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HUMN 1A HUMANITIES & THE MODERN EXPERIENCE I4 Units
An interdisciplinary survey of some of the cultural aspects of major civilizations from the Mesopotamians to the Italian Renaissance, and their influence on modern experiences. Illustrations of the cultural diversity which makes up modern life. Attendance at instructor approved lectures, performing arts events, and/or cultural exhibitions.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Humanities
Transferability: CSU and UC
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HUMN 1B HUMANITIES & THE MODERN EXPERIENCE II4 Units
An interdisciplinary survey of the some of the cultural aspects of major civilizations from the Italian Renaissance to the present day, and their influence upon modern experiences. Illustrations of the cultural diversity which makes up modern life. Attendance at instructor approved lectures, performing arts events, and/or cultural exhibitions.
Advisory: One of the following: ENGL 1A, 1AH, 1S & 1T or ESLL 26 strongly recommended.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Humanities
Transferability: CSU and UC
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HUMN 3 WORLD MYTHS IN LITERATURE ARTS & FILM4 Units
An in-depth study of myths and legends from ancient Mesopotamia and Greece to ancient Asia, pre-Islamic Arabia and the various cultures of the pre-colonial Americas and their adaptation in literature, art and film. The course traces both the function and influence of myths from diverse cultural contexts on our understanding of the past and our experience of modern/popular culture.
Advisory: One of the following: ENGL 1A, 1AH, 1S & 1T or ESLL 26 strongly recommended; not open to students with credit in HUMN 3H.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Humanities
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Fall quarter.
 
HUMN 3H HONORS WORLD MYTHS IN LITERATURE ARTS & FILM4 Units
An in-depth study of myths and legends from ancient Mesopotamia and Greece to ancient Asia, pre-Islamic Arabia and the various cultures of the pre-colonial Americas and their adaptation in literature, art and film. The course traces both the function and influence of myths from diverse cultural contexts on our understanding of the past and our experience of modern/popular culture. As an honors course, it is a full seminar with advanced teaching methods focusing on major writing, reading and research assignments, student class presentations, group discussions and interactions.
Prerequisite: Demonstrated proficiency in English by placement into ENGL 1A as determined by score on the English placement test or through an equivalent placement process; Honors Institute participant.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in HUMN 3.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Humanities
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Fall quarter.
 
HUMN 4 TRAUMA & THE ARTS4 Units
This course applies theories of trauma to representations of trauma and violence in the visual arts, literature, film and music with an emphasis on the transformative potential of the creative process. Topics include the representation of war, genocide and racism. Students will gain acuity to identify, understand, empathize, and respond to traumatic subjectivity, its images and artistic as well as social intent.
Advisory: One of the following: ENGL 1A, 1AH, 1S & 1T or ESLL 26 strongly recommended; not open to students with credit in HUMN 4H.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Humanities
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Fall quarter.
 
HUMN 4H HONORS TRAUMA & THE ARTS4 Units
Applies theories of trauma to representations of trauma and violence in the visual arts, literature, film and music with an emphasis on the transformative potential of the creative process. Topics include the representation of war, genocide and racism. Students will gain acuity to identify, understand, empathize, and respond to traumatic subjectivity, its images and artistic as well as social intent. As an honors course, it is a full seminar with advanced teaching methods focusing on major writing, reading and research assignments, student class presentations, group discussions and interactions.
Prerequisite: Demonstrated proficiency in English by placement into ENGL 1A as determined by score on the English placement test or through an equivalent placement process; Honors Institute participant.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in HUMN 4.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Humanities
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Fall quarter.
 
HUMN 54H HONORS INSTITUTE SEMINAR IN HUMANITIES1 Unit
Formerly: HUMN 34H
A seminar in directed readings, discussions, and projects in humanities. Specific topics to be determined by the instructor.
Prerequisite: Honors Institute participant.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in HUMN 34 or 34H.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
1 hour lecture. (12 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
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