Academic Catalog

Humanities (HUM)

HUM 199  Humanities Elective  (3 Credits)  
Department: None  
Pre-Requisites: None  
Co-Requisites: None  
Fees: None  
HUM 201  Literacy in the Virtual World: Introduction to New Media  (3 Credits)  

This course analyzes the forces that keep increasing the demand for verbal, visual, and aural communication skills. The course examines the past, present, and future of information literacy, especially applications of emerging technology in human communication. Hands-on studio work will illuminate the promise and perils of networked intelligence while developing communication skills. Offered as needed.

Department: Interdisciplinary Studies  
Pre-Requisites: ENG 110.  
Co-Requisites: None  
Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.  
Fees: None  
HUM 298  Special Topic in Humanities  (3 Credits)  

Topic to be specified each semester course offered.

Department: Interdisciplinary Studies  
Pre-Requisites: None  
Co-Requisites: None  
Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.  
Fees: None  
HUM 300  The Arts in Society  (3 Credits)  

This course explores the role of the arts in society. Various arts within the Humanities— visual, performing and interactive literary arts—will be analyzed along with their functions and interrelationships within historical, political, and cultural contexts. Emphasis of the course will be relating contemporary artistic practices to global perspectives and the human experience. Offered as needed.

This course may satisfy the general education core: Global Dialogues.  
Essential Learning Outcomes for Medaille College: Critical Thinking, Cultural Literacy, Ethical Reasoning, Information Literacy, Oral Communication and Written Literacy  
Department: Interdisciplinary Studies  
Pre-Requisites: ENG 200 or HON 200.  
Co-Requisites: None  
Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.  
Fees: None  
HUM 398  Special Topics in Humanities  (3 Credits)  

Topic to be specified each semester course offered.

Department: Interdisciplinary Studies  
Pre-Requisites: None  
Co-Requisites: None  
Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.  
Fees: None  
HUM 400  Philosophy in Literature  (3 Credits)  

The consideration of selected topics and themes drawn from literature and seen from a corresponding philosophical viewpoint. Offered as needed.

Department: Interdisciplinary Studies  
Pre-Requisites: ENG 110 and PHI %.  
Co-Requisites: None  
Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.  
Fees: None  
HUM 498  Independent Study in Humanities  (3 Credits)  

Topic to be specified each semester course offered.

Department: Interdisciplinary Studies  
Pre-Requisites: None  
Co-Requisites: None  
Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.  
Fees: None