Humanities (HUM)

Courses

HUM-101 THE ART AND HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE 3.00 Credits

An introduction to the art and history of motion pictures. Films will be approached from a variety of perspectives: as the work of particular directors, as genre pieces, as cultural artifacts, and as works of art. The course will also examine the economic, political, and ideological aspects of the motion picture industry.

HUM-150 INTRODUCTION TO THE ARTS 3.00 Credits

An examination of the technical, psychological, social and cultural dimensions of the arts, such as art, music and architecture. Students will develop means of analyzing and critically commenting on the artistic experiences. Pre-requisite/co-requisite: ENGL 101 or ENGL 109.

HUM-190 DIRECTED STUDY IN HUMANITIES 1.00-12.00 Credits

HUM-192 SPECIAL TOPICS IN HUMANITIES 1.00-12.00 Credits

HUM-290 DIRECTED STUDY IN HUMANITIES 1.00-5.00 Credits

HUM-291 WORKSHOP IN HUMANITIES 1.00-3.00 Credits

HUM-292 SPECIAL TOPICS IN HUMANITIES 1.00-3.00 Credits

HUM-295 PRACTICUM IN HUMANITIES 1.00-12.00 Credits

HUM-299 RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP 1.00-12.00 Credits

HUM-300 ARTS AND IDEAS I 3.00 Credits

An integrated humanities course designed to examine the historical, philosophical, and aesthetic aspects of the humanities in Western Culture. Covers the historical periods from Mesopotamia and Egypt to the Middle Ages.

HUM-301 LITERATURE AND CULTURE 3.00 Credits

Emphasizes literature in the context of historical, philosophical, and esthetic aspects of western culture, from the Renaissance to the present. Writing integrated. Pre-requisite: ENGL 101 or ENGL 109.

HUM-320 OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL TRIP 1.00 Credit

A faculty led trip to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon. Over the course of a long weekend, students will see four plays (including at least one by Shakespeare) and participate in other educational activities related to the festival such as question-and-answer sessions and backstage tours. Prerequisite: English 102 or English 109.

HUM-351 VALUES: 3.00 Credits

The primary purpose of the integrative 351 core course is to develop interdisciplinary abilities in values clarification with reference to at least two major contemporary issues. These courses focus on a broad range of values questions. Topics include the following subjects: SEMINAR ON DIVERSITY Explores through a study of literary texts, how differences in race, ethnicity, gender, and social class affect individual values and conduct. Addresses cultural understanding and seeks to reconcile human differences. Writing integrated. SEMINAR ON WILDERNESS Explores value-laden questions surrounding contemporary and perennial issues of people's relationships with nature. Stresses clarification of values in personal and public spheres through the perspectives of several disciplines (literature, history, natural science, and philosophy.) Writing integrated. NORTHWEST HISTORY AND LITERATURE Through a study of regionalist ethics and of Northwestern history, values and literature, this seminar explores the Northwest region and studies the intersection of values, historical consciousness and writing in the Northwest. Writing integrated. Pre-requisite: Completion of the skills component of the General Education Core or permission of the instructor.

HUM-390 DIRECTED STUDY IN HUMANITIES 1.00-5.00 Credits

HUM-391 WORKSHOP IN HUMANITIES 1.00-3.00 Credits

HUM-392 SPECIAL TOPICS IN HUMANITIES 1.00-3.00 Credits

HUM-394 INTERNSHIP IN HUMANITIES 1.00-12.00 Credits

HUM-399 RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP 1.00-12.00 Credits

HUM-490 DIRECTED STUDY IN HUMANITIES 1.00-5.00 Credits

HUM-491 WORKSHOP IN HUMANITIES 1.00-3.00 Credits

HUM-492 SPECIAL TOPICS IN HUMANITIES 1.00-3.00 Credits

HUM-495 PRACTICUM IN HUMANITIES 1.00-12.00 Credits

HUM-499 RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP 1.00-12.00 Credits