Ad visement through the department of for eign languages. H istory Concentrat ion: An 18 un it con centration in history (beyond the general education level) of which I 2 units must be upper division. Two areas of six upper divi sion each chosen from the support area options listed below Total for major, 30 units, of which 24 must be upper division. Advisement through the history depart ment.
Philosophy Concentration: An 18 unit concentration in philosophy, of which 12 must be upper division, including 30 I and two of the following courses: 302, 303, 404. Two support areas of six upper divi sion units each chosen from the options listed below Total for major, 30 un its, of which 24 must be upper division. Advise ment through the philosophy department. Support Area Options for Humanities Major: Two support areas of six upper di vision units each are necessary for the ma jor. The fo llowing are the area options: communication, English language 350, Ger man, Greek, literature, philosophy, Spanish and history
462 HISTORY OF THE EXPANSION OF CHRISTIANITY (3) The background, original development and spread of the Christian religion; emphasis on the modern era, especially contempo rary growth dynamics and church struc ture in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Of fered spring semester. (See intercultural studies 462.) 470 DIRECTED READING ( 1-3) Individual reading in historical literature for advanced students. Topics and frequency of reports determined in consultation with sponsoring professor. May be repeated up to three units of cred it. 480 RESEARCH SEMINARS (3) Special studies in history for majors utiliz ing the techniques of problem-solving, re search and formal writi ng. Non-majors may undertake special study in specific geographical areas: Latin America, Europe, Asia, United States, Near East and Africa. May be repeated for credit in different areas. Prerequisite: 327 or consent. 490, 491 HONORS PROGRAM (3, 3) A year-long independent research project for history majors culminating in an honors thesis. First semester: reading and research under supervision. Second semester: drafting and writing final paper. Geography 30 I CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY (3) World cultural regions; isolation of cultural forces and their interaction with the phys ical environment to produce the varieties of cultural landscape: population distribu tion, general land-use, settlement pattern, transportation and communication. 310 STUDIES IN GEOGRAPHY (3) Continental areas studies by regions em phasizing physical, cu ltural, economic and historical dimensions which give geograph ic personality to individual regions and na tions. One or more sections offered each year in areas such as Latin America, North America, Europe and Asia. May be repeat ed with different content (section title).
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