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HUM131 Mythology Credit Hours: 3.00
Myths, legends, and folktales of the Greeks and Romans. Includes basic concepts of myths, myths of the Greeks and Romans, major Greek divinities and their Roman counterparts, stories about the major divinities, artistic representation of myths, effects of ancient myths on western literary movement, similarities and differences between major mythic systems, and anthropological and psychological approaches to mythic systems. Also includes a humanistic approach to the study of Greek and Roman sacred narratives, stories derived from oral traditions, and cultural events, which invite symbolic analysis.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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HUM196 Independent Studies in Humanities Credit Hours: 3.00
Reading and research to be determined between the student and the instructor.
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Offered: Fall.
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HUM251 Western Humanities I Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to major cultures from Sumer through the early Roman Christian era. Includes general history of ideas, art, architecture, religion, philosophy, drama, music, and literature from ancient Near Eastern civilizations, and Greek, Roman, and Early Roman Christian civilizations. Also includes readings such as the Epic of Gilgamesh, Homer, Sophocles, Aristophanes, Plato, Aristotle, Virgil's Aeneid, Hebrew and the Christian Scriptures, and St. Augustine.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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HUM252 Western Humanities II Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to major western cultures from the early Medieval through AD 1600. Includes general history of ideas, art, architecture, religion, philosophy, drama, music, and literature from early and late Medieval periods, Renaissance-Reformation, and Counter-Reformation. Also includes readings such as heroic and religious works of the Middle Ages, Dante, Chaucer, Machiavelli, Shakespeare, and Cervantes.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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HUM253 Western Humanities III Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to the culture of the modern western world from AD 1600 to the present. Includes general history of ideas, art, architecture, religion, philosophy, drama, music and literature from Enlightenment, Baroque, Romantic, Pre-Modern, and Contemporary periods. Also includes readings such as Voltaire, Rousseau, Goethe, Romantic, pre- modern and contemporary literature, poetry, and drama.
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HUM260 Intercultural Perspectives Credit Hours: 3.00
Literary and artistic works of American Indians and Asian, Black, and Hispanic Americans, both men and women. Includes traditional and modern works and contributions to American civilization.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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HUM270 Meditation Credit Hours: 3.00
Theoretical principles and selected traditions of meditation self-awareness. Includes principles and techniques of meditation, meditation traditions, literature of meditation, meditation arts, and psychology and physiology of meditation.
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Information: Same as PSY 270.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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