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  Dec 15, 2017
 
2017-18 Catalog

Humanities Major


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Requirements:


Primary humanities discipline:


Choose 27-28 credits from one primary discipline; courses must be selected from the following list.

Secondary humanities discipline:


Choose 12 credits from one secondary discipline; courses must be selected from the following list.

Electives:


Choose 12 credits in humanities from courses other than your chosen primary or secondary discipline; courses must be selected from the following list.

Total credits required: 51-52


Total credits required: 28


English as primary discipline


  • English electives: 8 credits 

Total credits required: 28


Note:


*This course has varying subject matter and may be taken twice; the humanities major with English as the primary discipline must take it at least once.

Total credits required: 28


Music as primary discipline


  • Class or private instruction: 2 credits 
  • Ensemble participation: 2 credits 
  • Music electives: 5 credits 

Total credits required: 27-28


Note:


*Students with a piano emphasis must substitute 1 credit of class or private lessons in a secondary area.

Philosophy as primary discipline


  • Philosophy electives: 12 credits 

Total credits required: 28


Note:


Majors are required to take at least 8 credits of 300-level (and above) in elective courses.

Total credits required: 28


Spanish as primary discipline


  • Literature courses numbered 300 or above: 6 credits 
  • Electives: courses numbered 202 or above, taught in Spanish: 21 credits 

Total credits required: 27


Note:


A maximum of 18 credits may be from approved study-abroad programs, in language, culture, literature or other humanities courses, numbered 202 or above and taught in Spanish.

Total credits required: 28


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