6.0 Humanities

Students will develop the ability to:

  1. Appraise the philosophical, literary, aesthetic, and/or cultural contributions and expressions of human beings
  2. Think critically and imaginatively about the human experience as it applies to their own experiences
  3. Create, interpret and/or evaluate visual, verbal, and artistic communication
  4. Utilize a rigorous, systematic approach to the exploration of the value, purpose, and meaning of the human condition

These courses fulfill General Competency Requirements

Courses

ARC 201Introduction to American Architecture

3 credits

ART 105History of Art: Ancient, Medieval and World Art

3 credits

ART 106History of Art: Renaissance to Modern

3 credits

ART 111Drawing I

3 credits

ART 112Drawing II

3 credits

ART 121Two-Dimensional Design

3 credits

ART 122Two-Dimensional Design II

3 credits

ART 131Three-Dimensional Design

3 credits

ART 132Three-Dimensional Design II

3 credits

ART 140Art Exploration

3 credits

ART 151Digital Photography

1 credit

ART 205Survey of Modern Art

3 credits

ART 211Drawing III

3 credits

ART 216Introduction to Illustration

3 credits

ART 221Painting I

3 credits

ART 222Painting II

3 credits

ART 225Working from the Landscape

3 credits

ART 226Printmaking: Relief

3 credits

ART 227Printmaking: Intaglio

3 credits

ART 231Sculpture

3 credits

ART 240Introduction to Visual Communication

3 credits

ART 251Photography II: Digital

3 credits

ART 256Photography I

3 credits

ART 260Computer Graphics

3 credits

ART 261Graphic Design I

3 credits

ART 262Graphic Design II

3 credits

ART 266Typography Design

3 credits

ART 267Publication Design

3 credits

ART 271Web Design I

3 credits

ART 272Web Design II

3 credits

ART 273Advanced Web Design Studio

3 credits

ART 276Multimedia Design

3 credits

ART 280Electronic Imaging

3 credits

ART 281Web Animation

3 credits

ART 282Character Animation

3 credits

ART 285Motion Graphics

3 credits

ART 292Design Studio

3 credits

ASL 101Elementary American Sign Language

3 credits

ASL 102Elementary American Sign Language II

3 credits

ASL 201Intermediate American Sign Language I

3 credits

ASL 202Intermediate American Sign Language II

3 credits

ASL 301Advanced American Sign Language I

4 credits

ASL 302Advanced American Sign Language II and Structure

4 credits

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

COM 102Advanced Public Speaking

3 credits

COM 105Introduction to Communication

3 credits

COM 113Interpersonal Speech

3 credits

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits

COM 118Communication Skills

3 credits

COM 120Argumentation and Debate

3 credits

COM 160Intercultural Communication

3 credits

DAN 101Modern Dance Technique I

3 credits

DAN 102Modern Dance Technique II

3 credits

DST 110Deaf Culture

3 credits

DST 151Deaf History

3 credits

DST 251Deaf Literature and ASL Folklore

3 credits

ENG 217Contemporary American Writers

3 credits

ENG 230Film

3 credits

ENG 233Beginning Poetry Writing

3 credits

ENG 250Puerto Rican Literature

ENG 251World Literature I

3 credits

ENG 252World Literature II

3 credits

ENG 253English Literature

3 credits

ENG 254English Literature

3 credits

ENG 255American Literature

3 credits

ENG 256American Literature II

3 credits

ENG 257Contemporary African-American Women's Writing

3 credits

ENG 258Shakespeare: His Plays

3 credits

ENG 259Native American Novels

3 credits

ENG 260Topics in English

3 credits

ENG 261Topics in English

3 credits

ENG 262Tutoring in a Writing Center: A Practicum and Honors Course

3 credits

ENG 264Remembering the Holocaust in Literature and History: An Honors Interdisciplinary Seminar

3 credits

ENG 283Creative Writing Seminar

3 credits

ESL 123Advanced English Vocabulary and Reading Skills

3 credits

ESL 124Advanced English Written Expression

3 credits

FRN 101Elementary French

3 credits

FRN 102Elementary French (continued)

3 credits

FRN 201Intermediate French

3 credits

FRN 202Intermediate French (continued)

3 credits

HST 162Reading in History

1 credit

HST 164The History of Southern New England

1 credit

HST 220Roots of Human Societies

3 credits

HST 221The Peoples of the Middle Ages

3 credits

HST 222The Age of Revolutions

3 credits

HST 223From the Industrial Age to the Information Age

3 credits

HST 226Food in History

3 credits

HST 251The Social History of American Women

3 credits

HST 252African-American History

3 credits

HST 254Twentieth Century Russian and Soviet History

3 credits

HST 256History of World War II

3 credits

HST 257History of Modern East Asia (China and Japan)

3 credits

HST 259History of North American Indian Peoples

3 credits

HST 260Topics in History

3 credits

HST 261Topics in History

3 credits

HST 265Immigration and Ethnicity in American History

3 credits

HUM 157Old Testament

3 credits

HUM 158New Testament

3 credits

HUM 160The Criminal in Literature and the Arts

3 credits

HUM 172Coping with Life and Death

3 credits

HUM 251Topics in the Humanities and the Arts

3 credits

HUM 252Honors Study of Ethnic Cultures in Massachusetts

HUM 254Civil Rights and Women'sRights Movements: Made in Massachusetts

3 credits

HUM 275Myth in the Human Experience

3 credits

MUS 111History of Music I

3 credits

MUS 112History of Music II

3 credits

MUS 113Introduction to Music Theory

3 credits

MUS 114Music Theory II

3 credits

MUS 117Sound Design for Multimedia

3 credits

PHL 101Introduction to Philosophy

3 credits

PHL 111Introduction to Logic

3 credits

PHL 152Ethics: Making Ethical Decisions in a Modern World

3 credits

PHL 153Philosophy of Education

3 credits

POR 101Elementary Portuguese

3 credits

POR 102Elementary Portuguese (continued)

3 credits

POR 201Intermediate Portuguese

3 credits

POR 202Intermediate Portuguese (continued)

3 credits

POR 321Portuguese for Interpreters

3 credits

POR 322The Portuguese Language in the World: An Introduction to the Lusofonia

3 credits

RDG 101Critical Reading and Thinking: Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Perspectives

3 credits

SPA 101Elementary Spanish

3 credits

SPA 102Elementary Spanish (continued)

3 credits

SPA 201Intermediate Spanish

3 credits

SPA 202Intermediate Spanish (continued)

3 credits

SPA 213Spanish for Spanish Speakers

3 credits

SPA 214Spanish for Spanish Speakers (continued)

3 credits

SPA 351Advanced Spanish Literature I

3 credits

SPA 352Advanced Spanish Literature II

3 credits

THE 101Introduction to the Theatre

3 credits

THE 112Actors' Workshop

3 credits

THE 113Scene Study

3 credits

THE 114Playwriting

3 credits

THE 115Director's Workshop

3 credits

THE 116Acting for the Camera

3 credits

THE 117Theatre History -The Early Years

3 credits

THE 118Theatre History -The Modern Years

3 credits

THE 119Attending the Play

3 credits

THE 120Costume Design for the Stage

3 credits

THE 121Voice Production

3 credits

THE 122Theatre Rehearsal and Performance (Fall)

4 credits

THE 123Theatre Rehearsal and Performance (Spring)

4 credits

THE 124Script Analysis

THE 125Sound Design and Production

3 credits

THE 127Scenic Design

3 credits

THE 128Lighting Design

3 credits

THE 132Theater Production (Fall)

4 credits

THE 133Theatre Production (Spring)

4 credits

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