The Minor in Humanities
Course Requirements for the Minor: 21 units
The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.
Core: 9 units
3 courses required:
|SUBJ NUM||Title||Sustainable||Units||Semester Offered||Course Flags|
|HUMN 220||Arts and Ideas: Ancient/Medieval||3.0||FS||GE|
An overview of the artistic and intellectual heritage of the cultures of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel, India, China, Greece, Rome, Byzantium, Medieval Europe, and Islam from their origins to 1500 C.E. Comparative analysis of music, art, architecture, and primary texts (theatre, philosophy and religion, literature, history, and political science). 3 hours lecture. This is an approved General Education course. (015843)
|HUMN 222||Arts and Ideas: Modern||3.0||FS|
An overview of Western Culture from 1500 C.E. to the present, with selected reference to concurrent developments in India, China, Japan, Africa, and The Americas. Serves as a broad introduction to the major forms and types of artistic expression: sculpture, architecture, painting, philosophy, literature, drama, dance, film, and music, and includes comparative analysis of primary texts (theatre, philosophy and religion, literature, history, and political science). 3 hours lecture. (015845)
|HUMN 224||Arts and Ideas: Asia||3.0||SP||GE GC|
A comprehensive introduction to Eastern art, literature, and philosophy, as revealed in the civilizations of India, China, and Japan. The course examines the rise of civilization in India, China, and Japan with special focus on Confucius, Lao Tzu, and the Buddha, and follows the development of artistic and intellectual culture down to modern times. 3 hours discussion. This is an approved General Education course. This is an approved Global Cultures course. (020684)
Electives: 12 units
Choose one course each from four different disciplines listed under "Courses by Discipline" for the Humanities major above. 6 units must be upper-division course work.