General Studies (Humanities Concentration)

Concentration in Humanities

Shawn M Krahmer, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Humanities

Learning Goals and Objectives

Goal 1. Students will develop content knowledge of the disciplines of the humanities.

Objective 1.1: Students will demonstrate knowledge of key theories, concepts, and/or issues within the study of History, Languages, Literature, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Theology, and/or the Arts.

Goal 2. Students will develop an understanding of the methods of inquiry and critical thinking that typify the study of the humanities.

Objective 2.1: Students will closely read, accurately analyze, and evaluate primary texts and/or works of art. 

Objective 2.2:  Students will discuss how the texts/art works studied contribute to larger historical conversations, debates, and cultural traditions. 

Objective 2.3: Students will analyze texts or works of art as resources for understanding and appreciating the complexities of human identity, dignity, and experience.

General Education Program Courses

(See Curricula)

GEP Integrative Learning Component

Any two courses in social science, math, education, or natural science.

Humanities Courses

Select two introductory level Humanities courses6
Select six upper division selections in the humanities from three disciplines including:
Theater and Film
Modern & Classical Languages
Philosophy & Theology/Religious Studies